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Dancing List - Dance Sessions and Dancing Lessons

Please see below a list of dance sessions and dancing lessons in Scarborough, Whitby, Filey and along the Yorkshire Coast. Whether you are a visitor or resident, these dancing classes are open to all.


In order to avoid disappointment, we advise you to telephone the venues below prior to arrival as occasionally dances are subject to cancellation.


Dancing Sessions


Cayton Village Hall, Cayton, Scarborough

Popular Sequence

Wednesday 13:45 - 16:00

Saturday 19:30 – 22:00

Tel: 01723 351380


Scalby Village Hall – Scalby Road, Scalby

Ballroom and Sequence Dancing (Live Music)

Thursday 19:30 – 22:30 £5.00

Tel: 01723 362395


St Mark’s Church – New Lane, Newby

Popular Social Dancing

Saturday 19:30 – 23:00 £1.50

Tel: 01723 378477


Flower Of May Holiday Park – Lebberston Cliff, Nr Scarborough

Modern Ballroom, Sequence Dancing, Latin and Old Time Dancing (Wurlitzer Organ)

Wednesday 13:00 – 16:00 £4.95

Tel: 01723 586698


Kate Buchan Social Dancing (Modern Ballroom & Latin American) - Falsgrave Community Centre, Seamer Road, Scarborough

(Independent Dance Instructor with Public Liability Insurance and PRS & PPL Music Licences)

Mondays 18:00 – 19:00 Beginners £10 per couple

Tuesdays 18:00 – 19:00 & 19:00 – 20:00 Intermediate £10 per couple


Also private lessons by arrangement (afternoons) £20 per hour


New Beginners Class at St Mark’s Community Hall, Green Lane, Newby:

Fridays 20:00 – 21:00 Beginners £10 per couple

Tel: 07761 061899


Whitby Pavilion – West Cliff, Whitby

With recorded music 30 mins before the start of the dance then live Organ Music

Tuesday 13:30 – 15:30 £5.50 (October – March)

Tuesday 14:00 – 16:00 £5.50 (April – September)

Tel: 01947 604855


L P Dance Studio – Khyber Pass, Whitby

Thursday 14:30 – 16:00 (Once a fortnight)

Tel: 01947 604516


Masonic Hall – Rutland Street, Filey

Line Dancing

Wednesday 12:30 – 13:30 & 13:30 – 15:30

Tel: 01723 512 438


The Grand Hotel – St Nicholas Cliff, Scarborough

Modern Jive

Tuesday 19:30 – 23:00 £5.00

Tel: 07773672647


Social Dancing

Wednesday & Friday 14:00 – 16:00


Special added events throughout the Spa’s Dance Festival:

(Night Dances)

Wednesday 6th November - 8.00pm

Friday 8th November - 8.00pm - 10.00pm


Social Tea Dance

Monday 7.30-9.30pm

Wednesday 2.00-4.00pm

Tel: 07702804747


Line Dancing

Thursday – 1:00pm – 3:00pm £4.00

Contact John Grrowler Rowell (

Tel: 01723 364736


Tea Dances – Tuesday 6th November, Wednesday 7th November, Thursday 8th November and Friday 9th November all at 2.00pm. (Also, Night Dances Sundays 11th and 18th November at 7.30pm at Scalby Community Hall).


Ganton Village Hall – Ganton, Nr Scarborough

Classic Easy Sequence Dancing & Ole Tyme Dancing

All dances start at 20:00

April 19th & 26th

May 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th & 31st

Tel: 07817915528


Scalby Parish Hall

Sunday Night Live Ballroom & Sequence

May 5th, 12th and 19th. 7.30pm until 10.00pm

Admission £5.00 includes refreshments and live music

Tel: 07702 804746


Dance Lessons


Queen Street Methodist Hall, Scarborough

Ballroom and Latin American (age 18-80) Waltz, Quick Step, Cha Cha, Jive plus more.

Qualified, experienced teacher (MIDTA AISTD)

Absolute Beginners Courses starting Tuesdays 12th November, 7:30pm – 9:30pm £5.00

Tel: 01723 381411; 07946 542221


Cayton Jubilee Hall – Cayton, Scarborough

Ballroom and Latin American (age 18-80) Waltz, Quick Step, Cha Cha, Jive plus more.

Qualified, experienced teacher (MIDTA AISTD)

Absolute Beginners Courses starting Sundays 10th November, 7:30pm – 9:30pm £5.00

Tel: 01723 381411; 07946 542221


Gladstone Road Junior School – Wooler Street, Scarborough

Folk Dancing Lessons

Tuesday 19:30 – 21:30 £2.50

Please call for details

Tel: 01723 582681


St Columba’s Church Hall – Dean Road, Scarborough

Line Dancing Lessons

Monday 19:30 – 21:30

Tel: 01723 582246


Staxton Village Hall – Staxton, Nr Scarborough

Thursday 19:30 – 21:00

Tel: 01723 582246

Download Dancing List (PDF 128KB)


In order to avoid disappointment it is advisable to telephone the above venues prior to arrival as occasionally dances are subject to cancellation.


Every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this list which is produced by the Tourist Information Centre. All details are subject to alteration, however, and no responsibility can be accepted by the Tourist Information Centre.

For further information, please contact the Scarborough Tourism Bureau on 01723 383636.

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