St James Institute has its very own ballroom and we are lucky to have several clubs offering a full programme of dance classes and activities throughout the week.


Adeline Dance Studios

Adeline Dance Studios provides a comprehensive range of classes in Ballroom, Latin American, Classical Sequence, Disco, Rock’n’Roll and Argentine Tango. They also offer private tuition and specialist classes on request.

Classes are available for all ages and abilities; from tots to seniors and beginners to medallists, as well as coaching for competitors. With a programme of varied teaching and social classes, all are welcome to share in the fun and enjoyment dancing can bring, learn new skills and attain fitness and improved health.

Prices for classes vary from £5.00 – £7.50. For more information, please see the Adeline Dance Studios website.

Tuesday Wednesday
Improvers Ballroom and Latin American class, 7 – 8pm

New Beginners class and Learn to Dance, 8 – 9pm

Advanced Ballroom and Latin American variations, 9 – 10pm

Beginners Ballroom and Latin American, 7 – 8pm

Intermediate Ballroom and Latin American, 8 – 9pm

Advanced Ballroom and Latin American, 9 – 10pm

Thursday Friday
Beginners Rock ‘n’ Roll, 7 – 7.45pm

Technique teaching; Ballroom, Latin American and Sequence, 7.45 – 8.30pm

Social practice dancing; Ballroom, Latin American Social and Sequence, 8.30pm – 10.30pm

Children – under 8’s, 4.30 – 5.15pm

Children – ages 8 to 11, 5 – 6pm

Youth – 12 and over, 5 – 6.30pm

Adults – Popular Sequence teaching, 7.15 – 8pm

Adults – Social dance evening, 8 – 10pm


MLC Dance

An exciting dance school run by Michelle Lawrence-Chapman, offering courses in Ballroom, Latin American and Sequence, catering for absolute beginners through to the highly experienced.

Courses are held over four weeks and cover two dances, and cost £22. To book, or to find out more about the courses, please contact Michelle on 07990 833994 or visit the MLC website.

Monday Wednesday
Foundation: Monday, 7.45 – 8.30pm

Next steps: Monday, 8.30 – 9.15pm

Variations (designed for the more experienced dancer): 7 – 7.45pm


Foundation: 12 – 12.45pm

Popular Sequence: 12.45 – 1.30pm




Midlanders Friendly Dance school

Midlanders offers social dancing on alternating Saturday evenings and Thursday afternoons.