• Ragroof Tea Dance Brighton Spiegeltent 12 May 2019

  • Sun, 12-05-2019 at 14:00
  • Brighton Spiegeltent
    Old Steine
    BN1 1GY Brighton
Ragroof Tea Dance Brighton Spiegeltent 12 May 2019 - Brighton Spiegeltent - Brighton

Dorothy's Shoes presents The Ragroof Tea DanceTop Hat & TailsSunday 12 May 2019The legendary Ragroof Tea Dance returns to the glorious Spiegeltent at Brighton Fringe – for the fourteenth year in a row. Yes, it’s that popular! Come and enjoy an afternoon of partner dancing delights, featuring a DJ playing authentic music from the 1920s to 1950s, vintage costumes, glorious dance displays, and mistress of the dance Dorothy’s Shoes’ trademark gender-neutral instant dance classes. All welcome – no dance partners needed. Suitable for all ages and abilities, absolute beginners and experienced dancers alike. Tea will be served to your table, and delicious luscious locally-made cakes will be available to purchase – but the bar will also be open for anyone who fancies a crafty tipple.The theme on Sunday 12 May is Top Hat & Tails: don your glad rags for an afternoon of fabulous partner dancing inspired by the films of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rodgers - expect exhilarating Quicksteps, fabulous Foxtrots, and whirling Waltzes as we whizz you back to the heyday of Hollywood glamour.Sunday 2 June, it’s Cuba Libre – a hot date in Havana! Join us for an afternoon of Cuban inspired dance, featuring Cha Chas, Mambos and Boleros, together with other dance rhythms made popular by the Buena Vista Social Club. Loud shirts and tight skirts are more than encouraged! Both events will offer you mix of tunes related to the special theme along with a general selection of dancers’ favourites in all rhythms.The Ragroof Tea Dance is a sought-after event – so get your tickets booked well in advance. Don’t miss your chance to trip the light fantastic!Book through this link: https://www.brightonfringe.org/whats-on/ragroof-tea-dance-133457/Or call he Brighton Fringe box office: 01273 917272Or buy in person at the Brighton Spiegeltent, Old Steine, from the beginning of May. But best to book earlier!