The fourth dance at the Tea House Theatre. Tickets are £10, and they have sold out for the previous three dances which were in November, December and January, photos of which you can see on this site. Dress code is officially black tie, and 75% of male guests complied at the January dance as far as I could see
There's a live pianist/singer, Mr Beaujangles who does two short sets, but most of the time it's pre-war and maihnly English dance orchestra records. Drinks are reasonably priced at £4 for a glass of red or white wine or beer. The floor is a bit small, but just about OK. The atmosphere is pleasant, and the hostess, Jean Bentley (who is a dance band leader and ballroom dance instructor) does her best to get the guests to mix. The sequence dance lesson around 9pm is fun, and done by 90% of guests, or at least it was in January. In February it will be a repeat of the Lilac Waltz. There is a beginners dance lesson in ballroom tango this month, which starts at 7.15 pm, and is included in the ticket price, and is suitable for those new to ballroom dancing.
The place in general and the records are OK, my main criticism is the place is too small, the cha cha, jive and samba records are poorly chosen, but I was told these records will be improved for February.
Below is the link for buying tickets and a few photos of the place