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…

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…

A team of staff members from Manchester commercial law firm Kuits has signed up to run the Great Manchester Run to support DanceSyndrome.   In 2017, DanceSyndrome hope to raise £10,000 to enable them to take their team of dancers to perform their latest performance piece “Orbit” at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The charity decided…

AFTER ten years of rejection, the dreams of a dance leader with Down’s Syndrome are coming true. Not only has Jen Blackwell just stared in a short film about her journey with dance that premiered at HOME Manchester but she is now set to take her dance troupe to Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August. The…

DanceSyndrome Founder Jen Blackwell was featured in You Magazine on 2nd April. You can view the article “I want to get everyone dancing” as featured in the magazine here: You can also view the article on the Daily Mail website.

DanceSyndrome Dance Leader David Corr departed for Austria on 14th March to take part in the Special Olympics World Winter Games. David is representing Great Britain in the Alpine Skiing event at the games, which commence with a spectacular opening ceremony on 18th March.   The Special Olympics World Winter Games is one of the…

DanceSyndrome’s inspiring work was recognised at the Red Rose Awards, where the charity was chosen as the winner of this year’s Not-For-Profit Award.   The awards, which took place on Thursday 9th March at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool, exist to celebrate excellence in business in the Lancashire area and are organised by Lancashire Business…