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FRIDAY

CHESTER: Crude - dance night at the Cestrian Basement in City Road, between 8 and 11pm. Garage, house and techno. Free entry.

ELTON: American line dancing at the community centre in School Lane, 8-11pm. £3. Licensed bar. Ring 01928 725240.

HOOLE: Dancing, community centre, Westminster Road, 4.45-7.45pm. Ring 0958 477386.

MOLD: Circle Dancing at Caterina House, Victoria Road (opp Bryn Coch School). Starts 7.30pm on the third Friday of each month. Further details on 01352 755141 and www.circledance.buddha.org.uk

TATTENHALL: Nia Dance Classes to a wide range of music suitable for all ages and levels of fitness at The Studio from 6-7pm (ring 01829 771895). £5 per class.

SATURDAY

CHESTER: Dance Aerobics, a dance based workout combining street and jazz dance moves, all choreographed to a pumping hip hop soundtrack at Reviva, George Street, from 12.15pm until 1.15pm. Price 3.50. All levels welcome. Details from Emma on 07813199498.

ELLESMERE PORT: Ballet, tap, modern and jazz at new dance studios at Sutton High School for children aged three upwards. Ring 0151 328 1614.

GARDEN CITY: Modern sequence dancing at St Andrew's Church Hall from 7.30-10.30pm. Ring 01244 813610.

HESWALL: Dance classes: ballet, tap, modern, stage and disco, Heswall Hall. 0151 342 6524.

HUNTINGTON: Ballet, tap and modern dance classes at the village hall in Butterbache Road. Ring 0958 477386.

MOLD: Jazz Dance classes at Mold Sports Centre, beginners and advanced dancers welcome. 10am to 11am, under sevens; 11am to 12pm, seven-to-11-year-olds; 12pm to 1pm, 11-years-old and over. Class fee £2. All classes are taken by fully qualified teachers. Details: 01352 733177.

SAUGHALL: Morning Ballroom/Latin classes, Vernon Institute. Ring 01244 881316.

SUNDAY

BROMBOROUGH: Modern Jive dance night at the Octel Club in Bridle Road from 7.30-10.30pm. Entrance £6. No need to book, no partner needed, just turn up. Phone 07961 975 047.

CONNAH’S QUAY: Dance Jive runs modern jive nights at the Civic Hall, every Sunday from 7.45-10.30pm. Call Neil on 078123 69702.

ELLESMERE PORT: Jazzercise classes at the Hope Farm Community Centre from 11am to midday.

GWERNAFFIELD: Line dancing at the Church Hall (old Village School) with qualified instructors, 3.30pm to 5.30pm. Everyone welcome. Admission £2 for adults, £1 for children. Refreshments and raffle.

WALLASEY: Ballroom dance every Sunday at 7.45pm at the Grosvenor Ballroom, Grosvenor Street, Liscard. Dancing is modern ballroom, Latin and some popular sequence dances. Ring 0151 639 9901.

MONDAY

BARROW: Harley Dee Line Dance Club line dancing intermediates 7.30-10pm at the village hall. Ring 01244 680693.

BEBINGTON: Come dancing every Monday from 8-10.30pm at the Victoria Hall in Acorn Lane, Higher Bebington. Ballroom, latin, jive. Admission £2 including refreshments. Ring 07940 812894.

BEBINGTON: Beginners class for budding belly dancers at Bebington Civic Centre. Beginners are catered for between 7-8pm and more experience from 8-9.30pm. Cost is £3.50. Ring 01244 319021 for details.

BROMBOROUGH: Wirral Dance Club social dance every Monday 8pm to 10.30pm at the Civic Hall. Entrance £2.25. Ring 0151 339 7116.

BUCKLEY: Ballroom and Latin dance classes at St Matthew's Church Hall, 7.30pm. Enquiries 01244 520534

BUCKLEY: Line dancing at Buckley Working Men's Club for beginners and intermediate from 8-10.30pm. Admission £2. Ring 01244 543130.

CHESTER: School of Dance at the Hammond School and Upton Village Hall from 4pm. Ring 01244 400143.

CHESTER: Chester Morrismen practise, Southview Scout Hall, 8pm.

