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


New Family Dance Show!


The Sleepover

Arts Council England award The Demon Barbers & Breaking Tradition dance company funding for a new children’s Folk & Hip Hop Dance extravaganza!More

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The Lock In ‘Christmas Carol’

New festive show coming this year!LOCKIN_XMAS_test

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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Support by Eddy O Dwyer

Eddy O Dwyer

We’re very happy to announce that Eddy O’Dwyer will be supporting our upcoming shows at

Newcastle Under Lyme

Eddy’s a young singer from the old style of traditional folk song that inspired our director, Damien Barber, to go professonial back in the 80s and his no holds barred approach will be a perfect complement to The Lock in!… 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!

  Sponsored By:
"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