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Free dance workshops in Camden Market!

This week, as part of Camden Market’s half-term activities for the youth of the borough, we’ve been invited to teach some workshops!

Click the picture to find our more about where we’ll be, what other activities are taking place, and make the most of this awesome experience.

The Festival of Fun runs from 13th-17th of February and we’re in the house on Wednesday and Thursday. At time of publishing, places may have sold out already, so cross those fingers!

Manifest Nation on London Live

Right after performing for Chinese New Year recently we were interviewed by London Live – the TV channle for our fair city. Here’s a brief excerpt of what was discussed:

We’re working on finding the FULL version to share with you all, but we hope you’ll be boosted by the progress of the group! See more images o nall social media with the hastag #ManifestNation.

Raising £1000 with UCL Charity

This week we were invited to ‘Bring the Noise’ at the local UCL Academy student’s party, and it was truly fulfilling. Here are some images of our time starting the party.

UCL Organisation raised in excess of £1000 for the young homeless of London through ticket sales, and we are honoured to have been able to support this cause AND engage with local young dance enthusiasts.

Find out more about UCL’s work right here.

Our involvement with The Big Dance – Thanks, Sadiq!

The Big Dance is a nationwide celebration of dance, led by the Mayor of London in partnership with People Dancing, and is in it’s 10th year. All across the country this summer different professional organisations, community groups and everything in between are engaging in different activities, and here at B-Better we have quite a unique involvement!

Tinman on Tour!

Company director, Damien, is touring with the Big Dance Bus company all summer and there are 22 dates on the schedule! Their performance piece, ‘Dance through the Decades’, showcases a number of dance styles to an uplifting and iconic soundtrack.

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Big Dance Bus in Camden!

On July 17th, the Bus FINALLY comes to Camden and will be appearing at the ‘Give It a Go‘ Festival in Parliament Hill Fields. Come see our group, Manifest Nation performing, our open class students performing, join our workshops AND see Damien hosting and performing with the show group. Phew!

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For more info on The Bus, click here.

In other news, Tinman (Damien) had the opportunity to discuss the finer points of Hiphop dance with London’s new Mayor, Sadiq Khan, at the recent Bus stop in Trafalgar Square! The Patron’s Lunch was a large event to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday and we were honoured to be part of the occasion 🙂

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For more of Tinman’s exploits, follow him on Snapchat, Periscope and Twitter with the handle, @The_TDA

Come Join us at Hampstead Festival, July 3rd 2016!

Hampstead Summer Fest

 

This summer, B-Better / Manifest Nation are one of the headline acts at Hampstead Summer Festival and will be performing twice including closing the show at 4.30pm. Come join us for a day of fun activities and interactions on July 3rd on Hampstead High Street. Click here for more details. 🙂

The clip at the beginning of this video was our attempt at the world’s biggest Hiphop ‘Snake’ and gives you a sense of how awesome the event is:

Meet B-Better at Move It! 18-20 March

The UK’s biggest dance exhibition, Move It, is back with a bang this year and we are heavily involved!

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For starters, we are sharing a stand with Kent-based dance school, Sapphire Dance Academy. Stop by to find out information about our classes & teachers, meet members of Manifest Nation and pick up a ‘Hip-Hop Lives’ Tshirt! Spot us on Stand 103 🙂

You know Move It isn’t Move It without a B-Better Hiphop dance party, so join Natalia on Friday 18th at 12.45-1.30pm at our ‘Nightclub Survival’ class in Studio 7. If you can still get a ticket!

Our last big news is that the boss, Damien, will be hosting the Freestyle Stage at Move It all weekend. Pass through and say hi (just try not to distract him)!

 

Join us for a weekend of fun and activity..but remember our open classes on Saturday afternoon 🙂

Camden Lock Live! Friday July 11th – Dance Stage!

Camden Lock Live is a festival held in the middle of Camden Lock market and WE are running the dance stage in partnership with The Big Dance!

Come and join us to learn “hip hop moves to use in social situations” in Middle Yard. You will have the opportunity to take part, perform, watch, volunteer or get involved in any way you’d like.

There will be free giveaways on the day and performing acts include, Buckness Personified, Absolute Bollywood, Tropicana Dance school, Ombrascura, The Place and, of course, our B-Better teachers. We’re even holding the UK’s first 2-on2 waacking battle! The full line-up will be available online shortly, so stay tuned!

For more details, please email us at events@b-better.co.uk