CHESTER: BLITZ French jive dance classes at the Guildhall in Watergate Street from 7.30-10.30pm. Beginners welcome. No partner required. Admission £5. Ring 0114 285 2088.

ELLESMERE PORT: Modern Jive dance night at the Royal British Legion in Stanney Lane from 7.30-10.30pm. Entrance £6. No need to book, no partner needed, just turn up. Phone 07961 975 047.

ELTON: Modern sequence dancing, community centre, 7.30-10pm.

FRODSHAM: Ballet, 3.30-7pm, community centre.

FRODSHAM: French jive classes at the community centre from 7.45-10.30pm. £5 admission, beginners and intermediate classes. No partner required. Ring 01928 751232.

HALKYN: Strictly Modern Jive Dance Class every Monday at the Springfield Hotel, A55, from 7.30-10.30pm. Over 18s. £6 admission.

HANDBRIDGE: The Blue Prairie Line Dancing Club meets every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday between 7pm-9pm at Overleigh St Mary's Primary School, Old Wrexham Road. New dancers welcome. Cost is £2.50 for adults or £1.50 for children, payable on the night. For details ring Dave Thompson on 01244 676730.

LLANGOLLEN: Tango for beginners at St Collen's Church Hall. Cost £4, concessions £2.50. Ring 01691 672920.

MANLEY: Manley Morris Dancers, Village Hall, 8-10pm.

MOLD: Welsh folk dancing practice with Dawnswyr Delyn at Church Hall, King Street, 8-10pm. Mixed social dancing with experienced dancers and novices welcome. Ring 01352 752080.

QUEENSFERRY: Sequence dancing with Ron Bray at War Memorial Institute at 7.45pm. Fee £1, inc tea and biscuits. ROSSETT: Learn to dance with Aspirations at the Business Village with jive or Tango Argentino from 7.30pm, beginners club latino, salsa, mambo, merengue, etc, from 8.15; intermediate club latino 9pm. Ring 01244 579179.

RUTHIN: Strictly Come Dancing at Den’s Dance Studios: ballroom, latin, salsa, jive, 8pm at Ruthin School. £3.50 each. Sequence, tea dance and private tuition available. For details 07746 921601, 01978 852460.

SHOTTON: Line dancing at Shotton Lane Social Club from 8-10pm. Ring 01352 757785.

TATTENHALL: Nia Dance Classes to a wide range of music suitable for all ages and levels of fitness at The Studio from 10-11am (ring 07973 399762), 5.45-6.45pm (ring 07816 998365) and 7-8pm (ring 07931 455481). £5 per class.

TILSTONE FEARNALL: Line dancing with tuition at the village hall from 7.30pm-10.30pm. Admission £2.50. Ring 01606 74851.

UPTON (CHESTER): Sequence tea dance at Church of the Holy Ascension church hall, Demage Lane, 1.45pm. For details ring 01244 382360.

UPTON: The Hammond School of Dance: Ballet for three to 18-year-olds, village hall. Details: 01829 770338.

WEST KIRBY: American line dancing, St Andrew's Church hall, Graham Road, 7pm. Details: 0151 653 6255.

WIRRAL: Come dancing every Monday from 8-10.30pm at the Victory Hall (behind the Acorn Hotel) Teehay Lane, Higher Bebington. Ballroom and Latin sequence - beginners £2. Ring 07940 812894 or 07797 777794.

TUESDAY

BLACON: Deva Dance Centre specialising in ballroom and Latin American dancing runs classes for adults and children at Blacon Dee Point School, Blacon Point Road. The children’s classes for five to 16-year-olds are between 6.30 and 7.30pm with adult classes between 7.30 and 9pm. Ring 07852 630052 or 07956 408391.

BROMBOROUGH: Learn to dance ballroom and Latin at the Civic Hall. Beginners social dance 7.30-9pm; advanced social dance 9-10.30pm. £3 per class. Ring 0151 339 7116.

CHESTER: Flamenco dance classes for adults organised by Deva Flamenco at Upton Village Hall on Tuesdays from May until the end of July. Beginners (including absolute beginners) class at 7 pm, Class for improvers / experienced dancers at 8.15. £5 one class, £7 both classes. For more information please contact Maureen 01244 372624, Christine 01244 383293 or Maria 01829 250744 or visit the website www.devaflamenco.com

CHESTER: Salsa dance classes at Jones' Wine Bar, 4-6 City Road, from 7-8pm. Ring 07766 805132.

