BritRock latest information... 25th October 2009

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Subject: BritRock latest information... 25th October 2009
Date: October 25th 2009

Oct 25th Newsletter 2009


Dear BritRock Dancers,

Just 5 days to go, the count down begins and we are so excited! ....

West Coast Swing DWAS at BritRock
Dance With A Stranger - West Coast Swing fun Finals Category. Two tracks will be played a slower one and a quicker one, both of around 3 minutes long. Partnering up will take place 10 minutes after the dinner break and the competition itself just after the MJ DWAS finals.

The judges are:

  1. David Barker

  2. Simon Rich

  3. Nicole Becky

  4. Phil Webb

  5. Mike Rosa

  6. WCS DJ Sarah Piddington choosing the music

There will be no more than 10 couples in this heat, places cost £5pp to enter.
There are 2 female places and 5 male places left, operating on a first come first served basis.

Trophies and BritRock Award towels for 1st, 2nd & 3rd. To reserve your place please go to our on-line ticket sales.
Please click here


2) Business merger - BritRock Awards

The BritRock Awards comes to you via Sarah Johnson, proprietor of Sarah's Modern Jive and director of BritRock Ltd. Sarah's Modern Jive is in a transition process and is merging with BritRock Ltd incorporating the name
'BritRock Modern Jive Dance Company'.

In the South East we hold excellent weekly classes, monthly dances, monthly workshops taken by Simon Rich & Nicole Beckey and numerous fabulous Black Tie Balls.
Accommodation is inexpensive in Eastbourne if you care to stay over we will be recommending places to stay.

If you like what we do and would like to be included in our weekly newsletter please do not hesitate to subscribe to our newsletter which is very easy to unsubscribe if you so wish

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3) Categories

The competitor and spectator entries this year has been excellent.
However the following categories (two of which we took out last year) could do with a few more entrants

  • Advanced

  • Air steps

  • Showcase

  • Team

4) Last day to enter

In order to process your applications comfortably all entries are to be in by 12 midnight Tuesday 27th October. After this the Schedule of the day is made up and the competition becomes difficult to alter. Sometimes it is possible to accommodate late entries but to avoid disappointment we recommend you enter ASAP.


5)  Dance Shoe Company
At the last minute our Dance Shoe Trader has had to pull out, does any-one know of a shoe company that would like to take this slot?
Please contact: Sarah 077124979 34


5)  Massage
2 masseur's will be available Friday night and all day Saturday

  • 10 minute clothed Hydrotherm massage - £10

  • 15 min clothed or with oil - Hydrotherm massage - £15

  • 15 min seated Acupressure £15

  • 15 min Foot massage - £15

  • 30 min back neck and shoulders - Hydrotherm massage - £25

  • 50 min full body Hydrotherm massage - £45

To make advance bookings please call Ben Barnett for the Hydrotherm massage - 07891 339943 or
Marian Child 079123 44954 for the seated acupressure & foot massage to book in advance


6)  Photography
This year Ian Oliver is BritRock's official photographer. Ian has a very affordable portrait price tariff and a cd selection option that sounds a brilliant idea. For a nominal amount you select photos of yourself and he will put them on CD.
For full price explanation call Ian 07834787178


7) DVD

BritRock has commissioned the same video company as last year, I think you'll agree it was a high quality product.  Both Brain Fernley and Ian Oliver will be taking footage and photos from Friday night BritRock Horror Ball as well as the Competition. Advanced bookings of DVD are £20 in advance, £22 at BritRock or £26 then after.
To pre book you DVD
Please click here


BritRock, all categories and tickets now available on-line

ALL BritRock tickets & categories are availableon-line, please make sure you clearly add all names of contestants when you come to the  'Add Any Other Notes Here', Optio then we will post tickets and confirmation to you or if too late to post find on the door.
Please click here


Please bring your friends and family, spectators can be assured of a fantastic day's entertainment, a hearty welcome, freestyle dancing for all in-between heats, electric atmosphere and great shopping with the following traders taking stands so far:

  • Seated massage,

  • Hydrotherm full body massage,

  • Costume jewellery,

  • Glamour handbags,

  • Dance shoes?

  • Dance clothes

  • Portrait photography.

BritRock 30th - 31st October 2009
This is a FANTASTIC event PLEASE JOIN IN in this amazing annual occasion
Never will a huge dance event be as little as £8 to dance at this amazing venue. Please go to Sarah's diary on the web site and book your ticket for Friday Halloween Ball for just £8 in advance.

  1. Friday Night 30th Oct Halloween Ball
    Fancy dress costume optional, (Neil will be Herman Munster complete with 6" shoes making door staff about 6' 11"). There will be illuminated haunted Castle scenery, Ballroom Icebreaker lesson with Sally & Gordon, mini DWAS competition, Andy McGregor's quick Time Warp fun class and prizes for the best dressed costume judged by Andy McGregor and his ghastly ghoolies!
    £8 in adv £10 in the door available on-line.
    Many competitors and local dancers already have their tickets which are also being sold in Brighton via Rocsters Shoreham Centre, Pond Road, Shoreham 07813213201

  2. Full day ticket Sat 31st Oct
    Competitions will run throughout the afternoon and early evening pausing for a dinner break at 6.30pm. The thrilling excitement continues at 8pm with the finals finishing around 9.30pm with prize giving and Showcase winners performance. There will be regular slots of freestyle music interspersed throughout the day and competition rounds, plenty of shopping opportunities with shoes, a portrait photograph, clothes, jewellery or indulge in a hydrotherm or seated massage. There is something for every one all day throughout.
    Day pass £22 in advance £25 on the door, available on-line, includes evening Finals & Freestyle until 1am. Book in a group of 10 and get one free

  3. Sat Night Finals & Freestyle
    If you have a day pass then your ticket includes the evening freestyle. If you can't make the day then you can purchase an evening ticket and see the amazing finalists battling for their place and enjoy the freestyle dancing & celebrating with some of the best dancers in the UK. 7.30pm - 1am.
    £10 in advance £12 available on-line,  entry from 7.30pm

The Modern Jive Judges are:
Carol Haines - Head Judge

Simon Rich

Nicole Beckey

Viktor Andeke

Phil Webb

For more information:
Pick up a flyer, download the flyer, go to BritRock's web site  call Sarah 07712497934 the director of BritRock Awards, Independent Modern Jive Competition


That's all for now and look forward to seeing you there

Kind regards

Sarah Johnson

and the BritRock and Sarah's MJ team




Modern Jive, a Great way to
Meet People and have fun

Sarah's Modern Jive is a Member of the Le Roc Federation & UKA
Sarah's MJ 'helping those less fortunate than ourselves
'Build a Future in Kenya
' Registered Number 1112412 see charity page

Sarah is: A UK Freestyle Jive Champion . UK Spotlight Jive Champion . Qualified Professional Instructor, Competition Judge  &  Member of LeRoc Federation . UKA . Director of 'BritRock' Independent Championships . Trustee of 'Build A Future in Kenya Reg' 1112412
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