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…

DanceSyndrome are celebrating after a video about their work won a Mencap Journalism Award.   Preston based student Jennifer Smith contacted DanceSyndrome in March asking if the charity would be interested in featuring in a short video documentary to be entered into the awards competition. She became aware of the charity as a result of…

  Helen Shepherd co-leads the Clitheroe workshop with Peter Pamphlett. The workshop has been running since early 2016 and was set up in conjunction with Spring into Phab, a local group which is run by young people with learning disabilities.  The workshop aims to not only include every member of the group but also to…

  DanceSyndrome is taking its latest performance piece to this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival  thanks to financial support from Preston based business StormMeister Flood Protection.   In 2016, DanceSyndrome secured Arts Council England funding to develop a performance piece called “Orbit” which was so well received it was decided to raise funds to take the…

DanceSyndrome is asking for your support to help us win a National Lottery Award, with a £5,000 prize and an appearance on The One Show! Our recent successes have been recognised by the National Lottery Awards and we have been shortlisted as a finalist in the Arts category! The project with the most votes from…

DanceSyndrome is celebrating after receiving almost £160,000 of National Lottery funding.   The new grant from the Big Lottery Fund will support a new social franchising model that will give DanceSyndrome greater sustainability for the future. The project will enable the charity to work with chosen partners in other areas of the UK to deliver the charity’s…

Dance Leader Becky Rich has been involved with DanceSyndrome since 2014. She completed our Dance By Example leadership training which has enabled her to deliver her own independent weekly workshop as well as co-leading many DanceSyndrome activities at community events.   As part of Volunteering Week 2017, we want to celebrate the amazing work that…

The cost of supporting our team of 13 dancers to get to Edinburgh is significant, so we are looking for businesses to sponsor the team in return for an advertisement in our event programme and promotion on our social media channels. DanceSyndrome is a multi-award winning inclusive dance charity based in Lancashire with a special…

DanceSyndrome are delighted to announce that Steve Elias, star of recent BBC2 show Our Dancing Town, has become a Patron to the charity.   Steve joins us on our mission to get everybody dancing hot off the heels of his BBC2 show, which saw Steve work with a range of local people, from cleaners to…

 DanceSyndrome presents  ‘Orbit’ 14th & 15th August At 11:30am (ends 12:15pm) £7 (Concessions £5) theSpace @ Surgeons’ Hall, Grand Theatre (Venue 53), Nicolson Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9DW       For press enquiries, please contact Sophie Tickle at leadartist@dancesyndrome.co.uk   We’re all in same boat; all pushing against the tide; and all striving to find…