Folk Association of South Hants

 

DANCE DIARY - all the dance events that we know about in our area are as follows:

 

OCTOBER

Monday 8.00-10.00 Beaus of the Park FDC. Mostly Playford. Church of the Resurrection Hall, Penarth Avenue, Drayton, PO6 2AP. Sue Bradshaw 02392 713158 http://beausdance.weebly.com
7th,    14th,    21st,    28th.

Monday 7.30-10.00 Bournemouth (Westhill) FDC. The Annunciation Church Hall, 218 Charminster Road, Bournemouth, BH8 9RW. Liz Neal 01202 572196. www.bournemouthfolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
7th, AGM then Peggy S,  14th, Martin L & Jan,  21st, Caledonians visit,  28th, Karen I & Richard L.

Monday 7.30-10 Eastleigh Folk Dance Club. Railway Institute, Romsey Road, Eastleigh, SO50 9FE. Live music. 02380 252248 www.eastleighfolkdance.org
14th, Caller David Tullis,    28th, Caller Ian Nichols.

Monday 8.00-10.30 Irish Set Dancing. Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Portswood Rd, Southampton, SO17 3SB. Michael & Eileen McCarthy 02380 767340
7th,    14th,    21st,    28th.

Monday 8.00-10.00 Waterlooville Folk Dance Club. Waterlooville Community Centre, Maurepas Way, PO7 7AY. Jane Tull 02392 258056
7th, Caller Nigel Close,    21st, Caller Graham Taylor.

Tuesday 2.30-4.15 Isle of Wight Folk Dance Club. Wootton Methodist Church Hall, 88 Station Road, Wootton, PO33 4RE. Club callers. 01983 506165
8th,    15th,    22nd,    25th.

Tuesday 8.00 Solent CDC. Bedhampton Community Centre, Havant, PO9 3ES. Caller Sue Bradshaw. 02392 713158 http://solentdance.weebly.com
1st,    8th,    15th,    22nd,     29th.

Tuesday 10.00 Stubbington International Folk Dance Group. Roman Catholic Church Hall, Bells Lane, Stubbington, PO14 2PL. Bob Neal 01329 609589. neal.bob61@gmail.com
8th,    22nd,    29th.

Wednesday 7.30 Alamo Workshop. American Square Dance Club. St Peter's Church Hall, Free Street, Bishop's Waltham, SO32 1EE. Stephen Moore 02392 372 396 alamoworkshop@gmail.com
2nd,    9th,    16th,    23rd,    30th.

Wednesday 8.00-10.00 Fleet Folk Dance Club. Church of our Lady, 32 Kings Road, Fleet, GU51 3ST www.facebook.com/fleetfolkdanceclub. Club callers.
2nd,    16th,     23rd.

Thursday 7.30 Highcliffe Folk Dance Club, Greystones House, Waterford Road, Highcliffe BH23 5JL. Jan Harris 01202 427523 janharris16@hotmail.co.uk.
3rd,    10th,    17th,    24th.

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7.30-10.00 Shawford Parish Hall, Pearson Lane, SO21 2AA. “as many as will”, The Best of English Country Dance. Caller Nigel Close. 01962 714220 nigelclose9@gmail.com

Sat 5

8.00-11.00 GBH Ceilidh, Godalming Borough Hall, Bridge St., GU7 1HY. The Valiant Band with caller Gareth Kiddier. Tickets £12, £11 in advance www.musici.club/musici.htm#valiant

Sat 5

3.00-6.00 Salisbury FDC Autumn Tea Dance. Salisbury Methodist Hall, St. Edmunds Church Street, Salisbury, SP1 1EF. with Brian Lyons and Chris Toyne and Henry Lovegrove. £9, free refreshments. American supper, Raffle. 01980 863024

Sat 5

7.30-11.00 Twyford Ceilidh. Twyford Parish Hall, SO21 1QY. Squinty McGinty with caller Ian Kirby. £10, American supper, twyfordceilidh@gmail.com or 07979504773 to reserve tickets.

