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Ballet News Selects… an outfit for the Diamond Jubilee celebrations this weekend

May 28, 2012

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Ballet News Selects… an outfit for the Diamond Jubilee This weekend the celebrations for HM The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee will really take off – and it’s a long weekend here in the UK. The Thames River Pageant on Sunday 3rd of June promises to be a highlight, and street parties are being organised up and down the land, but […]

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Ballet on Halloween | Shoes, Style and Shivers

October 28, 2011

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Ballet on Halloween – treats, style, shoes & ballet!   The folklore surrounding the annual Halloween celebration, on October 31st, links it to the Celtic festival of Samhain, which roughly means ‘summer’s end’ though it’s origins have also been associated with the Roman feast of Pomona (goddess of fruits and seeds).  The name itself, Halloween, is a Scottish vaiant […]

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Darcey Bussell – Magic Ballerina books

August 26, 2010

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Darcey Bussell's book cover

I’ve written before about Darcey’s wonderful children’s books, based on stories from the ballet.  They are enchanting and have followed the fortunes of Delphine and Holly as they learn how to master ballet and those magic red shoes that strangely glitter…. Now it’s the turn of Jade.  I have to tell you, every time I […]

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