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Many Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 ISDC Inventive Dance Competition held at The Spa Ballroom, Bridlington, on Saturday 16th September 2017.
CLASSICAL SECTION: Barry & Jayne Earnshaw with the 'Tango Amarone'
MODERN SEQUENCE SECTION: Paul & Caroline Dellar with the 'Kenzo Quickstep'
LATIN SEQUENCE SECTION: Barry & Janette Greenall with the 'Ronshee Rumba'
The 2017 ISDC Dance Festival at The Spa, Bridlington has all too quickly come to an end for another year and we would like to thank everyone who supported us. We hope that you have taken away some
very special memories and enjoyed meeting friends, old & new!
Audrey, Jill & Family would like to express our sincere gratitude to everyone who has been involved in the Festival this year.
Our fabulous musicians - David Last & Larry Green for their wonderful music throughout the Fes...tival, as always. We are so fortunate to have simply the best musicians in the country!
Our superb & very entertaining Evening MC's - Neil & Lesley Marshall who this year were wonderfully supported by Barry & Jayne Earnshaw and David & Rita Harrod. We are very grateful to them for stepping in at the last minute after hearing that Michael & Angela Hayton could not be with us. An excellent job done by all & we continue to wish Angela a speedy recovery.
Thank you to all our excellent & very popular guest daytime MC's: John & Ann Rainey, David & Rita Harrod, Ian & Sue Webster, John & Brenda Deacon, Kelly Sloan & Ellen Harrison.
Thank you to this year's Board of Adjudicators for the Inventive Dance Competition: Roy Sharpe, Alwyn Leathley, Arthur Parr, Pam Cragg & Helen Blackburn. Our Scrutineer: Martin Bird and Script Consultant: Sarah Bird of Brockbank Lane Script Service.
A great job done, as always by our Saturday CD 'Mr Musicman' Neil Marshall!
A very big thank you to the most wonderful dancing family and the stars of our Friday night show - Warren & Kristi Boyce with Glenn-Richard Boyce & Caroly Janes, who once again brought the house down with their spectacular routines which earned them a truly well deserved standing ovation.
A very special thank you to our wonderful team who work so hard during the Festival and we simply could not be without - Kim Green, Derek & Pam Cragg, & John & Brenda Deacon.
Sincere thanks to all the wonderful staff & management of The Spa, Bridlington and to the Conference & Events Management of the East Riding of Yorkshire Council.
Most of all, Thank You to everyone who came along and supported the 2017 ISDC Dance Festival.
Details will be available soon for our next - and final - ISDC Dance Festival, 13th - 16th September 2018. We hope that you will join us to dance in the magnificent Spa Ballroom, Bridlington for one last time and we promise that it will be a spectacular finale!
Audrey Singleton & Jill Whitter - Directors ISDC
We are very sorry to hear that Michael & Angela Hayton will not be with us for this years Festival due to ill health. They will be greatly missed and we send our love & very best wishes to Angela for a speedy recovery.
We are extremely grateful to Barry & Jayne Earnshaw who will be stepping in to MC the evening sessions with Neil & Lesley Marshall on Thursday/Friday & Sunday and to David & Rita Harrod who will join Neil & Lesley at the evening session on Saturday.
NOW BOOKING FOR THE 2017 ISDC FESTIVAL!
The priority booking forms have now been sent out to those who requested a booking form at the Festival. If you handed a form in at the Festival and have not received your 2017 booking form by the end of the week commencing 7/11/16 please contact us. Please return booking forms as soon as possible. Reserved seats are allocated on a first come, first served basis.
Details of the 2017 ISDC Dance Festival 14th - 17th September 2017 are now available on the home page. To request a booking form please contact ISDC. If you are emailing your request, please provide your full postal address. We look forward to hearing from you!
A new recording of the music used for Graham & Avril Watkins fabulous winning dance, the Trevi Tango.
Available for download now!!
The 2016 ISDC Dance Festival is over for another year and we would like to express our sincere gratitude to everyone who has been instrumental to the success of the Festival this year. Our wonderful, wonderful musicians: David Last & Larry Green for their fabulous music throughout as always! Our excellent and very entertaining Evening MC's: Neil & Lesley Marshall & Michael & Angela Hayton. Thank you to all our guest MC's: David & Rita Harrod, Ian & Sue Webster, David Howker &... Deborah Catlow, John & Brenda Deacon & Kelly Sloan & Ellen Harrison. Thank you to all our ISDC team who work so hard to keep everything running so smoothly: Derek & Pam Cragg, Stan & Margaret Walls, Roy Sharpe, Kim Green, Elissia Whitter & Matthew Whitter Many thanks to all our Adjudicators: Elaine Sharpe, Jeff Aldren, Jean Hodgkinson, Steven Shaw and Barry Earnshaw. Our Scrutineers: Stan & Margaret Walls and our Script Consultants: Michael & Angela Hayton (Brockbank Lane) along with Nichola Lane for producing the winning dance scripts. A very big thank you to Joseph Hopwood & Alexandra Hawley for their wonderful & spectacular Latin Dance Show. Sincere thanks to all the staff and management of The Spa, Bridlington and to the Conference & Events management of the East Riding of Yorkshire Council. and most of all Thank You to everyone who came along and supported the 2016 Festival. Details will be available soon for the next ISDC Dance Festival 14th - 17th September 2017 to be held once again in the magnificent Spa Ballroom, Bridlington. We hope you will join us! Audrey Singleton & Jill Whitter - Directors ISDC Dance Festival.
