Mad4Dance, Christchurch

Venue: Mad4Dance in Bargates

The 12th Window of the Advent Calendar was a very enjoyable performance of the young dancers of the MAD4DANCE studio Christchurch in front of an attentive audience. The studio was packed with supporters of the dancers.

The charity Helping Young Minds was presented by Julie Lambing.

The evening sponsor was James from Mr Green Estate Agents who provided a cheque for £500 to Helping Young Minds.

Mad4Dance performers

Mad4Dance –
December 12th’s surprise performers!

Mad4Dance offers classes in ballet, modern, tap, acro, street, contemporary, drama and singing. Students have the chance to take exams, compete in competitions and perform in shows and events locally as well as in Disneyland and the F1 Grand Prix. The teaching is delivered from a holistic approach by prioritising the students’ wellbeing and ensuring they are nurtured and cared for in an inclusive, safe and loving environment.

“Being part of Mad4Dance is like being part of a family. I have found some amazing friends and dance has given me so much confidence in myself.” – 14 yr old student

mad4dance logo

Tonight’s charity – all funds raised go to:

Helping Young Minds

Helping Young Minds is a registered charity which was founded in 2020 and is based at the Mad4Dance centre for Dance and Wellbeing in Christchurch. The charity aims to help and support children and young people in the local area with their mental and emotional wellbeing through activities, guidance, information and support.

Helping Young Minds website

Thanks to the venue & refreshments provider:


Mad4Dance is a vibrant dance school based in Christchurch offering professional training to children, young people and adults. We are committed to enabling every child to grow and develop in dance while always prioritising their overall physical, mental and emotional wellbeing.

We provide classes in street, contemporary, acrobatic arts, tap, modern and ballet for all ages, abilities and backgrounds which are taught by a team of qualified and dedicated teachers.


Thanks to our sponsor for tonight’s event:

Mr Green

Mr Green Homes are an estate agents in Southbourne and Christchurch.

They have also generously offered their time, skills & equipment to film some of the Christchurch Living Advent Calendar events for our YouTube channel.

photo of Mad4Dance by Suz Collins

Image credit: Suz Collins

photo of Mad4Dance by Daniela Dronic

Image credit: Daniela Dronic