LISTINGS: Making Music and Dancing - May 5 - May 12, 2011

MAKING MUSIC

Singing for Larks, one-off singing workshop for adults led by Faith Watson providing an opportunity to switch off from the daily routine and indulge in a day of joyful singing with others,. Saturday, May 21, 10.30am to 4.30pm (£12, booking essential, call Centre in the Park on 2860400).

Southey Musical Theatre Company, are looking for new male members age 16+ for their forthcoming production of Annie Get Your Gun. Rehearsals every Tuesday at Farm Road Social Club, 7.30pm from May 24 (Malcolm 07971974675, email mal1961@btinternet.com).

Sheffield Oratorio Chorus, new tenors and basses welcome, St Andrew’s URC Church, Upper Hanover Street, Wednesdays, 7.30-9.30pm Concerts in Sheffield Cathedral (June Graham, 236 9786, www.oratorio.org.uk).

Opor Singers, Sharrow based community singing group, supportive and friendly environment, sings songs from a wide range of genres and cultures. No requirement to read music as everything is taught by ear, performs regularly at local events, rehearsals at Old Sharrow Junior School, Southview Road, Sharrow, Wednesdays, 6.30pm-8.30pm (oporsingers@gmail.com , http://www.myspace.com/oporsingers).

Afro-Cuban Drumming Workshops, fun and practical monthly workshops providing ‘hands-on’ experience of playing in a percussion ensemble with emphasis on rhythmic development and the chance to learn basic Afro-Cuban percussion/patterns and techniques, Meersbrook Park United Reformed Church & Centre (opposite Heeley Retail Park), Chesterfield Road, Meersbrook, Saturdays, April 23 , May 21, 1.30pm - 4pm (£12.50, to register in advance and for further information, email errol.francis@ymail.com, 0791 3892027).

Chesterfield Parish Church Choir, is looking to recruit boys around the ages of 6-12 years who live in the North Derbyshire area. Vocal tuition and coaching is offered, and new starters receive training. The choir is also looking for singers of any age in the way of altos, tenors and basses, younger people still at school as well as adults, to sing wide range of music covering five centuries from Elizabethan to present day styles (Ian Brackenbury, Director of Music, 0771 928 3735 or 01246 272385).

Holmebrook Valley Singers, group who perform aq wide range of well known easy-to-learn songs for all tastes are looking for new singers, no auditions or musical knowledge, just enthusiasm required, practice Holmebrook Valley Centre, Chesterfield, every Thursday, 1pm-3pm (call Neil Jackson 01246 207269 or just turn up).

Bravo Productions, popular purveyors of Old Time Music Hall are looking for soloists and speciality acts to help keep the traditional English form of entertainment form alive. Details 01909 567 326.

Sheffield Accordion Club, welcomes accordion players from beginners to advanced and enthusiast listeners also appreciated at club nights, HSBC Sports Cub Pavilion, Limb Lane, Dore, third Tuesday of the month, 7pm (Ray 2466912 or John 2364134).

Norfolk Sparkle Community Choir, small choir who sing contemporary accapella looking for new members of all ages, experience and abilities, meets Victoria Methodist Church, Stafford Road, second and fourth Thursdays of the month), 8pm for tea and refreshments, singing from 8.30-9.30pm (Joy French 2784865 or email joyfrench@hotmail.co.uk).

Singing For Fun, Handsworth Community Singers, open access, everyone welcome to come along and sing or just listen, Handsworth Sports and Social Club, Hall Road, Handsworth, Mondays, 7pm-9pm (call June or Peter, 2540158).

City of Sheffield Teachers Choir, singers new or experienced welcome at rehearsals, open to all not only teachers, St Mary’s Church Centre, Bramall Lane Thursdays, 7pm-9pm (2302685/ 2745588).

OutAloud, Sheffield’s gay choir, open to all members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, no musical experience needed with all songs taught by ear, meets Wednesday evenings during school terms from 7.15pm-9.30pm (sliding scale of charges, 07892 896806 or email info@outaloud.org.uk).

