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Ben Cobb will be taking part in this year’s Business Come Dancing, the glittering annual fundraising event for Pavilion Dance South West.
At last year’s event, Ben was part of a group from Frettens, who performed a disco dance to celebrate the firm’s 40th anniversary.
“I had so much fun last year, and we raised a lot of money for a great cause. When the opportunity arose this year to enter as an individual, I jumped at the chance.”
Ben has been called up as a last-minute replacement, after Oonagh McKinney was injured and unable to take part.
“I was devastated not to be able to take part this year, however I hope to be able to do so again in the near future. Ben has less time to prepare than the other participants, but having seen his dancing on more than one occasion, I’m sure the lack of prep time won’t be an issue for him.”
The event, originally founded by Wessex Cancer Trust in 2014, sees contestants from local businesses partnered with professional dancers who then rehearse for up to 9 weeks together before they perform in true ‘Strictly style’ in front of a live audience at a black tie gala event.
Ben will be dancing a contemporary dance with his partner Jazz. Be sure to keep up with the firm’s social media to see his progress as he trains over the next six weeks.
The big night is on Friday 22nd November at Bournemouth Highcliff Marriott Hotel. Anyone interested in sponsoring Ben or attending on the night can follow the links below:
As a registered charity (1111641) PDSW is dedicated to transforming communities through dance. For the first time this year, they will be hosting Business Come Dancing without a secondary charity partner meaning all proceeds will go towards their plethora of projects.