Gallery & Video: Top group Dance Offensive to perform free show at Kids Are Alright event

A SPECTACULAR free dance show will be performed at a special Kids Are Alright event in Chatteris this month. Top Cambridgeshire group Dance Offensive will stage a live performance at the Chatteris Medieval Festival on Saturday, June 27. The Cambs Times an

A SPECTACULAR free dance show will be performed at a special Kids Are Alright event in Chatteris this month.

Top Cambridgeshire group Dance Offensive will stage a live performance at the Chatteris Medieval Festival on Saturday, June 27.

The Cambs Times and Wisbech Standard and Kids Are Alright team will have a special marquee, offering a host of free entertainment.

Dance Offensive, specialising in hip hop, break dance and Capoeira, will perform high-energy pieces and provide workshops throughout the afternoon.


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The fun-packed Kids Are Alright marquee also features a climbing wall, face and body painting and interactive workshops including graffiti and cartoon art.

A short film about perceptions of local youth, made by Fenland Youth District Council and shot in Wisbech and March, will be premiered at the event.

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The Kids Are Alright marquee will also feature numerous stalls and displays, including an exhibition about 100 years of the youth court.

The Kids Are Alright also involves the Cambridgeshire Criminal Justice Board (CCJB), Fenland District Council, Youth District Council, Connexions, Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service and Cambridgeshire County Council.

CCJB chair and head of Cambridgeshire Youth Support Services Tom Jefford says: "Positive images of young people are incredibly important because they so often end up being seen as a problem. This campaign is a great opportunity to show what young people are really about."

Cambridgeshire's Chief Fire Officer Graham Stagg adds: "Too often we stereotype young people as hooligans whereas the vast majority of young people are decent, law-abiding citizens who want to do the right thing."

The Kids Are Alright marquee will be open to the public from noon-4pm.

The festival will take place at Furrowfields Green, Furrowfields Road, Chatteris, Cambridgeshire PE16 6DY.

Video footage of dance Offensive to follow.

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