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10.30-3.30 FASH Workshop. Soberton Village Hall, SO31 3PF. “Bolton and Roberts” John Turner with Pete and Sue Hall. £12, FASH members £9. BYO lunch. 01243 531497

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8.00 Chilworth Contras. Chilworth Village Hall, SO16 7LD (nearest navigable postcode) with John and Hilary Turner. 02380 360892 www.jhmturner.me.uk/chilworthcontras.htm

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EuroBal Wessex - French, Breton, Euro Dance with Helen Gentile and Lewis Wood. Workshop at 7pm and Bal from 8pm at Ibsley VH, Gorley Rd., South Gorley, Ringwood, BH24 3NL. Tickets £8. Details from 01425 476350, 07803 282714 or via eurobalwessex@gmail.com

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8.00 Sams Stepping. Samuel’s Rest, Upper Church Road, Shedfield, SO32 2JB. Southern Step Dancing Session. Jo and Simon Harmer 01489 899023. jo@folkactive.org.uk

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7.30 Barn Dance. Milford on Sea Community Centre, Sea Road, SO41 0QD. Featuring Murphy’s Lore. Ticket £15 from the box office or via the website https://moscommunitycentre.org.uk/, includes “Posh Ploughman’s”. Bar available.

Sat 19

7.30-11.00 SHOCC Ceilidh. The Hilt (Cuckoo Bushes Hall), Chandlers Ford, SO53 5NP. Jigfoot with caller Sheena Masson. Ian Nichols 07765820919 www.shocc.co.uk

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1.45-3.45 U3A Folk Dance Group. Chandlers Ford Community Centre, Hursley Road, SO53 2FT. Only members of U3A, see https://monksbrooku3a.org.uk for details.

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7.30 Kimmeridge Keilidh. The New Hall at The Etches Collection, Kimmeridge, BH20 5PE. Arish Mel Band, caller Paul Miles. £5 on the door, byo drinks & nibbles. 01929 480737

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7.30 Bournemouth Folk Dance Club Autumn Dance. St Marks Church Hall, Wallisdown Rd., BH10 4HY. Ted Morse with Dampiers Round. £9, bring and share supper. 01202 572196

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10.30-3.30 SusFA Sunday Workshop, Pulborough Village Hall. Caller June Axon ‘Genuine Playford’. £8, BYO Lunch. Tea and coffee all day. Janet Douglas 01243 265010

NOVEMBER

Monday 8.00-10.00 Beaus of the Park FDC. Mostly Playford. Church of the Resurrection Hall, Penarth Avenue, Drayton, PO6 2AP. Sue Bradshaw 02392 713158 http://beausdance.weebly.com
4th,    11th,    18th,    25th.

Monday 7.30-10.00 Bournemouth (Westhill) FDC. The Annunciation Church Hall, 218 Charminster Road, Bournemouth, BH8 9RW. Liz Neal 01202 572196. www.bournemouthfolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
4th, Geoff Ellwell with Pete & Sue Hall,  11th, Pam S & Brian B,  18th, Liz N & Martin L,  25th, Gary Roodman dances with recorded music.

Monday 7.30-10 Eastleigh Folk Dance Club. Railway Institute, Romsey Road, Eastleigh, SO50 9FE. Live music. 02380 252248 www.eastleighfolkdance.org
11th, Caller Ivan Aitken,    25th, Caller Sarah Perry.

Monday 8.00-10.30 Irish Set Dancing. Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Portswood Rd, Southampton, SO17 3SB. Michael & Eileen McCarthy 02380 767340
4th,    11th,    18th,    25th.

Monday 8.00-10.00 Waterlooville Folk Dance Club. Waterlooville Community Centre, Maurepas Way, PO7 7AY. Jane Tull 02392 258056
4th, Nigel Close,    18th, Club callers.

