West Coast Swing UK February Newsletter 2017!

From: "West Coast Swing UK" <cat@westcoastswing.co.uk>
Subject: West Coast Swing UK February Newsletter 2017!
Date: February 4th 2017

 

 

February Newsletter 2017

 

At A Glance:

1.       West Coast Swing UK Important Dates for Your Dance Diary!

2.       February Guest WCS Classes with Catriona!

3.       Second City Swing Presents…February Masterclass & Freestyle with Guest Teacher Catriona, Solihull, Sat 4 February!

4.       Monthly Exeter WCS Workshop & Tea Dance with Catriona, Sun 5 February!

5.       “ZoukFest” Weekender – SwayD Boots Available for Purchase, Park Inn Heathrow, 24-26 February!

6.       ICEWest Coast Swing UK’s Chilled Monthly Social, At Windsor For This Month Only, Sat 25 February!

7.       Monthly West Coast Swing UK Workshop & Tea Dance with Catriona & WCSUK Team, Windsor, Sun 26 February!

8.       Westies In Essex 3rd Annual WCS Weekender with Catriona & Friends, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, 12-14 May!

 


 

1.    West Coast Swing UK Important Dates for Your Dance Diary!

 

Hi Everyone! Our full 2017 dates are already updated to our website “WCSUK Key Dates” pages and “Calendar” page but for easy reference, you can view the major ones here;

 

  • Wednesday 1 February – First Midweek Freestyle of the Month – Twickenham
  • Saturday 25 February - ICE Freestyle – Windsor
  • Sunday 26 February – Sunday Workshop – Windsor
  • Wednesday 1 March – First Midweek Freestyle of the Month – Twickenham
  • Saturday 25 March - ICE Freestyle – West Drayton
  • Sunday 26 March – Sunday Workshop – Windsor – Mums Dance For Free!
  • Wednesday 5 April – First Midweek Freestyle of the Month – Twickenham
  • Saturday 29 April - ICE Freestyle – West Drayton
  • Sunday 30 April - Sunday Workshop – Windsor
  • Wednesday 3 May – First Midweek Freestyle of the Month – Twickenham
  • Saturday 20 - Sunday 21 May - Special Guest Workshop Weekend with Top International Pros Maxime & Torri Zzaoui – West Drayton
  • Wednesday 7 June – First Midweek Freestyle of the Month – Twickenham
  • Saturday 17 June - ICE Freestyle – West Drayton
  • Sunday 18 June - Sunday Workshop – West Drayton – Dads Dance For Free!
  • Wednesday 5 July – First Midweek Freestyle of the Month – Twickenham
  • Saturday 22 July - ICE Freestyle – West Drayton
  • Sunday 23 July - Sunday Workshop – Windsor
  • Wednesday 2 August – First Midweek Freestyle of the Month – Twickenham
  • Saturday 19 August - WCSUK 12th Year Anniversary Party & Charity Fundraiser – Windsor
  • Saturday 2 September – London WCS Flashmob
  • Sunday 3 September – Exeter WCS Flashmob
  • Wednesday 6 September – First Midweek Freestyle of the Month – Twickenham
  • Saturday 23 September - ICE Freestyle – West Drayton
  • Sunday 24 September - Sunday Workshop – Windsor
  • Wednesday 4 October – First Midweek Freestyle of the Month – Twickenham
  • Saturday 21 October - ICE Freestyle – West Drayton
  • Sunday 22 October - Sunday Workshop – Windsor
  • Wednesday 1 November – First Midweek Freestyle of the Month – Twickenham
  • Thursday 16 – Monday 20 November – 7th Edition London SwingVitational!
  • Wednesday 6 December – First Midweek Freestyle of the Month – Twickenham
  • Saturday 9 December - WCSUK Annual Christmas Party – Windsor
  • Sunday 10 December - Sunday Workshop – Windsor
  • Monday 11 December – Last Monday Class of 2017 – Hammersmith
  • Wednesday 13 December – Last Wednesday Class of 2017 – Twickenham

 

Check out our Calendar page at www.westcoastswing.co.uk/whats-on/calendar/ for regular updates!