Sheffield Socialist Choir, who sing in support of radical social and political change here in Sheffield, in the UK and world-wide, need singers in all voices, both women and men, especially tenors and basses; repertoire is a potent mix of global rhythms and lyrics in many world languages, all in four-part harmony. Following on from their trip to Cuba last November, they are planning a return visit to Sheffield by the Cuban choir, Musica Aurea, next summer. Rehearsals St Mary’s Community Centre, Bramall Lane, Thursdays, 7.45pm (Ruth, 2899341 or 07913283307).

SOSA-XA! Sounds of Southern Africa, which performs at festivals, schools and charity events in the “imbube a cappella” style and led by Mandla Sibanda of Sunduza Dance Theatre celebrates 10th anniversary, meets Friends Meeting House, St James Street, Mondays, 7.15pm-9.10pm. No auditions or need to read music but must be fit as rehearsals involve movement (staggered rates but max £4p/w for regulars, Philip on 2437899, email:arts@semea.org.uk www.sosa-xa.org.uk).

Tintagel Voices, currently with 18 members, focuses on developing a good vocal quality. Sacred compositions, choral improvisation, vocal exercises, world music. Reading notation can be learnt on the job, Nether Edge, Thursdays, 7.30pm-9pm in term time (Andrew Thompson, 2525980).

Sing-a-long for Over 60s, one hour of fun, singing, music from the Forties and Fifties, nostalgia, plus cups of tea, biscuits and socialising, St Mary’s, Bramall Lane, first and third Monday of the month, 10am-12 with breaks, (everyone welcome, £2, contact Karen 2230223).

Harmony Singing for Over 50s, natural voice singing group run by Gill Greenwood, no music or experience needed, great for confidence and health, St Mary’s, Bramall Lane, second and fourth Monday of the month, 10am-12, one and a half hour of singing with breaks and refreshments (everyone welcome, £2, Karen 2230223).

Drum Lessons, all ages and abilities professional tuition (six top 20 hits to date), Yellow Arch Studios, group workshops available (Andy 0787 6688510, www.drummingtutor.co.uk).

Harmony Music School, provides music lessons in guitar, bass, violin, cello, singing, keyboards, piano and organ for all ages and abilities across many styles and genres, Harmony Music School, Ecclesfield Business Centre, Ecclesfield, Mondays-Saturdays (www.harmonymusicschool.co.uk or book on 2576780 or email info@harmonymusicschool.co.uk).

Traditional Music Session, playing from written music or by ear, all/any standard/any instrument very welcome, White Lion, London Road, Heeley, every second Tuesday of the month, 8pm onwards (2365340).

Dore Male Voice Choir, who sing a wide range of choral pieces, from show tunes to sacred pieces, and say they are serious about their singing and concerts, but not solemn, with members aged from twenties to eighties, prospective members welcome at rehearsals, Village Hall, Townhead Road, Thursdays, 7.15pm (2362479, www.doremalevoicechoir.com). Dore Gilbert & Sullivan Society, friendly and supportive group rehearsing for their next production, HMS Pinafore and The Zoo, meets Millhouses Methodist Church, Wednesdays, new members welcome (Derek Habberjam 2362299).

Meersbrook Park Church Operatic Society, working on their production of HMS Pinafore in March 2011, rehearsals, Fridays, 7.30pm (Jean Peck, 2550951).

Sing in the Spring, Harmony singing workshop with Jacqui Ford and Faith Watson, for everyone who loves to sing regardless of ability or experience; Songs old and new from near and far, all taught by ear, Ranmoor Parish Centre, Saturday, April 9, 10.30am-4pm (£25/ £20/ £15, Jacqui Ford 07796 131611, jacapella@gmail.com, www.jacapella.co.uk).

New Choir, have fun singing, no experience or music reading ability required, Shiregreen United Reformed Church, Valentine Crescent, Thursdays, 7.30pm.