Tuesday 2.30-4.15 Isle of Wight Folk Dance Club. Wootton Methodist Church Hall, 88 Station Road, Wootton, PO33 4RE. Club callers. 01983 506165
12th,    19th,    26th.

Tuesday 8.00 Solent CDC. Bedhampton Community Centre, Havant, PO9 3ES. Caller Sue Bradshaw. 02392 713158 http://solentdance.weebly.com
5th,    12th,    19th,    26th.

Tuesday 10.00 Stubbington International Folk Dance Group. Roman Catholic Church Hall, Bells Lane, Stubbington, PO14 2PL. Bob Neal 01329 609589. neal.bob61@gmail.com
5th,    19th,    26th.

Wednesday 7.30 Alamo Workshop. American Square Dance Club. St Peter's Church Hall, Free Street, Bishop's Waltham, SO32 1EE. Stephen Moore 02392 372 396 alamoworkshop@gmail.com
6th    13th,    20th,    27th.

Wednesday 8.00-10.00 Fleet Folk Dance Club. Church of our Lady, 32 Kings Road, Fleet, GU51 3ST www.facebook.com/fleetfolkdanceclub.
6th, Club callers,    20th, Caller Graham Hall,     27th, Club callers.

Thursday 7.30 Highcliffe Folk Dance Club, Greystones House, Waterford Road, Highcliffe BH23 5JL. Jan Harris 01202 427523 janharris16@hotmail.co.uk.
7th,    14th,    21st,    28th.

Sat 2

7.30-11.00 Twyford Ceilidh. Twyford Parish Hall, SO21 1QY. “Squeeze and Shout” - caller Ian Kirby. £10, American supper, twyfordceilidh@gmail.com or 07979504773 to reserve tickets.

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7.30-10.00 Shawford Parish Hall, Pearson Lane, SO21 2AA. “as many as will”, The Best of English Country Dance. Caller Nigel Close. 01962 714220 nigelclose9@gmail.com

Sat 9 Sun 10

18th Century Dance Workshop. Weeke Primary School, Stoney Lane, Winchester, SO22 6DR. Two day workshop led by Cécile Laye. Full details here, ticket application form here.

Sat 9

8.00-11.00 GBH Ceilidh, Godalming Borough Hall, Bridge St., GU7 1HY. Second Front with caller Bridget Flett. Tickets £12, £11 in advance www.musici.club/musici.htm

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8.00 Chilworth Contras. Chilworth Village Hall, SO16 7LD (nearest navigable postcode) with John and Hilary Turner. 02380 360892 www.jhmturner.me.uk/chilworthcontras.htm

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10.30-3.30 FASH Workshop. Twyford Parish Hall, SO21 1QY. “A Medley of Contras in Minor Sets” Jane Thomas with Andrew Purkiss. £12, FASH members £9. BYO lunch. 01243 531497

Sat 23

7.30-11.00 SHOCC Ceilidh. The Hilt (Cuckoo Bushes Hall), Chandlers Ford, SO53 5NP. Out of Hand with caller Barry Goodman. Ian Nichols 07765820919 www.shocc.co.uk

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10.30-3.30 SusFA Sunday Workshop, Pulborough Village Hall. Caller Ivan Aitken ‘English from both sides of the Pond’. £8, BYO Lunch. Tea and coffee all day. Janet Douglas 01243 265010

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1.45-3.45 U3A Folk Dance Group. Chandlers Ford Community Centre, Hursley Road, SO53 2FT. Only members of U3A, see https://monksbrooku3a.org.uk for details.

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7.30 Kimmeridge Keilidh. The New Hall at The Etches Collection, Kimmeridge, BH20 5PE. Arish Mel Band, caller Malcolm.Churchill. £5 on the door, byo drinks & nibbles. 01929 480737

DECEMBER

Monday 8.00-10.00 Beaus of the Park FDC. Mostly Playford. Church of the Resurrection Hall, Penarth Avenue, Drayton, PO6 2AP. Sue Bradshaw 02392 713158 http://beausdance.weebly.com
2nd,    9th,    16th, Christmas Party.

