Weekenders

Home/Reviews/Weekenders

My Top 5 Picks of the Year 2018/19: Part 2 Weekenders

By |2020-03-18T20:56:17+00:00March 17th, 2020|Articles, Weekenders|

I'm a bit late doing my Best of the Year lists, so I've decided to extend 2019 and add in the last three months of 2018. It's not just about the numbers In the last fifteen months, I've been to thirteen Weekenders.  That's almost one a month.  I remember when the only weekenders I did [...]

Ceroc Southport Weekender – The First-timers Story

By |2020-02-26T13:10:40+00:00February 25th, 2020|Articles, Weekenders|

Let's not take these vibrant Ceroc Weekenders for granted In February, as I entered The Thunderball Room on the Friday Night, just after ten o'clock, there was a real buzz about the place.  DJ Tim Sant-Turner already had a packed dance floor rockin', and it would stay like this until the early hours.  As I [...]

John Baker’s Soul & Funk Hour at Ceroc Breeze Weekender

By |2020-01-23T13:06:50+00:00January 22nd, 2020|Music Reviews, Weekenders|

We love the Speciality Hours So what makes a great session of dancing?  No 1 The music.  Music you love and more importantly music you can connect with.  We all have our favourite tracks that we love dancing to. Hopefully, you get to dance to a run of them.  The DJ gets you in the [...]

20 Things we love about Ceroc Aberdeen’s Thrill Weekender

By |2020-01-11T14:30:40+00:00January 4th, 2020|Articles, Weekenders|

First-ever Ceroc Aberdeen Thrill Weekender Back in November, I had the privilege of being invited to the first-ever Ceroc Weekender in Aberdeen, run by Nicola di Folco's and her Ceroc Perth and Ceroc Aberdeen crew, at the Jury's Inn Hotel at Aberdeen Airport.  There's always something special about being at the first of any new [...]

The Spirit of the Ceroc Breeze Weekender in 12 tracks

By |2021-01-08T17:31:31+00:00December 20th, 2019|Music Reviews, My Favourite Tracks, Weekenders|

A look back over this once a year dance fest It's some time now since I experienced my first ever Breeze, the Ceroc Weekender held in the Pontin's Holiday Camp at Brean Sands in Somerset, but I always promised myself a retrospective look back over the music.  Music is a great way to tell the [...]

20 Things we love about Breeze, Brean Sands

By |2019-11-11T18:32:15+00:00November 11th, 2019|Articles, Weekenders|

I add Breeze to the set When it comes to Ceroc Weekenders I'm a bit of a Southport Junkie. I can't remember when I last missed one, and my three times a year visits to the Pontin's holiday camp always feature in my annual highlights.  This year I thought I'd better give the other Pontin [...]

Benidorm Jive: The Melia Hotel, Benidorm (Oct 2019)

By |2019-11-07T11:22:40+00:00October 25th, 2019|Articles, Weekenders|

Day 1: Thursday 24 October Catching up on my writing Actually, it's really day one and a half, as I arrived here last night after an afternoon flight from East Midlands airport.  The alternative was a very early start this morning, so I decided instead to check in a day earlier and get settled in.  [...]

The Spirit of Jamfest in 12 Tracks

By |2021-02-25T20:21:26+00:00August 17th, 2019|My Favourite Tracks, Weekenders|

A look back over a hot summer dance fest It's some time now since I experienced my first ever Jamfest, the Ceroc Weekender held in the Pontin's Holiday Camp on the south coast, but I always promised myself a retrospective look back over the music.  The first thing to say is that there was a [...]

My Irish Dance Adventure – July 2019

By |2019-07-31T14:04:32+00:00July 19th, 2019|Articles, Classes and Workshops, Weekenders|

Day 1: Wednesday 17 July Luton Airport I'm back at Luton Airport for another foreign dance adventure.  Back in May I was here getting ready to board an EasyJet flight to Alicante for my visit to see Maxine Goodie and the dancers at her Paso a Paso Dance Club near Torrevieja on the Costa Blanca.  [...]