Borough gymnastics team make Poland trip

Tower Hamlets Schools Gymnastics and Dance Display team will send a 30-strong squad to Poland to perform at Krakow's prestigious Nowahuckie Centrum

Tower Hamlets Schools Gymnastics and Dance Display team will send a 30-strong squad to Poland next month to perform at Krakow's prestigious Nowahuckie Centrum during the summer half-term.

The group will also put on performances and coaching sessions for children aged 10-12 at five Krakow schools, before finishing the tour with the two-and-a-half-hour Gala Show, which will be broadcast on Polish television and performed in front of an audience of 800.

The group's 12 routines have been choreographed by eight of the youngest members and include various dance forms and the use of small apparatus including ribbons and parachutes.

The young choreographers include: Kiera Hurley, Lauren Jenkins, Alexandra Stephanou, Sheree Ali, Katie Strong, Sharen Johnson, Denise Nguyen and Sakira Begum.


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