The Bee's Knees
Oct 2013: ICharlston London
We were fortunate to be involved in 'Carnaby Echoes' an art exhibition about the musical history of Carnaby street. Artist Lucy Harrison filmed us dancing in the building that used to be home of Murrays cabaret and dance club.
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You can see the film of us here:
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Sept - Oct 2013: Carnaby Echoes Exhibition
Feb - May 2013 Claridges Charleston Masterclass
During the build up of excitement to the Great Gatsby film release, we ran Charlston Masterclasses at Claridge's Hotel. These are taking place in the recently restored art deco ballroom. They were a great sucess and there could not have been a more fitting setting to dance the Charleston in all of London.
May 2013: Claridges Press
There has been so much press about the Charleston master classes at Claridge's, from the Evening Standard, Guardian, Times, Daily Mail, Time Out and more. The most exciting of these would have to be the large double page feature in the Telegraph by Hannah Betts.
Click on the image to see the full article.
Oct 2013: European Swing Dance Championships
Aila Baila (Queen Bee) is a champion! She placed 3rd in the open classic Lindyhop showcase category at the European swing dance championships with her dance partner Richard Pucci.
See the award winning performance here:
Nov 2013: The Paul O'Grady Show, ITV
Dec 2013: Warner Brothers
We created these shorts with Warner Brothers to celebrate the UK Great Gatsby DVD release.
Jan 2014: ITV
We were featured dancers in the ITV mini series Endeavour about inspector Morse in his early years. This will be screened in April 2014.
Feb 2014: Venice Carnival
This Febuary we returned to the Venice Carnival, where we performed three days of shows in St Marks Square. We were blessed with beautiful sunny days and were treated to some wonderful Italian hospitality, such a magical city!
Aug 2014: Summer Jamboree
We taught Charleston and performed at Summer Jamboree, a nine day festival of vintage music and dancing held in the beautiful Italian seaside town of Senigallia. We danced on the main stage which we shared with legendary acts such as Ben E King!
Aug 2014: My vintage Wardrobe
Word must have got out about what an extensive collection of vintage clothes Holly and myself have built up over the years, as we were asked to do a feature called 'My vintage Wardrobe' for the online magazine, My Daily.
Dec 2014: The Puppini Sisters
Feb 2015: Rock that Swing