November 17, 2017, 9:30am - November 17, 2017, 1:00pm
This year's BDF National Congress during the British National Dance Championships at Blackpool will be on Friday 17th November.
Look at this for an absolutely fabulous line up for the 2017 Congress
Doors open at 9.30am
Opening of the Congress by Mr Kenny Welsh – President of the Ballroom Dancers’ Federation
10.00 – 10.20 Alex Shindila & Jade Main - ‘Inspired to be better’
10.20 – 10.40 Graham Oswick – ‘Shape Up’
10.40 – 11.00 Mark & Olga Elsbury – ‘Movement within Movement’
11.00 – 11.25 Coffee Break
11.25 - 11.30 Address to the Congress by Mr Bryan Allen, President of the BDC
11.30 – 11.50 Craig & Evgeniya Shaw – ‘Eyes Wide Shut’
11.50 – 12.10 Mark Lunn – K.I.S.S.
12.10 – 12.30 Christopher Hawkins & Joanne Bolton-Hawkins – ‘Dynamic Artistry’
12.30 – 1.00 Shirley Ballas – ‘The Importance of Fundamentals in Rumba’
Close of Congress
Free entry including Tea, Coffee and Biscuits
The BDF will welcome everyone who is connected to the Dance Festival
This event is open for everyone visiting the British National Championships, Amateur or Professional, Dancer or Spectator, Juvenile, Junior, Youth, Amateur, Senior and Old Age Pensioners and all for ‘NOTHING’.
The Ballroom Dancers’ Federation,
‘Promoting the Future of Dance in Great Britain’
October 9, 2017, 6:00pm - October 9, 2017, 11:10pm
** NEW VENUE **
The date of the World Famous BDF Night of 100 Stars will be Monday, 9th October 2017.
** The Oaks Hall, The Duchess's Stand, Epsom Downs Racecourse, Epsom Downs, Surrey KT18 5LQ. **
** NEW VENUE **
Tickets are available FROM JULY, and can be purchased direct from Robert Bellinger, Liaison Officer by emailing;-
or call +44 (0)23 8046 4411
Prices of Tickets will be
£45 Front Row,
£35 Second Row,
£30 Rover Tickets (No Seat).
Make sure you reserve this date for the most Star studded event in the dancing calendar. A full list of demonstrators will be announced closer to the date
It will also incorporating the renowned BDF Awards and an Invitation International Team Match with the teams made up of Juvenile, Junior and Youth couples from a number of different countries.
The event will also feature the British National Professional Ballroom Showdance Championship (by kind permission of Blackpool Entertainment Company Ltd).
Entries for the British National Professional Ballroom Showdance Championship should contact email@example.com .
Closing date for entries will be strictly adhered to, 31st August 2017.