“In Open practice  the shared interests, variety of age ranges and experiences is joyous. 
It is incredible to share dance together in this unique way and to see the real difference it makes to peoples lives.”
Katy Hewison

Open Practice is a daily space for moving.

It’s an hour for doing your own thing in the company of others with an eclectic playlist changed daily.

It’s for anyone who likes to move, in a welcoming and open space.

The session runs 9-10am Monday to Friday almost every week throughout the year.

You just book in and turn up.

It costs £2 or a you can make a donation to Wainsgate Dances.

If you’d like to know more about it, email:


Open Practice is facilitated by a rotating group of people including:

Charlie Morrissey, Caroline Scott, Lucy Suggate, Ben Wright, Rob Hopper, Caitlin Paramour and other visiting artists.

All Welcome!

*Follow the link, click on Open Practice and then on the day/s you’d like to book for – fill out your name and email address, press book appointment and then you’ll be booked in.

“The Open Practice at Wainsgate is an incredible resource for all moving bodies- (professional or otherwise) which I attend as often as possible. From my experience it is a non-segregative, inclusive, welcoming and accepting space. “

Anushiye Yarnell