Diary and History of events

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Recent Events

July 2018 Flamenco dances and "have a go" at a Spanish evening in Hoylake

June / July 2018 Chris and Fiona gave flamenco workshops at Spanish Festivals at primary schools in Wem and Liverpool

May 2018 Flamenco dances and guitar music at a Spanish night for Hale U3A

April 2018 Chris, Nia and Mike gave an informal flamenco dance workshop at Storyhouse's Women of the World Festival

Oct 2017 We gave a flamenco flavour to a Diamond Wedding celebration at Cheshire View

Wednesday 5th July, Deva Flamenco danced at the International Eisteddfod in Llangollen. Christine and Nia also took part in the LIME Inclusion Project - "Making Waves".

June 2017 "A Night of Flamenco Dancing" with "have-a go" sessions at Mollington and Backford Village Hall.

May 2017 Flamenco workshop and performance at Women of the World Festival at Storyhouse, Chester

Chris continues to give talks on the Story of Flamenco with dance demonstrations at WIs and flamenco workshops in primary schools.

Autumn 2016 Chris and Amparo led weekly flamenco workshops at Upton Heath Primary school.

Nia and Chris led a Flamenco hen party in Liverpool on 30th July.

July 2016, Chris and Nia danced Tientos and Malaguenas at the Lailat al Raqs VI show at Nantwich Civic Hall

July 2016 Deva Flamenco welcomed and entertained guests with flamenco guitar music, dancing and castanets at a Spanish Fiesta at Boughton Hall, Chester. We also led a "have a go " session at the end of the night.

June 2016 Deva Flamenco walked in the procession and danced at Christleton Fete

May 2016 We danced at Black Veil's Beltane Hafla

Feb 2016 Maria DelMar with Christine gave flamenco workshops at a primary school in Knutsford

December 2015, "Dancing Devas" show with Black Veil tribal and guitarist Mike Riley at St Mary's Centre, Chester - a show for Theatre in the Quarter.

October 2015, Deva Flamenco provided the dancing, guitar music and "get up and have a go" session at St John the Evangelist church hall in Weston near Runcorn.

In September we danced at a Spanish Evening in Liverpool in memory of Trish Anderton of Flamenco de Liverpool. The event raised over a 1000 pounds for the Sunflowers Cancer Support charity.

July 2015 We danced at Lailat al Raqs V at Crewe's Lyceum theatre.

Christine gave a "Have a go" flamenco workshop and Deva Flamenco danced at Crewe Fest on Sunday 12th July.

During 2015 Christine gave talks on the Story of Flamenco with demonstration dances at WIs in Cheshire and the Wirral. She also gave flamenco workshops at primary schools in Liverpool and the Wirral and at a secondary school in Chester and took a Care Home group on a Musical Tour of Southern Spain.

May 2015 Deva Flamenco danced at Black Veil's Beltane Hafla, Coedpoeth near Wrexham.

September 2014 - Our largest audience to date - about 460 delegates at the Rotary Conference in Venue Cymru, Llandudno.

September / December 2014 Christine gave flamenco workshops in schools in Liverpool and talks on the Story of Flamenco illustrated with archival recordings and dance demonstrations at several WIs in Cheshire.

August 2014 - performance at Cool Jazz and White Horses, Vale Crucis Abbey, Llangollen in aid of Motor Neurone Disease.

August 2014 - Flamenco dance and guitar music at a Charity Night for a climber at disabilities at Irby Social Club, in the Wirral

August 2014 - our annual Dance Fiesta with our guests Black Veil, Majenta Dancer, Sarah, Matt Sallis, Mike and Roger and SCOPE's LinkUp Flamenco Group

July 2014 - Flamenco dance and guitar performance at Crewe International Festival

June 2014. Chris danced at the Festival of Food and Dance at St Thomas Moore's School. Crewe

Christine continues to give one-off talks on the history of flamenco with dance workshops and demonstrations in primary and high schools, and to Women's Institutes (WIs) and social groups, luncheon clubs and care homes - in Cheshire, Merseyside, Wirral, Warrington and Flintshire.

June 2014- Deva Flamenco danced at Lailat Al Raqs IV in Crewe.

February 2014 Flamenco demonstration at a Fiesta de Salsa in Chester to raise money for the charity Live!

October 2013. Deva Flamenco's annual Dance Fiesta with Sarah, Minna Maria (flamenco): Black Veil (Gothic belly dancing): Majenta (Middle Eastern dance and song): SCOPE's Link Up Club Flamenco Group plus Mike Riley, Stephen Smith and Matt Sallis (guitarists) - and Deva Flamenco.

August 2013 Christine and Mike performed at a Spanish night at Delamere Park, Cheshire

June 2013 - dance displays at the Wirral Folk on the Coast Festival.

May 2013 - performance at Northgate Quarter Festival in Chester.

April 2013 We danced at Black Veil's Beltane Hafla in Wrexham.

April 2013 - flamenco dancing and guitar music at the farewell party for Pepe, the Spanish manager at the Swettenham Arms.

August 2012 Deva Flamenco's Noche Gitana show - with Black Veil, Flamenco-de-Liverpool, Sian Edwards-Davies, Sarah and Ina from Manchester Flamenco, Steve and Nia, SCOPE Linkup flamenco Group and Steve Smith on guitar.

