At Pavilion Dance, we’re always trying to keep on top of everything happening in the world of performing arts and dance. In this section, you can find our entire library of dance news and blog articles to read. We’re constantly updating our dance news hub with brand new articles, covering everything from dance events in the local, south coast area, emergent national dance news stories, in-house updates from within Pavilion Dance South West, and much more!


Russell-Cotes is a Gallery, House and Garden that aims to raise funds to restore the historically significant house to it’s former glory- sharing the original owners’ love for art with Bournemouth.


BourneFree are a non-profit charity organisation that’s striving to make the world a more diverse and accepting place that has inclusivity as our backbone. So whether it’s Pride Month or any of our other fundraising events, you can join us in […]

Arts By The Sea

Arts by the Sea brings together large-scale spectaculars, diverse music, intriguing installations, dance, street theatre, participatory experiences and much more, in one unique and celebratory festival. Originally launched in Bournemouth in 2011, Arts by the Sea is now expanding into […]

Swindon Dance

Each year thousands of people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities take part in our comprehensive range of quality classes, projects, events and performances. We provide opportunities to learn how to create and perform dance. We take dance out into […]

Dance Along the South Coast

Dance Along the South Coast sees three organisations (Mayflower Theatre, Lighthouse Poole, Pavilion Dance) come together in developing a vibrant dance ecology in the South West. Our shared interest in dance drives us to explore and to reimagine ways in […]

Dr Sophia Hulbert & Aimee Hobbs

Hulbert & Hobbs authored the fantastic Parkinsons’ Dance programme and continue to share their practise and this programme locally and nationally.

Forest Arts Centre

Host of weekly Parkinson’s Dance classes utilising the Parkinson’s Dance Science model authored by Hulbert & Hobbs, supported by PDSW.

Dorset Mind

We’re really proud to have partnered with Dorset Mind and their Dorset Mind Your Head programme - in particular Connected Minds.

Dorchester Arts

Host of weekly Parkinson’s Dance classes utilising the Parkinson’s Dance Science model authored by Hulbert & Hobbs, supported by PDSW.

About Pavilion Dance

Pavilion Dance South West is a registered charity based in the sunny south coast of England, right here in Bournemouth. We believe that dance is a socially relevant, wholly inclusive, and generally brilliant tool in connecting people – and making lives just that little bit better! We work across the entire Bournemouth, Christchurch, and Poole (BCP) area to put on fantastic live shows and performances, engaging workshops and classes, and other functions. Click the link below to learn even more about how Pavilion Dance operates.

Dance Classes at Pavilion Dance

A lot of our dance news articles explore the huge variety of dance classes, workshops, and other exciting opportunities for learning the art of dance, right here with Pavilion Dance. Have you caught the dance bug, and want to learn more about how to sign up for any of our inclusive dances and workshops? From ballet, to tango, to salsa, to ballroom – and everything in between! With our team of professional and friendly dance experts, there’s something for everything at Pavilion Dance – so book now and secure your space today!

What’s On at Pavilion Dance?

At Pavilion Dance, you’ll see from our dance news articles that you can find much more than just the most engaging, inclusive, and fun dance workshops and lessons in the south! At our renowned theatre venue, you’ll also find loads of opportunities for a great night out, with live performances, interactive workshops, and dance events – help all year round! With the link below, you can check out our complete list of What’s On at Pavilion Dance in the coming months, so make sure to have a look and book your tickets while you still can.

Visit Pavilion Dance

Are you interested in taking part in any of our engaging dance classes? Or perhaps taking a trip down to the Pavilion Dance Venue, to take in the sight of one of our exciting dance shows or events? Visit Pavilion Dance on Westover Road, Bournemouth, contact us at – or give us a call on 01202 203630 if you have any more questions about what we do! 

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