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Parkinson's course - Bristol
Photography Rachel Cherry
Dance for Parkinson's
Introduction to Parkinson's 18-19 Feb 2017 9.30am - 6.00pm The Trinity Centre, Trinity Road, Bristol BS2 0NW
The Museum of Us
The Museum of Us: Capturing Community Dance for future years
Support our fundraising campaign to create an accessible online archive
We're 30 - let's celebrate!
People Dancing's 30 birthday event
We're 30 - let's celebrate!
A legendary Central London venue will host a very special celebration event on 13 December to mark People Dancing’s 30th birthday… and launch an exciting campaign to create a living history archive of community dance.
Older people's dance survey
Older people's dance activities  Photography Helen Murray
Older people's dance activities - first UK survey
A new research report into current practice in older people's dance, published by People Dancing and co-commissioned by Aesop, was launched at the House of Lords on 7 November 2016...
Autumn/Winter Programme
People Dancing Programme - Autumn/Winter 2016/17
People Dancing Programme - Autumn/Winter 2016/17
The latest issue of People Dancing's Programme of events and initiatives is out now!
BLOG: Dance without touch?
Cecilia Macfarlane
BLOG Post
The author of our very first People Dancing blog is the renowned community dance pioneer, Cecilia Macfarlane. We’re grateful to Cecilia for getting our blog off the ground, especially as she penned it on a plane en route from Japan to San Francisco!
Any Age. Any Body...
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Community dance champion shares a life’s work in print
A dancer who started her own dance classes for children 30 years ago has put her experience into a new book for others to share.
Dance and Parkinson's
Dance for PD at Mark Morris Dance Group. Photo: Johan Henckens
Dance for Parkinson's Online Learning Programme
People Dancing and Dance for PD® have, with the assistance of the Dance for Parkinson’s Network UK, created an online learning programme...
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