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  • Dance Events & Festivals

    Do you love Salsa dancing or Rock n Roll? How about Northern Soul or maybe you’re a big fan of Boogie & Blues? Look out for our fun, dance-filled events arranged with partner organisations who are specialists in their field.

  • Great fun...guaranteed

English Riviera International Dance Festival
Rock Bottoms Jive Weekenders
Riviera Swing Festival
World Champion Dancers at the English Riviera Dance Festival

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NEW Ballroom & Latin for Beginners & Improvers

NEW break for 2021! Join Louise on this energetic and lively dance break with a full dance programme…

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Festive Sequence Dance Break

As professional teachers of dance, Eric & Lynda Dodd have a wealth of experience. Guests will enjoy…


Absolutely brilliant, we had the most fun on the dance floor in a long time. As experienced dancers - this was the perfect break, a pleasure from beginning to end!   

Lynn Elvy & Lesley Fegan, Gerrard's Cross - Solos Ballroom & Latin dance break

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Dance Events & Festivals

Some of these events can be booked with us here at TLH, and some must be booked direct with the organiser – details are shown in the "How to Book" section on the individual pages for these events.

English Riviera International Dance Festival

This annual event is organised & presented by Claire and James Taplin of Holiday & Dance with support from festival originator Philip Wylie. This is the perfect dance break for social, leisure and competitive dancers. 

A unique opportunity to join in a celebration of dance for all levels of dancers in the TLH Victoria Hotel. Experience the excitement of the competitions with a chance to get involved, along with an outstanding dance programme for social dancers. Included is a fabulous Gala Black Tie Dinner Dance at the Riviera International Conference Centre with social dancing, competitions and a Cabaret performance, just a short walk across the road. 

This is the perfect dance break for social and competitive dancers, there is something for everyone  with dancing all day……..every day!



Latinfest Weekender

If you are looking for a salsa weekend that can provide you with a great program of workshops and fantastic music to dance to… then look no further. Latinfest UK welcome all levels of dancer. Join this group of Salsa-maniacs for a fun, friendly atmosphere and plenty of dancing.

Typical programmes for the weekends include:

  • Salsa workshops for all levels
  • Bachata,
  • Cha Cha Cha workshops plus other Latin styles
  • Kizomba workshops for all levels
  • Ladies & Men's specialist workshops
  • Three rooms of music including dedicated Kizomba & Salsa rooms

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Rock Bottoms Cheeky Little Weekenders

Hev, Tor, Andy and Jon have been together running Rock Bottoms since 2002, and love doing it. You'll see lots of them throughout your stay as they put a huge amount of time, energy and enthusiasm into your holiday.

Specialising in Modern Jive, Tango, Lindy Hop and West Coast Swing - if you like dancing, you'll love Rock Bottoms. Whether you want to dance 'til three, or focus on workshops, or party with friends, or meet new people, or just want to enjoy the lovely location and relax here at TLH – do as you please – Rock Bottoms has it all. Holidays attract a rich mix, from the quite normal (they don't always stay that way) to the larger than life characters who get the party going. Individuals, couples and groups all mingle together in a happy atmosphere.

Weekend programmes usually include workshops all day on Saturday & Sunday catering for all levels from improver upward. Freestyles each night, often with sparkling cabaret.

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Riviera Swing

An unforgettable weekend of 1930s and 1940s vintage entertainment, hosted by "Viv the Spiv" featuring the New Squadronaires, the Alex Mendham Orchestra, Duncan Galloway and his Rhythmic 6 and Derek Webber.

Whatever your dance style – whether it's Quickstep, Fox Trot, Waltz, Lindy, or Balboa – Riviera Swing's top DJs will cater to all styles. They might even throw in some period party dances – ever fancied trying your hand at the Palais Glide? The Valeta? How about The Lambeth Walk? Dance teachers Mark & Hoc Ewing, aided and abetted by Bryan & Lou Webb and Rob Be Bop & Julie, will be on hand to show you how.

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Boogaloo Promotions

Boogaloo run regular blues and boogie gigs, as well as blues, rock 'n' roll and jump and jive weekenders and gigs, with the emphasis on quality and fun!

Boogaloo Rock 'n' Roll Weekend 


The second Boogaloo Rock ‘n’ Roll weekend at The TLH Toorak including top live bands, late night DJ sessions (midnight ’til the wee small hours!), rock ‘n’ roll dance classes, an open mic lounge, rock ‘n’ roll cinema and memorabilia stalls.

Boogaloo Blues Weekend 

This weekend includes top Blues band to soothe your soul. The emphasis is on great music and tremendous fun as well as being a brilliant break away!VIEW MORE DETAILS


Northern Soul Weekender

For all Northern Soul fans, this weekend is filled with the music you all live for. From classic Northern stompers to "up close and personal" and everything in between. Top DJs will be playing some of their rarest records for you to listen to. The DJ line up includes Ginger Taylor, Soul Sam, Ted Massey, Nige Brown, Mick Bennett, John Barker, Pete French, Shaun Parker, John Farrell, Steve Towers, Des Jones, Colin James and Snowy.


Christmas Country Superstars

For all Country Music fans, this weekend is filled with the some of the best tribute acts around. Brought to you by Country Superstars Ltd UK Touring production and Get 2 Events and hosted by Europe’s leading tribute Sarah Jayne as Dolly Parton Experience and Vocal impersonator Andy Crust.




How to Book

Please call 01803 400500

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