Participation Projects

We are passionate about increasing participation in dance and regularly create projects that help us to reach out to specific groups of people and/or living in particular areas in the South East. For all our latest opportunities sign up to our newsletter at the bottom of the page.

Four Hands Dance, Touch, Our City Dances 2019. Photo Jen O'Brien

The Welcome Project

A programme of activities and events to encourage more people to dance in the local community

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The Welcome Project

Our City Dances

A two-day celebration of dance in locations in and around the Tarner area of Brighton & Hove

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Our City Dances


An annual celebration of youth dance

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Teachers Continuing Professional Development

Our first professional development opportunity for primary school teachers

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Teachers Continuing Professional Development

Boys' Movement Classes

Movement classes designed for boys, and anyone who identifies as male, aged 7-11 years

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Boys' Movement Classes

The Welcome Project Supporters

Project Partners

Arts Award



Birmingham Hippodrome

Brighton Aldridge Community Academy

Brighton Digital Festival

Brighton Fringe

Brighton & Hove City Council

Senior Housing & Active for Life

Brighton Unemployment Centre’s Families Project

Brighton Youth Centre

Ceyda Tanc Dance                          

Dance East 

Dance Woking

Dance Umbrella

Drishti Dance

Edinburgh International Children’s Festival

Fan Dance Theatre



Hofesh Shechter Company


Jasmin Vardimon Company

Junction Dance, Reading 

Kent Dance Network


Loop Dance Company

Marina Studios

Medway County Council

Moulsecoomb Primary School
Motus, MK

Move South East

National Dance Network

National Youth Dance Company

New Adventures

Nordern Farm
One Dance UK

Our Future City (Future Creators)

Oxford City Council

Oxford Dance Forum

Pavilion Dance South West


People Dancing

Portslade Aldridge Community Academy 

Puffin Community Nursery

Quarterhouse, Folkestone

Roundabout Nursery

Secondhand Dance

Spark Arts


Strike a Light Festival

Sussex Dance Collective

Take Art

Tarner Children’s Centre

Tarner Community Project

Trust For Developing Communities

The Mill Arts Centre Banbury

The Place

Space Arts

University of Brighton

University of Christchurch Canterbury

University of Surrey

Wise Owl Nursery

Yorkshire Dance