Simply Dancing - Photo Gallery

December 2023

Christmas Dance 2023

A few random photos taken at our Christmas Dance. A spendid evening was had by all with lots of dancing, playing a few silly games and socialising.

PHOTOS: Christmas Dance 2023

May 2023

May Social - King Charles Waltz

After a few weeks of learning and practicing this new dance to celebrate the Coronation the school performed it for the first time.

We were very impressed. The video was submitted for inclusion in a DVD to be sent to King Charles.

Watch the full video here: King Charles Waltz



December 2019

Christmas Dance 2019

We always look forward to an evening of good music, dancing and a few silly games at Christmas and this was no exception thanks to our pupils and, of course, the Ashby Little Big Band.

PHOTOS: Christmas Dance 2019


June 2019

Summer Dance 2019

On 1st June we were delighted to have Richard & Morgan back with us for another evenng of dancing and wonderful demonstrations.

PHOTOS: Summer Dance 2019

December 2018

Christmas Dance 2018

To celebrate Christmas we had a return visit from our friends in the Ashby Band and we all had a very enjoyable evening of dancing and fun.

PHOTOS: Christmas Dance 2018


June 2018

Summer Party 2018

This year's summer event was totally different to any of our previous years with a visit from Richard Marcel, the celebrity choreographer. He certainly knew how to get the party started. We had two excellent workshops with Richard and none of us will ever forget a very special evening.

Thanks to Adrian Forrester for some of the images.

PHOTOS: Summer Party 2018


December 2017

Christmas Dance

We had another very enjoyable evening with the Ashby Band to celebrate Christmas with our black tie event.

PHOTOS: Christmas Dance 2017


December 2016

Christmas Dance

We were delighted to have the Ashby Big Band with us again this year for another very enjoyable Christmas get together.

PHOTOS: Christmas Dance 2016


May 2016

Anniversary Dance Evening

Believe it or not 2016 is the year we celebrate ten years of Dance Classes! We started out in March 2006 and our Summer Event seemed the ideal time to celebrate.

We had the pleasure of another visit from Richard and Morgan and it was another fantastic evening as you can see from the photos.

PHOTOS: Anniversary Dance 2016


December 2015

Christmas Dance Evening

We welcomed the Telstar Big Band for our annual Christmas Dance and the gallery shows that a good time was had by all. The balloon game is always a good photo opportunity!

PHOTOS: Christmas Dance 2015


May 2015


Summer Dance Evening

For our Summer Event this year we were delighted to wlecome back Warren & Kristi Boyce together with Glenn & Kayleigh. It was a brilliant evening with some stunning show dances from both couples. The finale was particularly emotional, reducing some grown men to tears!!

PHOTOS: Summer Dance 2015


December 2014


Christmas Dance Evening

We held our annual Christmas Dance on 6th December. This year we had the added attraction of the Ashby Big Band and this made it all the more special.

Thanks to Peter Nolan again for some of the pictures.

PHOTOS: Christmas Dance 2014


June 2014


Summer Dance Evening

Our Summer Dance Evening on 7th June was a great success with stunning dancing demonstrations from Richard Still and Morgan Hemphill who are the current professional UK Ten Dance Champions.

Thanks to Peter Nolan and Nigel Painting for some of the pictures.

PHOTOS: Summer Dance 2014


December 2013

Christmas Dance Evening

Our annual get together was enormous fun for everyone and a chance to get into the Christmas spirit with some dancing, some fun and a few games.

PHOTOS: Christmas Dance 2013


May 2013

Dance Evening with Warren & Kristi Boyce

On 4th May we were delighted to welcome back Warren & Kristi Boyce together with their son, Glenn Boyce and his dance partner Kayleigh Andrews. Both couples performed some spectacular show dances with a grand finale of a Slow Foxtrot danced together.

As usual it was a wonderful evening which will be long remembered by all who were lucky enough to be there.

