Beginners Rock n Roll Class

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Beginners Rock n Roll Class Essex Always wanted to dance, why not come along to one of Mr Dickie Bows dance classes. We will help you get on your dancing journey. The classes have a structured approach and you should have a small sequence under your belt by the time you leave the class. The people are very friendly, the class informal we are not asking you to become world…..

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Learn to Jive Jitterbug Stroll or Bop

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Jive your way to fitness Always wanted to learn to jive whether it’s 50s jive or 40s Swing Jive, Mr Dickie Bows can help you achieve your goal. Once you start your journey you will begin to get out and about to the many dances in the local area or even slightly further afield. You can start to put all your moves into action. The local dances can vary “just…..

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JDRF Charity Dance France

JDRF Charity Dance

JDRF Charity Dance 50s Rock n Roll JDRF Charity Dance was held in October in Marval France. JDRF Charity is an organisation fund raising for type1 Diabetes. Tony and I were fortunate to be flown out to France in October to participate in this Charity event. We flew out from Stansted on Friday with Ryanair out to Limoges where we were picked up. I have to say it was a…..

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Summer time Fun

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Summer 40s style Throughout the summer months we have had many opportunities to take the caravan away and join in with some great events. Starting in May where we were out in Suffolk at the mid Suffolk railway for their war weekend. June saw us out with the Jitterbugs dancing at the Suffolk show a little chilling that weekend but a lot of fun. Summer – May-September 2016 Re-enacting continued…..

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Military World Show

Military World Show 2016

Military World Show The first Military World Show was held at the Hop Farm Paddock Wood Kent.  Hopefully the first of many and along with Air Raid Jive we spent the weekend dancing.  Another scorching weekend in July we spent the weekend in the caravan enjoying a peaceful time. Military World Show No1 Military World Show is smaller at present than the War & Peace show but is hoping to become…..

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Leading Ladies – never sit a dance out

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Leading ladies – learn the Lead Dancing is a wonderful thing it helps you to forget your troubles and a great form of exercise. I often hear from ladies “I have no partner” or “when I go out I don’t get to dance enough” “there are not enough men”. If only they knew (the men) how sort after they are when it comes to a bit of dancing. Some ladies…..

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Damyns Hall Aerodrome

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Damyns Hall Aerodrome Military & Flying Machines Shows 6 & 7 August 2016 Upminster Spent the weekend caravanning and enjoying the sunshine at the show.  Join us at Mr Dickie Bows School of Retro Dance – learning to dance couldn’t be easier

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Rockola Canvey Island – 24 years old

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Rockola Canvey my home Rockola Canvey Friends dancing with Bootleg Buddy I started my rock n roll journey at Rockola Canvey Island in 1992 a year after the club started. Rockola Canvey started in the small hall of the Paddocks but soon grew too big for that hall and moved into the large hall with a stage. The first band I ever saw was The Avengers and I loved them, two…..

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Ellington Park – Battle for Victory

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Battle for Victory – Ellington Park Ramsgate The first Battle for Victory show was held at Ellington Park Ramsgate on 9 & 10 July 2016. Mr Dickie Bows and Air Raid Jive went along to join in the fun. Ellington Park – beautiful setting Ellington Park is a beautiful public park in Ramsgate in typical park design. I thought that this venue was so much nicer than an open field…..

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Rochford The Lawns – Classic Car Show

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Entertainment at the Lawns Rochford The annual pure nostalgia classic car and retro show took place at The Lawns Rochford on 26 June 2016. As well as many classic cars there is also plenty of entertainment to be had Julie Jive was singing up at the main house and my favourite things and the fabulous Revolutionaries were out in the main area. Plenty to do at The Lawns Rochford There…..

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