CHESTER: School of Dance at the Hammond School and Upton Village Hall from 4pm. Ring 01244 400143.

CHESTER: Line dancing for beginners 7-8pm, intermediates 8-10pm at Caldy Valley Church and Neighbourhood Centre. Ring 01244 680693.

CHESTER: BLITZ French jive dance classes at the Guildhall in Watergate Street from 7.30-10.30pm. Beginners welcome. No partner required. Admission £5. Ring 0114 285 2088.

CHESTER: American colour guard dance rehearsals at various locations, 7-9.30pm. All instruction given and equipment supplied. For further details, contact Clive on 01244 319564.

CHESTER: Kinnerton Morrismen practise, Southview Scout Hall, 7.30pm.

CONNAH'S QUAY: Warriors of Steel Youth Dance Project from 3.45-4.45pm at the sports centre. Ring 01824 706751.

CONNAHS QUAY: Modern sequence dance at the Civic Hall, every Tuesday from 8-10.15pm. Ring 01244 534678.

DEESIDE: Line dancing 11.15-12.15pm beginners, 12.30-2.30pm improvers/intermediates at Deeside Leisure Centre. Ring 01244 680693.

HESWALL: Sequence dancing 7-8pm, tuition and dancing, 8-10pm, Alexander Hall, Rocky Lane. 0151 648 3946.

HOOLE: Community centre, Westminster Road: tea dance 1.30-3.30pm; tap 7-8pm; morris dancing 8-9pm.

LLAY: Line dancing for beginners and intermediate at Llay Royal British Legion from 8-10.30pm. Admission £2. Ring 01244 543130.

MOLD: Over 65s fit to dance from 1.15-2.30pm with Karen Hall at the Daniel Owen Centre in Earl Road. Cost £1. Ring 01824 706751.

NESTON: Tea dance, Civic Hall, 2pm. 0151 336-1077.

NORTHOP: Modern ballroom, Latin American and sequence dancing and tuition, Edith Banks Memorial Institute, 8-10.30pm. 01352 753295.

RHOSTYLLEN: Strictly Come Dancing at Den’s Dance Studios: ballroom, latin, salsa, jive, at 7.30pm at Rhostyllen Hall. £3.50 each. Sequence, tea dance and private tuition available. For details 07746 921601, 01978 852460.

ROSSETT: Learn to dance with Aspirations at the Business Village with intermediate jive from 7pm, beginners jive from 7.30pm, beginners club latino, salsa, mambo, merengue, etc, from 8.15pm; intermediate club latino 9pm. Ring 01244 579179.

TATTENHALL: Nia Dance Classes to a wide range of music suitable for all ages and levels of fitness at The Studio from 9.45-10.45am (ring 01829 771895). £5 per class.

WREXHAM: Line dancing at St Mary’s Church Hall in Regent Street from 7-10pm. Ring 01352 757785.

WEDNESDAY

BROMBOROUGH: Learn to dance ballroom and Latin at the Civic Hall. Advanced social dance 9-10.30pm. £3 per class. Ring 0151 339 7116.

BUCKLEY: Ballroom and Latin dance classes at St Matthew's Church Hall, 8.30pm. Enquiries 01244 520534.

CHESTER: Salsa lessons for beginners from 8-9pm and improvers from 9-10pm at Telford's Warehouse in Tower Wharf with Latin club after 10pm. Ring 01244 390090.

CHESTER: School of Dance at the Hammond School and Upton Village Hall from 4pm. Ring 01244 400143.

CHESTER: Harley Dee American Line Dance Club class at JH Godwin Primary School, Melbourne Road, Blacon, from 7.30-10pm. Ring 01244 683067.

CHESTER: Alive and Kicking Universal Dancers present line dancing at Campbell Community Hall (next to St Paul's Church, Boughton) from 7.30pm to 10pm. First hour beginners, then neginners intermediate. For details, ring 01244 348233.

CHESTER: Beginners line dancing, country and western, Latin line, etc, with Aspirations at the Wesley Methodist Church in St John Street from 1-2pm. Ring 01244 660062.