Abbeydale Orchestra, which plays a wide selection of classical and orchestral music in a friendly and informal atmosphere welcomes new players, especially in the string and brass section, St. Oswald’s Church Hall, corner of Abbeydale Road and Bannerdale Road, Wednesdays, 10am (Anne Huggins 2686120 or Mary Waters mandmwaters@blueyonder.co.uk).

Sheffield City Opera, singers in all parts welcome, but especially men, rehearsals, Wesley Hall, Crookes, Wednesdays, 7.30pm (Laraine, 2694958 or email paulinemandrews@hotmail.co.uk).

Sheffield Light Orchestra, which provides a unique opportunity to play a wide variety of music from an extensive library, rehearsals, Victoria Hall, Thursdays, 7pm-9pm (2303582 or 2552098, www.sheffieldlightorchestra.co.uk).

Ecclesfield Handbell Ringers, meet at Gatty Hall, Priory Road, Ecclesfield, every Wednesday. Training team 6.30pm; Concert team 7.30pm - 9.30pm. (Hazel Bradley, 2342608).

Hallam Choral Society, looking for new members to sing in the tenor and bass sections; enthusiasm and commitment important, sight-reading an advantage but not essential. Three years’ free membership opportunity for new singers under the age of 30. Currently up to capacity in soprano and alto parts but names can be added to waiting list (2348679).

Deepcar Brass Band, welcomes new players, both instruments and tuition can be provided, meets Deepcar Village Hall, Helliwell Lane, Deepcar, Mondays and Fridays, 7pm (Musical Director, Gavin Somerset, 2864400).

Handsworth Forum Singers, open to all ages and abilities, no audition or music to read, beginners welcome, now located at the Scout Hall, behind St Mary’s Church, Handsworth Road (for more information phone Peter or June on 2540158 or call at the hall any Friday, 12.30pm-2.30pm (£4 per session).

Silver Spectrum Wind Band, is looking for players 18+ to join 25 piece strong band, all brass players and some woodwind (Lauren, 07986779684 or flutedelight@blueyonder.co.uk).

Hallam Sinfonia, looking to improve their repertoire scope under new music director Natalia Luis-Bassa are seeking additional string players at post Grade 8 level (email enquiry@hallamsinfonia.org.uk or call 2361116).

Cameo Group Music for Violinists, of any age from Grade 1 for part playing, free sessions, refreshments provided, various venues, also violin and piano lessons with examinations available (Barbara ARCM, 2748234).

Sheffield Chamber Orchestra, requires string players minimum Grade 8 or equivalent or good orchestral experience for 18th, 19th and 20th Century works performed locally. Rehearsals Endcliffe Methodist Church Hall, Ecclesall Road (below Hunters Bar), Tuesdays, 7.30-9.30pm (Robin Saunders, 2665403, www. sheffield-chamber-orchestra.org.uk).

Vulcan Varieties, traditional Victorian and Edwardian music hall company invite guest artistes and speciality or novely acts to partipate with the company in their shows, meets central Sheffield, Tuesdays, 7pm (2431339).

Oughtibridge Brass Band, welcomes brass players of any level or age to rehearsals. Instruments provided, rehearsals Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7.30-9.30, training band Fridays 6.30-7.30, at bandroom Nr M1 J36 between Sheffield & Barnsley. Friendly band which contests in the Yorkshire Area 3rd Section. Cornet players in particular are welcome. (sarahmdickinson@hotmail.co.uk or John Linton 01226 341336)

Endcliffe Orchestra, welcomes amateur players as vacancies arise. the Orchestra are currently recruiting players for all string sections. Rehearsals at Millhouses, Monday. Contact conductor Martin Lightowler 230 9012 or further information at www.endcliffeorchestra.org.uk.

Sheffield Philharmonic Orchestra, seeks further string players, especially violin. Rehearsals in Victoria Hall, Norfolk Street, Tuesdays 7.30-9.45pm (07815 159826 or www.sheffieldphilharmonic.org.uk).

Stannington Mixed Choir, new members always welcome, all parts, for wide variety of music with three concerts a year, no auditions or sight-reading required, rehearsals at Stannington Methodist Church, Knowled Top, Stannington Road, Thursday, 7.30pm-9.30pm (call John 2340742 or just turn up).