 


 

2.    February Guest WCS Classes with Catriona!

 

Guest Spots:

 

 


 

3.    Second City Swing Presents…February Masterclass & Freestyle with Guest Teacher Catriona, Solihull, Saturday 4 February!

 

Special Guest West Coast Swing Masterclass

with

Top UK WCS Pro Catriona Wiles

Followed by Pure WCS Freestyle

 

18:45-Midnight, Saturday 4 February

 

Catriona will once again be guest teacher for this month’s Masterclass hosted by James Bartlett and Zoe Rigby, founders of Second City Swing. Come join us for a themed Masterclass covering techniques and concepts essential in bringing you up to a competent social dance level, followed by a chilled WCS freestyle with friends!

 

Bentley Heath Community Association

Widney Road

Bentley Heath

Solihull

West Midlands

B93 9BQ

 

Map

 

Check out our Facebook advert for quick updates;

www.facebook.com/events/398555107154690/

 

  • £20 Masterclass & Freestyle combined – paid in advance!
  • £25 Masterclass & Freestyle combined – paid on the door
  • £10 Freestyle Only
  • To book, email secondcity.wcs@gmail.com or call Zoe on 07852 556101

 

2017 Dates:

 

Saturday 11 March

Saturday 1 April

Saturday 6 May

Saturday 3 June

Saturday 8 July

No August Date

Saturday 9 September

Saturday 7 October

Saturday 11 November

Saturday 2 December

 


 

4.    Monthly Exeter WCS Workshop & Tea Dance with Catriona, Sunday 5 February!

 

Monthly Exeter WCS Workshop & Tea Dance

with

Top UK WCS Pro Catriona Wiles

 

13:00-18:00 Sunday 5 February

 

If you’ve been toying with the idea of learning WCS, then now is the perfect time to start! Or if you’ve been dancing WCS for a while and would like to refresh your basics and perfect your technique, then this is also a great opportunity for you to get back into the “swing” of things!

 

Every month, Catriona teaches a 3 hour FUNdamental/Improver level workshop, the first hour of which covers all the tools and techniques needed to get you started on your WCS journey.

 

After a short break, the next 2 hours focus on concepts and patterns to help you progress your understanding and experience of WCS.

 

And we’ll once again be offering a FUNdamentals review class with GPDIA (Global Professional Dance Instructors’ Association) newly qualified Sally Fullwood for our newer dancers wishing to consolidate their basics in a more one-on-one setting.

 

The afternoon is topped off with 90 minutes of pure WCS freestyle and practice time from 16:30-18:00! All will be made welcome!

 

Coaver Club

Matford Lane

Exeter

EX2 4PS

 

Map
 

Free Onsite Parking

Fully Licensed Bar

Complimentary Tea, Coffee & Snacks

Easily Accessible From M5

15-20 Minute Walk From Exeter City Centre

 

Check out our Facebook advert for quick updates;

www.facebook.com/events/233407220436905/

 

Or check out our Website page;

www.westcoastswing.co.uk/wcs-exeter/

 

  • £20 – Workshop if payment is received more than 7 days in advance
  • £25 – Workshop if payment is received less than 7 days in advance, availability permitting
  • £5 – Tea dance only
  • Free – Juniors up to age 18

 

To book, email cat@westcoastswing.co.uk or call 07881 641400. Then choose from the following payment options;

 

Option 1 – Make cash payment at any venue

Option 2 – Pay via bank transfer. Email for details

Option 3 – Send cheque made payable to C. Wiles

 

2017 Dates:

 

Sunday 5 March

Sunday 2 April – At Westbank Centre

Sunday 7 May

Sunday 4 June

Sunday 2 July

Sunday 6 August

Sunday 3 September – Exeter WCS Flashmob

Sunday 8 October

Sunday 12 November

Sunday 3 December – Annual Christmas Party

 


 

5.    “ZoukFest” Weekender – SwayD Boots Available for Purchase, Park Inn Heathrow, 24-26 February!

