6.04.18 Elfrida calling today’s dances, our thanks to her.
An appropriate start to the month with:-
- The First of April a longways dance, from 1773.
- The Farmer’s Joy a contemporary dance by Joseph Pimentel 2012.
- Whim of the Moment a longways dance, pub. Thompson 1791. John made his debut as a caller of dances & he made a great start.
- Criss Cross Jig a 5 couple dance.
- Comical Fellow from Thompson 1776.
- Guildhall a contemporary dance by Naomi Alexander.
13.04.18 June returns to call the dances & our thanks to her.
- Ladies of London
- Shrewsbury Lasses a triple minor dance.
- The First of April (June missed it last week)
- The Short and the Tall a 4 couple contemporary dance by Ron Coxall from the ‘Jogs to the Memory’ collection. We all need those at times!
- Wolverton Hall a longways dance.
- Holborn March longways dance from 1740’s.
20.04.18 recorded by June.
- Nampwich Fair a longways dance.
- Upton Priory and
- Fields End are both modern dances with unknown choreographers.
- My Lady Winwood’s Maggot a 3 couple dance.
- Love’s Triumph another 3 couple dance.
27.04.18 called and recorded by Elfrida.
- once again The first of April
- The Farmer’s Joy. see 6.04.18
- Leaving of Liverpool 3 couple dance. X2
- Birthday Reel (not celebrating anyone’s Birthday) A 4 couple dance.
- Holborn March a longways dance.
- Comical Fellow and Guildhall also longways dances.