Stannington Brass Training Band, welcomes new players of any age and ability, loan of instruments and tuition provided, rehearsals Stannington Methodist Church School Room, Stannington Road, Knowle Top, Sunday 6pm-7.15pm (Lorraine 2332821).

City of Sheffield Pipe and Drum Band, new members (adults and accompanied children) welcome at rehearsals, SYFRS Training Centre, Woodhouse, every Thursday, 7pm-9.30pm (Theresa Brown, 01484 863057).

Women’s Singing Group, welcomes new members to sing a variety of songs from around the world which are easy to learn and fun to sing, no musical experience necessary, Endcliffe Methodist Church, Ecclesall Road (side entrance), . Mondays, 7.30-9.30pm (Andrea Small, 07947 040548 or andreasmall@naturalvoice.net)

Sheffield Chorale, friendly mixed choir of about 50 voices with varied repertoire welcome new singers, all voices, sight-reading required. Rehearsals, Endcliffe Methodist Church, Hunters Bar, Mondays, 7.15pm (Jackie Wood 2507586 for details).

Irish Traditional Music Society, Irish music classes in tin whistle, concertina (Anglo), spoken Irish, singing, etc, city centre venue, Wednesdays, 6pm-7.30pm, new members (adults and accompanied children) welcomed (contact Diz on 2491969 for current details including venue).

Miller’s Modern Music Hall, looking for new members to perform pieces in their regular shows.- singers, monologists, instrumentalists, comedians and speciality acts as well as non-performing roles. Training given in chosen area (Duncan Miller 2561431).

Loxley Silver Band, new brass instrument players always welcome (some instruments available to loan) to join friendly band at Loxley available for local events such as garden parties, concerts, galas etc, rehearsals, Stanwood Methodist Church, ‘Stanwood Drive, main senior band, Mondays and Thursdays, 7.45pm, training band, Thursdays, 6.30pm (2311207, www.loxleysilverband.org.uk or email: admin@loxleysilverband.org.uk).

Sheffield Jazz Workshops, including Singers Workshop, for anyone interested in exploring jazz improvisation. Four groups – Beginners, Intermediate, experienced and singers - working with tutors Chris Walker, Pete Lyons, Jamie Taylor, Jonathon Draper, King Edwards Upper School, Glossop Road, Broomhill, Saturdays, 10am–12.30pm during school term time (£8/ £4, 2584935).

Sterndale Singers, friendly choir of around 36 voices, which sings a wide range of music from Byrd to Britten via Bach and Beethoven to a high standard at concerts in and around Sheffield also is travelling to the south of France for a series of concerts next summer, currently have a few vacancies, especially for sopranos. All choir members are auditioned, rehearsals, St Mark’s Church, Broomhill, Mondays, 7.45pm (2587818 or e-mail angela@garees.eclipse.co.uk

Sheffield Bach Choir, new singers welcome in all voices; reasonable sight-reading required. Rehearsals Cemetery Road Baptist Church, Napier Street (opposite Waitrose car park), Mondays, 7.30pm-9.30pm (07960 523911, www.sheffieldbachchoir.org.uk).

Baslow Choir, new singers welcome, all ages. No auditions and no experience necessary. Wide variety of music sung from Abba to Vivaldi. Rehearsals, Baslow Village Hall, Wednesdays, 7.30pm-9.30pm (Heather Jacques, 01433 631586).

Chapletown Band, seeks Trombone and Bass Players. Instruments provided. Friendly 1st Section Band. Rehearsals (5mins J35/36 of M1) Mondays and Fridays (07833 530509).

Endcliffe Orchestra, welcomes amateur players as vacancies arise and is currently recruiting players for all string sections. Rehearsals at Millhouses, Monday. (contact conductor Martin Lightowler or further information at www.endcliffeorchestra.org.uk).

Sheffield Harmony Chorus, lady singers invited to join weekly sessions to sing four-part harmony. Music to suit all tastes. Bents Green Methodist Church, Ringinglow Road, Monday evenings (2745904, www.sheffieldharmony.co.uk).

