Gallery: Dance show celebrates 50 years of teaching

PUBLISHED: 15:00 25 May 2012

Angela Robbins with her dancers.

Angela Robbins with her dancers.

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YOUNG dance enthusiasts were out in force at a special show held to celebrate 50 years of training by a ballet teacher.

Angela Robbins has taught ballet, tap and modern dance in Weston and the surrounding area, and the show commemorated her work with hundreds of youngsters from North Somerset over the years.

Dozens of them formed part of the show at Churchill Academy’s theatre on Saturday and Sunday, while there will also be a party to mark the landmark at Kewstoke Village Hall on Sunday.

The 66-year-old first taught when she was aged 16, having gained a distinction for her advanced RAD ballet exam.

She took three buses in a two-and-a-half-hour journey to her first lesson in Cheddar, and has not looked back since.

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