Hello and Goodbye

Stephen & Charlotte


Stephen Arnold and Charlotte Cutler are sad to announce that after nearly 3 years of dancing together their partnership has ended.  They were North of England Amateur Ballroom Champions last year and UK Closed Amateur Ballroom finalists.  They were proud to represent England in the European Championships in Moscow earlier this year and regret that they will not be able to compete at the World Championships next month.  They would like to thank EADA for their support, along with all their teachers, sponsors, friends and family for all their help in guiding them to success.  Stephen wants to return to the competition floor as soon as possible and is currently looking for a new partner. 

Phil Holding


Phil & DebbieWe are sad to announce that Phil Holding has had to take a break from competitive dancing due to personal reasons.  Phil and Debbie have been England’s top Senior I Ballroom couple.

They won the British Nationals and UK Closed last year and have won all their ranking comps since last July.  They were placed 8th at the International Championships in 2009 and 7th at the British Open last month. 

Michael & Carla


Michael & Carla, British National Junior Ballroom Champions 2009Michael & Carla would like to announce that they have now amicably terminated their partnership after 5 successful years together.

Carla is taking a break from dancing to concentrate on her GCSEs and drama. Michael is actively looking for a new partner to compete in youth Ballroom, Latin American and 10-Dance competitions.

Michael & Carla would like to thank everyone at EADA for the support they have given them over the years, and are very proud to have been England’s representatives at 5 Junior II World Championships.


Jamie & Vanessa turn Pro

EADA would like to wish every success to Jamie and Vanessa le Tissier of Guernsey Amateur Dancesport, who have now turned Professional. We would like to thank Jamie for his work as GADA rep on the EADA Council.  Jamie and Vanessa will still remain involved with GADA, but Lesley le Tissier, GADA Secretary, will now be acting as the rep at Council meetings.
GADA's January 2010 Report

Marco and Jo

EADA would like to wish Marco Cavallaro and Joanne Clifton, British National Champions 2008,  best wishes as they have decided to now dance for Italy.  We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate them for all their achievements in the 8 years they have danced together for England. We would like to thank them for being such excellent ambassadors for English dancesport, representing England at least 7 times in World/European Championships.  We are delighted to announce that Marco & Jo have been nominated for a Carl Alan Ballroom/Latin Performers Award.

Hazel Newberry MBE retires

Jonathan Wilkins and Hazel Newberry MBE announced their retirement from competitive dancing at the recent World Championships in  Tokoyo.   EADA would like to wish them  well and congratulate them on their achievements.

John & Linda West turn pro

EADA would like to wish good luck to John &  Linda West as they retire from competitive dancing and turn Professional, as well as congratulate them on everything they have achieved.