Burns victim Lawrence Toms is taking part in the Fan Dance
2014 to raise funds for South Wales charity Life For African Mothers 060614BURNS_004 PETER BOLTER
The Fan Dance
sounded like a particularly challenging event so it's a real credit to Rob that his friends wanted to take part in it, in his memory.
DANCE DREAM: Siyao Rui, performing a traditional Chinese fan dance
in a warehouse in Cotton Street, Vauxhall.
Unlike the fan dance
, it won't ruffle any feathers among the more prudish
But I cannot remember - and believe me I would have remembered - the crooner then appearing in glittering gold pants and matching boots only and performing a fan dance
In one segment the women were asked to demonstrate a special talent, and one Asian-Pacific Islander woman did a spoof of a traditional fan dance
The dancing will include the flamboyant Korean fan dance
, Latin American dances and the Maori Haka.
The Fan Dance
is an endurance event that replicates the SAS test march used as part of the UK Special Forces selection process.
Burlesque fans can enjoy sets from Betty D'Light - a classically trained dancer who can perform a fan dance
en pointe, and Warren Speed - Europe's leading male burlesque performer who has performed with Dita Von Teese.
There will be a classical fan dance
from the 30s, bump and grind and twirling from the 50s and mod go-go dancing of the 60s.
My top tip is Penny Lancaster doing another fan dance
for Rod in an attempt to get a ring out of him.