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The Society is one of the world's leading dance examination boards with the widest range of dance genres available. We are a registered educational charity, supporting and training our members through a variety of courses, teaching syllabi and techniques.

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DFR Grand Finals

Competitors who qualified at area competitions throughout 2022 are to attend our finals event in Guildford.

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Guildford Spectrum, Parkway, Guildford, GU1 1UP

Sunday 9 Oct


Day of Dance

Join us at the Arts Educational School in Chiswick for a cross-genre day of classes and more.

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ArtsEd, 14 Bath Road, Chiswick, London, W4 1LY

Sunday 30 Oct


Tap Fest 2022

A full day of Tap Dance! Teachers and students from across the UK can join us in Preston for...

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Preston College, St Vincents Rd, Fulwood, Preston PR2 8UR

Sunday 6 Nov


Membership Matters - Monthly Talks with Guest Speaker: Dr Siobhan Mitchell

Join speaker Dr Siobhan Mitchell, as she talks through her work on The GuiDANCE project.

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Tuesday 22 Nov


Cecchetti Classical Ballet Awards

A fantastic opportunity for our young dancers to take part in this friendly and inclusive Cecchetti faculty competition.

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Central School of Ballet, 21 – 22 Paris Garden, London SE1 8DJ

Sunday 27 Nov


Medallist Series 2022/23

Members who are currently entering pupils for ISTD Ballroom, Latin American and Sequence medals are eligible to take part...

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Sunday 27 Nov




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