IDTA London Seminar 2024

Sunday 4th February 2024
09:00 - 16:30
Royal Lancaster London
Lancaster Terrace
W2 2TY

Theatre Branch Lectures and Workshops

Westbourn Suite


9.00am Doors Open  
The first workshop is ideal for member teachers and provisional members and students training for the pre-associate qualification.

Students of intermediate standard and above may participate without pre-booking however note floor space is limited and restrictions may apply – Lecturers will invite delegates to the floor.

Please bring appropriate clothing and footwear and join in the workshops

9.30am New Street Syllabus Promo Demonstration Elliot Plate & Loraine Hastings
10.00am Advanced 2 Tap Tap Faculty
10.50am Workshop 1 – Ballet Classique Tom Clark
11.40am Changeover  
11.50am Workshop 2 – West End Musical Theatre Charlotte Riby
12.40pm LUNCH  
1.30pm Workshop 3 – Jazz-a-Tap Ollie Botterill
2.20pm Changeover  
2.30pm Workshop 4 – Creative Commercial Jazz Lisa Ingram
3.20pm Changeover  
3.30pm Workshop 5 – Moulin Rouge West End Workshop Ivan de Freitas
4.20pm End  


Ballroom Branch Lectures and Workshops

Nine Kings Suite


8.45am Doors Open/Welcome  
9.00am New Street Syllabus Promo Demonstration Elliot Plate & Loraine Hastings
9.30am Cha Cha & Jive Pamela McGill
10.00am Waltz & Tango David Cockram & Rosie Ward
10.30am Salsa Paul Harris
11.00am Street Oliver Lea
11.30am Viennese Waltz Craig Draper
12.00 LUNCH  
1.00pm Freestyle Fast Gillian Booth-Lyons
1.30pm Rock ‘n’ Roll Mark Webb
2.00pm Latin – Rumba & Samba Darren Hammond
2.45pm Quickstep & Foxtrot Mark & Olga
3.30pm Quality Latin Nicola Nordin
4.15/4.30 pm End  


Click here to download a PDF version of the timetable, booking details, entry conditions, and details of the special evening reception.



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Travel Disruption

Please note that industrial action has been planned by train drivers during the dates covering the London Seminar. Please see the list of affected dates and services below and plan your travel arrangements accordingly.

  • Tuesday 30 January: Southeastern, Southern, Gatwick Express, Great Northern, Thameslink, South Western Railway and SWR Island Line
  • Wednesday 31 January: Northern Trains, Transpennine Express
  • Friday 2 February: Greater Anglia, C2C, LNER
  • Saturday 3 February: West Midlands Trains, Avanti West Coast, East Midlands Railway
  • Monday 5 February: Great Western, CrossCountry, Chiltern
  • There will be no strike action on Thursday 1 February or Sunday 4 February.

Operators not involved in industrial action, for example ScotRail and Transport for Wales, should run normal services.