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Events 2011


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Christmas Day! A Party at Bishops Stortford Methodist Church, for people who would otherwise be
alone.

Charity event at GPCA bowls Club Bar, Harlow, 4th Dec, 6pm
Black History Week, Market Square, Harlow, Oct 1st, 2011
red barrows and belly belles at village fete
Celebrating Our Communities, Cedars Park, Cheshunt, 25th September 2011, 2.15pm
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Nazeing Festival, Clayton Rd, 10th September, 2011, 4.3pm
Much Hadham Village Fete, 29th August 2011, 1.30pm
Harlow Royal British Legion, fun day, 28th August,2011, 3pm
Wensley House,Summer Fete, Epping, 27th August 2011, 3.30pm
Folly@theFolly Hertford, 14th August 2011, 4.30pm
Wormley J.M.I. School Fete, 9th July 2011, 2pm
I.S.S Multicultural Event,Tree House Children Centre, Staple Tye, 2nd July 2011, 12pm
Bury Green Residents association, Fun Day, Dewhurst School, Cheshunt, 25th June, 1.30pm
Riverside Festival, Stanstead Abbotts, 18th June, 1pm
Bishops Stortford Carnival Fun Day, 18th June 2011, 4.30pm
Chauncy School, Ware, Ladies Pamper night, 17th June, 8pm
Hertford Castle Fun Day, 5th June 2011, 2pm
Amanda Byatt foundation, fun day!Waltham Abbey Community Centre, June 5th 2011, 12pm
Clavering village fete, 30th May 2011, 3.30pm
Stortford Music Festival, 30th April 2011, 5pm
Bollywood workshop, B'Stortford 27th March 2011, 2-4pm
Herts & Essex School, Bishops Stortford, Charity night,18th March 2011, CANCELLED
Harlow College Hairdressing competition, 7th Feb, 2011
G.P.C.A club, Harlow,16th Jan 2011, 7.15pm in aid of  N.A.C.C

Scroll down to see the  gallery of events in 2011***

Click here to see events of 2010 and click here to see forthcoming events for 2012.


Methodist Church, Bishops Stortford, 25th Dec, 2011 - A wonderful time was had by Samirah entertaining the folks at her local church on Christmas day!


Charity Dance Perfromance at the GPCA Harlow, Dec 4th, 2011 - A wonderful evening of Arabian Dance was provided by the Harlow Belly belles to the customers of the Bar at the GPCA, the girls danced around with money boxes collecting for our favourite charity, NACC, Crohns and Colitis Uk.




















photo's by Hannah Baker

The Black History Week In Harlow, 1st Oct. 2011 - Ooh what a hot 1st October! such beautiful weather, and a wonderful event at Harlow Market Square, a wealth of fantastic talent was there, you must join us next year if you didn't make it this time, it's great fun!!

Photo by Alan Moulsdale
Cedars Park, 25th Sept.2011 - This was another fantastic festival with everything from Bollywood to Brass bands! great fun, here is a lovely photo of the Belly Belles on stage.
Photo by Nigel

Nazeing Festival, Sept.10th, 2011 - We had a lovely time at the Nazeing Festival even though it was very windy it did stayed dry, and we entertained the folks of nazeing with our wonderful dancing, we even got a few of them up to dance with us!

Photo left: The Belly Belles at Nazeing Festival

Much Hadahm Village Fete - Wow! the Much Hadham Fete and Dog show is becoming very popular with the villagers and outsiders, a very big event, with lots of interest in our dancing, a wonderful time was had by all, looking forward to next year!

Photo right: Samirah at Much Hadham Village fete, and below some audience participation!
Photo by Nigel


Harlow British Legion, Fun Day, August 28th, 2011 - The people of Harlow gave us such a warm welcome at this Fun Day, lots of very happy people there showing their appreciation for our dancing. Looking forward to next year! :)

Wensley House, Care Home, Epping, 27th Ausust, 2011- Samirah and Diane performed 3 dances for the entertainment of the residents and their families on this their summer fete. The 4th dance was a chance for care workers and guests to get up and have a go at Belly Dancing, all in all a fun time was had by everyone.

