Dance Diary

LINKS

DanceSport.uk.com is mainly the competition side of dancing as you would expect with a name like that, but has many useful links including us.

DANCE TIMES. A website for Ballroom Dancing in Birmingham (England) and the Midlands area.

Dance Forums: Articles and discussion about ballroom, swing, salsa, argentine tango, and more

Dance Today: The monthly dance magazine very useful for teachers and others.

PROMOTERS / DJs / COMPERES / SCHOOLS

I.D.T.A. The International Dance Teachers Association have a very good website to find a dance school near you.

Mr Wonderful Dancing - Mr Wonderful (Malcolm to those who know him) has been a DJ/compere for Ballroom & Latin Dancers around London & home counties for many years. Also organises weekend breaks.

"Simply The Best" Margaret has always been more progressive than most others as a Teacher and Organiser. Dances in the Reigate and Leatherhead.

The Two RobertsPat & David organise classes & dances in Borehamwood and Bushey, Herts

J & B DanceHave classes and dances around the Barnet, Finchley area of North London.

Jimís Candlelight Dancing Very popular Social Ballroom & Latin dances In Exeter and Plymouth

Simply-The-West†† -†† Dance School with several venues in the Essex area.

Absolutely ballroom Organise monthly dances at Wickford, Essex

BANDS

Jeff Short Big Band & Singers Essex area generally. He has engagements for dances with different sized band and also D.J.ís for a tea dance. Dance Holidays also.

Empress Orchestra and dance band. They have pedigree

Buying CDs, Books and Videos

Maestro Records Producers of social ballroom dance music including Ballroom & Latin, Sequence, Old Time, Fun & Party.

Compact Discs and Digital Downloads available.

SHOES and CLOTHES

SUPADANCE. Shoe manufacturers. Who hasn't heard of Supadance? They support dance competitions and many other projects in Ballroom dancing.

Dancia International - In addition to traditional dance clothing and footwear, the merchandise range includes shoes for Ballroom, Latin, Salsa, Jive and Argentine Tango.

Felix Dance and Leisurewear Online and shops in Eastbourne and Littlehampton.

Freed of London. Another well known shoe manufacturer.

HOLIDAYS AND BREAKS

Boogaloo Promotions.Jump Jive & Boogie Weekends featuring popular bands and workshops.

TLH Leisure Resort.Torquay dance holiday venue, hosting dance breaks.

Mr Wonderful Dancing Ballroom Dance Break and holidays

Holidays4Dancers South west England holiday dance organisation.

Holiday & Dance.Holidays and dance breaks at home and abroad