Tuesday 29th May 2012. "The Moment When"- a major dance spectacular to welcome the Olympic Torch - Roodee, (Racecourse) Chester

Dancing at the Black Veil Hafla in Wrexham on Saturday 21st April

A flamenco show to help raise money for the playing fields in Trefonen, near Oswestry on 27th April 2012.

October 2011 Maria del Mar from Malaga gave workshops for Deva Flamenco and also for young people and adults with disabilities and danced with us at our informal Spanish evening.

April 2011 Deva Flamenco danced at Karamba Samba's benefit night for MacMillan Cancer Support

April 2011 Dance Fiesta show at Upton Village Hall - Deva Flamenco and their wonderful guests.

January and February 2011 Flamenco workshops in schools in Liverpool and Shropshire and at the University of Chester's Diversity Festival

December 2010, January and February 2011 Talks and dances illustrating the history of flamenco

October 2010 Sylvia Zalas gave gypsy dance workshops

October 2010 We opened the Oua Umplute show with a set of gypsy dances at Upton-by-Chester Village Hall

June & July 2010 Workshops and talks on flamenco in primary and secondary schools in the Wirral, Merseyside and North Wales.

July 2010 National Botanic Garden of Wales. International Day of Dance

June 2010 Dance displays and presentation to mark 1600 years since the Romans left Chester. (Spanish dancers were reknowned throughout the Roman Empire)

May 2010 After lunch talk on story of flamenco, Chester.

April 2010. Guests at a Hafla (Arabic dance evening) organised by Weird Sisters of Wrexham.

March 2010 Informal Spanish evening at Upton Village Hall

March 2010 - Cheshire Dance's Stride 10 showcase at Winsford.

Feb 2010 Spanish Evening at the Boat House, Parkgate.

Feb 2010 Presentations on History of Flamenco with demonstration dances to groups in Chester and the Wirral.

November 2009 Maria del Mar - "Chachi" from Malaga - was guest dancer at our "Dances with Passion" show at Upton Village Hall - along with Pedralta, Weird Sisters, Nia and Steve, Dance in-Tension and Patricia and Priscilla of Flamenco-de-Liverpool.

October 2009 - Show and "have a go at flamenco" for Linkup Club, Chester. Christine has given weekly flamenco classes from November 2009 for SCOPE's Linkup Club.

October and November 2009 Christine gave flamenco workshops in Wirral and Merseyside schools

July 2009 Nia represented Deva Flamenco at the International Folk Dance Festival at the National Botanic Garden of Wales, Carmarthenshire.

June 2009 Flamenco show at Northwich Salsa Party in aid of British Heart Foundation

June 2009 History of flamenco and dance workshops for nursery and primary schools in Tipton, East Midlands and Liverpool.

April 2009 Guest dancers at a Hafla ( Arabic Dance Evening) near Wrexham

March 2009 Flamenco dance workshops and guitar and percussion workshops for two primary schools

March 2009 Spanish Night at Upton Village Hall to celebrate Mother's Day.

December 2008 We danced bulerias at Upton Village Hall's 80 years of dance celebrations

October 2008 We performed Sevillanas in the Dances of the Old Silk Road show, St George's Hall. Liverpool.

October 2008 Dance and guitar workshops followed by after-school flamenco performance for parents at a Primary School in Warrington

October, July and March 2008 The history of flamenco - illustrated presentations for Methodist Women's Fellowship in Great Sutton, Frodsham Local History Group and St Andrews URC Social Group Chester.

Sept 2008 Nia and Christine (flamenco dance), James (guitar) and Paul (cajon) at the Spanish Night at the Goshawk Pub, Mouldsworth, Cheshire.

July 2008 Lord Mayor's Parade through the streets of Chester - this year we won the prize for best costume

July 2008 - Christine danced at care homes in Chester

July 2008 The story of flamenco and fun flamenco dance workshops at nursery and primary schools in Merseyside and Wirral

June 2008 Maria del Mar from Malaga gave workshops and then danced at our Spanish Evening with special guests the Candela flamenco group and Paco Torres

May 2008 Christine and Nia took part in the "largest Sevillana Dance" in London - a new Guinness world record

May 2008 Spanish Night at Rendezvous Restaurant, Wallasey,

November 2007 Workshops with Maria Del Mar and Spanish evening to celebrate our 10th birthday

October 2007 Flamenco children's party

September 2007 History of flamenco (presented in Spanish and English), basic Spanish and flamenco dance workshops at two High Schools in Liverpool and a primary school in Runcorn

July 2007 Workshop for visiting Japanese students, University of Chester.

July 2007 History of flamenco and workshop at Leek High School.

June 2007 Dancing for guitarist Martin Peake at the Noche Espanola at Burton Manor

June 2007 Penny Caffrey our teacher wrote a tientos choreography with which we opened the Jaleo show at the Guildhall, Chester

June 2007 Summer Spanish Spectacular at Upton-by-Chester Village Hall,

March 2007, "A Taste of Flamenco" at the Guildhall, Chester with guests Carmen de Torres and Candela, Paco Torres and James Edwards (guitar), Sergio Benjumea Carnerero (singer)