The UKA The Mike James Orchestra and Singers

The UKA annual conference Dance with the MIke James Orchestra and Singers

UKA annual dance

UKA annual dance


The UKA annual conference Dance  once again choose Alan Arnison Entertainments to provide the entertainments in the form of the MIke James Orchestra and Singers   .

This was the four year that we had been asked to provide the Band for The UKA  annual  conference Dance at the Winter gardens Blackpool and of course the only band suitable for this event is The MIke James Orchestra and Singers .

What is the UKA dance .They assist dance teachers throughout the UK with Professional Dance Examinations, Medal Test Examinations, Pupil Awards and a fantastic Annual Congress. They are proud to help, encourage, and support dance teachers in all dance disciplines to establish and develop their business

.Once UKA qualified you can take advantage of their extensive award system, take part in their numerous events design for your studio in many diverse dance styles including; Highland, Street Dance, Cheerdance, Theatre, Club Dance, Ballroom, Latin, Freestyle, Rock’n’Roll and Classical.

the UKA annual conference dance is a mixture of young and old with all style of dance catered for.

From ballroom and modern sequence too street dance and irish dance.

The band that is book to perform most beable to perform all these  styles,The Mike James Orchestra and Singers are one such band. It is arguably the most versatile band in the UK today.They create a high-octane show which couples among others,swing music with rock `n` roll, blues and big-band classics and soul and salsa – all  combined with song and fun to provide an exciting night of foot tapping entertainment.

MIke James in action

MIke James in action

MIke James sound check

MIke James sound check

This being the four year that The Mike James Orchestra and Singers had provide the Entertainment for the UKA annual Conference dance was the best year yet with the dance floor full from the start to the finish.

The setting of the glorious Empress Ballroom in the  Winter Garden complex make the night even better.

Winter Gardens Blackpool

Winter Gardens Blackpool

The Empress Ballroom was built in 1896. With a floor area of 12,500 square feet (1,160 sq. metres), the ballroom is  one of the largest in the world and as MIke James say’s ” to see the Ballroom full of dancers is a marvelous site ”

let’s hope that next year is just as good .