Local Boogie Bop encourages community to join in One Billion Rising!

Local choreographer Michelle Luckes is well known for her work with young children. Her company Boogie Bop run creative dance workshops for children all over Bristol.

On Valentines Day Michelle and her team of associate teachers invited families with young children to join together and dance, strike, rise against violence towards women and girls for www.onebillionrising.org

Horfield Quaker House on the Gloucester Road, kindly agreed to host this event and more than 80 adults and children attended and danced a range of world dances from Africa, India, Europe and China. Guest teacher Sinead Browning led some Arabic dancing and the grown ups performed a Bollywood dance for the children!

It was busy, noisy, energetic, fun and festival like in atmosphere! This was our mini v-day rising in support of www.onebillionrising.org

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