The Royal Ballet Benevolent Fund (RBBF) announced today that it has merged with the Dance Teachers’ Benevolent Fund (DTBF) effective from January 1, 2016. This follows extensive liaison between the charities and their key stakeholders. The Royal Ballet Benevolent Fund continues as a registered charity.
Members of The Royal Ballet, including principals Lauren Cuthbertson, Sarah Lamb, Rupert Pennefather and Edward Watson, will be performing in a unique gala on Sunday, February 2, in aid of Ghanaian charity Ashanti Development.
The Dance Teachers’ Benevolent Fund (DTBF) has just launched a new website that gives full details about its sterling work helping qualified dance teachers suffering temporary or long-term hardship.
Headway East London, a charity supporting people affected by brain injury, will hold its annual dance marathon on April 27. The fundraising event moves through time from the 1930s to the present day, with live bands, DJs, games, cabaret, dance troupes and competitions keeping a carnival feeling throughout the day.