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Hep Cats Holiday
Weston Super-Mare

A Second chance to kick back big style with a second oportunity of a Hep Cat Holiday in September.

Small Band Swing, Jump Jive, Rhythm & Blues and Vocal Harmony from the 1930s, '40s and early '50s:

Wish you were here?

A whole weekend of authentic music & dancing
* A Superb line-up of International & UK bands, * Top DJs from across Europe, * Dancing 'til dawn
* Two Ballrooms, * Vintage Market, * Classic Movies, * Swing classes for beginner & advanced dancers
* International Teachers, * Bijou Chalets, * Great Food - breakfast & dinner inclusive
* Swimming Pool & Leisure Facilities, * Opposite the picturesque Sand Bay beach
* Minutes from the M5 & Bristol Airport, * Plus much, much more.......

For futher information call: +44 (0) 20 8829 0919 / +44 (0) 7790 762932 Or Email


HISTORY - dance where it all began and honor the original Balboa dancers:
Your one chance a year to dance at the historic Balboa Pavilion on Balboa Peninsula. The Rendezvous has the largest gathering of dancers from the 30s and 40s, with special Q&A session.

EDUCATION - Balboa University is an instructional format to develop well-rounded dancers: A weekend with a variety of open-minded instructors to offer different techniques and skills.

IN CLASS INSTRUCTORS are utilized for students to have personal feedback in class.

INSTRUCTOR WORKSHOPS are provided to enhance the skills of current & future teachers of Balboa.

COMPETITION - only one contest showcased to inspire all levels of dancers - the International Balboa Championship: Skills in Pure Balboa, Bal-Swing, and Showmanship will be required to win The Rendezvous Cup. Competition will only take 30min each evening to allow for more classes/education and optimal social dancing FUN Amateur tap out contest added for Saturday night during after-hours.

PROFESSIONAL - offer the highest quality experience for everyone attending:
All weekend events will run as scheduled allowing you time to eat, shower, and relax
The best venues, bands, and down to earth teachers are booked to create a unique experience
The Rendezvous is not over-sold to allow plenty of space at the dances and especially the workshops.

Twelth Annual All Balboa Weekend!
June 7th - 10th 2012

Back this year! Jonathan Stout and his Campus Five, featuring Hilary Alexander
Featuring the American Classic Balboa Championships

* TOP instructors!
* Over 72 classes!
* with 2 Nights of Jonathan Stout and his Campus Five!
* All events at the hotel!
* Dance 'til you drop!
* 8,000+ sq. ft. Ballroom!
* 6 tracks of progressive classes!
* Beginners to Masters!
* Master of Ceremonies - Peter Strom!
* Friday and Saturday Late Night Buffets!
* Showcase Division!

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