Bristol Come Dancing 2019 with ABC


Strictly For Charity

A Collaboration Between Temwa, Aid Box Community and YOU!

What: 6 weeks of dance training, 1 epic final event
When: February – March 2019
Where: Bristol
Age Restrictions: 18+
Registration Fee: £60 (Early Bird Rate) // £75 (Normal Rate from Jan 11th 2019)
Minimum Sponsorship Target: £600 per individual participant


Bristol: grab your dancing shoes, bring your best moves, the dance floor is yours.

In early 2019 Temwa is collaborating with another incredible Bristol based charity, Aid Box Community, to produce a Strictly Come Dancing inspired fundraiser, with a thoroughly Bristol flavour.

Aid Box Community (ABC) do amazing work to support vulnerable refugees and asylum seekers in the UK (many living on just £5 per day). ABC are providing a place of sanctuary, advice and vital support, a welcoming community and free supply of life’s essentials, including everything from socks and saucepans to children’s toys and nappies.

Bristol Come Dancing is about bringing Bristol’s uniquely loyal, vibrant community together through dance to support, welcome and strengthen the world’s communities. We can transform 100s of lives #WhenCommunitiesComeTogether.

Challenge Information

Starting in February 2019 you’ll take part in 6 weeks of professional dance training in Cuban Salsa and Swing, with two incredible teachers in a beautiful central Bristol studio, committing to two 1.5 hour sessions per week in the run up to a live final competition.

You can apply as a ready formed pair or be matched up with a partner!

The final event will take place on Saturday 23rd March (so you must be available on this date!). The final event will be full of glitz and glamour with equal measures of hilarity and fun, with a panel of experienced judges, comedic comperes and voting stations – plus a number of well-known faces involved! It’s set to be a fundraiser like no other.

You’ll no doubt form incredible friendships with your fellow participants – being part of something like this is an amazing experience for body, mind and soul!

Each individual participant must commit to raising a minimum of £600 which will be fairly split to support both Temwa and ABC, helping vulnerable communities both here in Bristol and in Malawi.

You will receive one-to-one fundraising support, helping you to meet – and beat!  – your target! We’ll break your target down into manageable chunks, provide all the info you need to share with your sponsors and give you the best advice we have to offer from our experience of what really works.

Think you’ve got what it takes? We know you’ve got the moves. Sign up here!

Training Schedule

Induction Session:

Sunday 3rd February, 3pm – 4.30pm, Portland Square, Bristol.

Fridays – Piloxercise Studio, Easton

Group 1: 6pm – 7.30pm
Group 2: 7.30pm – 9pm

Friday Session Dates: 8th Feb, 15th Feb, 22nd Feb, 1st March, 8th March, 15th March

Sundays – Piloxercise Studio, Harbourside

Group 1: 3pm – 4.30pm
Group 2: 4.30pm – 6pm

Exception of Sunday 10th Feb:
Group 1: 4.30pm – 6pm
Group 2: 6pm – 7.30pm

Sunday Session Dates: 10th Feb*, 17th Feb, 24th Feb, 3rd March, 10th March, 17th March

Take To The Dance Floor

Sign Up Online or email with any questions.

Registration closes on 31st January 2019. Upon registering we’ll be in touch to give you all the information you’ll need.

Start Fundraising

Once you have registered you can start fundraising!
Set up your Virgin Money Giving fundraising page by clicking here. It’s free, easy to use and processes Gift Aid for us – making the most out of every donation!

Share Your Journey

We want to be part of your journey every step of the way! You can tag Temwa using @TemwaUK and Aid Box Community using @AidBoxCommunity. Use the hashtags #BristolComeDancing and #WhenCommunitiesComeTogether.

We’ll be more than happy to share your stories via our own social pages. Let’s spread the word far and wide and get everybody dancing.


For being part of what will be an EPIC fundraiser for Temwa and ABC and a huge amount of fun!


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