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Acrobats Head to Switzerland to take on the World’s Best

Gymnasts from Deerness Gymnastics Academy are heading to Switzerland to compete against some of the best acrobats in the world in the Geneva World Cup taking place from Thursday 25 May until Saturday 27 May. Jesse Heskett, a former world champion, competing with Finn Gavin, Paul Dixon and Stephen Dixon will come up against the […]

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New Guinness World Record as a Human Skipping Rope

Gymnasts from Deerness Gymnastics Academy set a NEW GUINNESS WORLD RECORD for the most skips over a human skipping rope when they appeared on the CBBC TV Show Officially Amazing this week. CBBC TV Show Officially Amazing is presented by Ben Shires and showcases the incredible and officially amazing people who are trying to break world […]

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Deerness Take Two National Titles at First Finals of 2017

  Gymnasts from Deerness Gymnastics Academy returned triumphant from the NDP Championships last weekend as they took two national titles. Two women’s pairs took GOLD in their categories to be named the NDP Champions for 2017. The club located in Ushaw Moor near Durham also won 1 silver and 4 bronze medals To qualify for […]

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Deerness Head to First National Finals of 2017

Twenty-one acrobats from Deerness Gymnastics Academy are heading to the first National Finals of the year this weekend (13 & 14 May) as they compete in the NDP (National Development Program) Championships. To qualify the gymnasts, aged between 9 to 19, had to take the GOLD medal in the regional qualifying competition which took pace […]

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Eggstra Easter Gymnastics on offer in Durham Next Week

Durham youngsters are being offered the opportunity to try out gymnastics this Easter with some of the best in the sport at Deerness Gymnastics Academy. The home of British, European and World Champions, Deerness Gymnastics Academy, will be hosting an Easter holiday camp from Tuesday 11 – Thursday 13 Aprils, at the gymnastics academy in […]

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Deerness Acrobats Get 2017 off to a Flying Start

Deerness Gymnastics Academy acrobats got 2017 off to a flying start as its young gymnasts competed in the Regional NDP (National Development Program) Championships last week. The club won more medals than any other club as it won 13 medals, 9 gold, 3 silver and 1 bronze.  The gold medallists in nine partnerships, 21 gymnasts […]

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DGA Director Receives MBE from HRH The Prince of Wales

The volunteer director of Deerness Gymnastics Academy took a trip to Buckingham Palace last week to receive his MBE for services to gymnastics. Karl Wharton was honoured in The Queen’s Birthday Honours List last year and has now received his MBE from HRH The Prince of Wales The honours list recognises the achievements of a […]

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We would like to welcome you all back to the Academy for another exciting year. We still have spaces in many of our recreational sessions so why not come along and try a class. Contact the centre to book a place on 0191 3739419 or email contact@deernessgymnastics.org.uk    

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Deerness Puts On A Show To Celebrate Survival

Tickets have gone on sale for the Deerness Christmas Shows as the club celebrates five years since the threat of closure loomed over the club. Taking place between Sunday 18th December and Wednesday 21st December The Christmas shows are some of the most sought-after performances in Durham at Christmas time and this year. For tickets […]

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Over 100 Jump For Pudsey at Deerness Gymnastics Academy

  Over 100 gymnasts from Deerness Gymnastics Academy took on the “Jump for Pudsey Challenge” this weekend as the successful gymnastics club teamed up with British Gymnastics to raise money for Children in Need. Aimed at encouraging the nation to get active and raise money for BBC Children in Need, the ‘Jump for Pudsey Challenge’ […]

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