 

Robert & Jean White of Mambo City Salsa have once again kindly invited me to “ZoukFest” from 24-25 February with my huge consignment of SwayD “Magic” Dance Boots for the ladies! This new dance footwear have taken the nation and in fact the world by storm, striking the perfect balance between fashion, function and comfort! They come in two traditional styles; Urban Premiere (tall) and Urban Step (short) plus some special editions, a variety of colours and come in euro sizes 34 all the way up to 42 including some wide sizes. Special reduced prices for cash sales in person! You won’t find them cheaper anywhere else!

 

I will only be at the event on the evening of Friday 24 and during the daytime of Saturday 25 February so please come along and check out the booth and/or spread the word to any ladies who you think might be interested! Thank you!

 

Check out the Facebook advert for quick updates;

www.facebook.com/events/606449582856734/

 

Or check out the Website page;

www.zoukfest.co.uk/

 


 

6.    ICE – West Coast Swing UK’s Chilled Monthly Social, At Windsor For This Month Only, Saturday 25 February!

 

Innovation…Creation…Expression…

 

Presenting ICE - Our Chilled Monthly

WCS Freestyle

 

19:45-23:45, Saturday 25 February 2017

 

Pure Uninterrupted WCS Freestyle with Resident Deejay Graham Burke & Guest Deejay Paul Abbott!

 

*Venue Change For This Month Only!*

New Windsor Community Centre

Hanover Way

Dedworth

Windsor

SL4 5NW

 

Map

 

No need to book. Just show up ready to dance!

 

Free Onsite Parking

Full Licensed Bar

Complimentary tea, coffee & snacks

Feel free to bring a plate

Easily Accessible from Central London & the West

Just over 1 mile from Windsor & Eton Central or Riverside Rail

 

Check out our Facebook advert for quick updates;

www.facebook.com/events/1286153238098183/

 

Or check out our Website page;

www.westcoastswing.co.uk/whats-on/ice-2017/  

 

  • £28 – Any workshop package & ICE freestyle combined
  • £28 – Any workshop package & ICE freestyle combined
  • £25 – Any workshop package & ICE freestyle combined – Students & Seniors
  • £10 – ICE only with SwingClubCard® membership. Enquire on arrival
  • £8 – ICE only with SwingClubCard® membership – Students & Seniors
  • £11 – ICE only – Non-members
  • Free – Juniors up to and including age 18

 

2017 “ICE” Dates:

 

Saturday 25 March

Saturday 29 April

Saturday 20-Sunday 21 May - Special Guest Workshop Weekend with Top International Pros Maxime & Torri Zzaoui!

Saturday 17 June

Saturday 22 July

Saturday 19 August – WCSUK 12th Year Anniversary Party & Annual Charity Fundraiser!

Saturday 23 September

Saturday 21 October

Thursday 16-Monday 20 November – 7th Edition London SwingVitational!

Saturday 9 December – WCSUK Annual Christmas Party!

 


 

7.    Monthly West Coast Swing UK Workshop & Tea Dance with Catriona & WCSUK Team, Windsor, Sunday 26 February!

 

Multi-Level West Coast Swing Workshop

with

Top UK WCS Pro Catriona Wiles

& WCSUK Teaching Team

 

13:00-18:00, Sunday 26 February 2017

 

New Windsor Community Centre

Hanover Way

Dedworth

Windsor

SL4 5NW

 

Map

 

Free Onsite Parking

Full Licensed Bar

Complimentary tea, coffee & snacks

Easily Accessible from Central London & the West

Just over 1 mile from Windsor & Eton Central or Riverside Rail

 

Please choose from the following packages to suit all experience levels;

 

"Improver Package" - 3 hours of tuition from Beginner to Improver Plus level with Catriona

or…

"FUNdamentals Package" - first hour of tuition with Catriona, followed by 2 hours of Beginner level tuition with one of the WCS UK Team

 

This is a gender-balanced event! So book early to avoid disappointment!

 

The Tea Dance is included in the price of either workshop package or you can attend just the Tea Dance from 16:30-18:00 for only a fiver! Complimentary tea, coffee, biscuits & fruit for everyone!