PHOTOS: Warren & Kristi 2013


December 2012

Christmas Dance Evening

Our annual Christmas Dance was another successful event with a welcome of a glass of mulled wine and a warm mince pie to ward off the cold. It was an evening of dancing, some party games and good company.

PHOTOS: Christmas Dance 2012


June 2012

Jubilee Dance Evening

A Jubilee Dance was the obvious choice for our summer event this year on the 60th Jubilee Celebration Weekend. Dress code was black tie with an option of wearing an iconic costume representing a musical decade.

Thanks to Paul Griffin for some of the photos.

PHOTOS: Jubilee Dance Evening 2012


December 2011

Christmas Dance Evening

This year we had a Christmas Dance Evening with a difference with the Ockbrook Big Band. Everyone enjoyed dancing to a "live" band and it was another great occasion.

PHOTOS: Christmas Dance 2011


July 2011


Warren and Kristi Boyce - Special Event

On 2nd July we held our summer event with our special guests Warren and Kristi Boyce who are IDU World Champions, all time record six times British National Amateur Champions and reigning British National Professional Ballroom Champions.

PHOTOS: Warren and Kristi

Our thanks to Nigel Painting again for his contribution to the gallery for this event.


March 2011

Alton Towers Weekend

A group of our dancers joined us for a dancing weekend at Alton Towers. The weekend was organised by Paul and Shirley Donahey who have their own dance school based in Manchester.

As you can see from the photos it was a brilliant venue and we all had a very enjoyable weekend mingling with stars from "Strictly".

PHOTOS: Alton Towers Weekend

Our thanks to Nigel Painting for his contribution to the gallery for this event.


December 2010

Christmas Dance Evening

Another excellent get together to celebrate the festive season despite the snow!

PHOTOS: Christmas Dance 2010


July 2010



James and Ola

On 20th July we were delighted to welcome James and Ola to the school. They performed four fabulous show dances and later mingled with pupils, families and friends who had the opportunity to have photos taken and get autographs from James and Ola.

PHOTOS: James and Ola


December 2009



Christmas Dance Evening

Our annual Christmas get together was enjoyed by all.

PHOTOS: Christmas Dance 2009


July 2009



Vincent and Flavia

On 24th July we had the honour of a visit from Vincent and Flavia who performed three show dances. Vincent also danced a beautiful slow waltz with Linda.Everyone had the opportunity to chat to Vincent and Flavia, get an autograph and have a photo taken.The evening was reported in the Shepshed Echo, the Huddersfield Examiner and in a national magazine "YOURS"

VIDEO: Linda and Vincent


PHOTOS: Vincent and Flavia

PHOTOS: Vincent and Flavia Press Coverage


November 2008

Party Evening

We had a Party Evening at the end of November to beat the Christmas rush.

PHOTOS: Party Evening

As part of the proceedings we had a "Simply Come Dancing" competition to find our own strictly champions.

PHOTOS: Party Evening-Simply Come Dancing


October 2008






"Pink" Week - Breast Cancer Awareness Week

To support Breast Cancer Awareness Week we had a "Pink" week and raised £70!

PHOTOS: "Pink" Week

Glenmore Centre Open Day

An excellent turn out of pupils gave a demonstration of Waltz, Cha Cha Cha, Square Tango and Rock and Roll as part of the Glenmore Centre Open Day on 4th October.

An article, with photos, appeared in the Shepshed Echo on 10th October.

Thanks to all the pupils who joined us.

PHOTOS: Glenmore Centre Open Day


August 2008

Dance Evening

PHOTOS: Practice Evening


March 2008

Strictly Come Dancing at the Walkers Stadium

A group from simply Dancing spent an evening with two winners of Strictly Come Dancing, Darren Gough and Mark Ramprakash, at the Jeremy Snape testimnial Launch Ball held at the Walkers Stadium on 1st March 2008.

PHOTOS: Simply Dancing at the Walkers Stadium



December 2007

Christmas Party

We found our own Prince Charming.

PHOTOS: Christmas Party 2007




A collection of photos from our classes.