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The Lock In - The UK's No.1 Folk and Hip-Hop Dance Extravaganza


The Lock In ‘Christmas Carol’ full tour announced


New festive show coming this year!

Half gig, half dance show and half panto! Join the BBC Award Winning team of musicians & dancers for 150% of the very best festive live music, song and dance!More

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We are recruiting clog dancers!

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It’s an exciting time for the Demon Barbers and Breaking Tradition dance company. We’re currently working on; ‘The Lock In Christmas Carol’ – A Christmas version of our hip hop and folk dance extravaganza, ‘The Sleepover’ – A magical music and dance show for children and families, and we’re constantly developing our XL show that we perform at venues and festivals all over the UK.… More

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New headquarters at Kala Sangam Arts Centre

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We are very excited to move our offices to Kala Sangam, a vibrant, intercultural arts centre in the heart of Bradford.… More

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tour dates

Friends Of The Lock In

Thanks to everyone for donating towards the cost of our Edinburgh Fringe Promo trip 2013!

Sally and Bob Hastings
Stuart Barkworth
Steve Saunders
Christopher Tarr
Alan Lowey
Andrew Lane
Renée & Colin Birks
The Noble Family
Paul & Lyn Russell

Anonymous donations x 38

In total we raised over £2100 towards the costs of producing the 13 Edinburgh shows.

Thanks everyone!!

If you would like to become a Friend Of The Lock In or make an anonymous donation please click the Pay Pal link below

All donations will go towards the cost of producing more tours, running workshops and helping us to raise the profile of traditional English dance even higher!

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"The Demon Barbers' hip hop and folk fusion raises the roof"

The List (Edinburgh Fringe)


"Folk and hip-hop unite to stunning effect"

The Independent