These are the sides that are currently confirmed for 2020

Well Heeled

Appalachian Dance Style

Our hosts of the day, Well Heeled will perform the energetic Appalachian style, which is based on traditional British step dancing with influences from Negro and Cherokee Indian dances. This Bakewell group have been running for 15 years and meet weekly at the Working Mens - 01629 815469

Feel it and Dance

Zumba and Latin Rhythms

Feel it and Dance Jose Oliva will be bringing another treat to the streets of Bakewell, with a specially choreographed show dance. Brace yourself for an explosion of energy, colour and catchy tunes. For 7 years now Jose and his dancers have delighted audiences with their lively style and slick performances.  Join them on the dance floor when Jose will finish with some fun, and easy to pick up Zumba routines.  Jose runs regular, Zumba, salsa and bachata classes in Wirksworth, Matlock and Darley Dale. 

Timberline Dance with Steve and Jeanette

Line dancing

Line Dancing is not just to Country music!  Modern line dancing uses any dance music with lots of pop, Latin and Irish styles.  Come and see Timberline Steve and Jeanette with their local line dancers to find out, and learn an easy dance with them! 

01629 636386

Bellydance Flames

Headed up by Salise Pearson this Matlock based group have been performing since 2005. The Flames dance style is based on Egyptian Belly Dancing combined with elements of Turkish, Lebanese and various other dance styles!  The Flames have recognised that combining traditional belly dance with other more International dance trends allows them to add elements of diversity and humour into the performance which audiences seem to appreciate.

Hop Frogs

Rock and Roll with Heather Clements

Turn the clock back to those rock and roll years and let Heather pass on her skills and enthusiasm for a lively session.  It will be hard not to join her with those old favourites we all know and love.

On Broadway with Fitness Fusion

Dancing to popular musicals

'On Broadway' is a dance class themed on routines and dance styles from popular musicals like 'Mamma Mia', 'A Chorus Line' and Chicago.  Now is your chance to pick up your cane hat and feather boa, get fit and have fun whilst strutting your stuff and dance like no one is watching!! Reveal your inner show girl!  

Peak Performance School of Dance

Contemporary / Cabaret

Peak Performance School of Dance  was founded 24 years ago and is led by principal Jill Ferguson.  A wide range of dance styles are taught including drama. The dancers will be performing a cabaret style set this year.  Look out for the shimmer and glitz.

The Rueda Academy

The Rueda Academy  The effervescent  Eşref Ulaş will be leading and calling our Rueda De Casino (Salsa in a circle) this year, always a popular one to join in with. He is a keen Latin music DJ and also a promoter running one of UK's most popular Latin nights as part of a trio, Parranda. He welcomes other Rueda de Casino Groups and invites everyone to have a go!  Expect a lot of fun and laughter!!! Eshref teaches Rueda in Sheffield every Tuesday evening.

Elizabeth Byrne School of Irish Dancing

Irish Dancing

This famous Sheffield Irish dance school will be bringing some of its best students to demonstrate traditional Irish step dances.

M & J Dance Centre

Ballroom and Latin

Michael Hough brings his dancers together from Bakewell and all over the High Peak to show us how to rumba, samba, cha cha and a little bit of quick step. They love dancing for us at Bakewell, so why not join in, and you too, could be on ‘ Strictly Come Dancing’

01298 23171

Indian Beats

Classical and Indian Folk

This group of dancers, based in Macclesfield and London  have performed at many festivals in the Uk and India.  Their dancing style is a mix of Indian classical dance forms (Bharatnatyam and Kathak) and Bollywood moves, with a flavour of Indian folk dance thrown in, all seamlessly intergrated into harmony. 07415689395

Romano de Jilo


Romano Jilo is a Romani dance group based in Sheffield. The dance group performers are children and young people from the local Czech and Slovak Roma communities.  The dance group is open to all communities and aims to promote community cohesion.


International Folk Dancing

Opanka   are an Eastern European dance group and have been established for over 40 years performing dances from Romania, Serbia, Croatia and Macedonia. The Opanka dance group practices every Sunday for 3 hours in Fallowfield Manchester.

Dance Greek


Flamenco Sheffield

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