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CLASS AMENDMENTS AUG/SEPT

St Mary's Oldswinford Tuesday classes -

postponed until 2nd September.

St Mary's Oldswinford Monday Evenings Revised Timetable until 1st September (BUT CLOSED FOR BANK HOLIDAY 25TH AUGUST)

Children's 6.30pm class postponed for Summer Break until 1st September but all adult classes running as normal.8.30pm Cuban Fury class REPLACED with a Beginners waltz & Jive masterclass £5.00 or £2.50 if you do another class.

Park Hall Hotel-

 Classes transferred to Showell Lane 11th August then postponed until resume at Park Hall 1st Septmeber.

Wombourne Civic – change of venue for Warren's classes in Wodehouse Suite (Large Room)

From 5th August until 2nd September, all of WARREN'S classes are transferring to:

Bushgrove House
52 Showell Lane
Lower Penn
W'ton, WV4 4TT.
Usual timetable applies:
6.15pm Children's Ballroom & Latin
7.00pm Adults Improvers Silver Ballroom & Latin
7.45pm Argentine Tango/speciality dance
8.30pm Adults Intermediate Ballroom & Latin
9.30pm Adults Advanced Ballroom & Latin

ZUMBA & RICHARD & MADDY'S CLASSES ARE REMAINING AT WOMBOURNE CIVIC Apart from Bank Holiday Tues 26th
August when also transferring to Showell Lane.  Further details to be posted shortly.

Directions from Wombourne Civic to Showell Lane – head towards W'ton Town Centre on A449. On the opposite side of the dual carriageway you'll see the restaurant, Miller and Carter (formerly Penn Cottage). At the next roundabout take the 1st left into Showell Lane. Proceed up lane approx a quarter of a mile. Houses on the left will be replaced with a field and hedgerow. Bushgrove House is on right hand side directlyopposite the field . There's a plaque on the wall saying '52 Bushgrove House'. There's a large forecourt for parking and additional parking in areas of the lane before reaching Bushgrove House.

ST COLUMBA'S -

Closed Thurs 14th August for 1 week only.

Streetly - No adults classes on 17th & 24th Aug BUT Children's classes at 5.30pm & 6.15pm running as normal.

20th Zig Zag Anniversary Ball & Dinner Dance

This October it will have been 20 years since we started Zig Zag Dance Factory so to commemorate this we are holding the Ball of all Balls on Friday 17th October! Yes, we really have booked the whole of the world famous Joe Loss Orchestra to play for you at the luxurious and stunning Ramada Park Hall Hotel and Spa. Included is a 4 course black tie dinner & dance, a world class Latin show & a number of surprises fitting for a red carpet event. Tickets £42pp. 

Menu: 
Cream of Tomato Soup with a hint of Coriander served with a warm homemade bread roll.
Traditional Roast Chicken served with Sage and Onion Stuffing and Pan Gravy accompanied by Roasted Potatoes, Minted New Potatoes and Chef's selection of Seasonal Vegetables. 
Deep New York Cheescake served with a fresh Raspberry Coulis.
Tea or Arabica Coffee and After Dinner Mints. 

Special Rate Over night stay at the Ramada Park Hall Hotel & Spa for only £75 per room B&B - why not stay overnight and enjoy this beautiful hotel, stunning grounds and Spa...ring us for our special booking code. 

During the evening we will also be hosting the first ever Galaxy Dance Awards .... the 'Oscars' of the Ballroom world! Nominations will be invited for numerous categories ranging from Best Newcomer, Best Beginners, Personality Award etc.... right up to Outstanding Amateur Award - all presented by a famous celebrity. Details to follow on categories and nominations

 

Race Night at the West End WMC

71 Merridale Street West, W'ton WV3 0RW

Friday July 18th is our new Race Night to raise money for our children's formation teams. Starts at 7.30pm. Admission is just £6.00 and includes hot food, horse racing and lots of fun.   Cheap drinks at this popular venue.  Also includes a 'bake off' so make a cake if you want to take part

 

Zig Zag's  20 Years  Anniversary Ball 17th October @ Ramada Park Hall Hotel, Park Drive, Goldthorn Park, W'ton WV4 5AJ

So its will be 20 years since Warren and Jane first started classes at a church hall in Tipton in the Black Country with just 6 children and 12 adults at their first ever class!  It's been a roller coaster journey of ups, downs and sideways swerves but its certainly been a unique experience for anyone that has been involved!  Many pupils have gone on to be big stars on TV and live the dream and we hope to have some of them and a sprinkling of celebs joining us.   We have decided to do something big to commemorate this occasion and we are excited to announce that the world famous Joe Loss Orchestra will perform live at a spectacular dinner and dance featuring world class performers and singers at the stunning Ramada Park Hall Hotel in Wolverhampton.  Will Warren and Jane perform one last swan song performance?....you'll have to wait and see!  Tickets on sale soon @ £42 which includes a 3 course dinner and fabulous cabaret.

 

Brand New Beginners Argentine Tango Class

Tuesday, 13th May at 7.45pm - just £5.00 (or £3 if you do another class as well) at Wombourne Civic Centre, Gravel Hill, Wombourne, WV5  9HA

Have you ever fancied trying this enigmatic and captivating dance...

