Dads dressed in tutus for a fundraising ballet lesson

PUBLISHED: 11:00 17 November 2017

Dads enjoying a ballet lesson with their daughters at Footlights Performance Academy.

Dads enjoying a ballet lesson with their daughters at Footlights Performance Academy.


Dads donned tutus and joined their daughters for a ballet lesson to raise money for a Wraxall children’s charity.

Footlights Performance Academy held a ballet extravaganza in Nailsea and invited mums and dads to learn some of the dances.

The academy is currently rehearsing for Cinderella, but after the weekly workshop mums and dads were invited onto the dance floor to learn some of the moves.

Children and parents from Nailsea, Backwell, Clevedon and Portishead took part in the ballet lesson, led by artistic director Naomi Jeffery.

The resident puppy was also dressed in a tutu for the class.

Parents took in cakes to sell and the event raised £367 for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW).

People can still donate at

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