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10th Annual Dinner And Dance


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Hello Everybody Thank you to everyone that came and joined us for this our 10th Annual Dinner and Dance! After the photo shoot, we were all seated ready for lunch then Chris got everyone to stand for his version of grace, a few giggles were heard after the AMEN bit lol! Lots of things going on whilst lunch was being served, the quiz was the talking point and a little harder than the usual we all thought, plus balloon modelling with a few flying ones overhead, photos can be found in the gallery 🙂 Dancing commenced and a full floor was seen for most of the time. A few interruptions though with the quiz winners who were Steve, Trudy, John, Averil, Debbie, Adrian, Tina and Beverley, well done. The balloon modelling was won by Val as a Butterfly and then came the T-Shirt race Ha! Ha! (see video link here!) well done to Julie’s team. More dancing (Playlist below) and then before we knew it was time to say goodbye. It was a fabulous day, thank you to the staff of Lakeview Manor for looking after us all. Another successful afternoon and thanks to everyone for making it such a … Continued


News Update


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Just to let you know the BeeHive have sorted the problem with the seating in the main hall, so we are back to class this Wednesday 😃   Last week we had two reteaches  – Both by Robbie McGowan Hickie Walking Backwards and Tell The World   And the Intermediates had a new dance for Monday and Wednesdays classes:- My Angel and Me by Karl Harry Winson   New dance sheets and videos can be found on the dances page of this website   A reminder that the final balance is due for the Dinner and Dance if you have not already paid.   See you all soon, take care Marina & Chris x


NEWS FLASH!!


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Unfortunately, the class is cancelled this Wednesday 27th February, due to a serious problem with the raked seating at the Beehive. Hopefully, this will be sorted next week, we will keep you posted on here. Please spread the word Take care  Marina & Chris     


What a great start to the New Year!


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Classes went well with a lot of dances revisited together with new dances taught  🙂 A Better Man by Kim Ray – Intermediate Graffiti by Karl Harry-Winson – Intermediate Plus some taken from our weekend in Bournemouth with Billy Curtis, Tina Argyle, and Karl Harry-Winson. Loveable Huggable by Tina Argyle – High-End Beginner Baby Bandit by Kate Sala and Karl – Intermediate Oh Me Oh My Oh by Rob Fowler – Improver Pushin and Shovin by Maggie Gallagher – High-End Beginner We had a lovely time with Billy, Tina, and Karl on their Winter Warmer Weekend. We even won second prize for the fancy dress on Saturday, take a look in the Gallery for the photos lol! Oh and a couple of videos too 1  & 2 🙂 Plus we couldn’t miss out Chris who wanted to teach his new dance at class. Shine the Light by Chris of Westernspirit (video to follow) –Beginner (step sheet on the dances page) Very well received, thank you, Chris, well done. Please note there will be no class on Wednesday 20th February this month due to the Pantomime production of “Cinderella” still some seats left if you fancy a night out at the … Continued


Happy New Year!


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Hello Everybody, Hope you have all had a good Christmas and looking forward to 2019! We had a lovely afternoon at our ‘Christmas Social’, plenty of dancing, lots of fun and loads of food. There was a quiz from Chris – Christmas Style, of course, 🙂  Click here to see pictures Thank’s to everyone for coming along and supporting our afternoon and of course to everyone for all the support you have given the classes throughout the year. Thank you for the cards, presents and good wishes your generosity is overwhelming and we are very much looking forward to your company in the New Year!   Playlist – Christmas Social 2018 Dancin’ The Dust Melodia Black Betty’s Worldwide Lonesome (Chris’ very own dance 🙂 ) Graffiti Slowly, Gently, Softly Mamma Maria Go Gently People Are Good Until Dawn And Get It On Sangria Sun Cards On The Table Missing Cold Feet Lost In Love Texas Time EZ/Texas Time Rockin’ The Wagon Wheel Wagon Wheel Rock Trust Me Sambarito Outside In Love Flow The Eurodance Make A Little Hay Sleeping In The Stars The Second I Saw You When You’re Smiling Wild Card 18 Perfect I’ll Be There For You The … Continued


Sunday Social Coming Up!!


