Dazzle and dance: Wembley Jubilee Dance will be a colorful occasion
Located in the booming new area of London, Wembley Parkand led by cool dance giants Rambert and Pineapple Dance Studios, the Jubilee Dance Party will see the park transformed marking the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with live music, dance lessons, circus performances, street theater and more.
The irresistible lineup will provide opportunities to learn dance styles from around the world, including Bollywood, commercial (TikTok), street, swing, reggaeton and Afrobeats, Caribbean and rock & roll. Yoga and Zumba classes will also take place as part of the event.
Rambert will be offering a free Caribbean Niceness dance class, immersing in the positivity of soca and reggae vibes, under the expert eye of Sheba Montserrat, a professor at Rambert’s faculty. Sheba will share the story of the movements, with children and adults invited to participate and learn about Caribbean and Black British history as they learn the steps.
Rambert will also lead a high-energy rock & roll walkthrough class, with Rambert faculty member Emma Weir teaching simple, repeatable steps to classic songs from the 1950s and 1960s. The inclusive experience is designed for teach the moves without the need for a partner and is suitable for all ages and fitness levels.
“Inclusiveness and participation are at the heart of everything we do at Rambert, and we are delighted that our bright and daring dance teachers have the opportunity to connect and move with the people of Wembley Park during the Jubilee Dance Party, ahead of Rambert’s Peaky Blinders: The Redemption of Thomas Shelby London run which opens here at Wembley Park in October,” says Daniel Fulvio, Rambert’s Deputy Audience Director (Community)
Strictly fun: learn new moves at Jubilee fest
Pineapple Dance Studios will be hosting two “TikTok style dance” classes during the afternoon that will teach participants all the latest TikTok style moves. Participants will learn new skills and put them all together in mini-routines to the latest tunes, ending the class feeling energized, pumped and full of funky TikTok-style skills.
The grand finale of the day will be an exhilarating street/hip hop dance class, also led by Pineapple Dance Studios. Sparkling with energy, the hip hop dance style was born in the clubs and streets of New York. Today, its popularity has spread to the commercial industry through music videos. Teachers will share this awesome and enjoyable dance style with participants in front of the iconic Wembley Stadium.
“Pineapple Dance Studios aims to make dance accessible to everyone – any age, any ability – we can’t wait for our best teachers to bring everyone together at Wembley Park – join us and rock your Jubilee!” says Debbie Moore, Founder and CEO of Pineapple
Swing Patrol, Bollywood Dance School, MoreYoga, Zumba instructor Jonas Hedqvist, local dance legend Edoardo Lima and others will also be encouraging revelers to learn new moves, along with the visually spectacular professional dance company and demi -Britain’s Got Talent TNG (The Next Generation) finalists.
TNG will present two completely new performances, offering a true celebration through music and different dance genres. With members of TNG having already danced and performed with some of the UK’s biggest superstars, from Ed Sheeran to Stormzy and Little Mix, they are preparing to take Jubilee Dance Party attendees on a mini world tour.
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Jubilee Dance Party attendees will receive dance passports upon arrival, which they can obtain stamps for when they join each class or visit the other exciting attractions. These include a digital photo wall where festival-goers can share their photos on the day to create a giant portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, in honor of her 70-year reign.
For those who prefer not to dance, there will be plenty of live music to listen to as they visit Wembley Park’s other inclusive and family-friendly attractions, or just sit back and soak up the party atmosphere. There will be a stage hosting family shows, stilt walkers, jugglers and demonstrations of circus skills, make-up artists, bubbleologists, pavement artists and more to ensure everyone is entertained. For younger visitors, a children’s entertainer will lead a range of inclusive group dances and games.
London Designer Outlet will also join in the celebrations. The Queen’s Guards will hold marching drills with children, while a purple cannon will provide the perfect spot for selfies. As well as offerings from individual retailers, London Designer Outlet will also have a DJ playing tracks from the past seven decades, to get shoppers in the party spirit.
Partygoers will be able to enjoy flavors from around the world as well as sounds. The quality street food at BOXPARK Wembley offers dishes from around the world, while restaurants in the neighborhood offer everything from hearty Italian plates of Pasta Remoli to Indian Masalchi dishes from two-Michelin-starred chef Atul Kochhar. Once refreshed and restocked, festival-goers can hit the dance floors again, with stages spread out along the Olympic Way up to the main stage in front of the Olympic Steps.
unky world tour: TNG pros will lead the way
For Josh McNorton, Cultural Director, Wembley Park“The Jubilee Dance Party will be a great day out for all ages and abilities. The party will celebrate Brent’s cultural heritage and diversity, with dance studios Rambert and Pineapple leading the festivities and inviting revelers to throw shapes on the dance floor It’s going to be a very exciting day!
Just 12 minutes from central London by tube and with regular, fast and direct trains to Wembley Stadium Station with Chiltern Railways and Southern Railways and ample secure parking also available, Wembley Park’s easy accessibility means that the Jubilee Dance Party is there for everyone.
And when that revelry ends there will be plenty more to come as the area will be home to the UK’s largest single build to let site with 6,000 homes managed by Quintain Living (www.quintainliving.com) and the park’s cultural strategy includes a program of free events throughout the year.
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