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What Encounters 22 June 2019

When Saturday 22 June 2019

Where Jubilee Square, Woking Town Centre

Following on from the much celebrated success of Encounters and Party in the Park 2018 which saw over 11,000 people enjoy these free family festival days; Dance Woking will be continuing to curate the dance programmes and welcomes applications from different dance groups within the borough and surrounding areas. Visitors will be treated to an array of free performances and activities.

2019 signifies a number of celebrations which both Encounters and Party in the Park will be used to highlight, showcasing the variety of dance in Woking and Surrey as well as some of the community projects and activities we have been developing. 2019 see’s Dance Woking celebrate 25 Years of Dance in Woking and we want to celebrate this milestone with a carnival style parade, developing pride of place. Please view Encounters 2018 highlights:

Saturday 22 June – Encounters. Two weeks before Party in the Park, we will be leading Encounters with the theme of Woking celebrates with a day of dance in Woking Town Centre, Jubilee Square with a mix of both professional and community led dance. This year we will be expanding to create a carnival parade, building on 2018, and bringing a taste of Rio to this event with live music and great costumes and of course different dance styles.

We are keen to hear from Dance groups who would be interested in taking part on 22 June or 6 July or both. If you have an idea of how your group could be involved then please detail on the attached form. We are open to ideas & keen to hear from you.

There will be opportunities to perform as well as take part and watch. On 6 July we are planning to have our very own dance stage to celebrate 25 years of Dance Woking in Woking!

Party in the Park Highlights from 2018:

Please can you reply by Friday 1 February 2019. This will give us time to review your ideas and help us to create a programme of activity.

Key dates to note for 2019:

Friday 1 February:  Last date to SEND Expression of Interest Application Form Expression of Interest 2019

Saturday 22 June:  Encounters, Jubilee Square, Woking Town Centre

Saturday 6 July: Party in the Park, Woking Park

If you have any queries please contact Theresa James using email: theresa@dancewoking.com

Purchase your tickets online now or to reserve your tickets email

office@dancewoking.com or you can purchase on the night with either cash or cheque made payable to 'Woking Dance Festival'.

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