Northern Territory Ballroom Dancing Association


(Darwin, NT)

Sunday Afternoon Dances

Sunday Afternoon Dances

Sunday Afternoon Dances

We are here to promote Ballroom Dancing for all in the Northern Territory.

Ballroom dancing covers a number of styles such as Modern, Old Time, Latin and New Vogue.

If you are interested in learning, receiving assistance or improving your dancing we may be able to guide or assist you in the correct direction. (Learning for Beginners is taught through separate classes run by Audrey Grace. For more information contact Audrey on Phone: 08 79790945, or Mob: 0438 865 160. )

Weekly Dances
Note - Cancellation of former Weekly Dance 1 - Due to a range of problems and diminishing numbers attending Malak Community Centre, the weekly Wednesday night dance is now cancelled permanently. Should NTBDA decide to reopen it in the future, that announcement will be notified within this section of Enjoy-Darwin.

LYONS COMMUNITY CENTRE
Due to diminishing numbers, Monday night 29 October 2018, 7.30pm to 9.30pm will be the final weekly dance at Lyons.
Come along for the final three Monday nights (15th, 22nd and 29th Oct 18) for 2 hours of fun, social dancing and supper,
Cost is $5.00 per person.

MALAK COMMUNITY CENTRE - Malak Crescent, Malak
NTBDA returns to MALAK COMMUNITY CENTRE and its wonderful sprung wooden dance floor.
Every Wednesday afternoon from 2pm to 4pm
Cost is $5.00 per person.
Come for 2 hours of fun, social dancing (but no tuition) and afternoon tea on every Wednesday afternoon to the MALAK Community Centre at Malak Crescent, MALAK.

Monthly Dances: NTBDA - Come along on the 2nd Saturday of every month during 2018 to The Harbour Room (next to Christ Church Cathedral) at 2 Smith St, Darwin NT.
These Monthly dances are fun and aim to give all dancers a regular date, time and place to practice and enjoy their dancing and to meet new people. NTBDA also aims to showcase Ballroom and New Vogue Dancing to the broader community and to attract people to, or back to dancing. The dance program will include some 'Come & Try' progressive dances of Jive, Samba, Barn Dances, Evening Three Step where current dancers will pass on skills to others. Other dance steps will include the Cha Cha Cha, Rumba, Modern Waltz, Slow and Quick Rythymn, etc. Sequence dances will include Mayfair Quickstep, Balmoral Blues, Carousel, Swing Waltz and Tangoette.

Please Note: No Stiletto Heels, only dance shoes, or wedge heels, or flat heels that will not damage floor.

NTBDA Saturday Venue - Harbour Room, Christ Church Cathedral, 2 Smith Street, Darwin City on the 2nd Saturday of each month during 2018 from 7:30pm until 11:30pm. Parking in Smith Street, or opposite Administrator's Offices near water-font, or at the back of the building

Ticket Sales: Tickets available at Door, Entry $10:00 per person in cash, or earlier by bank transfer if requested.
At the door, correct money will be appreciated as change is difficult to provide.
You are also requested to bring a small plate of savouries, or cake to share at communal supper. All ages welcome. For more information contact John, Mob: 0409 977 553

"ANNUAL BALL" will now be held as part of Seniors Month (August) and the current preferred venue is Harmony Hall at Patterson St, Malak. Details available by emailing "The Treasurer" at ntbda@yahoo.com.au

HOW TO CONTACT NTBDA
NORTHERN TERRITORY BALLROOM DANCING ASSOCIATION - (NTBDA)
PO Box 41091,
Casuarina NT 0811

On Monday 6 Nov 2017, the NTBDA Annual General Meeting was completed and the new committee is as follows:

President - Evelyn O'Brien,
Vice President - John Morton,
Secretary - John Morton,
Treasurer - Maree Kuczborski

Committee Members:
Fay Pennington,
Jo Francis - (Jo Francis, holds the positions of Public Officer and ABN Officer),
Terry Bryan
Cheryl McKeen

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Oct 13, 2018
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Harbour Room Saturday Dance
by: Maree

What a great night dancing last night. It was great to see some new faces and also our wonderful regulars that made the night such a success. Looking forward to seeing everyone next month.

Oct 13, 2018
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MALAK MASKED BALL - Very Successful Event
by: Anonymous

An insider from the event described it a fun filled,glamourous & sophisticated night out. The Venue was decorated in hues of Aqua, Turquoise & Silver and the ambience heightened by twinkling lights from the ceiling and soft candle light on the tables.
Music by Bill Roy was enthusiastically danced to.
The Scrumptious supper enjoyed with gusto, Security excellent and a great group of helpers to set up and clean up afterwards.
A big 'Well Done' to the NTBDA Committee and their support team. Word on the street is that people are keen to have another ball there next Seniors Month.

Aug 11, 2018
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Harbour Room - Darwin City
by: Maree

Great night of ballroom dancing on Saturday 11th August, lovely to see some interstate couples joining us while they are in Darwin. Thoroughly enjoyed my night.

Jun 11, 2018
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Ballroom Dance - Harbour Room Darwin City
by: Maree

Enjoyable dance on Saturday night 9th June. Great turnout even people passing by were noticed dancing on the footpath.