 

Check out our Facebook advert for quick updates;

www.facebook.com/events/703471023166970/

 

Or check out our Website page;

www.westcoastswing.co.uk/whats-on/monthly-workshops-tea-dances-2017/

 

  • £28 – Any workshop package & ICE freestyle combined
  • £25 – Any workshop package & ICE freestyle combined – Students & Seniors
  • £20 – Any workshop package if payment is received more than 7 days in advance
  • £15 – Any workshop package if payment is received more than 7 days in advance – Students & Seniors
  • £25 – Any workshop package if payment is received less than 7 days in advance, availability permitting
  • £20 – Any workshop package if payment is received less than 7 days in advance, availability permitting – Students & Seniors
  • £5 – Tea dance only
  • Free – Juniors up to and including age 18

 

To book, email cat@westcoastswing.co.uk or call 07881 641400 specifying which package you’re signing up for. Then choose from the following payment options;

 

Option 1 – Make cash payment at any venue

Option 2 – Pay via bank transfer. Email for details

Option 3 – Send cheque made payable to C. Wiles

 

2017 Workshop Dates:

 

Sunday 26 March – Mums Dance For Free!

Sunday 30 April

Saturday 20-Sunday 21 May - Special Guest Workshop Weekend with Top International Pros Maxime & Torri Zzaoui!

Sunday 18 June – Dads Dance For Free!

Sunday 23 July

No Workshop in August!

Sunday 24 September

Sunday 22 October

Thursday 16-Monday 20 November – 7th Edition London SwingVitational!

Sunday 10 December

 


 

8.    Westies in Essex 3rd Annual WCS Weekender with Catriona & Friends, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, 12-14 May!

 

Westies In Essex proudly presents a WCS dance weekender like no other! It’s our 3rd year at Potters 5* Resort in Norfolk and we are delighted to invite you back to our chilled dance weekend working with Catriona Wiles of West Coast Swing UK! We are also introducing for the first time additional WCS dance duo teachers Kevin & Aggie Town and James Bartlett & Zoe Rigby to give you multi-level themed WCS workshops in the Gallery Lounge and Atlas Theatre and finally…exclusive WCS social dancing into the early hours in the Gallery Lounge on Friday &  Saturday nights! It’s all ours this year! Graham Burke will be our resident deejay once again with some additional slots from Kevin & James!

 

Places limited this year so make sure you book on quick!

 

  • 5* WCS Teachers!
  • 5* Resort – Full Board Accommodation, Fabulous Facilities, Additional Entertainment/Activities/Dance Classes run by Potters!
  • Bucks Fizz Reception on Friday night!
  • Themed, levelled WCS workshops from FUNdamentals to Advanced!
  • Free Introduction to WCS Taster Classes for brand new dancers!
  • Bonus Line Dance Workshop!
  • Exclusive WCS Social Dancing until the early hours on Friday & Saturday!
  • Saturday Night Party – Dress To Impress!
  • Gender Balanced Event – Limited Places Available – First Come, First Served!
  • 2 Night Stay – Friday lunchtime thru to late Sunday afternoon!
  • Optional 3 Night Stay – Enjoy Potters 1st class evening entertainment & fine dining on Sunday night!
  • Early bird price until 5th November 2016 – Just £255 per person for 2 night stay (Friday & Saturday) or £338 per person for 3 night stay (Friday, Saturday & Sunday)!
  • £55 deposit secures your place – includes £5 insurance protection fee!
  • Room options available;
    • Bungalow with twin/double beds in the rooms
    • Bungalow Plus with 2 bedrooms – limited availability!
    • Single occupancy rooms – limited availability!
  • All rooms with private facilities!
  • Supplements apply for single occupancy & 2 bedroom accommodation!

 

Check out our Facebook advert for quick updates;

www.facebook.com/events/202053643546199/

 

Or check out our Website page for full info and how to book;

www.westiesinessex.co.uk/dance-weekender/

 

To book your place or for more information, email Janice Washer at info@westiesinessex.co.uk or call 01371 870303.

 


 

 

Happy Dancing! Love Catriona

 

+44 7881 641400

 

cat@westcoastswing.co.uk

catdance@talk21.com

swingvitational@gmail.com

 

www.westcoastswing.co.uk

www.londonswingvitational.co.uk

www.swingclubcard.com/

 

www.facebook.com/groups/wcsuk/

www.facebook.com/groups/exeterwcs/

 

twitter.com/WCSUKCatriona



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