 
Folly@the Folly, Hertford,14th August, 2011 - A wonderful crowd awaited us at the Folly party, in the Barge Public House Car Park. The sun was out and it was the perfect day for dancing, the event was organised in aid of a charity supporting Deaf Children. Please click here for a link to a video of the Belly Belles' performance on the day.                                                  

Photo below Right: The Belly Belles with some of the children in Hertford. Photo by Hannah


Wormley JMI school fete, 9th July,2011 - A lovely day and a lot of very enthusiastic children and adults, all willing to give Belly Dance a go! Fantastic time was had by all.

Photo left: Samirah and children at Womley School Fete

                                       
I.S.S. charity multicultral event, 2nd July,2011 - This was a lovely afternoon, women and children (and some dads) of different cultures and nationalities came together for a fun day in Harlow. They all enjoyed the Belly Dance display and the 'have a go session', especially the children! After this we were invited to stay for an International Lunch, as everyone bought a dish from their own country to the lunch table, mmm!
                                                                      
Bury Green Residents Association Fun Day,cheshunt, 25th June, 2011 - The Bury Green Resident's were a great bunch of people, up for giving it a go...even the Mayor gave in, and wore a Belly Dance Hip Scarf and joined in with the dancing! Check out the Mayor of Broxbourne and his wife in the photo below right :)
 
 
 
 
Bishops Stortford Carnival Fun Day,18th June 2011- We arrived at the Fun Day just as the hail stones began to fall, it was a bit wet.... but luckily we were on a stage that was weather proof, and before we danced the rugby guys and the fire fighters of Bishops Stortford had a tug of war race, un beknown to them, the team that won would help us Belly Dance, as we were low in numbers! :D The sun came out again for us and the rugby guys were good sports, check out the photo below:
 
 
Riverside Festival, Stanstead Abbotts, 18th June, 2011 - Although the weather forecast was wet! we managed to escape the rain and the sun shining, a lovely day was had by all.
 
Chauncy School Pamper evening, 17th June, 2011 -  We entetained the ladies with our Belly Dancing while they were either enjoying a beauty treatment or browsing the many stalls selling all that is girly...fantastic night and  we had good feedback from those watching.      
                                                                                          
Hertford Castle Fun Day, 5th June,2011 -  This was a fantastic afternoon, lots of people attended the Funday, we had good audience particiapation with lots of children having a go at Belly Dancing, great fun! Looking forward to next year! :)
   Photo by Alan Roberts
 
Amanda Byatt Foundation Fun Day, Waltham Abbey,5th June, 2011 - A lovely time was had by all here at the Waltham Abbey Community Centre, Saxon Way. Our dancing was very much appreciated, and even the Mayor and his wife had a go! (check out the photo below :) I hope lots of money was raised for a very worth while cause.
 
Clavering Village Fete, 30th May, 2011- We had a lovely afternoon at the Clavering Village Fete as usual. The Villagers gave us a very warm welcome, and we even managed to get a few of them up to dance, as you can see in the photo below :) 
Photography by Hannah
 
Bishops Stortford Music Festival, 30th April, 2011- A warm welcome was awaiting us once more at the Stortford Music Festival! We always enjoy dancing for the folk in Bishops Stortford, especially as it is Samirah's home town. The dancers all looked fantastic, and the audience were delighted by their dancing and the costumes. The photo below shows the girls dancing to a Spanish/Arabic style piece and it has caught Samirah performing a Zagaroot (soft trilling noise made with the tongue).
Photo by Hannah
 
Bollywood Workshop, 27th March, 2011 with 'Showmi Das' - What a wonderful afternoon we had with Showmi, she is such an exquisite dancer. Lots of fun and laughter was had by all as we tried to follow her movements in Bhangra and classical Indian dance, fantastic! Can't wait for the next one!
 
Photo to follow
 
Harlow College, 7th Feb, 2011 - Samirah was asked to open a Hairdressing Competition with her belly dancing, Kirsty from the Harlow Belly Belles joined her in the dancing.
 It was a fascinating night, the hairdressing students had a theme of 'World Hair', and they presented their models to the judges, there were hairstlyes from around the world, of their own creation of course. A lovely evening full of anticipation!
 
Photo to follow
 
G.P.C.A. Club, Harlow, 16th Jan, 2011 - We raised a few eyebrows and £43.84 for the N.A.C.C. it was a fun evening with some of the guys joining us in a dance at the end of the display!
Photo's by Hannah