THEY twirled, pirouetted and back-flipped for a good cause.

Southampton University’s Dance Societies raised £1,022 for Cancer Research UK through their annual show last month.

Members from the different groups presented the cheque to Bridgett Vane, the charity’s local fundraising manager.

The university has a variety of groups practising a range of dance styles, including salsa, streetdance, ballet and belly dancing.