A year of dance holidays, breaks and events has flown by as we now approach the 33rd English Riviera Dance Festival (ERDF). It’s hard to believe it has come around again so quickly and it is in its 33rd year of running! The favourite dance festival for social and competitive dancers is this year being organised, for the first time, by James and Claire Taplin, supported by Phillip Wylie and Pam Peters. Their wealth of experience and expertise will no doubt ensure the weeklong festival runs as smoothly as previous years. Continue reading
It’s that time of the year again where our Saturday nights and living rooms are transformed into a sea of celebrity dancing. Yes, Strictly Come Dancing will be back on our screens before you can say ‘X Factor versus Strictly ratings war’.
Dancing of all types certainly seems to have had a resurgence in recent years and programmes such as Strictly and Got To Dance have helped fuel the flames. But why has it become so popular? What inspires anyone to take to the dance floor?