What's On in 2019                                          Last updated October 2019

 

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 or try this link to the paper version.

You can check Term Dates for 2019 Here

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August

It's that time of year again, the kids have broken up & you're heading off on holiday or for some great days out. For a bit of fun we have two competitions running over the summer for current A1 Dancers. See your emails or Social Media for details.

Catch up with us at local events during the holidays. :-)

Hope you all have a fabulous summer break &

come back well rested & raring to go!

Tuesday 13th & Wednesday 14th - Dance Teachers Convention

Teaching staff attend this prestigious event for continued professional development. Very excited to hear that Adam Garcia will be teaching two of the Tap Modules :-)

Saturday 31st - Early Bird Enrolment Event

For New Students to Register for Classes & Meet the Teachers & Reception Team.

For Current A1 Dancers to try on uniform & order anything you need ready for the start of term. Meet & greet our new A1 Dancers as they Register.

(We might even have some games on the go; keep an eye on the Event on the A1 Dance Facebook Page for updates).

A1 Dance Parents Association AGM

11:30am-12:30pm – 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 our Whole School Show & the Christmas Party.

 

Dates for the Coming Year

We’ve got lots going on in the coming year including a Show in November & some very exciting news for 2021!

More details will be added as items are finalised.

 

September

Yay! First Day of Term

Saturday 7/9/19 - Children's classes resume :-)

Saturday 14/9/19

Tickets go on sale!

For our whole school show – Sunday November 24th at St. Chad’s Assembly Theatre (tiered seating & large stage).

 

October

Sunday 6th - Continued Professional Development

Teachers at the NATD's Autumn lecture & workshop day.
Students age 14yrs & over are invited to attend. Details TBC.

Dates TBC

Show Rehearsals

Will be scheduled from mid October on Friday’s late afternoon or early evening or Saturday’s.

Sunday 20/10/19

The Nutcracker

Russian National Ballet performs The Nutcracker at The Brindley. Music by Tchaikovsky.

I’ve reserved seats for A1 Dancers at the 2:30pm performance, please contact me asap if you would like any of them. It would be lovely if we could go as a group.
The Ballet company have kindly given us a group deal on tickets.

 

November

Sunday 24/11/19

Whole School Show - Postponed until March 2020 due to the venue cancelling.

All A1 Dancers are invited to take part even if you’re new this term.

 

Family Fun Get Together

As we've had to cancel the show the A1 Dance Parents Association are holding an A1 Family Get Together instead. More details to follow asap.

 

December

 

Saturday 14/12/19 – We break up for Christmas but first...

It’s the Christmas Party!

Fun, Games, Food & a Gift from Father Christmas in his Grotto. The Party is organised & run by our marvellous A1 Dance Parents Association & the Teachers.

Christmas Party is from 4:15-6:15pm more details nearer the time.

 

January 2020

Saturday 4/1/20 or Monday 6/1/20

New Term Starts - Actual Date TBC

(Apart from Classes at The Brindley which begin week commencing Monday 13th January).

 

February

Saturday 29/2/20

NATD Exam Session

Date TBC as we have to wait for Head Office to book an Examiner.

(We will confirm as soon as we can, keep an eye out for updates. See also March).

N.B. Due to having to postpone our November show until March we are less likely  to have this exam session. 

 

March

Sunday 15/3/20

Whole School Show at The Brindley

All A1 Dancers are invited to take part even if you’re new this term.

 

April

 

Easter Raffle

Friday 9/4/20

Break Up for Easter

Classes resume on Saturday 17th April

Dates TBC

Show Rehearsals will be scheduled from mid April to the last week of May.

Generally Dancers from Classes 1-6 take part in this show which is shared with two other schools.

 

May

 

Break up for Half Term after classes on Saturday 23/5/20

 

Tuesday 26/5/20 (see below)

One Small Step – Full Cast Rehearsal

Wednesday 27/5/20 - (Date has not been confirmed yet but we usually have a slot on the Wednesday)

One Small Step Show in aid of North West Cancer Research

More on this nearer the time.

 

June

 

Monday 1/6/20

Classes resume

NATD Exam Session (possibly)

Celebration of Achievement

TBC - Maybe in July
All A1 Dancers on the current register will receive a certificate

in recognition of their efforts & achievement. Our newest A1 Dancers

will receive a certificate of enrolment & those that took exams in

February / March will receive their Medals, Trophies & Awards.

This event really is for every one of our dancers.

 

July

Saturday 25/7/20

Break Up for the Summer

 

August 2020

 

Saturday (22nd) or 29/8/20 

Early Bird Uniform & Enrolment Event

Saturday 10-11:30am – 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. (We might even have some games on the go; keep an eye on the event on the A1 Dance Facebook Page for updates).

A1 Dance Parents Association AGM

11:30am-12:30pm – 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 our Whole School Show & the Christmas Party.

 

September 2020

 

Saturday 5/9/20 TBC

Term Starts

 

     Advance Notice!!!     

 

Our 10th Anniversary Show

at The Brindley Theatre on Saturday 3rd July 2021