What we do
By Organising dances and events at The Delphi Centre in Sudbury for people who love dance, ballroom, Latin, sequence and Swing Jive and even Barn Dances we have been able to present some great evenings with Big 17 piece dance bands, Barn Dance bands and performers to entertain and make the evenings really be great.
For those who have supported this event a big thankyou we raised £1302 for our charity "UPBEAT" and £893 for The Delphi Centre refurbishment fund. For details of this event see menu at top of page
We have two exciting dances coming up, one in December between Christmas and the New Year and one at the end of March 2020
END OF YEAR PARTY DANCE
A themed big band dance; this year:- Hollywood Theme
Please put this date in your diaries for a great evening of dance and entertainment with "SWING MACHINE" big band returning to the DELPHI Centre this year to play music from the 1920's to the 1950's. Plus this year we have local professional singer Nettie Osman who will be singing two sets of 1960's songs to really add to the party atmosphere. The theme is Hollywood with all its Glitz
Dress to impress, plenty of sparkle for the ladies
Ticket price £17.50 are available from the Sudbury Tourist Office and direct from :- firstname.lastname@example.org ;
Or ring Phil direct on 07909993799
Due to the uncertainty of the long term outlook for The Delphi Centre this could be the last Big Band Dance to be held at The Delphi.
Update on ticket sales:- selling well make sure you contact Phil or Purchase from Sudbury Tourist Office
A 17 piece Big Band with female and male soloist, band leader Bob Airzee
Songs and music from Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra and many others.
Steve will add to the Hollywood/Movie atmosphere with some specially selected tunes
Nettie is a local professional singer from Assington and will perform two sets of great 60's classics to make the party really swing.
Have a wonderful evening . visit www.swingmachine.co.uk
The big news is that we have been able to book Sarah Mai and The Rhythm Riots to perform for us at the Delphi Centre in March 2020.
Sarah has been performing at clubs and festivals in the UK, including the 100 Club, Ronnie Scotts and often teams up with the Jive Aces and supports Si Cranstoun.
Sarah Mai sang at our 1940's vintage day on 22nd June and she was a great success, she and the band are now playing a large number of events this year including Twinwoods and the 1940's Sheringham weekend. Look out for Sarah's new debut album which has just been released called "I AIN'T GONNA HUSH"
This will be a very popular event and will include a vintage DJ to fill in between band breaks
Please note you can bring your own nibbles but all drinks must be purchased from the licenced bar.
Tickets can be reserved in advance but will not be released until September 2019
See poster below
This night will be about having fun dancing to a great singer and backing band
Our chosen Charity "Upbeat" which supports heart patients in West Suffolk will Benefit
Popular vintage DJ will be coming with Sarah.
Surprise Lesson to be announced from 7:00 to 7:30
Enjoy, Have Fun, Meet new people and Keep Dancing!!
A fantastic evening sold out and over £700 raised for "UPBEAT"
All those who attended dressed to impress and were complemented by their wonderful masks
The Barn Dance with "Pluck & Squeeze" was great fun.
The supper supplied was made with all local produce, Suffolk Gold Cheese, Suffolk Blue cheese, local pickled onions, tomatoes, and bread from the Lavenham Bakery.