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Kids’ Disco Party

At the Medway School of Dancing; Tonbridge High Street; Kent. It’s my daughter Jude’s 7th birthday today!! On Saturday she had her disco dance birthday party with all her friends and this is what I thought of it.

It’s that time of year again and my daughter’s 7th birthday party took place on Saturday, with all the girls from her class invited to come along. Jude absolutely loves dancing; and she’s far too good at wiggling her bum in time to music! Everyone’s party seems to be at The Angel Centre lately, so I thought I’d look for something different. Some of the prices quoted for a Dance party were ridiculous; so this seemed the best value at £120. Still more than I hoped to pay, but at least it covered the whole 2 hours party, and the venue too.

It was run by a lady called Lisa, and was helped by a younger girl, (I’m sorry, I can’t remember her name) and they seemed very nice and did the party really well. There was a DJ type booth in the corner of the room where they controlled all the music – slowing it down a bit so that the younger girls could keep up. Lisa did a few games; musical statues and things like that, and also a couple of dance routines and a dance competition.

The kids loved it and I think the party was a big success. Between each game the kids had chance to run around and let off some steam, which was a good idea, but occasionally those gaps went on a bit too long. The only other complaints are that the hall is right at the top of 3 flights of stairs, so the grandparents aren’t going to be keen on that; nor the music which was pretty loud! Also, a man who seemed to be running the dance school, stood and had a cigarette in the bar area in the corner of the room, which I wasn’t too happy about. I didn’t want the kids to go home smelling of smoke; but he didn’t stay so that was ok. The kitchen bit was miniscule and filthy, so make sure all your food is prepared beforehand. And warn your child that she may not win the dancing competition. There were 2 prizes, and I was surprised that the birthday girl didn’t get one of them.

On the whole, I would recommend this party. There doesn’t seem to be a great deal of choice of affordable parties in this area, (unless you’re going to the Angel Centre) and when I was looking around, I found people who charged more than this and then you still had to hire a venue. This turned out to be a good choice. Jude had a great time, and that’s the most important thing.

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