Adult Social Dancers Practice

Currently suspended.

We run a 'pay on the day' practice for adult social dancers every Thursday from 7:45pm to 8:45pm at the Oddfellows Hall, Dorking High Street.

The first 1/2 hour is a Ballroom practice, typically 3 x Waltz, 3 x Tango, 2 x Viennese Waltz, 3 x Foxtrot, 3 x Quickstep.

The second 1/2 hour is a Latin American practice, typically 3 x Cha Cha Cha, 3 x Samba, 3 x Jive, 2 x Paso Doble, 3 x Rumba.



The practice price is £10 per couple.

We will offer assistance during the practice, so don't feel afraid to give a practice a go.



7:45pm - 8:45pm - Oddfellows, High Street, Dorking

Generally the practice runs every week - any exceptions are noted below, or see the Calendar page.

Competitors Practice

Running weekly - attendance is strictly by invitation only with strict numbers limit at present.

We run a 'pay on the day' practice for competitors every Wednesday from 8:00pm to 10:00pm in Surrey's largest hireable hall, the Lord Riddell Memorial Hall at Walton-on-the-Hill, near Tadworth.

This is predomiantly a Ballroom practice, typically 7 x Waltz, 7 x Tango, 5 x Viennese Waltz, 7 x Foxtrot, 7 x Quickstep followed by a 'competition style' 5-dance.



The practice price is £10 per couple.


We are happy to offer assistance during the practice if you desire.

8:00pm - 10:00pm - Riddell Memorial Hall, Walton-on-the-Hill

Generally the practice runs every week - any exceptions are noted in the bulletin board, or see the Calendar page.

Website Structure

Home (including contact details)

  - Online Lessons (Details of how to arrange and access online tuition)

      - Printable Version (PDF file of the content of the Online Lessons page)

  - About Us (Details of teachers within Surrey Hills Dance Centre)

  - Locations (Details of main locations plus facilities & links to maps)

  - Calendar (Approx 3 month ahead Calendar - doc)

  - Dancesport Links (Links to dance industry suppliers, organisations etc.)

  - Dorking Links (About Dorking)

  - Partners Wanted (People associated with SHDC looking for dance partners)

Website Structure

Classes (Details of classes and outline schedule, including prices)

  - Classes in current / coming 1/2 term (Doc)

Private Lessons (Details of Private Lessons)

  - John's Lessons (Available slots with John up to 2 months ahead)

Wedding 1st Dance (Details)

Practices (Details of social and competitors practices)

Competitive Coaching (Details of Competitive Coaching

  - John's Lessons (Available slots with John up to 2 months ahead)

Events, News, Archive (Details of current News and Events)

  - Archive (a compendium of information, pictures and videos)

GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)

Surrey Hills Dance Centre will endeavour to be fully compliant with GDPR. Personal data held will be that given to SHDC through e-mail, phone or other media. It will be retained in one or more of the following media: mobile phone, home desktop computer and paper. Its usage will be entirely for contact between SHDC and the person concerned. The only 3rd party who will receive any data will be the ISTD in conjunction with registration for and attendance of Medal Tests. SHDC will provide a copy of all data held within 40 days of a written request. During the Covid-19 crisis, Zoom (or other video conferencing applications) may be used to record online classes. Recordings will be stored securely on Dropbox. Access to classes and recordings will be restricted to registered pupils of SHDC.