CONNAHS QUAY: Afternoon sequence tea dance at the Civic Hall, every Wednesday from 2-4.30pm. Admission £1 including tea and coffee. Ring 01244 534678.

FRODSHAM: Senior citizens' tea dance, community centre, 2pm.

HANDBRIDGE: The Blue Prairie Line Dancing Club meets every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday between 7pm-9pm at Overleigh St Mary's Primary School, Old Wrexham Road. New dancers welcome. Cost is £2.50 for adults or £1.50 for children, payable on the night. For details ring Dave Thompson on 01244 676730.

HELSBY: Sequence dancing, community centre, 2-4pm.

HOOLE: Arabic dance (also known as belly dancing) takes place at All Saints' Church, Hoole Road. Lessons are suitable for women of all ages, shapes and sizes and you don't need any dance experience, special shoes or costume to get started. Beginners/improvers 6.30-7.45pm, improvers/intermediates 8-9.30pm, £3.50 per session or stay for two lessons for only £5, payable weekly, no need to book in advance. Contact Caroline Thorpe on 01244 319021.

HOOLE: Harley Dee Line Dance Club beginners/improvers classes from 11am-1pm, intermediates 1-3pm at the community centre in Westminster Road. Ring 01244 680693.

HOOLE: Ballet classes at Hoole Community Centre for children aged three and a half to eight. Ring 0958 477386. KINGSLEY: Kingsley Folk Dance Club meets on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month with live music from Foxes Bark at the community centre from 8.30-10.45pm. Cost £2. Ring 01829 741142.

LITTLE STANNEY: Sequence dancing, Stoak and Stanney Village Hall, 8pm. 0151 356 1750.

MANLEY: The Folk Dance Club will take place on every second and fourth Wednesday of the month from 8.30pm - 10.45pm at Manley Village Hall. There will be live music from the Foxes Bark Bank. Admission £2.50. For more details contact 01829 741142.

MOLD: Alun Campus, New Horizon Dance Studio: Beginners' American Line Dancing from noon to 3pm. Entry £2.50. Tel: 01244 812275.

MOLD: Youth dance for 11-18 years from 7.30-9.30pm with Ann Evans at the Glanrafon Centre. Ring 01824 706751.

MOLD: Line dancing at St Mary’s Church Hall in King Street from 8-10pm. Ring 01352 757785.

NESTON: Gema Parkness SDC - modern sequence dancing with Gerry and Margaret, Civic Hall, 2-4pm. Ring 07796 802870.

ROSSETT: Learn to dance with Aspirations at the Business Village with intermediate streetdance at 7pm, beginners streetdance at 7.30pm, beginners salsa at 8.15pm and intermediate salsa at 9pm. Ring 01244 579179.

SEALAND: Under sevens creative dance from 6-7pm and 7-15 tears from 7-8pm with Helen Thomas at Sealand Manor Community Hall, East Green. Ring 01824 706751.

SHOTTON: Line dancing at Shotton Lane Social Club from 8pm to 11pm. Ring 01244 340144.

TATTENHALL: Nia for Kids Dance Classes to a wide range of music suitable for all ages and levels of fitness at The Studio from 3.45-4.15pm and 4.30-5.15pm (ring 0151 356 3400). £2.50 and £3.75 per class.

UPTON (CHESTER): `Dance Till Ya Drop', Western line dancing with tuition, at the Royal British Legion in Heath Road from 8pm-11pm. Ring 01606 74851.

THURSDAY

BLACON: Deva Dance Centre specialising in ballroom and Latin American dancing runs classes for adults and children at Blacon Community Centre, Church Way. The children’s classes for five to 16-year-olds are between 6.30 and 7.30pm with adult classes between 7.30 and 9pm. Ring 07852 630052 or 07956 408391.

BOUGHTON: Lite - journey into garage and house downstairs at The Cestrian between 8 and 11pm with resident DJ Ben Shaw. Free entry.

BROMBOROUGH: Modern Jive dance night at the Octel Club in Bridle Road from 7.30-10.30pm. Entrance £6. No need to book, no partner needed, just turn up. Phone 07961 975 047.

