Blackpool Sequence Dance Festival

18th - 20th October 2020

Blackpool Sequence Dance Festival

The Blackpool Sequence Dance Festival marks it’s 70th anniversary this year, in the impressive Empress Ballroom, Winter Gardens. The festival’s format has changed over the years and it now covers Classical, Modern and Latin Sequence Dancing.

The festival accomodates both Children and Adult competitions. For 2020 only, the will children dance on Sunday 20th October in the Empress Ballroom and the adults wil dance  Sunday 20th, Monday 21st and Tuesday 22nd within the Spanish Hall. The British Sequence Championships are held on all three evenings.

The Inventive Dance competition is held on Monday 21st. The catogories are Classical Sequence, Modern Sequence and Latin Sequence. The winning dances are then taught on Tuesday morning to associates, members and fellows affiliated with the British Dance Council, and then to members of public in the afternoon.

There is plenty of opportunity for social dancing in between the competitions and also on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday afternoon.

Applications are now open for the 2019 Sequence Dance Festival. Please find all documents necessary to apply as a spectator or a competitor below. Once completed, please send applications via email to: or send in the post to the Dance Festival Office.

Sequence Changes 2020


Next Event: 18th – 20th October 2020

Future Dates:

Results 2018

Results 2017

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