Joyous January

By | February 2, 2019

Bend those knees!

HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL OUR LEADER & DANCERS, may 2019 be a healthy & happy one.

Already 11.01.19 Elfrida is our Dancing mistress today.

  • (the) Farmer’s Joy a Joseph Pimentel longways dance from 2012.
  • the First of April another longways dance but from 1733.
  • Leaving of Liverpool a 3 couple set, danced twice.
  • Liberty from the Yorktown Victory Ball 1781.
  • Sprigs of Laurel a longways dance from 1794. Choreography & music by Ann & Peter Thompson.
  • Go to the Devil and shake yourself a longways dance.
  • Gloster Reel 1796 longways.

18.01.19 Elfrida recorded the dances.

  • St. Andrew’s gardens longways.
  • Lord Phopington longways, from the Walsh Collection 1718.
  • We will down with the French a 3 couple set danced twice.
  • Orange & Blue another very enjoyable 3 couple dance.
  • Meillonen a 5 couple Welsh dance.

25.01.19

  • The New Slip longways. A new dance for the group.
  • Eastbourne Grove a 3 couple dance, also not danced before.
  • De’il tak the Warr a Scottish lament 1721  3 couple dance, 3 times.
  • Deodar longways.
  • Bonnets so Blue also longways.