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Big Dance 2012 Partners

Arts Council England Developing, Promoting and investing in the arts in England.

British Council Big Dance is working with the British Council’s Connecting Classrooms programme to develop and promote the Big Dance Schools Pledge to schools around the world.

Connecting Classrooms builds lasting partnerships between schools in the UK and others around the world with the aim of creating a safer and more connected world for the future. For more information on Connecting Classrooms, click the links above.

Capital Age Festival Capital Age Festival (CAF) is London's largest and liveliest arts festival organised by, for and with older people.

Change 4 Life Healthy kids, healthy family, healthy recipes and exercise tips.

Dance Champions Group The Dance Champions Group has been brought together at the request of the Secretary of State for Health, with the aim of encouraging 100,000 new adults to take up dance as a regular activity.

Dance UK As the national voice for dance, Dance UK advocates and lobbies to promote the importance and needs of dance. It is a membership organization that works to create a diverse, dynamic and healthy future for dance. By working with and on behalf of the dance sector, Dance UK aims to promote sustainable, longer dance careers and to improve the conditions in which dance is created, performed and experienced.

Dare2Dance Dare2Dance is a ground-breaking development programme that increases the quality and quantity of urban dance provision for young women aged 14-22.

Diabetes UK Diabetes UK is the largest organisation in the UK working for people with diabetes, funding research, campaigning and helping people live with the condition.

Exercise, Movement and Dance Partnership EMDP is the lead National Governing Body (NGB) for exercise, movement and dance. It is a not for profit organisation dedicated to the development of exercise, movement and dance provision throughout England and the UK.

Foundation for Community Dance Foundation for Community Dance is the professional organisation for anyone involved in creating opportunities for people to experience and participate in dance.

Graduate Fashion Week Graduate Fashion Week launched in 1991 as a forum to showcase the very best BA graduate fashion design talent.

Greenwich and Docklands International Festival Greenwich+Docklands International Festival 09 provided a “tour de force” showcase of UK and international outdoor arts at their very best. Estimated audiences of 50,000 were swept up in the GDIF experience, whilst a new thematic approach featuring a series of outstanding new commissions and UK premieres helped strengthen the Festival’s increasingly distinctive personality.

Legacy Trust UK Leaving a lasting legacy from London 2012 in communities throughout the UK.

London Councils London Councils is committed to fighting for more resources for the capital and getting the best possible deal for London’s 33 local authorities.

London Libraries Discover London libraries, whether public, academic or specialist collections, which allow some form of public access.

London Salsa Find all the London Salsa clubs, classes and events and more!

 Whether a beginner, advanced salsero, professional or band; Sign Up Now for special offers and the latest news in one of the fastest growing healthy activities in the UK.

London Youth Dance London Youth Dance work to support and develop youth dance activity within London working alongside Connect, (the Sadler's Wells Creative Learning team), londondance.com (also a Sadler's Wells project) and in close partnership with Youth Dance England and key regional dance development agencies. London Youth Dance also edit the Youth Zone on londondance.com offering information on dance workshops, performances, youth groups, vocational training and projects to get involved with.

Londondance.com London focused dance website including news, reviews, features and more.

NHS London Your health, your choices. Since its launch in 1948, the NHS has grown to become the world’s largest publicly funded health service. It is also one of the most efficient, most egalitarian and most comprehensive.

Pride London Pride London aims to promote equality and diversity through all of its campaigns. The two week Pride festival uses theatre, music, debate, art and entertainment to raise awareness of discrimination and the issues and difficulties affecting the lives of LGBT people around the world.

Royal Opera House Dance and Music venue in Covent Garden.

Shape Shape is a disability-led arts organisation working to improve access to culture for disabled people. We develop opportunities for disabled artists, we train cultural institutions to be more open to disabled people, and we run participatory arts and development programmes.

Southbank Centre Find our work inside and outside the Royal Festival Hall, the Hayward Gallery, the Queen Elizabeth Hall. Explore our 21 acre site and enjoy our shops, restaurants and bars.

Sport England Sport England is focused on the creation of a world-leading community sport system.

University of East London With over 23,000 students from 120 countries worldwide, UEL is one of the UK’s most diverse and fastest growing universities.

Well London Well London is an exciting, 3-year project that will work with local people to transform their health.