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Support Magpie

Participation, Performance, Training

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

Bookings open for Summer 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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Job opportunities...

Highly motivated Operations Coordinator 

We're seeking a highly motivated self-starter for this new key role which is central to the smooth running of the organisation and has responsibility for supporting the company's diverse and expanding programmes.  This role is full time and office based (at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley).

Please request an application pack from Linda Davern, Recruitment 07785 224259 or email admin@magpiedance.org.uk

Application deadline: 12 noon, Wednesday 30th April 2014

NEW Magpie Youth Juniors begins

Our youth group is now open from the age of 11 for the first time. Contact us to book a session.

Run for Magpie

Applications open for Bupa 10k run on Sunday 25th May 2014.

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.