Encounters & Party in the Park 2019 – Apply Now!

Christmas may be just around the corner, but we are already thinking about Summer – Applications to perform and be a part of Encounters and/or Party in the Park are now open!

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.

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.

TO APPLY: Please download and complete the Expression of Interest form below and return to Theresa at by 1st February 2019.

Expression of Interest 2019

2019 Key Dates:

Friday 1st February – Deadline for Expression of Interest Forms

Saturday 22nd June – Encounters

Saturday 6th July – Party in the Park


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