Entertainment

The Black Cherry Fair plays host to a fabulous array of different local talent.

Enjoy some of our favourites here

Burge School of Dancing

We have been teaching dance for the last 20 years and are very pleased that we now have our dance studio. Within the school we teach various styles of dance including latin, ballroom, salsa, contemporary, lyrical, street and musical theatre. We hold regular medal tests, enter competitions and hold a show every year, all of which are not compulsory. Each class you attend is on a pay as you go basis, so no terms fees are involved. Our main aim is to bring the enjoyment of dance to you at whatever age and level you choose.

We also have four dance crews within the school who are reaching the finals of major competitions.

Cajun Boogaloo

A great favourite at the Black Cherry Fair, Cajun Boogaloo are a trio playing Country, Cajun, Old Time, Bluegrass, Folk Roots music from both sides of the Atlantic.

Boogaloo
Noun: a dance to rock-and-roll music performed with swivelling and shuffling movements of the body, originally popular in the 60’s.

Come and see them at the Black Cherry Fair in 2021!

Chertsey Town F.C

Chertsey Town Football Club  (The Curfews) was established in 1890 . They currently play in the Isthmian League South Central Division.

They were the highlight of the Black Cherry Fair Procession last year celebrating winning both the league and the FA Vase.  

DreamCatchers Stage School

DreamCatchers is a performing arts school for kids providing lessons across Surrey and London. Our students love attending DreamCatchers as we provide them with the skills and confidence they need to become superstars. Find them at https://www.facebook.com/DreamCatchersKids

Edwards Amusements

John Edwards and his family live in Chertsey and run Edwards Amusements. They have been part of the Black Cherry Fair for many years providing our iconic Big Wheel.

If you have never been on it watch this video and give it a go next year!!

The Egham Band

The Egham Band are a friendly community brass band based in Egham, West Surrey, near London, with a history stretching back over a hundred years. Their busy engagement list includes community events such as Remembrance Sunday, the Windsor Christmas Parades and local carnivals. They have been a major part of the Black Cherry Fair Procession for as long as anyone can remember!!

Fusion Dance

Fusion is all about keeping dance fun, while developing social and practical skills.

Children learn new moves on a weekly basis helping them develop their memory skills whilst increasing their self-esteem with a relaxed style of teaching.

Oatlands Park Pipe Band

Oatlands Park Pipe Band is the premier Pipe Band in Surrey. The band first paraded  back in 1953 for the Queens coronation, and is the oldest Pipe Band in Surrey and one of the few bands who still wear Military style uniform.

Stagecoach Chertsey

Welcome to Stagecoach Chertsey where we provide quality part-time training in the performing arts for children and teenagers aged 4-6 (early stages) and 6-18 (main stages).
Our singing, dancing and drama classes run on Saturday’s in term time and holiday workshops. Since 2011 Stagecoach Chertsey has received 7 OUTSTANDING grades in independent inspections and under a new board of reviewers received the HIGHEST grading of 'EXCEEDS EXPECTATIONS' for the quality of teaching in the categories of; SINGING, DRAMA AND DANCE and for STUDENT PROGRESS: ACHIEVING POTENTIAL.

The Urban Dance School

Matt Walker and Jean Paul Pillay founded The Urban Dance School (U.D.S) in August 2004. Our main aims are to teach and promote all types of Urban Dance including Street Dance, Break Dance, Poppin’, Lockin’ and House, as well as exploring other dance styles such as Contemporary, Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Waacking, Physical Theatre and Animal Mime.

Thorpe Players

Back in 1953 Frank Muir decided to put his considerable talents into forming an amateur drama group based at the Thorpe Village Hall. All the members were local people who enjoyed performing. Although none of the original members are with us today, many are long standing (some for over 30 years) and several are second generation Thorpe Players. One of the reasons that people stay with the group is its friendly, almost family-like atmosphere, where everyone pulls together to put on a production and, most importantly, ensure that we have fun doing it.