3 Days of Star-Studded Dancing: The Ultimate Gift for ‘Strictly’ Superfans

3 Days of Star-Studded Dancing: The Ultimate Gift for ‘Strictly’ Superfans

Can’t decide what to pop under the tree for the Strictly Come Dancing superfan in your life? Well, here’s a bit of good news. How about a weekend with some of TV’s biggest dancing stars? Organised by the UK’s top dance school, Donahey’s, the annual three-day getaway is back for 2023, offering floor-side reserved seating for three days of spectacular live performances from celebrity dancers and global dance champions.

Among the stars lined up to appear are Strictly Come Dancing Champion & BAFTA Award Winner Giovanni Pernice, Strictly Superstars Jowita Przystal & Nikita Kuzmin, Kai Widdrington & Nadiya Bychkova, Aljaz Skorjanec & Janette Manrara. This will not be the first time Janette is appearing at a Donaheys dance weekend, with the Miami-Born dancer returning year after year.

“It’s always a FAB-U-LOUS event, a real feel-good weekend, and I cannot wait to be back next year,” says the professional dancer and choreographer.

She’ll be joined by Argentine Tango choreographers Leandro Palou & Maria Tsiatsiani, World Ballroom Champions Warren & Kristi Boyce, and British Dance Champion Finalists Argo Oblikas & Alessia D’Orazi. The dancers are set to perform live showcases, exclusively choreographed for Donahey’s guests.

Along with showing off their own stuff, the dancers will be hosting six hours of Ballroom and Latin dance classes, helping everyone learn the classic moves.

There’s also a unique opportunity to get up close and personal, with a sophisticated red carpet event for professional photographs with all your favourites. Q&A sessions feature on the schedule too, offering a chance to find out what really goes on behind the scenes.

Event organiser Paul Donahey said, “We’re thrilled to be running our yearly weekend getaway, and this one is shaping up to be bigger and better than ever before. We know that the past 12 months have been challenging to say the least, but Strictly is one thing we can all rely on to make us feel great. And with Christmas just around the corner, what could be better than giving the gift of Strictly to a loved one who could really do with a fun weekend away?”

Next year’s event will once again be held at the luxurious 5* Celtic Manor Resort near Cardiff. Crowned the UK’s best hotel, the Celtic Manor boasts no less than 332 opulent accommodations, 6 prestigious on-site restaurants, 5 bars, and 2 spas. A touch of luxury? It’s just what the doctor ordered.

When the stars are off resting, it’s your time to play. Slip off to the spa, enjoy a drink or two in the bar, or make the most of the Celtic Manor’s exceptional surroundings in the Welsh countryside. Donahey’s will also be on hand with hour-long dance lessons for all abilities, and two nights of music in the refreshingly cool air-conditioned Caernarfon Suite. There’s also a musical treat in store for attendees, all thanks to the Tony Greenwood 15-piece Big Band.

The next Donahey’s dance weekend will take place at the 5* Celtic Manor Resort from Friday 14th July – Sunday 16th July 2023. Donahey’s are currently offering an early bird booking discount, with a 3 day, 2 night dinner, bed, and breakfast package for just £609 per person. This exclusive price is only available until 31st December 2022, rising to £619 per person thereafter.

To find out more about Donahey’s or to book your weekend, visit: https://www.donaheys.co.uk/dance-holidays/

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