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Dance Classes for Grown Ups!

Dance Classes for Grown Ups!

Join dance artist, Olivia Peers for two dance classes for grown-ups at Mossley Community Centre.

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Contacting Thomas Ashton...An Arts Award Project

Contacting Thomas Ashton...An Arts Award Project

I was recently approached by Contact to deliver a project. My remit was a simple one; I was given a small budget and a borough. That borough was Tameside. Tameside is a place that Contact has been trying to create a partnership in for some time.

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My Other Job...

My Other Job...

So for my other job as an Artis Specialist I often integrate Arts Award. Read my blog about how the two go neatly hand in hand...

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Yorkshire Movement and Dance: Monthly Medicinal Movement

Yorkshire Movement and Dance: Monthly Medicinal Movement

Once a month I attend a day-long dance workshop, run by an organisation called Yorkshire Movement and Dance. It is my monthly dose of dance medicine.

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Free Dance Workshop!

Free Dance Workshop!

Join us this weekend for a FREE dance workshop at Uppermill Civic Hall!

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Dove Stone: PLACE

Dove Stone: PLACE

It has been a busy couple of weeks here at Born and Bred HQ, as our site-specific dance project PLACE came to its end with a one-day event to celebrate the ever-changing nature of Dove Stone's beautiful landscape and the wildlife that call it home.

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Getting Ready for Yanks Weekend!

Getting Ready for Yanks Weekend!

For those of you who don't live in Saddleworth, our last Dancestry Legacy workshop focused on Yanks Weekend. This is an annual event where we all get dressed up in 1940's wartime gear and pretend we are living in World War Two by having dances and military vehicle parades. Why? I hear you ask...

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Whit Friday and Brass Bands - June's Dancestry Workshop

Whit Friday and Brass Bands - June's Dancestry Workshop

On Sunday 30th June I had the pleasure to lead the Whit Friday and Brass Band themed Dancestry Workshop at Greenfield St. Mary's Primary School.

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Dancestry Monthly Workshops!

Dancestry Monthly Workshops!

From January to March this year, Born and Bred Dance Theatre facilitated a unique collaboration between themselves and Saddleworth Museum. This project was called Dancestry and used dance to learn about and explore the local history of Saddleworth.

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Dance Artist/Performance Artist/Chaperone Call Out

Dance Artist/Performance Artist/Chaperone Call Out

Born and Bred Dance Theatre are seeking 8 dance artists or professionals from a performance background to join them on the final weekend of their ‘Dancestry’ Project.

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