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Avon Dancers Club welcomes anyone interested in working on their Ballroom and Latin dance, through inspiration, participation and integration.

  • Events

    Club Night

    Music for dancing 8-10pm every Tuesday (rare exceptions as noted on the Calendar page), at Portishead’s Somerset Hall. Standard and Latin American (no sequence).  Excellent music in strict tempo with two or three tracks of each dance played by experienced DJs.

    Dancing for all, with practise permitted – no dress code.

    Members £4, non-members £5 – including tea/coffee.

    All standards; visitors welcome.

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    Competitions

    The Avon Amateur Dancers Club organises two annual competitive events:

    City of Bristol Championships (usually held in March)
    West of England Championships (held in October or November)

    See Calender and News for dates.

    We also support the Weston Super Mare International Festival (late January).

    A group booking is often made annually to spectate at the International Championships at the Albert Hall, London (mid Oct).

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    Tea Dances

    Social dancing one Sunday afternoon in each month at Portishead (excepting July, August, and December). Mixed modern, latin, and sequence dances are played.

    The dances are held from 3.00 to 5.30pm with an interval for refreshments. Tea & coffee, and home-made cakes, available for sale during the interval.

    Admission: £5 (AADC members £4).  All dancers welcome.

    See Calendar for dates.

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    Dances with Demonstrations

    Avon Dancers hold at least four main social dances each year (Spring, Summer, Autumn and Xmas) with top-quality demonstrations from established or rising stars in the dance world.

    Our events are also advertised on Areyoudancing.co.uk