Apr 09, 2018
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Afternoon Tea Dance 8.4.18
by: Vic

This venue at Marrara Golf Club was great. As soon as I arrived I felt the afternoon was going to be great and guess what?, it was a fine afternoon!

Apr 09, 2018
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Sunday Afternoon Dance
by: Maree

What a lovely and relaxing way to spend a Sunday afternoon dancing at Marrara Golf club. Great to see to see so many doing all the dances.

Mar 13, 2018
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Harbour Room Dance
by: Maree

I had a great night of Dancing and socialising on Saturday night at NT Ballroom's monthly dance. Looking forward to next months.

Mar 06, 2018
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Malak Sunday Afternoon Dance
by: Maree

Sunday afternoon Ballroom Dance proved to be very popular. Lovely sociable afternoon of dancing.

Mar 04, 2018
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Malak Sunday Afternoon Dance
by: Anonymous

What a wonderful way to spend a afternoon of Ballroom dancing at Malak community hall. So nice to see such alot of happy friendly faces dancing the afternoon away.

Feb 11, 2018
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Harbour Room Dance
by: Anonymous

What a wonderful Saturday night of sociable Ballroom Dancing held at the Harbour Room in Darwin City.

Feb 11, 2018
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Harbour Room Dance
by: Anonymous

WOW what a great venue and a most enjoyable night
Of ballroom dancing. Thoroughly enjoyed the
Evening.

Feb 10, 2018
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Successful NTBDA Debut At The Harbour Room, Darwin City
by: Returning Dancer

Last evening, Sat 10 Feb 2018, I was very fortunate to witness and enjoy the "Inaugural" NTBDA Monthly Dance at The Harbour Room, 2 Smith St, Darwin City.

Among 42 other dancers, we enjoyed good music, a full night of Ballroom and New Vogue dances, great company and a refreshing supper, Tea & Coffee.

We danced the night away, laughed and chatted together in a very fun, friendly environment.

Well Done to the team at NTBDA and its wonderful to have a Darwin City Ballroom Dance on the 2nd Saturday of each month from 7:30pm t 11:30pm. I can hardly wait for Saturday 10 March 2018, so we can do it all again.

Feb 05, 2018
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Lyons Monday Dance
by: Anonymous

Lyons weekly dance was lots of fun and a very sociable evening.

Nov 03, 2017
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XMAS DANCE for NTBDA - Friday 01 Dec 2017
by: EVELYN OBRIEN - Vice President, NTBDA

The 2017 XMAS DANCE for the Northern Territory Ballroom Dancing Association will now be held on Friday 01 December 2017 at the Darwin Golf Club, Links Rd, Marrara NT

Time: 7:30PM

Tickets available at Rock n Roll on Tuesday nights from Evelyn, or call Mob: 0401 935 758

Xmas Dance Cost: NTBDA Members $10:00
Non-Members $15:00
Everybody welcome, Young and Old.

Memberships of NTBDA will be available on the night for interested persons. Membership results in cheaper ticket costs at future dances.

Membership Costs: For 60 years and over $10:00 Per Annum. For under 60 Years, $20:00 Per Annum.

Sep 11, 2017
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Monthly Dance - 2nd Saturday each month
by: Anonymous

The inaugural monthly dance of the NTBDA was held on Saturday 9 Sep 2017 at the MALAK Community Centre, Malak Crescent, Malak.
To the music played by DJ Maree, who also proved to be a Humorous and competent MC, the dancers swayed, waltzed, cha cha'd, foxtrotted, sauntered and quick-stepped the night away. The dancers appeared to be having lots of fun during a wonderful evening of social Ballroom, New Vogue and progressive dances. Midway through the evening, all present enjoyed a well earned rest while they chatted to each other over the communal supper with their choice of tea, or coffee. Old acquaintances were renewed and new bonds formed which is part of the charm of social dancing. The first monthly dance was deemed a success and the NTBDA will continue these on the 2nd Saturday of each month.

The next NTBDA dance will be on Saturday 14 October 2017 at the MALAK Community Centre, Malak Crescent, Malak from 7:30pm until 11pm. Tickets sold at door. $10:00 per person plus bring a small plate of sweet or savoury items to share at communal supper.
Correct money will be appreciated by NTBDA because change is difficult to provide.

Jun 26, 2017
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NEW CONTACT NUMBERS
by: NTBDA COMMITTEE 2017

The 2017 Northern Territory Ballroom Dancing Association Committee continues to hold Social Dancing each Wednesday from 7pm until 9PM.

Location/Venue: MALAK COMMUNITY CENTRE
MALAK CRESCENT, MALAK.

2017 NTBDA CONTACTS if you wish to obtain more information:

EVELYN OBRIEN - 0401 935 758
JOHN MORTON - 0409 977 553

Jul 26, 2011
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July - Monthly Dance
by: Anonymous

The monthly social dance held at the Darwin Trailer Boat Club on Sunday 24th July was a great success with many enjoying the fine outdoor setting - it was great to see a number of faces that had been absent from the scene for a while.

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