We are very excited that two brilliant films about DanceSyndrome’s work have been nominated for Charity Film Awards!   The first round of judging is a public vote, which takes place between 27th October and 15th December, so we need our supporters help if we are going to win! We hope that you will…

As Christmas approaches, we all start to think more about how we can give to others and for most people it truly is a time of compassion, generosity and being charitable.   Over recent years, many people have started to rethink the way that they share the spirit of Christmas and have made the decision…

Stephen Smith is a regular participant at our Saturday morning Clitheroe workshop. He is a popular and well-loved member of the group, who is known for his big voice and even bigger heart!   Stephen has been nominated for The Guardian’s Public Servant of the Year Award and there is absolutely no doubt in our…

Sarah Calderbank is the Project Coordinator for DanceSyndrome’s Spirit of 2012 funded project. Her role involves promoting the charity and recruiting people to our workshops and training courses, as well as organising and attending performance at events. Here she writes about how valuable audience feedback is to DanceSyndrome and shares some of the amazing comments…

As we come to the end of the first year of our Spirit of 2012 funded project, we are collecting together lots of evidence to demonstrate the impact of our work. We wanted to share this amazing case study about Dance Leader Becky Rich, who has truly exceeded all expectations this year!     2016-17…

Peter is a volunteer Dance Leader with DanceSyndrome and has recently taken on an administration role too, helping with our social media, collating research data and helping around the office. He has been heavily involved with DanceSyndrome since the very early days and he tries to join in with all aspects of our work, so…

DanceSyndrome Launches “Select Team”   DanceSyndrome is a charity that focuses on ability rather than disability. We work with a lot of talented individuals, with and without disabilities, who have lots of amazing ideas for driving the charity forward and lots of skills that we want to enable them to develop.   As part of…

   A team of people has signed up to run the Wigan 10k to support local charity DanceSyndrome.   DanceSyndrome is a multi-award winning dance charity, based in Lancashire, that delivers inclusive dance workshops and dance leadership training as well as inspiring performances that demonstrate a focus on ability rather than disability. The charity was…

Do you love running, jogging or walking?   Do you want raise money for DanceSyndrome?   Then we need you!   The Wigan 10K is happening on Sunday 3rd September and we are looking for individuals or small groups to take part on behalf of DanceSyndrome.   If you have always wanted to take part…

The DanceSyndrome team are incredibly grateful for having the opportunity to perform at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2017. It has been the trip of a lifetime for our dancers who have enjoyed every minute of their time at the festival. You can see the photos from the performance on the gallery page of the website and…