Classes, workshops, youth dance and education throughout Herefordshire and Worcestershire

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Summer 2014 term dates
Monday 28 April – Sunday 13 July 

(no classes bank holiday 5 May. Half term week 26-30 May)

Class timetable

An interactive timetable of all our classes. You can search by age, day and area to find the right classs for you or your child. more...

Workshops and Projects

We run regular and diverse special workshops for all ages, often led by guest artists or visiting dance companies. Sometimes they are a one-off, sometimes they are linked to a project or a performance. more...

Online payment

You can pay online via PayPal, by card over the phone or by cash or cheque (to Dancefest Ltd) at a class.   more...

Youth Dance

Youth dance opportunities and progression routes. Classes, choreographic platforms, guest workshops, performances and information about dance. more...

Arts Award

Dancefest is an Arts Award Centre. Young people can use our classes, workshops and performances to help them gain an Arts Award. more...


A wide range of work for all Key Stages and further and higher education. We also offer CPD for teachers through the Worcestershire Dance Teachers network more...

How to book and pay

If you are new and trying a class for the first time or are in receipt of benefits, you can pay weekly but for everyone else, please pay for a half or full term at or before the first class.

We recommend you contact Dancefest before joining a new class to check availability and times. 

Phone: 01905 611199
In person: Dancefest office at The Angel Centre, Worcester, WR1 3QN (office hours are usually 10am-6pm Monday-Friday with extended hours for special events)


You can pay by card over the phone or in the office, online via PayPal and by cash or cheque made payable to Dancefest Ltd at a class.

Concessions apply to children, students in full time education and people in receipt of benefits.

Refunds can only be given when Dancefest cancels a class or when a participant withdraws from a class before the first session (a 10% administration fee will be charged). All other requests for refunds will be at the discretion of the Manager and will only be considered in exceptional circumstances. Dancefest reserves the right to cancel any class that does not meet minimum numbers.

What to wear

When you’re taking part in our classes, to keep you safe while you dance and to let you move easily, we recommend that you wear comfortable clothes and, if you have long hair, that you tie it back.

Tracksuit bottoms or leggings and a t-shirt are ideal for most classes (school uniform, dresses, skirts and tights are not really suitable to dance in). You’ll usually dance in bare feet but for urban classes please wear trainers.

General information

All classes are open to anyone except advanced classes, which require previous dance experience.

Due to the physical nature of the classes if you have any problems relevant to participation please check with your doctor. Dance workers cannot advise on health problems, but please inform them, in confidence, of any problems you may have.

Visit our youtube channel

Meet some of our dance teachers and see some of our work

We run weekly dance classes and lessons for adults, children and young people in Worcester, Hereford, Malvern, Rock, Areley Kings and Tenbury.

We also regularly run workshops and projects for arts and community organisations throughout the region, including Bromsgrove, Birmingham, Redditch, Stourport, Kidderminster, Pershore, Leominster and Honeybourne.