Events 2013



Upcoming Events for 2013
Robert Halfon with the belly belles

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The Belly Belles regularly attend major events, festivals, fetes and carnivals in the East Hertfordshire and Essex area. Come and witness for yourself the fun and laughter that learning Egyptian Belly Dance can bring!

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Events:

Ashlyn Care Home, Harlow, on 23rd January at 2:30pm (Surprise birthday party - ssssh!)

Lugano Care Home, Buckhurst Hill, on 26th January 2013 at 2:30 pm

NCT Pamper Evening, Stansted, on 21st February 2013 at 8pm

Lugano Care Home, Buckhurst Hill, on 23rd Frbruaruy 2013 at 2.30pm

Girl Guides and Brownies activity day, Wolsey Hall, Cheshunt, 24th February, 2013

International Womens Day, charity event, Pink Spice, Harlow, 10th March 2013, 7pm

Willowthorpe Care Home, Stanstead Abbotts, on 28th March 2013

Lugano Care Home, Buckhurst Hill, on 30th March, 2.30pm
Greek Party Night at The Woodman and Olive, Wormley, 9pm on 30th March, 2013

Bishops Stortford Music Festival, May 5th, 11.50am

Northgate Primary School, Pamper Evening, 16th May, 2013

Broome End Care Home, Stansted, 21/06/13, 2.30pm

Bishops Stortford Carnival, 22nd June, 1.30pm

Clavering Village Fete, 29th June, 2013, 2pm

Lugano Care Home, Epping, 30th June 2013, 2.30pm

Community Sports Day, Hertford Castle Gardens, 21st July 2013, 3.30pm

Lugano Care Home, Garden Party, Buckhurst Hill, 3pm, 27th July, 2013

Mac Millan Cancer Charity Event, Berden Village Hall, 28th July, 2013

Womens Institute Garden Party, Bishops Stortford, on 1st August 2013, 7.30pm

La Poire,Bishops Stortford, Charity Event, 11th August, 2013, 12 and 2pm

Harlow British Legion, Fun Day, August 25th, 2013

Celebrating Our Communities, Cedars Park, Cheshunt, 15th September, TBA

Keeping Active Group with the Alzheimers Society, St Andrews Church Hall, Harlow, 11am

Black History week, Harlow Town Centre, 5th October 2013, 2.35pm

Keeping Active Group, United Reformed Church, Epping, 11am on 10th October, 2013

North London Flight Club, Panshanger, Fireworks Display, November 2nd, 7.45pm

Willowthorpe Care Home, Stansead Abbotts, 6th December, 2013, 2.30pm

Company at Christmas, Methodist Church, Bishops Stortford, 3.15pm Christmas Day!


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Company at Christmas, Methodist Church, Bishops Stortford, 3.15pm Christmas Day! - We performed after the Queens speech to a fabulous audience, mainly made up of elderly folk, enjoying Chrismas their Christmas time, there were around 60 people there. The volunteers who gave up their time on Christmas day to make others happy is truely amazing.  As we were leaving the volunteers were laying the tables for a wonderful feast for everyone.


North London Flight Club, Panshanger, Fireworks Display, November 2nd, 7.45pm - This was a very different night for the Belly Belles, we were very fortunate to have a Turkish drummer there for us to dance  around the bonfire to, brilliant night!

North London Flight Club, Panshanger

Celebrating Our Communities, Cedars Park, Cheshunt, 15th September, TBA - Although a rather wet and windy day Samirah and Kirsty ventured out to give a fantastic performance. A great soggy time was had by all :)

Harlow British Legion, Fun Day, August 25th, 2013 - A fantastic welcome awaited us again at the Fun Day. The Chelsea Pensioners were there and helped us with our dancing! We also had a mini workshop where members of the public got up and had a go at Belly Dancing. It was great fun!