Hathersage Silver Band, seeks brass players of all ages and abilities and all instruments. Instruments provided and lessons also, if required. Practice Sunday nights 7pm (contact Ian Wright, 2669912).

Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus, needs men! Any male who has singing experience but lacks confidence and music reading skills can come along for a course of free lessons, Arts Tower, University of Sheffield, Tuesdays, 6.30pm before rehearsals, 7pm (sheffieldphil.org for more information).

Sheffield Youth Orchestra, for under-21s Grade 5 and above, Croft House Settlement, Garden Street (off foot of Broad Lane), rehearsals Saturdays, 10am-12.30pm (2661877).

Sheffield Concert Band, uniformed concert band performs both indoors and outdoors at a wide variety of venues with programmes ranging from classical overtures to modern pop music tailored to audience needs, competent players welcome, practices at Croft House Settlement, Garden Street, Sunday, 10am-noon (Judith Wallace, 01246 413226).

Steel City Concert Band, is looking for brass, woodwind and percussion players, weekly practice, Scout Headquarters, Trippet Lane, Tuesdays, 7.30pm (2722472).

Kutamba!, School of African Dance and Rhythm meets every week at the dance studio, Burngreave Ashram, Hall Car Street off Ellesmere Green, Pitsmoor, Thursdays, 7.15pm.

Mundi Drummers, meet Broomhill Scout Hut, Spooner Road, Mondays, 8pm-10pm (£2/ £1, www.mundidrummers.org).

Escafeld Chorale, needs new members in all parts, particularly sopranos, and is looking for anyone who enjoys singing to come and join them. Rehearsals: Banner Cross Methodist Church, Tuesdays, 7.30pm (contact Pete Dutton, director of music, on 2621119).

Confidence Through Singing, friendly and supportive class singing variety of songs and styles, no music experience necessary, The Four Greens Community Centre, Southey Avenue, Parson Cross, Thursdays, 10am-noon (ring Kate 2425565 for details or just turn up).

Hallmark of Harmony, male singers interested in singing unaccompanied four-part harmony are invited to four free sessions at rehearsals, Holt House Infant School, Bannerdale Road, Tuesdays, 7.30pm-10pm (2696979).

Piano Tuition, Classical, Jazz, Pop, ABRSM and Trinity exams, Music Theory, coaching, fun, exploration. Experienced professional teacher and accompanist offers music lessons for all ages, experience levels, and learning styles in Sheffield area (Andrew B.A. Hons, Music, 07739 896287).

Piano Tuition, ABRSM exams, 30 years experience, beginners to advance levels (£7 per session, 2811622).

Professional Music Tuition, private music lessons in the Hunters Bar area for Saxophone, Clarinet, Piano and Keyboard, Music Theory, ABRSM exams, Jazz/Pop Improvisation. Informative lessons for children and adults (Kim Mayhew (Bmus Hons) 07791 450013 / 2638527).

Professional Music Tuition, experienced bass guitar / acoustic & electric guitar tutor in the Hunters Bar area, all ages welcome (Chris Chapman (Bmus Hons) 07791 450013 / 2638527).

Experienced Piano Teacher, has vacancies for piano / keyboard pupils. All ages and standards catered for. Home visits available (Sarah 2302547 or 07809 430967).

Saxophone and Clarinet Lessons, for students of all ages and abilities, learn how to read music and/or improvise in a variety of styles, theory lessons and basic piano also offered (Katie 07876120701, katieneedham@hotmail.com)

Piano, Keyboard, Music Theory lessons, ages 6-adult Beginner-Grade 8. Est. 1994, based in Sharrow (Madge Woollard 2588869, madgewoollard@yahoo.com).