Sprinkled with mystery, this sensual dance will have you hooked into a whole new world.  Easy to learn but looks so impressive once mastered.  This is your change to enter the world of Buenes Aires and the ladies of the night!  ...oh, and did we mention....its great fun too!

 

Brand New Formation Teams

 

OK...so we are really excited about this! We have 2 formation teams already up and running and looking really good....a Juvenile Team and a Junior Team. But then we decided to contact all former pupils and invite them to be a part of an adult formation team with the aim to be the best British Team ever....and, we want to take them to Eurodisney to compete at the World Championships! Well, we have been inundated with people wanting to join the team (which included many very high level dancers) ....so many in fact that we have made up 2 eight couple adult teams and have a whole list of reserves! DSI who make the costumes for 'Strictly' are also onboard and have kindly offered to part fund the costumes for all 4 teams! Anyone else interested in joining the teams should contact us asap as full training starts on 22nd June. We also have plans to start an over 35's team but at the minute....we have a lot on our hands! You can view some video snippets of our Formation Taster day on the Zig Zag facebook page.

Wedding Dances

Are you getting married or know someone who is?  Make the day extra special by having your routine choreographed to your own special piece of music by one of our specialist world class teachers. Whether it be something simple and traditional or something more fun, we can tailor your dance to your budget and your skills (or lack of them!)  Choose either our Bronze, Silver or Gold wedding package to get the most out of your experience at the cheapest cost or you can simply book a one off lesson first to see how you go.  We can even teach the whole bridal party too!   Details on our website and also on our new facebook page below.  .https://www.facebook.com/weddingdanceteacher?fref=ts

 

Practice Night at Dudley Tech

Our Thursday practice night at Dudley College of Technology seems to have become the competition dancers dream venue for practice!  An extremely large maple sprung floor, great music, help on hand if you need it by world class coaches and everything from Cappuccino's, frothy latte's, snacks, energy drinks, hair and tanning products and more are all available to purchase.

This is a high class practice night with fashionable up to the minute music.  Not really suitable for beginner social dancers but suitable for competition dancers of all levels and advanced social dancers. £4 for dancers, spectators £1.  Every  Thursday Ballroom is from 7.30pm, Latin starts at 8.45pm.  Dudley College of Technology, The Broadway, Dudley, DY1 4AS

 

Gift Vouchers

Why not give a Zig Zag gift voucher for that special occasion?  You can have them for any amount you choose and have a personalized message on them.  Vouchers can be purchase for group classes or for private lessons.  You can collect them from us or we can post them to you .... no walking around shops ... gives you more time to shop for yourself.  We also have two dance videos for sale .... Beautiful Ballroom and Latin Obsession which cost £20 each or both for £30.  These feature a selection of routines in ballroom and latin taught by Warren and Jane with tips on how to improve your dancing.  Also includes footage of Warren and Jane dancing in some of their many appearances, including BBC's Come Dancing.

 

Brief Encounter

Zig Zag's famous cheeky male dance group Brief Encounter are now available for shows at Birthdays, Hen Nights, Clubs and Parties. The Team have already raised a substantial amount for MacMillan Cancer Support with their replication of the film The Full Monty but have now finalized their brand new 25 minutes non stop routine of naughtiness with music from the Village People, Michael Buble, Beyonce, Donna Summer, Rainbow and Tom Jones.  Funny, exciting, sexy, hilarious, raunchy and OMG!  See the trailer for their new show here ....  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iitYu1dMYgU.   You can book them to appear at your event.  Ring now for more info.,  Prices from as little as £60 (an audience collection may be made on the night to support our charity).  Add them now on facebook - called Magic Mike Encounter https://www.facebook.com/MagicMikesEncounter

 

£600 raised for charity

Thanks to those who came along and supported us at the Heroes and Villains night and to those who gave their time helping out.  We raised £600 for Macmillan Cancer Support and for Zig Zag's Children's Formation Team fund.  It was a great night and the kids display was a credit to them and trainer Amy Dowden.  Thank you everyone.

 

 

Warren & Jane Top Teachers - 11 years running!!

For the 11th consecutive year, Warren and Jane have been awarded the coveted Top Teacher of the Year award in London.   To win this just once is a great achievement but to win it 11 times running is a world record breaker.  Warren and Jane would like to thank all pupils and teachers for their continued support without whom, this would not have been possible.

 

Charity Event for Breast Cancer Unit

Over £3000 was raised for the new Brest Cancer Unit at a Strictly Come Dancing final held at Telford College last week.   The event was a huge success pioneered by Anne Jackson where a number of Zig Zag dancers performed shows & partnered the contestants in an electrifying final.  Warren was compere and music man with the usual out of control humor!

 

You Tube

Watch this link for fun footage of the original version of 'Come Dancing'.  Apart from Warren and Jane, which other famous dancers can you spot?   Highlight and paste intoyour address bar

www.youtube.com/watch?v=kWzjdpc1ilo

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https://www.facebook.com/warrenjbullock

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