Get Dancing: A Festival of Dance
Get dancing was the first ever county wide dance programme which provided hundreds of people in Staffordshire with the fantastic opportunity to take part in a London 2012 inspired dance project or event.
As a celebration of this programme Get Dancing: A Festival of Dance took place at Stafford Castle from 2pm to 8pm on Sunday 1 July 2012.
What was there?
We had a huge line-up of activities and performances for you to enjoy; here's just a few of them:
- the Breathe the Beat roadshow - a professional street dance extravaganza with music by DJ Moyma
- performances and workshops by international contemporary dance company, Retina Dance
- a wide variety of dance films being shown throughout the day
- performances on and off stage - did you manage to see them all?
To celebrate the work and skills that have been nurtured across Staffordshire as part of Get Dancing there were several performances by community dance groups alongside inspiring work by local professional dance artists.
If all this sounds a little energetic for you, you were welcome to come and just enjoy the atmosphere of celebration. Have a picnic in the grounds, grab a drink at the bar, or sit and watch any of the various performances, workshops, films & music available throughout the day.
Could I just have turned up?
Yes! The event was free, you didn't even need a ticket, you just turned up on the day and enjoyed yourselves. People brought the whole family and had a lovely summer's Sunday out surrounded by trees, flowers, dance and friendly people.
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