UPDATE 2: NOVEMBER 2020
As ever, we hope that everyone is safe and well. We would like to wish all of our dancers a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year. Don't forget to keep dancing over the festive period! Let's all keep our fingers crossed that we can be safely back together as soon as possible in 2021.
Val and John
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: MARCH 2020
Unfortunately, all dances are cancelled until further notice, due to the current situation surrounding the COVID-19 virus outbreak. We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their continued support and we will to be back to normal as soon as possible.
UPDATE: AUGUST 2020
Hope you are all safe and well. Like you we are longing to get dancing again at Blake Hall Bridgwater and the Redcliffe Hotel Paignton.
We will keep you informed on our website and by phone to you all as soon as we have any news of a restart date.
Meanwhile keep practicing on your Patio or conservatory (or kitchen ha ha)
Keep safe Keep smiling hope to see you all soon all the best Val and John 😊😊😊
( P.S Your first dance at Blake Hall FREE )
ABOUT VAL & JOHN'S DANCES
Join us for a great atmosphere! Val and Johns dances are designed to be social first and foremost. The dances comprise of a range of popular Sequence, Ballroom, Latin and Line Dancing. Singles, couples, beginners, everyone is welcome. You are free to come along just to watch or join in. The evenings are designed to be light hearted and fun. We also organise 1 or 2 holiday dances a year. For more details see the page here.
Each night the dance takes place we run a non-profit raffle which is well known to be the best raffle in the west!
Dances take place every Sunday, from 7.30pm - 10.30pm at The Blake Hall Bridgwater. Bar available as well as Tea and Coffee.
Admission is just £5.00.
Please see our calendar below for a list of who is performing when:
Schedule - PLEASE NOTE: NO DANCES UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Music Man (John)
John is one of the co-organisers of the dance. He has an extensive music collection and carfully creates each weeks musical running order, to allow for a range of styles and levels of dance. John is a typical cheeky-chappie on the mic. He is happy to take requests for tracks, as long as you buy him a pint!
Mark is a very popular DJ for us at The Blake Hall. He is a former drummer with an extensive musical background. Sometimes Mark plays drums with David Last on keyboard.
Kevin - KB Sounds
Kevin is a popular DJ and all around entertainer, always brings a smile to our faces when he graces our stage.
Len - Strict Tempo
A popular traditional DJ well known in the local area
On the weeks when the above are not playing we book a range of top social dance keyboard players from around the country. They include David Last, Larry Green, Richard Keeling, Philip Randles, Carl Webb and Graham Darby.