UK Pole Dance Day 2012 - The latest news and pole dancing events.

UK Pole Dance Day
It's nearly time for UK Pole Dance Day and this year, we hope more pole schools than ever will take part, holding showcases, open days, taster sessions and workshops to show the wider public that pole dance is a beautiful, graceful, powerful art that deserves respect.

Unfortunately, due to lack of sponsorship, we have decided not to run a London showcase, but we are hoping to make this a bi-annual event, and we are already discussing funding options for 2013.

Since founding UKPDD in 2009, the Equity Pole Dancers' Working Party has been delighted with the level of support the pole dancing community has given the event and this year, we are offering a limited number of exclusive UKPDD vests to those hosting events. All you have to do to get your hands on one of these beauties is email us with details of your UKPDD event and a posting address.

In return, we'd like a picture of you wearing it on UKPDD!

Happy poling!

The Equity Pole Dancer's Working Party.

Check out some of the fabulous UK Pole Day Events happening aross the UK:


UKPDD Bendy Kate Workshop and Free Taster

Tuesday 01 May 2012 12:00pm - 05:00pm

Join us and Celebrate UK Pole Dance Day 2012. Here at Trowbridge PoleDance (previously pole movement) We will be offering free tasters classes all week from the 1st May to Saturday 5th :0)

We  also have bendy Kate visiting us to teach her pole acrobatics workshop,  open to anyone £40pp must be able to invert confidently alone.

so a very exciting pole week for us :)

Location : Trowbridge, UK
Contact : Amirah Omran - 07861421388

UKPDD Pole Dancing School Free Taster

Tuesday 01 May 2012, 02:00pm - 05:00pm

elena gibson pole dancing pointes
Celebrate the UK's 4th official UK Pole Dance Day. Free taster class and a free practice class at the Pole Dancing School studio in Shoreditch on Tuesday 1 May with World Champion and Pole Dance Community Pioneer Elena Gibson (pictured left). Free taster at 2pm for 90 min and free practice at 3:30pm for 90 min.

Location : 71 Fanshaw Street, London, N1 6LA.
Contact :


Emma's Pole Dancing Pole Jam.

Wednesday 02 May 2012, 06:30am - 08:30pm 


Celebrate UK Pole Dance Day!

Welcoming new polers and pole enthusiasts only. £3 on the door must email or drop me a text telling me your coming and how many with! 07866715556 Free Water on arrival.

If you have never done pole dancing before this is an ideal way to start you can have ago or just watch. My Instructors will be showing everyone how to do most moves, pole dancing builds confidence, stamina, tones your body and is also an excellent talent to show your friends/family.

If you book and pay for a block of 4 lessons on the night there will be a £5 discount!!! You must tell me what nights you would like to come on and ill book them in. Hope you can make it.

Location : Studio 91 Perkins Yard Mansfield Road Derby DE214AW
Contact :


Outdoor Pole Jam.

Sunday 6th May - 3pm


The Art of Dance and Vix's Pole Fitness will be stting up 2 outdoor podium stages for a bit of outdoor poling. Venue to be announced on the day as we will be doing this flash mob style!! All welcome for this fabulous free event.

Location: Plymouth

Double Trouble Workshop.

Sunday 06 May 2012 08:00am - 05:00pm 

10am-12pm Double Trouble (Beginner/ Intermediate Moves) Masterclass. £35 each – (must be able to climb/Invert competently) 15 MAX

Join Dan and Stevie for a 2 hour session of doubles fun and help celebrate UK Pole Dance Day. The class will begin with a half hour warm up with the boys covering some fun spins and basic tricks to get us warm. We will then spend the next hour and a half covering the beginner/intermediate doubles moves. These moves are great for people who haven’t been poling for a long time but are also great for the super advanced students who have never done any doubles work before. This class will teach you the basics of doubles before moving onto the hardcore doubles tricks in the second half. Don’t panic if you don’t have a doubles partner, we will find you one, or if you like Dan and Stevie will be more than happy to join in.

12:30-14:30 Double Trouble Hardcore Masterclass (Intermediate/Advanced tricks) £35 each – (must be able to Climb/invert competently) 15 MAX

Join Dan and Stevie for the second half of the class and be prepared to do some doubles moves you will fall in love with. In this class Dan and Stevie will cover some strength moves/Flexibility moves that are of a more advance level. 

15:00-17:00 Jam £15 each 15 Max

Dan and Stevie will stay behind and have a jam with us all while helping you with any moves which you may want to practice more and are around to answer any questions you may have. And if not, then the jam is your chance to just have some fun on the poles.

Both Masterclasses £60. All Three classes £70

Location : Dance Finesse, Backridge Farm, Twitter Lane, Waddington, BB7 3LG
Contact : Serena -, 07896573550 or 01200429986

Check out our the Pole Dance Community Events page for more fabuous pole dancing events and workshops.

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