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The Big Weekend – A Dancers' Dream Weekend

Once per month we will be hosting a full weekend of dance, with 14 workshops, 2/3 evenings of dance (see individual listings) at our jewel in the crown, The Palace Ballroom, Hindley.

All elements are booked separately or can be booked together for a discounted price. Just £70 for 3 days of dancing.

The Venue
The dancing will take place at our amazing purpose-built, state-of-the-art venue – The Palace Ballroom, Hindley, WN2 3AE. Boasting a 4000sq ft oak floor and state-of-the-art sound and lighting.
Our Ballroom has built-in changing rooms for your use, along with bar facilities.
We also have lots of local restaurants just metres away, so no need to go back and forth to your accommodation.

Build your own package
•  Choose which days, workshops and evenings you wish to attend. All elements can be booked separately allowing you to do as much,
   or as little, as you wish.
•  Or do the whole weekend at a hugely discounted price of just £70.
•  You then arrange your own travel, accommodation and food.

The Weekend Line-Up – we upload itineraries 2 months ahead
Each 90-minute workshop is split into 45 minutes of choreography and 45 minutes of technique and tips with a short practice session.

•  Friday workshops (with demonstrating couples where available)   2.00pm, 3.30pm, 5.00pm
•  Friday night dance supervised practice – or optional 3 classes in
   our Latin Lounge
8pm - 10.30pm
•  Saturday afternoon workshops 1.30pm, 2.30pm, 4.00pm & 5.30pm
•  Saturday evening event (see individual listings for details)
   * Varies on some breaks – see itineraries


•  Sunday morning workshops 10.30am, 12 noon, 1.30pm, 3pm & 4.30pm
•  Sunday Sequence Class 7.15pm
•  Sunday social dance 8.00pm - 10.45pm




You can book all workshops and socials separately
•  Workshops £7.50 per person, per workshop
•  Saturday dance £10/£15 per person, depending on the event
•  Sunday Social £7.50
•  Alternatively, you can purchase
The Big Ticket and pay just £70 for the full 3 days – saving
   £50 per person on the individual prices

Call to book – 07872 146896

Click here for Workshop details month by month



Dates for 2024 - 3 days and nights of dancing

including a fabulous Saturday night themed dance

January 12-14

Saturday Night includes: Barn Dance with Live Music & Food

February 9-11 Saturday Night includes: Valentines Ball with Demo
March 8-10 Saturday Night includes: Themed Social Dance
April 12-14 Saturday Night includes: Daffodil Ball With Food and Demo 
May 10-12 Saturday Night includes: 40's Theme - The Swing Commanders Live (Ballroom and Latin plus Lindy, Rock n roll and more)
June 7-9 Saturday Night includes: Themed Social Dance
July 12-14 Saturday Night includes: Barn Dance with Live Music & Food
August 9-11 Saturday Night includes: Hawaiin Summer Dance with BBQ
September 13-15 Saturday Night includes:  Masquerade Ball - Live music from the Mike Brown Band
October 11-13 Saturday Night includes: Halloween Spooktacular
November 8-10 Saturday Night includes:  - Swingers Ball (Sparkle Theme) The Swing Commanders Live (Ballroom and Latin plus Lindy, Rock ''n roll and more)

Hotels local to The Palace Ballroom,
Hindley, WN2 3AE
There are many more – these are simply suggestions

Mercure Bolton Georgian House Hotel
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Distance from The Palace 4.2 miles

Premier Inn, Wigan Town Centre
Distance from The Palace 3.6 miles

Premier Inn, Bolton Stadium Arena
Distance from The Palace – 4.5 miles

The Greyhound Hotel, Leigh
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Distance from The Palace 7.5 miles

The Holiday Inn, Leigh
Distance from The Palace 5.2 miles

The Bolton Whites Hotel, Horwich
Distance from The Palace – 4.7 miles

Please Note:
Occasionally unexpected circumstances beyond our control may impact the planned programme
and, as such, in these extreme circumstances:
•  Venues/ballrooms may change
•  Demonstrations may not be available
•  Workshop programmes / teachers may change

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