Last year dance took place in all sorts of locations and in all dance styles, and was open to absolutely anyone.
The UK's biggest ever celebration of dance
Don't Look Up The Hill, Keep Looking At The Ground
Northampton Saints Rugby Club sent their official mascot Bernie to help the atheletes gathered at The Northamptonshire Youth Games to warm up. Bernie joined youngsters from across the county in the Big Dance warm up.
BIG Dance Week 2012 has been officially launched and includes a whole series of events in the East Midlands.
Children and young people from across Leicestershire welcomed the Olympic Torch to Abbey Park with their Big Dance Schools Pledge and Olympic inspired performances
Students from across Leicestershire perform
As part of the East Midlands Big Dance programme, audiences from Leicester took part in a choreographed walk through Belgrave in Leicester last Friday.
A Big Dance Commission
Young children and their families were wowed on Saturday 9th June at Curve, Leicester by a flashmob of young people performing for the Spark Children's Arts Festival's 10th anniversary celebrations.
Guthlaxton Young Leaders
At 1pm today, dancers at sites across the region took part in Big Dance Schools Pledge, setting out to beat the world record for people performing a dance routine at the same time.
Dancers across E Midlands support record attempt
Over 300 local young people will attempt to break records with a mass dance event on Friday 18 May at the Ravendale Sports Ground in Lincoln.
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Big Dance and World Event for Young Artists 2012
Dance4 in partnership with the Big Dance East Midlands Hub Partners has commissioned the widely acclaimed, ever popular New Art Club to choreograph an extraordinary performance spectacular at National Water Sports Centre during Splashdance Weekend.
Call for submissions from interested dance groups