The Chelsea Pensioners


La Poire,Bishops Stortford, Charity Event, 11th August, 2013, 12 and 2pm - Wow! we had a fantastic time at this charity event, raising money for the Alzheimers Society. Janice Elliott the Mayor of Bishops Stortford joined us in our dancing and we raised £65 with donations and £80 with the raffle ticket sales, the draw will take place on Saturday 17th August 2013.

Belly Belles with Janice Elliott

Womens Institute Garden Party, Bishops Stortford, on 1st August 2013, 7.30pm - A beautiful Summers Evening greeted us as we arrived at Hadham Hall to perform for the ladies of the Bishops Stortford W.I.  It was their annual garden party and it was very well attended, after our performance some of the ladies got up and had a go at Belly Dancing, it was giggles allround!

Bishop's Stortford Women's Institute at Hadham Hall

Mac Millan Cancer Charity Event, Berden Village Hall, 28th July, 2013 - Wow! what a superb Garden Party! lots of tea and cakes and a lovely warm welcome! £500 was raise on the day for charity.

Berden Village Garden Party mac millan cancer

Lugano Care Home, Garden Party, Buckhurst Hill, 3pm, 27th July, 2013 - Lovely family atmosphere at the Lugano today, the sun was shining and bucks fizz all round, a great time was had by all.

Community Sports Day, Hertford Castle Gardens, 21st July 2013, 3.30pm - What a brilliant day we had in the Castle Gardens, the sun was shining and  we had a big crowd come and have a go at Belly Dancing at the end of our display.

Hertford Castle Gardens

Clavering Village Fete, 29th June, 2013, 2pm - This lovely, very English Village Fete was packed as normal, and Samirah and Penny had a strange but lovely time dancing in the main arena, although the music did stop and start a few times, never the less still a lovely afternoon ;)


Bishops Stortford Carnival, 22nd June, 1.30pm - Unfortunatly we were rained off for this event, but here is a video of last years Carnival :)

YouTube Video


Northgate School, Bishops Stortford Pamper Evening, 16th May 2013 - A warm welcome awaited us at the School, admist the smell of aromatherapy oils and gigling ladies we performed 3 dances to the delight of the audience, who, I must add did get up and have a go!

Silk Harem pants and bat wing top

Bishops Stortford Music Festival, May 5th - There were 13 Belly Belles Dancers at this event it was a spectacular display of Egyptian Belly Dance with all the vibrant colours of the costumes and the wonderful moves by the girls, great fun and brilliant audience!

Stortford Music Festival May 2013

Greek Party Night at the Woodman and Olive, Wormley - Such a great atmosphere at the Woodman and Olive! you could almost be in a Greek Taverna in Athens, wonderful Greek food, Dancing and a live band, just the recipe for us Belly Dancers. It was a fantastic night.

woodman and olive veil dance

International Womens Day Charity event in Harlow, 10th March, 2013 - The Charity I.S.S. based in Harlow organise a party night every year to celebrate International Womens day and to raise money for charity. The Belly Belles attended the evening as well as performed there. It was a fantastic night, the  restaurant was filled with women of different nationalities all having fun together.

Spanish fusion dance

Girl Guides and Brownies activity day, Wolsey Hall, Cheshunt, 24th February, 2013 - Wow what a day, 300 brownies and guides learning Belly Dance, African Drums, etc etc very good day and a lot of fun!


NCT Pamper Evening, Stansted, on 21st February 2013 at 8pm - The Belly Belles were very pleased to be asked to dance at this charity event in Stansted, lovely audience and a great time was had by all!

Lugano Care Home, Buckhurst Hill, on 26th January 2013 at 2:30 pm - Lovely group of people at the Lugano, residents and staff gave us a very warm welcome and several of them even got up and had a go at Belly Dancing, Great fun!

Ashlyn Care Home, Harlow, on 23rd January at 2:30pm - We had a brilliant time at Ashlyn's and the birthday boy was very pleased with his surprise!