Shoppers were surprised when a flashmob started dancing in Lewes Town Centre on Saturday June 13 to raise money for the Moving on Parade.
Around 40 adults and children joined the Patina flashmob which popped up at the Pells Pool, Cliffe Precinct and Waitrose supermarket.
Dancers had been secretly rehearsing for several weeks and performed to a medley of songs such as Up Town Funk and Frozen’s Let it Go.
Pupils from Wallands Primary School even rehearsed during a school trip to France.
The dance was created and taught by Year 6 parent and professional choreographer Virginia Farman together with dancer Samantha Eddison.
As onlookers realised what was happening, many people tweeted photos as they spotted the flashmob around town.
Pells Pool tweeted: “Fantastic surprise flash mob! We are huge Patina fans”. And Viva Lewes added: “This was inspired. Made us smile!”
A Patina spokesperson said “We are delighted that so many people joined in and had such a good time.
“Virginia and Samantha were really wonderful and we are hugely grateful to Waitrose and Pells Pool for being such good sports.
“It was great to see so many happy faces - we just wanted to keep dancing.”
The Moving On Parade will take place in Lewes on July 10.
It marks the transition from primary to secondary school.
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