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Participation, Performance, Training

Unlocking individual potential, at the forefront of dance for learning disabled people.

Bookings open for Autumn 2014 term: Term Dates for the Youth Group, Adult Group, and Open Adult Community classes.



  • Performances across the region from Sadlers Wells to the Churchill Theatre.


Founded in 1986 by Artistic Director, Avril Hitman, Magpie Dance is a contemporary dance company for learning disabled people.

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Dance with us this Autumn Term

Join us! We offer a variety of classes for dancers with disabilities. Our term starts the week commencing 22nd September.

Adult Community Classes

Wednesday, 1.30-3.30pm, Crofton Halls, BR6 8PR

Thursday, 11.00am-12.30pm, Bromley Civic Centre, BR1 3UH

Youth Group Seniors (16-25 yrs)

Wednesday, 4.30-6.30pm, Bromley United Reformed Church

Saturday, 10.30am-12.30pm, Langley Park School for Boys

Youth Group Juniors (11-15 yrs)

Saturday, 1.00-2.30pm, Langley Park School for Boys, BR3 3BP

Spaces still open! E-mail admin@magpiedance.org.uk to register!


Treasurer, Board of Trustees
Voluntary role, expenses only 

Magpie is seeking a skilled individual to guide and advise the Board of Trustees on the approval of the budgets, accounts and financial statements, within a relevant financial framework and having regard to current legislation. lead on this ambitious new professional artistic programme.

Please request an application pack from Magpie's General Manager, Laura Graham, 020 8290 6633 or email lauragraham@magpiedance.org.uk

Application deadline: 12 noon,
Friday 31st October 2014

Magpie's High Fliers is now Recruiting!

High Fliers is a brand new professional training and performance company for gifted and talented dancers with learning disabilities.

For more details about audition dates, click to our news page.

Performance highlights

Watch The Ed Effect, our collaboration with Matthew Bourne's New Adventures for Big Dance.

Watch our Sky's Got To Dance audition

Magpie Dance Patron: Richard Wilson OBE. Youth Group Patron: Kellie Shirley.

Magpie Dance is a Charity (1062185) and a Limited Company (3292609); registered in England and Wales.