Festival Lineup

28/29 Jan 2019

Hosted By Nimmz Riaz

Beyond the Rainbow Dance School
Sandringham Dance Company
Tip Toe Stage School 
Apogee Stars
Dance Stables Youth & Collective
Barbara Mirata Moonrising
Soulcreations (Luna Gate) 
3Fall Youth Dance Company
Maria Cassar & Co

Elevated Vybez
Jada Dance Company
The Artist Hub 
JamDance Company
Nicola Mac Company
The Nutcracker Ballet
Nicoletta Key
Thrive Youth Dance Company
Horizons Dance Company


 Workshop by Dollie Henry (BOPJAZZ) & Shaun Paul Smith (KidzBopUK/ The Voice UK)

HDF 2020

We are now open for new applications for Havering Dance Festival 2020. 

After a successful first year hosting over 200 dancers from all walks of life, we are looking forward to our second year at The Space. We received amazing and valuable feedback from our participants last year and have decided to host the festival in February 2020 to allow for more applicant opportunities and audience access. 

For more information and to request application, please submit your request, stating your company name and contact details via our "Contact Us" box. 

 workshops | networking | live platform


about us

January 2019 marks Havering Dance Festival’s first year hosted by Horizons Dance Company.  

HDF is an accessible, diverse and open platform promoting high quality dance through performance, industry insights and networking opportunities.  


Mission:  To widen opportunities for all people to engage with health and well-being that dance promotes, encouraging participation in a positive community and creating new performance and networking opportunities for dance artists across Havering and London.


HDF is supported by Havering College and founded by Artistic Director Jo Leahy.

Horizons Dance Company  is the  Havering College  youth dance company, for people aged

16 - 21 years.

HDC  provides creative young people the space to work individually and together as a company to challenge themselves as young dancers and choreographers. HDC offers a high quality dance experience and is a catalyst for young people to make, create and perform, creating a supportive environment where every dancer is free to express themselves and grow creatively.

The company has performed at venues such as The Space - Ardleigh Green Hornchurch, Queens Theatre, Hornchurch, Kenneth More Theatre Ilford and Millfield Theatre, London. HDC are excited to be hosting Havering Dance Festival  and look forward to welcoming all participants to our home.



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