Outdoor Dancing & Event Dates 2022/23

Outdoor Dancing & Events

There’s no Dancing or Easter Social on Tuesday 19th April as The Thompsons Arms is closed after a busy Bank Holiday, so…
*ADDED DATE*
Wednesday 20th April 2022 – for one week only
We’ll be at the Thompsons Arms, normal time 7.30-10pm. We hope you can make it.

*IMPORTANT DATE CHANGE*
Tuesday 26th April 2022
Easter Social @ Thompsons Arms – And we’d like to reintroduce the Jacob’s Table buffet supper, so please bring a dish to share if you can. It’s a free night and there will be a raffle. 7.30-10pm (Unfortunately, Thompsons Arms is closed on our original date, 19th April)

Tuesday 10th May 2022
Eurovision @ Thompsons Arms – Same old dances but to Euro Songs! 7.30-10pm

Sunday 29th May 2022
Outdoor Dancing – Our first outdoor dance outside the REM Bar on Canal Street. 2.00 – 5.00pm, weather dependent. See our Facebook & Twitter pages on the day for confirmation.

Sunday 12th June 2022
Picnic at Turn Moss Park – Turn Moss was our dance venue during the pandemic, so we’d like to go there again with picnic baskets, dogs and the outdoor speaker for more dancing on grass. 2.00 – 4.00pm, weather dependent. See our Facebook & Twitter pages on the day for confirmation. Please note: there are no toilet facilities at Turn Moss.

Sunday 26th June 2022
Outdoor Dancing – Back to the REM Bar on Canal Street. 2.00 – 5.00pm, weather dependent. See our Facebook & Twitter pages on the day for confirmation.

Sunday 24th July 2022
Outdoor Dancing – See our kerb dancing and bollard avoiding prowess outside the REM Bar on Canal Street. 2.00 – 5.00pm, weather dependent. See our Facebook & Twitter pages on the day for confirmation.

Sunday 31st July 2022
Stockport Pride – we’ll be there giving a few performance dances. We are due to be on stage at 3.55pm. If you see us, give us a wave!

Saturday 13th August 2022
Levenshulme Pride – They’ve invited back, so we will see you in The Klondyke beer garden for some dancing and some teaching. Time to be arranged. Details will be posted on Facebook and Twitter when we know more.

Saturday 27th August 2022
Manchester Pride – After missing the past couple of years, the Parade is back on and we’ll be there! This year’s theme is Peace. We’re busy preparing our Parade dance and are really looking forward to it!

Monday 29th August 2022
Outdoor Pride Dancing – In a break from tradition, we’re going to dance outside The Thompsons Arms on Bank Holiday Monday. It’ll give us a day to rest after the Parade and hopefully, we won’t have to compete with the funfair. 2.00 – 4.30pm, weather dependent. See our Facebook & Twitter pages on the day for confirmation.

Tuesday 30th August 2022
No Dancing Tonight – Thompsons Arms is closed for a well-earned rest.

Tuesday 6th September 2022
Beginner’s Night @ Thompsons Arms 7.30 – 10pm – Our annual open night to give all those who saw us in the Parade a chance to join in. It’s a free night for all.

Sunday 25th September 2022
Outdoor Dancing – Our final visit of the year to the REM Bar on Canal Street. 2.00 – 5.00pm, weather dependent. See our Facebook & Twitter pages on the day for confirmation.

Tuesday 25th October 2022
Halloween Social @ Thompsons Arms – Spooky goings on with a Jacob’s Table buffet supper, so please bring a dish to share if you can. It’s a free night and there will be a raffle and a prize for the best costume. 7.30-10pm

Tuesday 13th December 2022
Christmas Social @ Thompsons Arms – Our last dance of 2022 with a Jacob’s Table buffet supper, so please bring a dish to share if you can. It’s a free night and there will be a raffle. Don’t forget your Christmas Jumpers! 7.30-10pm

Saturday 17th December 2022
Christmas Social in Canal Street – Our annual festive pub crawl before Christmas. Details, as ever, to be confirmed.

Tuesday 10th January 2023
First Dancing of the New Year @ Thompsons Arms – we’re back and ready to dance off the mince pies and Christmas puds. 7.30-10pm

Tuesday 14th February 2023
AGM & Pink Social @ Thompsons Arms – A round up of what we’ve done over the past year followed by a free night of dancing (but this is also the last chance to renew your membership) 7pm AGM start, then dancing until 10pm

 *Please note that all outdoor dancing is weather dependent – please check our Facebook Page for an update on the day!

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