Summer of dance at the Gardens

PUBLISHED: 09:36 15 June 2006 | UPDATED: 09:27 24 May 2010

THE famous sunken dance floor at the Winter Gardens will be fully utilised this summers as dancers enjoy a packed programme of events. Every Tuesday and Wednesday, the famous Weston venue will host social dance events, with sequence dance events every F

THE famous sunken dance floor at the Winter Gardens will be fully utilised this summers as dancers enjoy a packed programme of events. Every Tuesday and Wednesday, the famous Weston venue will host social dance events, with sequence dance events every Friday.Every Tuesday from June 27 to September 5, Mark Helmore will lead a social tea dance. Tickets are £4 to include tea or coffee. On Wednesdays, from June 28 to August 30, residents have two chances to join in the fun with an afternoon social tea dance between 2-4pm (tickets £4) and an evening social dance from 8-11pm (tickets £5). The dance season starts on June 28 and continues each week until August 30.Friday sessions are hosted by Weston dance teacher Sue Burroughs. Her three-hour sequence dance event runs from June 30 to September 1 and starts at 8pm. Tickets are £5.50 per person. Ms Burroughs will also be hosting a Pre-Wimbledon Afternoon Sequence Tea Dance Cream Tea on Sunday, June 25. In addition to the weekday events, Sid Gateley will be holding weekend dance events on June 24, July 15, August 12 and September 2 between 8-11.30pm. Tickets are £6.50.The UK Open Dance Championships and Glitter Ball take place on Friday July 21 and 22 and will include Leroc, Salsa, West Coast Swing and Lindy Dance styles. For further information about any of the above events, please call the Winter Gardens on 01934 645544. Please note some dates are subject to change.

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