We would like to congratulate the winners of all three sections in the ISDC Inventive Dance Competition which was held on the 12th September 2015, at the Spa Ballroom, Bridlington:
CLASSICAL SEQUENCE SECTION;
THE FOREVER SAUNTER arranged by JOHN & ANN RAINEY
THE ROSALINE FOXTROT arranged by STUART PERRY & BEVERLY HOWARD
THE AVATAR CHA CHA CHA arranged by DAVID HOWKER & DEBORAH CATLOW
Adjudicators: Muriel Aldren, Helen Blackburn, Alwyn Leathley, Roy Sharpe & Arthur Parr
Scrutineers: Stan & Margaret Walls
Script Consultants: Brockbank Lane Script Services
WE THANK ALL COMPETITORS WHO SUPPORTED THIS YEAR'S ISDC INVENTIVE DANCE COMPETITION!
TO EVERYONE WHO SUPPORTED OUR 2015 ISDC FESTIVAL and a big THANK YOU also to all the people who help make the Festival the success that it is, namely:
Our wonderful and entertaining Evening M.C's NEIL & LESLEY MARSHALL & MICHAEL & ANGELA HAYTON.
Our hard working Festival Officials: Derek & Pamela Cragg, Stan & Margaret Walls, Eddie May, Brenda Bateson, Kim Green, John & Brenda Deacon.
Our daytime MC's for 2015: John & Ann Rainey, Stuart Perry & Beverly Howard, David & Rita Harrod & Ian & Sue Webster & John & Brenda Deacon.
Our Adjudicators for 2015: Muriel Aldren, Helen Blackburn www.msdworld.co.uk
Alwyn Leathley, Roy Sharpe, Arthur Parr & our Scrutineers: Stan & Margaret Walls.
A big Thank You to our truly outstanding shows this year: Warren & Kristi Boyce & Glenn Boyce www.warrenkristiboyce.com and to The Collette Tyler School of Dance & Theatre Arts in Bridlington www.collettetylerschoolofdance.webs.com
And sincere thanks to the Management & Staff of the Spa Bridlington and William Hall, Conference & Events Officer of the East Riding of Yorkshire Council.
Many Congratulations to our 2014 ISDC Festival Inventive Dance Competition Winners:
Classical Sequence: BLACK ONYX TANGO (c) ISDC arranged by Stuart Perry & Beverly Howard
Latin Section: MARWOOD MAMBO arranged by Ellen Harrison & Kelly Sloan
Modern Section: THE LAST WALTZ arranged by Graham & Avril Watkins
On the 26th September, Audrey was thrilled & honoured to receive the 2014 CARL ALAN AWARD for Outstanding Services to Classical Sequence. Many Congratulations Audrey!
We are delighted to announce that our ISDC Festival Director AUDREY SINGLETON has been nominated for a Carl Alan Award for Outstanding Services to Classical Sequence.
The Awards take place in London on Friday 26th September 2014 and full details can be found at www.thebestcomps.net
Good luck to Audrey and to all the Sequence Nominees attending.
In recognition of the 70th Anniversary of the ISDC, our fabulous ISDC Festival Musicians DAVID LAST & LARRY GREEN have released their latest CD: 'Celebrating 70 years of the ISDC'.
Featuring a variety of dance tempo's, all tracks are in sequence and the featured tunes are the personal favourites of ISDC Directors, Stuart & Audrey Singleton, We are proud to be associated with this latest release and would like to express our sincere thanks to David & Larry and Tommy Sanderson of Maestro Records. Further details from: Maestro Records at www.maestrorecords.com
See our NEWS page for the latest information about ISDC and the ISDC Festival.
NEW - Photo's added to the GALLERY section from the 2016 ISDC Festival. Thank you to Elissia Whitter, Larry Green, Lesley Marshall, Avril Watkins, Kelly Sloan & Ellen Harrison for the photo's.
Visit our 'GALLERY' sections to see photo's from past ISDC Festivals.
Plus - fun photo's from the 2014 70th Anniversary Festival Photo Booth can you spot yourself and your friends?
PHOTO'S from our 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016 ISDC Festivals in the Home Page 'Gallery' section.
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