Dance school pupils in Brampton, hip-hop artistes in Newbold and dancers at a festival in Killamarsh, clockwise from top.
Dance school pupils in Brampton, hip-hop artistes in Newbold and dancers at a festival in Killamarsh, clockwise from top.

Dancers turn back time in 10 memorable photos from Chesterfield and beyond

Parents of children who are learning how to dance will know how excited they get when they’re getting ready for a show.

By Gay Bolton
Wednesday, 19th January 2022, 2:01 pm

From gorgeous gowns to colourful Whether you’re channelling Darcey Bussell, Giovanni Pernice or Michael Flatley, there are schools and groups to guide you.

Specialist schools throughout the county are geared up to give youngsters the skills, qualifications and confidence needed to dance with the stars.

Community events such as pantomimes and festivals also provide opportunities to take the first steps on the road to hitting the big time.

Here are a few of our favourite photos of Derbyshire’s dancers in years gone by.

Community events such as pantomimes and festivals also provide opportunities to take the first steps on the road to hitting the big time.

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