CHESTER: Scottish country dancing at Caldy Valley Centre in Boughton. Adults from 7.30pm, children from 6.30pm. Ring 01270 214695.

CHESTER: School of Dance at the Hammond School and Upton Village Hall from 4pm. Ring 01244 400143.

CHESTER: American colour guard dance rehearsals at various locations, 7-9.30pm. All instruction given and equipment supplied. For further details, contact Clive on 01244 319564.

CHESTER: American line dancing at All Saints Church Hall in Hoole Road, entrance in Vicarage Road, from 7.45pm to 10.30pm. Cost £2.50. Ring 01928 722471.

CHESTER: Chester School of Samba - Karamba Samba - meet between 8-10pm in the rehearsal room on Bedward Row opposite the Moat House Hotel. Drums and other percussion instruments provided. For more information, please phone Paul at 01244 383293 or Sue on 01244 535126.

CHESTER: BLITZ French jive dance classes at the Guildhall in Watergate Street from 7.30-10.30pm. Beginners welcome. No partner required. Admission £5. Ring 0777 644 2634.

CONNAH'S QUAY: Line dancing at the Navy Club, 7.30pm to 10.30pm. Admission £2, all proceeds to Connah's Quay Sea Cadets. Details: 01352 780477.

ELLESMERE PORT: Tea dance, Civic Hall, 2-4.30pm. Admission £1.10 including refreshments. Details: 0151 356 6764.

GWERSYLLT: Youth dance for 7-11 years at Ysgol y Drindod with Faye Wilkinson. Cost 75p. Ring 01824 706751.

HANDBRIDGE: The Blue Prairie Line Dancing Club meets every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday between 7pm-9pm at Overleigh St Mary's Primary School, Old Wrexham Road. New dancers welcome. Cost is £2.50 for adults or £1.50 for children, payable on the night. For details ring Dave Thompson on 01244 676730.

LLANGOLLEN: Salsa for beginners from 7-8pm, improvers from 8-9pm, at Ectarc in Castle Street. Cost £3. Ring 01824 706751.

MANCOT: Line dancing at Presbyterian Church Hall. Beginners 7-8pm; intermediate 8-10pm. Ring 01244 534392.

MOLD: Hawksbury Youth Dance for competitions and fun with Anthea Garrett from 6.30-7.30pm at the Glenrafon Centre. Cost £1.50. Ring 01824 706751.

MOLD: Jazz contemporary dance from 7-8.30pm at the Glenrafon Centre. Cost £3. Ring 01824 706751.

MOLD: Nightshift Youth Dance, all dance styles take the floor in a drop-in session for boys and girls over 11 from 8.30-10pm at the Glenrafon Centre. Free admission. Ring 01824 706751.

MOLLINGTON: Deva Dance Centre specialising in ballroom and Latin American dancing runs classes for children at Mollington and Backford Village Hall, Backford, 6.30-7.30pm. Ring 07852 630052 or 07956 408391.

PRENTON: A social ballroom dance is held every Thursday at 7.45pm at St Stephen's Church Hall, Prenton Lane, Prenton, when there modern ballroom, Latin and popular sequence dancing. Admission £3. For details ring 0151 639 9901.

PRESTATYN: Under sevens creative dance from 3-3.45pm, 7-11 years with Anthea Garrett at Ysgol y Llys in Princes Avenue. Cost £1 and £1.50. Ring 01824 706751.

ROSSETT: Learn to dance with Aspirations at the Business Village with jive or Tango Argentino from 7.30pm, beginners club latino, salsa, mambo, merengue, etc, from 8.15; intermediate club latino and ballroom 9pm. Ring 01244 579179.

SALTNEY: Ballroom dancing every Thursday at 8.15pm at Saltney Social Club. Ring 01244 377786.

TATTENHALL: Nia Dance Classes to a wide range of music suitable for all ages and levels of fitness at The Studio from 12.30-1.30pm (ring 01829 771895). £5 per class.

WREXHAM: Dance Jive runs modern jive nights at the Memorial Hall, every Thursday from 7.45-10.30pm. Call Neil on 078123 69702.

YSCEIFIOG: 'Clerical Error' morris dancers practice at 8pm in the village hall. Further details on 01352 720820.