What We Do
All you need to know about our local workshops, leadership training and performances.
Information on our the local dance workshops and our other events across the North West.
Welcome To DanceSyndrome
At DanceSyndrome, people of all ages and abilities are supported to challenge themselves, express themselves and believe in themselves.
We provide community dance workshops throughout the North West. Our dancers can complete accredited training to become dance leaders and are given the opportunity to perform at live events throughout the UK.
Our work inspires and empowers both dancers and audiences to believe that opportunities are endless for people who refuse to be defined by disability.
What’s Coming Up
Everybody Dance - Preston (every Wednesday)
Come and join us at Plungington Community Centre, Preston, for Everybody Dance sessions and dance your way to feeling better! Dancing is for everyone, whatever your age or ability. Everybody Dance is a fun, accessible and inclusive dance and fitness session for anyone who wants to get moving and have a good time. The sessions…
Everybody Dance - Accrington (Every Thursday)
Come and join us at Accrington Library, for Everybody Dance sessions and dance your way to feeling better! Dancing is for everyone, whatever your age or ability. Everybody Dance is a fun, accessible and inclusive dance and fitness session for anyone who wants to get moving and have a good time. The sessions include both…
Spring Into Phab Clitheroe workshop (every Saturday)
June 11, 2018
Jen Blackwell, DanceSyndrome founder, honoured by The National Lottery on ITV primetime TV The…
June 4, 2018
Sarah Calderbank (pictured second from right at a fundraising event for DanceSyndrome) is the Project…
April 25, 2018
DanceSyndrome is excited to share the news that we have been shortlisted as a finalist…
April 23, 2018
As DanceSyndrome’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2018 fundraising campaign gains momentum, Dance Leader Pauline Hall completed…
April 10, 2018
Anna James, age 20, is a Dance Performance and Teaching student at the University of…
March 21, 2018
Wednesday 21st March 2018 is World Down’s Syndrome Day. People around the world are celebrating…
March 19, 2018
DanceSyndrome believes in true inclusion. We are proud to be disability led and to provide…
March 12, 2018
Jen Blackwell and Becky Rich are the best of friends. They share a passion for…
February 13, 2018
My name is Jen Susan Blackwell. I’m 36 years old and I set up my…
February 5, 2018
Our dancers are very excited to share the news that we will be returning to…
January 11, 2018
Helen Shepherd is a Dance Leader and Administration Assistant with DanceSyndrome. She is a valued…
January 11, 2018
We’re changing lives, unlocking potential & challenging perceptions with our “ability, not disability” approach! Can…
If you would like to make an online donation to DanceSyndrome you can do this through Just Giving. Please visit our page for more information
You can now text a donation of any size to DanceSyndrome and the charity receives the full amount that you text!
Text “DANS10 £5” (or the amount of your choice) to 70070.