Bristol LeRoc

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Bristol LeRoc (Clifton LeRoc) is the longest running modern jive class in the South West, running for over 20 years. The classes are held on Monday nights at The Bristol Folk House on Park Street in Bristol. We also run monthly dance nights at the Filton Community Centre in Bristol.

Bristol LeRoc are the organisers of the infamous LeRoc Ball which is held at The Winter Gardens in Weston-super-Mare at the start of December. This ball is the biggest event of the year in the area and has been running since 1990. This year is the 21st ball.

John and Jacquie are the chief instructors for Bristol LeRoc.

John is an examiner in LeRoc for the UKA and is a founding member and former chairman of The LeRoc Modern Jive Federation. He is also the author of the instructional booklet in the 'Start to Dance-Modern Jive' CD and the author of the instruction manual for the federation. Jacquie is also a highly qualified teacher and is a full member of the UKA and LeRoc Federation.

Bristol LeRoc also teach the ever popular Bristol University LeRoc club.

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Bristol LeRoc This Week

Sent February 28th 2011

Hi eveyrone Just a couple of reminders for you. This week we have our normal Monday night class at Bristol Folk House (tonight!!). Our Tuesday class at Halo bar and Cafe on Gloucester Rd starts a bit later this week (8.45pm) and so the freestyle session will also start about 45 minutes late (9.45pm). Tim and Kerstin are you teachers for the night at this increasingly popular venue. Then this weekend we have our monthly freestyle dance at Filton Community Centre. There's a free class at 8.00pm from Matt and Sarah f...

Bristol LeRoc Monday night

Sent February 13th 2011

Hi everyone I had a few people ask if we were open for business on Monday night as it was Valentines day. I just thought I would send a message to let you know that there IS a class as usual and we hope to see you there if you can make it. Another date for your diary is our next freestyle on Saturday March 5th at Filton Community Centre. Hope to see you soon. John, Jacquie and the Bristol LeRoc team ...

Bristol LeRoc -Simon and Nicole Monday

Sent February 6th 2011

Hi everyone Just wanted to congratulate everyone who took part in the South West and Wales LeRoc Challenge at the weekend. As ever it was a fantastic atmosphere with some amazing performances from some very talented dancers. If you want to improve your own dancing make sure you come along to our monthly intermediate class taken by Simon and Nicole ( Next class is this Monday 7th February. Hope to see you there. John, Jacquie and the Bristol LeRoc team ...

Bristol LeRoc Saturday

Sent February 3rd 2011

Hi everyone We're all looking forward to the South West and Wales LeRoc Challenge on Saturday night at Filton Community Centre. There's still time to get your entries in so please email us to let us know if you want to take part. Those of you who are competing if you could be there by 7.45pm please. We will accept last minute entries (there's always some who leave it to the last minute). Check the website for details and to download an entry form. For those of you not competing we hop...

Bristol LeRoc This Week

Sent January 30th 2011

Hi everyone Just a reminder that this week's Tuesday lesson at Halo starts a little later than normal. This week doors open at 8:45pm and then we will kick off about 9pm for a quick 3 move beginners lesson followed by loads of freestyle dancing until 11:30 if people want to continue. It's great to see this class starting to grow in popularity. Why not give it a go this week? The following Saturday is our freestyle at Filton Community Centre. It includes the South West and Wales LeRoc challenge, organised in conjuncti...

Bristol LeRoc Tuesday classes

Sent January 24th 2011

Hi everyone I just wanted to remind you about our new Tuesday night classes at Halo Bar and Cafe on Gloucester Rd. It is aimed at Beginners and Improvers for the first part of the evening with two short classes which really get you up and running quickly with the dance. Tim and Kerstin are your instructors for the night. The class starts at 8.00pm and runs until 9.15pm with a short break in the middle. The rest of the night is there for you to practice during our freestyle session. Everyone is welcome to come along ...

Bristol LeRoc - South West and Wales Leroc Challenge

Sent January 15th 2011

Hi everyone I just wanted to let you know that the South West and Wales LeRoc Challenge this year has had to be brought forward for logistical reasons and will be held on 5th February at Filton Community Centre. The event is jointly organised with Planet Leroc in Cardiff. Those of you who have competed before will know that this is a really friendly competition and is great fun to take part in. We hope you will be able to take part again this year. If you haven't competed before this is a great opportunity to start...

Bristol LeRoc - Filton Dance this Saturday

Sent January 7th 2011

Hi everyone Just wanted to remind you that we have our freestyle dance at Filton Community Centre on Saturday January 8th. During the day we have workshops with Simon and Nicole (sold out) but everyone is welcome to join us for the evening freestyle. So if you're not coming to the workshops we hope to see you in the evening. Doors open at 8pm. Monday night classes resume this week at Bristol Folk House and we start our new beginners and improvers classes at Halo Bar and Cafe on Gloucester Rd on Tuesday night. Both ev...

Bristol LeRoc Simon and Nicole Workshops on Saturday

Sent January 2nd 2011

Hi everyone Happy New Year. I just wanted to let you know that there are still places available for the Simon and Nicole workshops on Saturday at Filton Community Centre. See website for details. Hope to see you for what promises to be a great day of classes. Don't forget, the workshop ticket entitles you to free entry to our evening freestyle too. Please let me know if you want a place but haven't yet sent in payment. Just email me if you want to book a place. Hope to see y...


Sent December 20th 2010

FOLK HOUSE SHUT TONIGHT on advice from local transport network and to local businesses. Apparently there could be severe disruption of travel in Bristol this afternoon. Also, some of our support staff are not able to travel in so on this basis I'm afraid we've had to cancel tonight's class. Please pass on this information to anyone you know who might have been coming. Our next class is on Monday January 10th at Bristol Folk House and then our new classes on Tuesday January 11th at Halo Bar and Cafe on Gloucester Rd. ...

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