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By Dance4all, Dec 10 2019 10:17PM

Please find a copy of our information emails that went out recently for our Christmas event and final rehearsal below. We thank you all for your patience with the difficulties we have been experiencing with our emails. Please let us know if you have any questions!



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Good evening,


I hope you are well.


Please find the original Christmas Show information email below (with some amendments).


Tiny Dancers

Please be aware that if your child is in Tiny Dancers that tights and dance shoes (ballet flats) are mandatory for the performance. Please let us know if you do not have any (that are owned or can be borrowed from a sibling or borrowed from Dani or Kerry) so that some can be bought. Please also disregard the previous information about coming in Christmas jumpers as Tiny Dancers will have costumes on the day.


All Students

Please note that due to our child protection procedures your child WILL NOT be allowed to perform public if not in ballet tights (unless we specify otherwise). If your child needs tights please let us know ASAP.


Volunteers and Food Donations

We are still in need of volunteers for the event and also food donations for our tea party after the show. If you are available to help or donate any food, please let us know by adding your name to the following shared spreadsheets:


If you will be able to volunteer, please add your first name to the below spreadsheet and select the options for what help you can provide:


https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Xg03LwDk_gtbqm7UEHDN09Lz2aRVxd2yl02GPT3VK2w/edit?usp=sharing


If you will be bringing food donation, please add your first name and food item to the spreadsheet below:


https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1BTel24Hsd4D-TqNON1conjUeauZYSBUG-RXfopc8vC4/edit?usp=sharing


Reminder re. Care and Changing Area

Please be aware that any children are to remain in your care on the day. Please also be aware that due to the size of the changing room that only one parent/carer is allowed per child in the upstairs changing room on the day.


Final Rehearsal

Where: Christ Church, 140 Dudley St, Bedford MK40 3SX

When: Friday 13th December 2019 at 16:00


Our final rehearsal will be at the above time and place to allow all the students to practice in the space before the show. For those in Grade 1 and below, this is likely only to take 30 mins, for those Grade 2 and above, this can take up to 18:00.


Please let me know if you have any questions and we look forward to seeing you all this weekend.


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Please find details of our Christmas show below, please note that this year there will be two parts to this event, the Christmas Show and the Community Christmas Tea Party after. We hope that our students will enjoy helping give back to the community in this intergenerational event. Please let me know if you have any questions and we look forward to seeing you there!


Christmas Show

Where: Christ Church, 140 Dudley St, Bedford MK40 3SX

When: Saturday 14th December 2019 at 15:30 until 16:30


When and where to arrive if performing:

Please bring your child to the main hall entrance on Denmark Street at the following times (depending on your child’s grade). Please note that we are only able to allow 1 parent/carer to accompany the child to the changing room as space is limited. The church would not be available for seats at this point.


14.00 Grade 3, 5, 6, 7 (to help with setting up)

14.55 Grade 2

15.00 Grade 1

15:05 Primary

15.10 Pre-Primary

15.15 Tiny Dancers


Please also note that your child is to remain in your care for the entirely of this event (there will be a sign in/out form however this is for fire safety). This event will be open to the public and exits will be easily accessible.


When to arrive if watching:

The church will be open from 15:15 which is when all attendees can take their seats.


Please note that there is no parking and you will need to park on the streets if you are staying, however the streets can get crowded so please plan ahead accordingly.


What to bring

Please bring the students in uniform:

 Leotard

 Tights (socks for males)

 Ballet Shoes

 With hair tied back (some costumes have headdresses)


Please note that due to our child protection procedures your child WILL NOT be allowed to perform public if not in ballet tights (unless we specify otherwise). If your child needs tights please let us know ASAP.


Additional information

Please be aware if your child does NOT have permission to perform or have photos or videos taken they WILL NOT be taking part in this event (section 4 of the Dance4all under 18’s permission forms/disclaimers) as there will be both photography and videos by parents & Dance4all staff.



Community Christmas Tea Party

Where: Christ Church, 140 Dudley St, Bedford MK40 3SX

When: Saturday 14th December 2019 at 16:30 until 17:30


After the show we will be hosting an outreach evening for the elderly in our community and will have an assortment of food and drink available for everyone to share. We hope to teach our students the importance of giving back to the community, the spirt of Christmas and the importance for intergenerational contact. Many people attending this event will not be attending any other Christmas events and some will not have any family to share Christmas with, so we hope to make this a very special Christmas event for them.


Bringing food

If you will be bringing food for our tea party, please make sure to deliver this to the foyer by the hall entrance by 15:30 when the show starts.



Volunteers for the evening

Please let us know if you are available to help this day as we will greatly appreciate any help that can be offered. We will require assistance with the decorating of the church, helping provide food and drink to the tea party and tidying after the show.


If you will be able to volunteer, please either add your first name to the below spreadsheet and select the options for what help you can provide:


https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Xg03LwDk_gtbqm7UEHDN09Lz2aRVxd2yl02GPT3VK2w/edit?usp=sharing


Food donations

Please also let us know if you are able to donate any food for either our Community Christmas Tea Party or to be offered to the Food Bank. Please ensure that no food items contains nuts.


If you will be bringing food donation, please add your first name and food item to the spreadsheet below:


https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1BTel24Hsd4D-TqNON1conjUeauZYSBUG-RXfopc8vC4/edit?usp=sharing


I have also attached our posters to this email in case you know of anyone who would benefit from this event or be interested in coming or be able to publicise our event.


If you are unsure of anything (i.e. whether you have signed the permission form to allow performances and photos/videos or what class your child is in) just email to ask, and please also let me know if you have any other questions.


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Dance4all




By Dance4all, Nov 27 2018 10:52AM

Hi there, this week marks the start of Block 2, this block covers the dates 26/11/2018 to 29/02/2018. We break up for the Christmas holidays on Friday 14th December and resume again in the new year on Monday 7th January.


For those unfamiliar with our 'Blocks', these are our teaching terms and billing cycles. Each Block is usually 10 school weeks long, except from the final Block before the end of the accademic year. All curent students should receive an invoice this week, so please keep an eye on your inbox/check your spam. If you didn't receive an email by Saturday, please contact us so we can make sure we have the right email for you.


Another important date to remember is that our Christmas show will be on Saturday 15th December, a fully detailed email about the event (including times, what to bring and so on) will be sent out by the end of this week.


New students are still able to join anytime during the year, even mid-Block and you will only be charged for the weeks remaining in a billing cycle. So if you're interested please don't hesitate to contact us via email to get youself booked into a trial class or if you have any questions.


Dance4all x