DANCING

Tango Cafe, authentic Tango de Salon, the improvised social dance of Buenos Aires, classes are welcoming and informal, taking the form of interactive group class with guided practical session, North Quay, Victoria Quays, every Thursday, Warm-up and free dance time, 7pm, beginners and newcomers, 7.30pm, improvers and intermediate, 8.30pm, Milonga, with social dancing, tango film show and café-bar, 9.30pm-11pm (Los Amigos del Tango, 07968 875 765, email AmigosMilongueros@gmail.com).

Kizomba Dance Classes, learn traditional, sensual dance with tutor Antonio Filipe each Saturday afternoon, La Mama Latin Tapas Bar & Restaurant, Abbeydale Road, 3.30pm- 6.30pm. beginners class first, intermediate second ( £5, £7 for both book on 3279597).

Tea Dances, City Hall Ballroom, Saturdays, 1.30pm-4pm (£3.50); Tuesday and Thursdays, 11.30am until 2.30pm (£3).

Salsa Classes, authentic New York style classes, new Novice Class cycle commences, St Mary’s Church, Bramall Lane, Monday, 7pm (£5 waged/£3.50 unwaged, 07917841728, e:mambocollective@gmail.com, w:www.mambocollective.co.uk).

Bailando, Salsa lessons run by Ayman, The Earl, Queens Road, Tuesdays, beginners from 8pm, intermediate/advancing, 9pm, social dancing with a DJ until 11.30pm (£4 per lesson or £6 for two).

Balboa Swing Dance Classes, learn this fabulous classic swing dance from the Thirties rapidly increasing in popularity in the UK, easy to learn, no need to bring a partner, Walker Hall, Trippet Lane, Thursdays, Beginners 8pm, Intermediates 9pm (£5/ £4 per class, £ 6/£5 for two sessions, www.bellabalboa.co.uk, 2668101).

Learn to Bellydance, Sophie Mei Schools, Polish Catholic Centre, Ecclesall Road, Hunter’s Bar, every Sunday, 2.30pm-3.30pm and Bar 360, West One, Wednesdays, 6.30pm - 7.30pm (£5/ £4, drop-ins welcome, pre-booking advised, 07810 172417, www.sophiemeischools.com).

Bellydance with Cara Amirah, Parish Centre, Stonegravels, Wednesdays, 6pm-7.30pm The Art of Bellydance, 7.45-9.15pm Continuing the Art of Bellydance (ook via Chesterfield WEA Adult Ed on 01246 278623).

Hype Dance Company, classes include Ballet, Tap, Contemporary, Street, Breakdance and Choreography for all levels, ages and abilities from beginners to advanced, junior to adult with friendly and experienced tutors, Units 2 & 3, 67 Earl Street, Monday, Thursday and Saturdays (2706757 or email info@hypedance.org.uk and for full up-to date timetable www.hypedance.org.uk).

Steel City Salsa Dance Classes, have fun while learning to dance New York-style Salsa with Bill Newby, no partners required but encouraged, Polish Catholic Centre, Millennium Hall, Ecclesall Road, Thursdays, beginners, 7pm-8pm; improvers 8pm-9pm; intermediate, 9pm-10pm, social dance from 10pm (Bill Newby, 07880 932855 or 2647566, email: bnewby@chemoi.fsnet.co.uk).

Sheffield Tango Argentino Dance Classes, come and learn this passionate dance from Buenos Aires, no partners required but encouraged, Polish Catholic Centre, Tuesdays, beginners, 7pm-8.15pm; improvers 8.15pm-9.30pm; social dance from 9.30pm (Bill Newby, 07880 932855 or 2647566, email: bnewby@chemoi.fsnet.co.uk).

Argentine Tango Classes, Endcliffe Methodist Church, Ecclesall Road, every Wednesday, Beginners, 7pm, Improvers, 8pm, Milonga 9pm (0113 2448798, www.tangoyorkshire.co.uk).

Argentine Tango, learn the authentic dance of Buenos Aires with professional Argentine teachers. St Vincent’s Club, Solly Street, Mondays, Beginners 7.30, Improvers 8.30, Milonga 9.30 till late, licensed bar and dancing until 11.30pm (£6/ £4). Regular social dances at weekends. Classes throughout the North of England (www.northerntangosociety.com).