Monday 7.30-10.00 Bournemouth (Westhill) FDC. The Annunciation Church Hall, 218 Charminster Road, Bournemouth, BH8 9RW. Liz Neal 01202 572196. www.bournemouthfolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
2nd, Rita R & Brian H,  9th, Dorothy & Jan,  16th, Christmas Party,  31st, New Year’s Eve party.

Monday 7.30-10 Eastleigh Folk Dance Club. Railway Institute, Romsey Road, Eastleigh, SO50 9FE. Live music. 02380 252248 www.eastleighfolkdance.org
9th, Callers Jennet Lambert.

Monday 8.00-10.00 Waterlooville Folk Dance Club. Waterlooville Community Centre, Maurepas Way, PO7 7AY. Jane Tull 02392 258056
2nd, Caller Nigel Close,    16th, Christmas Party, with Stoney Ridge and Sarah Perry (TBC).

Monday 8.00-10.30 Irish Set Dancing. Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Portswood Rd, Southampton, SO17 3SB. Michael & Eileen McCarthy 02380 767340
2nd,    9th,    16th.

Tuesday 2.30-4.15 Isle of Wight Folk Dance Club. Wootton Methodist Church Hall, 88 Station Road, Wootton, PO33 4RE. Club callers. 01983 506165
10th,    17th.

Tuesday 8.00 Solent CDC. Bedhampton Community Centre, Havant, PO9 3ES. Caller Sue Bradshaw. 02392 713158 http://solentdance.weebly.com
3rd,    10th,    17th, Christmas Party.

Tuesday 10.00 Stubbington International Folk Dance Group. Roman Catholic Church Hall, Bells Lane, Stubbington, PO14 2PL. Bob Neal 01329 609589. neal.bob61@gmail.com
3rd,    17th (Christmas Dance).

Wednesday 7.30 Alamo Workshop. American Square Dance Club. St Peter's Church Hall, Free Street, Bishop's Waltham, SO32 1EE. Stephen Moore 02392 372 396 alamoworkshop@gmail.com
4th    11th,    18th (TBC).

Wednesday 8.00-10.00 Fleet Folk Dance Club. Church of our Lady, 32 Kings Road, Fleet, GU51 3ST www.facebook.com/fleetfolkdanceclub. Club callers.
4th,    18th, Christmas Party.

Thursday 7.30 Highcliffe Folk Dance Club, Greystones House, Waterford Road, Highcliffe BH23 5JL. Jan Harris 01202 427523 janharris16@hotmail.co.uk.
5th,    12th,    19th.

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7.30-10.00 Shawford Parish Hall, Pearson Lane, SO21 2AA. “as many as will”, The Best of English Country Dance. Caller Nigel Close. 01962 714220 nigelclose9@gmail.com

Sat 7

7.30-11.00 Twyford Ceilidh. Twyford Parish Hall, SO21 1QY. Kings Band with caller Ian Kirby. £10, American supper, twyfordceilidh@gmail.com or 07979504773 to reserve tickets.

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EuroBal Wessex - French, Breton, Euro Dance – Winter Party Night. Workshop at 7pm and Bal from 8pm at Ibsley VH, Gorley Rd., South Gorley, Ringwood, BH24 3NL. Tickets £8. Details from 01425 476350 or via eurobalwessex@gmail.com

Sat 14

7.30-11.00 SHOCC Ceilidh. The Hilt (Cuckoo Bushes Hall), Chandlers Ford, SO53 5NP. DanceCupola with caller Sarah Clough. Ian Nichols 07765820919 www.shocc.co.uk

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10.30-3.30 FASH Workshop. Twyford Parish Hall, SO21 1QY. “Winter Songs and Traditions” with Ramskyte. £12, FASH members £9. BYO lunch. 01243 531497

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8.00-11.30 Christmas Dance, Swanmore Village Hall, New Road, Swanmore, SO32 2PF. Turk Town Troopers with callers to be announced. £7 on the door, book November onwards with Chris on 02380 731373 or via xmas.dance@ntlworld.com

