Lunch Beat – Black Dog Ballroom Does Lunch A New Way

Lunch time dance phenomenon Lunch Beat is set to launch in the UK for the first time on 31st May in Manchester...

Northern Quarter bar hosts UK’s first lunch beat…

Lunch time dance phenomenon Lunch Beat is set to launch in the UK for the first time on 31st May in Manchester.

Always the city of creative innovation Manchester embraced the Lunch Beat ethos immediately with over 1000 people already signed up to attend the event in just two weeks.

15 cities from all over Europe will become one to stream the events live from their locations as organisers aim to create a simultaneous dance floor across the world in an attempt to unify dancers in real time regardless of their location.

The event will take place at Black Dog Ballroom, corner Tib Street and Church Street, between 1-2pm and all dancers will have one hour to dance and enjoy the music played my Lunch Beat MCR organiser and DJ Marvin Speakman. An example of the music Marvin will play can be found here:

The simultaneous events will all be digitally live streamed with Bambuser to open for anyone to watch.

From it’s humble beginnings in 2010 with fourteen people dancing in a car park in central Sweden, the Lunch Beat phenomenon has now spread on a global scale, been covered in world and national press, even recently getting a mention on Oprah Winfrey’s blog.


1st rule: If it’s your first lunch at Lunch Beat, you have to dance.

2nd rule: If it’s your second, third or fourth time lunch at Lunch Beat, you have to dance.

3rd rule: If you are getting too tired to actually dance at Lunch Beat, please have your lunch at some other place.

4th rule: You don’t talk about your job at Lunch Beat.

5th rule: At Lunch Beat everyone present is your dance partner.


Tickets are available for £8 and each ticket includes a light healthy lunch and bottled water is provided throughout for free.

Tickets for the event go on sale today via the website where you also find all the background to the Lunch Beat world.


For more info as it is confirmed you can follow us on Twitter @LunchBeatMCR or join the Facebook group


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