Ballrooom and Latin Class, Nazarine Church Hall, Heeley Green, Thursdays, 8pm (2398080).

KIzomba Class and Dance Night, learn the latest and sexiest new Latin dance craze with resident teachers Antonnio and Samantha, Cubana, Trippet Lane, Mondays, beginners, 7.30pm-8.30pm, improvers: 8.30pm-9.30pm followed by DJ Sabroso until midnight (£4 per class, £6 for both).

Lords School of Dance, wide range of classes for both adults and children including ballet, tap, street dance, moderen jazz, theatre craft, drama and singing, Eyre Street, city centre (2727286).

Scottish Country Dancing, classes run by the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society (Sheffield branch), beginners welcome, no partner necessary, Silverdale School, Bents Crescent, Mondays, 7.30pm. (2366723).

New Adult Beginners Tap Class, no experience required, Thursdays, also beginners street dance, Wednesdays, Hype Dance Company in their new city centre studios, Earl Street (2706757).

Cuban Salsa, classes for beginners and improvers, Walkley Community Centre, Fir Street, Walkley, Thursdays, beginners, 8pm-9pm (£20, five classes); Intermediate Course, 7pm-8pm (£40 for 10 classes, salsacubanasheffield@yahoo.co.uk , 0793 27161 73).

Hallamshire Dance Club, enjoy your ballroom dancing at four dances a year with a live band, good venues and good company (email:hallamdc@googlemail.com, www.hallamshiredance.wordpress.com).

Horo Sheffield, informal Balkan dance group practising dances from counties such as Armenia, Bulgaria, Macedonia and Israel, Ecclesall Parish Hall, Ringinglow Road, Thursdays, 7.45pm (www.horo-sheffield..btik.com, 07810181273).

Streetdance and Breakdance Sessions, Upstairs in Wadsley URC Church, Carlton Road, Hillsbrough, Sundays, Breakdance, five years and over, 4.30pm-5.30pm, Streetdance, 12 years and over, 5.30pm-6.30pm (07719317013).

LMSD Streetdance, suitable for beginners, classes for 7-16 year olds, Mondays, 5-6pm, classes for ages 17+, Tuesdays, 5-6pm. All classes are at Hillsborough Sports Arena, Middlewood Road (£3.50, 07853317002)

Dance Classes, in street/ jazz/ contemporary for ages three to adults, Nycha Dance Creations, Waverley House, Joiner Street (Simone, 07951211749).

Salsa Dance Classes, with Cubana’s resident salsa teachers Nicolai and Helena, Cubana, Trippet Lane, Saturdays, beginners, 12.30pm, improvers 1.45pm, advance, 3pm.

Salsa Dance Classes, Unit 3, Batemoor Shops, Batemoor, Tuesdays, 8.30pm-9.30pm (£3, Mark 07905 162256, www.easydance.co.uk).

Three Shires Clog, ladies dancing team in the style of North West Morris are seeking new dancers and musicians to join their group. Practice night, Old Schoolroom, Harthill Parish Church, Union Street, Harthill, Tuesdays, 7.30-9.30pm (contact Lesley E on 01909 770129 or Leslie R on 2489503).

Saturday Night Dance, ballroom, sequence, etc, Norton House Country Club, Norton Lane, Saturdays, 8.30pm-11.30pm (guests £4, members £1.50, new members welcome, 2745433 to check dates).

Sequence Dancing, Norton House Country Club, Wednesday, 8.30pm (guests £1.50, members free).

Line Dancing, with tuition, Norton House Country Club, Thursdays, 8.30pm (guests £2.75, members £1.20, new members welcome).

Bollywood Dance Class, with Sheena of Everydance, bar available, Penelopes, Arundel Gate, Wednesday, Beginners 7-8pm, Intermediate 8-9pm (£5, www.everydance.co.uk, info@everydance.co.uk, 01909 566831).