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8.00-12.15 New Year’s Eve Barn Dance, Sarisbury Green Community Centre, SO31 7AA. The Woodsiders with caller Ian Kirby. American Supper, bar available. Tickets £14 (members £12) via www.sarisburygreen.org.uk/, info@sarisburygreen.org or Sharon on 01489 573114

31 8.00-12.15 Solent CDC New Year's Eve Ceilidh. St. Nicholas Church, Belmont Grove, Bedhampton PO9 3PU -. Admission £7.00 + Raffle. Bring and Share Supper - soft drinks provided. Proceeds to Rowans Hospice. Sue and Eric Bradshaw 02392 713158

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8.30-12.30 New Year’s Eve Contra. Twyford Parish Hall, SO21 1QY. Caller John Turner with Mollie Koenigsberger and Ali Messer. Advance booking only; tickets and details via www.dargasondancewinchester.weebly.com

JANUARY

Monday 8.00-10.00 Beaus of the Park FDC. Mostly Playford. Church of the Resurrection Hall, Penarth Avenue, Drayton, PO6 2AP. Sue Bradshaw 02392 713158 http://beausdance.weebly.com
6th,    13th,    20th,    27th.

Monday 7.30-10.00 Bournemouth (Westhill) FDC. The Annunciation Church Hall, 218 Charminster Road, Bournemouth, BH8 9RW. Liz Neal 01202 572196. www.bournemouthfolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
6th, David T & Peggy S,  13th,  Karen I & Brian B,  20th, ‘Posh Frocks’ with Rosemary and Steve Hunt,  
27th, Pam S & Brian H.

Monday 7.30-10 Eastleigh Folk Dance Club. Railway Institute, Romsey Road, Eastleigh, SO50 9FE. Live music. 02380 252248 www.eastleighfolkdance.org
13th, Caller Ian Kirby,    27th, AGM and Club callers.

Monday 8.00-10.00 Waterlooville Folk Dance Club. Waterlooville Community Centre, Maurepas Way, PO7 7AY. Jane Tull 02392 258056
6th, Club Callers,    20th, Caller Sarah Perry.

Tuesday 8.00 Solent CDC. Bedhampton Community Centre, Havant, PO9 3ES. Caller Sue Bradshaw. 02392 713158 http://solentdance.weebly.com
7th,    14th,    21st,    28th.

Sat 4

7.30-11.00 Twyford Ceilidh. Twyford Parish Hall, SO21 1QY. Wild Wood with caller Ian Kirby. £10, American supper, twyfordceilidh@gmail.com or 07979504773 to reserve tickets.

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10.30-3.30 FASH Workshop. Soberton Village Hall, SO31 3PF. “A Walk in the Fallibroome Garden” Emma Wooders with Mrs Savage’s Whim. £12, FASH members £9. BYO lunch. 01243 531497

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1.45-3.45 U3A Folk Dance Group. Chandlers Ford Community Centre, Hursley Road, SO53 2FT. Only members of U3A, see https://monksbrooku3a.org.uk for details.

Sat 25

7.30-11.00 SHOCC Ceilidh. The Hilt (Cuckoo Bushes Hall), Chandlers Ford, SO53 5NP. Hekety with caller Emma Wooders. Ian Nichols 07765820919 www.shocc.co.uk

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10.30-3.30 SusFA Sunday Workshop, Pulborough Village Hall. Callers Kate & Doug Eaton “Some Hilary Herbert Dances”. £8, BYO Lunch. Tea and coffee all day. Janet Douglas 01243 265010

FEBRUARY

Monday 7.30-10.00 Bournemouth (Westhill) FDC. The Annunciation Church Hall, 218 Charminster Road, Bournemouth, BH8 9RW. Liz Neal 01202 572196. www.bournemouthfolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
3rd, Liz N & Jan,  10th, ‘Titled Dances’ with Pete & Sue Hall,  17th, Richard L & Rita R,  24th, David T & Dorothy.

