Tag Archives: Country Dancing

April’s dances

14.04.23  Some of Elfrida’s Birthday choices. Rostilion John & William Neal 1726, a longways dance. Bar a Bar from the Walsh collection 1719 a longways dance reinterpreted by Fried de Metz Herman. Happy Heys a 3 couple dance, as the name suggests, full of ‘heys’. Professor Martin’s maggot a 3 couple dance. ” The notated melody & dance directions were… Read More »

Welcome to the New Year dances.

HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL OUR DANCERS.  6.01.23 Gasconne from 1710 with an interpretation by Pat Shaw. A longways dance. Homebound a dance compiled during lockdown by Judy Keeling, a duet in diamond formation with ‘Petronella turns’. Floss Galliard a 4 couple dance x2. Nonesuch from 1615 Playford “Both these dances are not danced enough” June’s quote. Another 4 couple dance x2. Two’s… Read More »

October’s dances – 15 years on…

…this month we celebrate 15 years of June leading this enjoyable Country dance group, our many thanks to her and all the dancers who have participated in it. 7.10.22. Elfrida calling & recording these 3 couple dances. Hop pickers feast x2. Spring Fever. Orange & Blue. Turning by Threes in a circle. We will down with the French. Robert’s reel.… Read More »

Updating Country Dancing news December 2020.

🎄Well here we are in December, no dancing since mid March 2020. Some of us have managed to stay in touch with a WhatsApp group, cheering us up and covering diverse topics. However GOOD NEWS. A few weeks ago June started solo Zoom English Country Dancing sessions, in our regular dance slot of Friday mornings at 11.00. It’s… Read More »