Sarah Calderbank joined DanceSyndrome in 2014 as a volunteer, helping with producing marketing literature. In 2015 Tudor Trust provided funding for a Business Development and Administration Executive and Sarah was thrilled to take the role. She is now the Project Coordinator for DanceSyndrome’s two major projects, funded by Spirit of 2012 and Big Lottery Fund….

Our dancers had an amazing time in Edinburgh and the Fringe Festival feedback was just incredible! We are so proud of this achievement and wanted to share the collection of comments with you in this blog.       Thanks @DanceSyndrome for making me feel so proud. Your hauntingly beautiful show Lit a Drift @edfringe…

Dawn Vickers is DanceSyndrome’s Managing Director. She has been the driving force behind the charity since joining in 2014. Dawn is a skilled networker who loves to meet new people and find ways to work in partnership. She is an ambassador for inclusion, supporting people with learning disabilities, helping people to overcome any barriers they face and…

DanceSyndrome Managing Director Dawn Vickers has been recognised with an award nomination!   Dawn has been shortlisted as a finalist for the Business Woman award at the 2018 Enterprise Vision Awards!   Dawn has been the driving force behind DanceSyndrome since 2014 and has had a huge impact on the direction the charity has taken….

The DanceSyndrome team feel very fortunate to have been able to return to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2018 and couldn’t have done this without the help of many dedicated supporters.   We would like to express our thanks to the following people:   Our sponsors Empower Housing Association, please visit their website www.empowerhousing.org.uk for…

DanceSyndrome is taking its latest performance piece to this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival thanks to financial support from Chorley based business Empower Housing Association.   In 2017, the DanceSyndrome team performed their debut performance at the Edinburgh Fringe after a successful fundraising campaign to fund the trip. The performances were so successful and got such…

 DanceSyndrome wins Charity of the Year at the E3 Awards   DanceSyndrome has been named “Charity of the Year” at the 2018 E3 Business Awards. The event took place on 12th July at the Macron Stadium in Bolton.   The chairty faced strong competition from not-for-profit organisations from across the North West. The award was…

Wednesday 11th July saw the exclusive preview performance of DanceSyndrome’s new Edinburgh Fringe performance piece Lit aDrift.   Our dancers were thrilled to perform in front of a packed audience at The Media Factory in Preston. It turns out the audience we’re equally thrilled to be there! The feedback that we have had from the…

In 2018, DanceSyndrome has been fortunate to be able to celebrate our 5th anniversary of being a registered charity. As part of our celebrations we are sharing memories and highlights from those 5 years to demonstrate how far we have come in that time, and how much potential there is for the future.   But…

Jen Blackwell, DanceSyndrome founder, honoured by The National Lottery on ITV primetime TV   The National Lottery’s ‘Big Surprise’ – which honours the individuals who have made a real difference with the help of National Lottery funding – made a dream come true for our Founder Jen Blackwell!   The ‘Big Surprise’ is a 90-second…