Monday 8.00-10.00 Waterlooville Folk Dance Club. Waterlooville Community Centre, Maurepas Way, PO7 7AY. Jane Tull 02392 258056
3rd, Caller Graham Taylor,    17th, Caller Nigel Close.

Sat 1

8.00-11.00 GBH Ceilidh, Godalming Borough Hall, Bridge St., GU7 1HY.Banter with caller Fee Lock. Tickets £12, £11 in advance www.musici.club/musici.htm

Sat 1

7.30-11.00 Twyford Ceilidh. Twyford Parish Hall, SO21 1QY. Spike Island with caller Ian Kirby. £10, American supper, twyfordceilidh@gmail.com or 07979504773 to reserve tickets.

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10.30-3.30 FASH Workshop. Twyford Parish Hall, SO21 1QY. “Both Sides of the Atlantic” Brian Stanton with Pete and Sue Hall. £12, FASH members £9. BYO lunch. 01243 531497

Sat 22

7.30-11.00 SHOCC Ceilidh. The Hilt (Cuckoo Bushes Hall), Chandlers Ford, SO53 5NP. Random with caller Ian Nichols. Ian Nichols 07765820919 www.shocc.co.uk

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10.30-3.30 SusFA Sunday Workshop, Pulborough Village Hall. Caller John Portlock, workshop title TBA. £8, BYO Lunch. Tea and coffee all day. Janet Douglas 01243 265010

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1.45-3.45 U3A Folk Dance Group. Chandlers Ford Community Centre, Hursley Road, SO53 2FT. Only members of U3A, see https://monksbrooku3a.org.uk for details.

MARCH

Monday 7.30-10.00 Bournemouth (Westhill) FDC. The Annunciation Church Hall, 218 Charminster Road, Bournemouth, BH8 9RW. Liz Neal 01202 572196. www.bournemouthfolkdanceclub.btck.co.uk
2nd, Martin L & Peggy S,  9th, Karen I & Brian H,  16th, Liz N & Richard L,  23rd, ‘Trips To and Places’ with Pete & Sue Hall,  30th, Brian B & Dorothy.

Monday 8.00-10.00 Waterlooville Folk Dance Club. Waterlooville Community Centre, Maurepas Way, PO7 7AY. Jane Tull 02392 258056
2nd, Caller Nigel Barrell,    16th, Caller Nigel Close,    30th, Caller Sarah Perry.

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10.30-3.30 FASH Workshop. Soberton Village Hall, SO31 3PF. “The Madding Crowd – West Gallery Music”. £12, FASH members £9. Bring and share lunch. 01243 531497 to reserve a place and a copy of the music (numbers limited).

Sat 7

8.00-11.00 GBH Ceilidh, Godalming Borough Hall, Bridge St., GU7 1HY. Peeping Tom with caller Barry Goodman. Tickets £12, £11 in advance www.musici.club/musici.htm#valiant

Sat 7

7.30-11.00 Twyford Ceilidh. Twyford Parish Hall, SO21 1QY. Pogles Wood with caller Ian Kirby. £10, American supper, twyfordceilidh@gmail.com or 07979504773 to reserve tickets.

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10.30-3.30 FASH Workshop. Soberton Village Hall, SO31 3PF. “Shapeshifters – unusual formations, English and Contra” Alan Stevens with Andrew Purkiss. £12, FASH members £9. BYO lunch. 01243 531497

Sat 21

7.30-11.00 SHOCC Ceilidh. The Hilt (Cuckoo Bushes Hall), Chandlers Ford, SO53 5NP. Peeping Tom with caller Fee Lock. Ian Nichols 07765820919 www.shocc.co.uk

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1.45-3.45 U3A Folk Dance Group. Chandlers Ford Community Centre, Hursley Road, SO53 2FT. Only members of U3A, see https://monksbrooku3a.org.uk for details.

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