Aim to Dance, Mondays: Bellydance (beginners), 7pm Bellydance (intermediate), 7.45pm Bollywood (mix), 8.30pm, Shirley House, Psalter Lane; Wednesdays: Bellydance (beg), 6.45pm, Bellydance (int), 7.30pm, Croft House Settlement, Garden Street (£4); Salsa (beg), 7pm Salsa (imp), 7.45pm, Worrall Memorial Hall, Towngate Road; Thursdays: Bollywood Teens (11 - 14), 6.30pm, Bollywood (mix), 7:15pm, St Peters Hall (Common Ground), Machon Bank; Bellydance (beg), 6.30pm Bellydance (int), 7.30pm (£6), City Limits, Penistone Road; Also available 1-2-1 tuition, community courses, hen/mehndhi parties and performances (all classes £4 unless otherwise stated, Nisha 07719 149352, www.aimtodance.co.uk).

Desperate Dance Contemporary Dance Classes, no experience necessary, St Marys Church, Bramall Lane, every Thursday from 6:30 to 8pm (£5/ £4).

Salsa Dance Classes, no partner required, beginners welcome, come and go as you please, Woodseats WMC, The Dale (off Chesterfield Road), Wednesdays, 6pm-7pm (£3, Mark 07905 162256, easydance@blueyonder.co.uk, www.easydance.co.uk).

Rock n Roll & Swing Dance Classes and Social Night, includes two easy classes and social dancing to rock n roll & swing music, no partner required, beginners welcome, Woodseats WMC, The Dale Wednesdays, 8pm-11pm (£6/ £5, Mark 07905 162256, easydance@blueyonder.co.uk, www.easydance.co.uk).

Modern Jive Dance Classes & Social Night, includes two easy classes and social dancing to music from many eras, no partner required, beginners welcome, Woodseats WMC, The Dale Thursdays, 7.30pm-10.30pm (£6/ £5, Mark 07905 162256, easydance@blueyonder.co.uk, www.easydance.co.uk).

Learn to Dance, no partner required, all welcome, Burton Street Foundation, Burton Street, Hillsborough, Tuesdays, 8pm; Woodseats WMC, The Dale, Woodseats, every Wednesday, 8pm-10pm (07905 162256, www.easydance.co.uk).

Easy Modern Jive Dance Classes & Social Club, includes two easy classes and lots of social dancing to music from many eras, no partner required, beginners welcome, Woodseats WMC, The Dale, Thursdays, 7.30pm (£6/ £5, 07905 162256, mark@easydance.wanadoo.co.uk, www.easydance.co.uk).

Sylvaine School of Dance, classes in ballet, tap, modern, jazz, theatrecraft, streetdancing and cheerleading for all ages from 2½ to adult. Parent and toddler music and dance sessions Monday mornings, Valley Road, Meersbrook (2555480 or 01433 630576 for details).

Five Rhythms, movement practice following a wave of energy to explore and integrate different aspect of ourselves, Hillsborough Park Pavilion, Middlewood Road, most Fridays, 7.30 pm (£4-£9, details 2587861 / 2509085, www.dancinginthecity.org).

Lindy Hop Dance Classes, original Swing dance style, taught at all levels of experience, fun evening, great music, no partner required, St Vincents Catholic WM Club, Solly Street, Wednesdays, newcomers class, 7.30pm (£3/ £4).

Dancing to World Music Circle Dance Style, wide gentle exercise of dance to beautiful and exciting music from countries across the world, no need for partner, Heeley Green Community Centre, Gleadless Road/ Fitzroy Road, alternate Mondays, 7.45pm-9.45pm (£5/ £4, 2748280); Church of Naoad,zarine, Northcote Road/ Fitzroy Road, alternate Mondays, 1.15pm-3pm (£2/ £3, 2748280)..

Alive4Jive, Modern Jive classes with a difference, beginners always welcome, no partner required. Club Chesterfield, Chester Street, Chesterfield, Tuesdays, 7.30pm (£6/ £5, www.Alive4Jive.Com or 2663489).

Hype Dance Company, streetdance classes for children, teenagers and adults, courses and workshops (www.hypedance.org.uk, 07775 9954031).