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What's On January 2023- December 2023      Last updated September 2023

Please take a moment to check below for important dates for Exams & Events etc.

More may be added throughout the year so please check back regularly.

You can either scroll through or click on the buttons below to get straight to the month you're interested in.

N.B. The Diary is best checked on a PC screen or tablet as the mobile version sometimes scrambles the order!

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January 2023

Our Next Whole School Show

is at The Brindley Theatre on Sunday 22 October 2023

All A1 Dancers are invited to take part.



Friday 6th Miss Jennifer & Mr Shay's Wedding!

Date Term Starts

Monday 16th January (a little later back than normal!)

February 2023
March 2023


Enter for NATD Exams

All Exam entry forms need to be in by 10th February.

See your email invitations for details.


NATD Exam Extra Rehearsal Sessions

All extra rehearsals are at Castlefields Community Centre. See your email invitations for your details. (Classes for all A1 Dancers on 18th March also at CCC).

NATD Exam Session - Sunday 26th
Venue Castlefields Community Centre
Timetable TBC

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NATD Northern Area Junior Workshop Day - Sunday 5th

With Ballet Repertoire with Shellie Cummings, Street with Gemma Prescott & Modern/Jazz with Helen Vidotti it promises to be a great experience for all the students who attend.
A1 Dancers from classes 4 - 7 approx. are eligible to attend the morning sessions from 9:30am-12:30pm & from classes 1 - 3 approx. from 12:45pm-3:45pm. If you're not sure which to attend please ask your teacher.

Venue Wilmslow Leisure Centre, Station Road, Rectory Fields, SK9 1BU

Tickets Dancers £15 / Spectators £7.50 

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April 2023


Easter Raffle 

To raise funds for costumes etc. for the A1 Dance Students

Break Up for Easter

After classes on Wednesday 5th April

Classes resume on Saturday 15th April

May 2023


Bank Holidays

Please check at class for changes due to the Bank Holidays

No classes 

Saturday 6th

No classes due to the Coronation of King Charles III

Classes from Tuesday 8th up to & including Saturday 13th wear something Red, White & Blue for classes & bring £1 to boost the A1D Students' Costume Fund. :)

Half Term

No classes on Monday 29th, Tuesday 30th, Wednesday 31st May & Thursday 1st June.



June 2023
July 2023


Saturday 15th July

Celebration of Achievement - Our first full scale family celebration since the covid lockdowns - Watch this space!

Children's Classes Break Up for the Summer





Early Bird Uniform & Enrolment Event

Saturday 10:00-11:00am – Come along for a catch up with your friends & Teachers, try on & purchase or order uniform ready for the new term.

Meet & greet some of our new A1 Dancers as they register. Keep an eye on the event on the A1 Dance Facebook Page for updates).

August 2023

A1 Dance Parents Association AGM

11:00am-12:00pm – Any A1 Dance Parent is invited to attend, find out what the PA does for the children. Event planning, fundraising, parties etc. The agenda is still a work in progress but will include fund raising events & the Christmas Party etc.



Saturday 2nd - Term Starts

Monday 4th - New Venue Classes at Castlefields Community Centre Start

September 2023


Sunday 24th

The NATD's Autumn lecture & workshop day.
Students age 14yrs & over are invited to attend.


The A1 Dance Whole School Show - Sunday 22nd

Details for students on the Members Area - afternoon performance so even the youngest children can take part.

Half Term

Break Up after the show on 22nd October

We generally don't have a half term break but Miss Jennifer is finally getting the chance to go on a late Honeymoon. We wish her & Mr. Shay a wonderful trip & can't wait to hear all about it. :-)

It will also give us time to sort, wash & store the hundreds of costumes used for Dance The Year Away!

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October 2023
November 2023


Classes resume Saturday 4th November

Sunday 19th

A1 Dance Fun Family Fundraising Bingo

at The Lockdown with Compere & Caller DJ Taxi Mike

Doors open 12 noon, eyes down 12:30pm (finish by 3pm)

We welcome everyone to come & enjoy a good old game of bingo!

Our fabulous PA have set up this afternoon to fundraise for our A1D Student Fund. To buy costumes, equipment & experiences for our A1 Dancers. On the day there will be games of bingo and a raffle, as well as activities to keep the children entertained. Food and drink will also be available to purchase.

A lovely chance to get together as a community.


Thursday 7th - Classes 1-5 Christmas Outing

Luminate at Walton Hall Gardens.

Saturday 16th - Whole School Christmas Party 4:00-6:00pm 

Visit from Father Christmas, Gift & Food. Disco & Party Games with DJ Taxi Mike.

Siblings & friends welcome to attend. 

Also on 16th - We break up for Christmas!

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December 2023

January 2024

Date Term Starts Monday 8th TBC

January 2024

Celebration of Achievement

The Heath Function Rooms on Saturday 13th July 2024

Whole School Show

The Brindley Theatre on Sunday 9th March 2025

All A1 Dancers are invited to take part.

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