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HONITON Mackarness Hall High Street Honiton Devon EX14 1PG 16th December Sunday Afternoon Tea Dance 2pm—6pm   Bring and Share Buffet Tea and Coffee Available  


Updated Dances Taught


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Hello Everybody, The latest dances taught:- Beginner Dances: Texas Time AB by Carrie Ann Earl, Love Flow by Niels Poulsen, When Your Smiling by Audri R Improver Dances: Long Haul Stroll by Yvonne Anderson, Havana Cha by Ria Vos, Worth A Shot by Jamie Barnfield & Laura Sway Intermediate Dances: The Euro Dance by Dee Musk, Lost In Love by Maddison Glover & Simon Ward, Sleeping In The Stars by Kim Ray   Remember our Sunday T-Dance on December 16th  the DJ Feed will be open soon for you to request all your favourite dances. Please note that classes are cancelled from 14th to 21st November and will return back to normal from the Monday 26th November 🙂 If any different this will be shown on the events page so please check before leaving home. Take care and see you all soon Marina & Chris      


Weekend With Billy


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Hello Everybody, Here we are the end of another month and one we will not forget in a while! We went on a Billy Curtis Weekend in Street. A brilliant time was had with plenty of laughs and loads of dancing, with some really nice ones taught by Yvonne Anderson and Lois Lightfoot, which I will look at teaching in the coming weeks. The theme was USA and what did we go as….. Cheerleaders (photos in the gallery) couldn’t persuade Chris to put on a pair of tights so he sat in a chair all night as our coach! Remember to check out the dates for October as there are a few days where we are taking a break and one at the end of October where the hall is in use on a Wednesday. The latest dances taught:- Beginner Dances: Mamma Mia! Why Me? By Lee Hamilton, I’ll Be There For You by Karen Kennedy, Sangria Sun by Tina Argyle, By Morning by Sue Kay Improver Dances: Celtic Duo by Maggie Gallagher & Gary O’Reilly, Get It Right by Maddison Glover, Groovy Love by Fred Whitehouse, Daniel Trepat, Jonas Dahlgren Intermediate Dances: Cold Feet by Gary O’Reilly, Make A … Continued


Sunday T-Dance September 2018


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Hello Everyone, Here we are chasing through September and seems only like 10 minutes ago we were having our summer social. Thanks to those that came along on Sunday 2nd September for our t-dance, it was a great afternoon of dancing, plenty to eat, a quiz that Chris got us all thinking, some of you were on form and congrats to the winners who walked away with the top prizes – yes bubble blowing flutes and a big  tub of sweets to share 🙂 It was a hectic afternoon; we managed to get through lots of dances and finished all the ones on the list, which is first for us. Chris taught his dance “The Second I Saw You” which I videoed! Thank you for your support, we do appreciate it. View the pictures in the gallery and the video on the dance page. Just a reminder that there will be no classes from Wednesday 3rd to and including Wednesday 10th October and then at the end of the month Wednesday 31st October So until next time, take care and see you all on the dance floor soon. Sundays Play List Lonely Drum Melodia Ticket To The  Blues Mamma Mia? … Continued


Update Of Dances Taught


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Hello Everybody, First of all a reminder that this Wednesday’s class (1st August) will not take place due to the Theatre Company putting on “Wind In The Willows”. Hope you have got your tickets as they were selling fast! Well here we are more than halfway through the year, and the summer has been unbelievably hot. Hope you are all enjoying it as I believe there is more warm weather to come after this week.  Class at times was a little warm, but that didn’t stop you from coming and having fun with us. Your support is greatly appreciated. So here we are with the latest dances taught: Beginner Dances:   Whiskey Bridges, Hey You, I Close My Eyes,  Ribbon Of Highway to “Country Girl Shake It For Me” by Luke Bryan, A Brighter Day, Fireball EZ. Improver Dances:  Doing The Walk, Adventure 45,  Danza Loca, Just Like That,  People Are Good,  Havana Cha. Intermediate Dances:  Sambarito,  Hold A Candle,  Texas Time,  Chasing Rainbows, Trust Me (Re-teach) Dances and step sheets can be found on the Dances page Take care and see you all soon Marina & Chris