Folk Association of South Hants

 

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

 

MARCH

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.

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,     9th,    16th.

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

Monday 10.00-11.00 Gosport & Fareham Interfolk. St. Francis Church Hall, Clayhall Road, Gosport, PO12 2AJ. Tess & David Bloodworth 02392 526489 www.interfolk.co.uk/gfi
2nd,    9th,    16th.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Thursday 7.00-8.00 Alton Maypole Dancers. Wootey Junior School, Wooteys Way, Alton GU34 2JA. Poppy Bastin 07749973310 www.altonmaypole.co.uk
5th    12th.

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

11

1.30-3.30 FolkActive Dance with Live Music for the over-50s. Freemantle Community Centre, Randolph Street, Southampton SO15 3HE. £5 including refreshments. jo@folkactive.org.uk

12

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

APRIL We believe all folk dance events have been cancelled for April.

8 1.30-3.30 FolkActive Dance with Live Music for the over-50s. Freemantle Community Centre, Randolph Street, Southampton SO15 3HE. £5 including refreshments. jo@folkactive.org.uk

MAY We suspect most folk dance in May will be cancelled. Check with the organisers whether the ones below will run.

Thursday 7.00-8.00 Alton Maypole Dancers. Wootey Junior School, Wooteys Way, Alton GU34 2JA. Poppy Bastin 07749973310 www.altonmaypole.co.uk
7th,    14th,    21st,    28th.

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.

13 1.30-3.30 FolkActive Dance with Live Music for the over-50s. Freemantle Community Centre, Randolph Street, Southampton SO15 3HE. £5 including refreshments. jo@folkactive.org.uk

7

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

JUNE We shall update the June diary as we hear news. Check with club websites or organisers before attending.

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
15th,     22nd, John Turner with Pete & Sue Hall,    29th.

Monday 7.30-10 Eastleigh Folk Dance Club. Railway Institute, Romsey Road, Eastleigh, SO50 9FE. Live music. 02380 252248 www.eastleighfolkdance.org
8th, Caller Joy Simmons,    22nd, Callers Roger Whiffen and Mark Callow.

Monday 10.00-11.00 Gosport & Fareham Interfolk. St. Francis Church Hall, Clayhall Road, Gosport, PO12 2AJ. Tess & David Bloodworth 02392 526489 www.interfolk.co.uk/gfi
1st,    8th,    15th,    22nd,    29th.

Monday 8.00-10.30 Irish Set Dancing. Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Portswood Rd, Southampton, SO17 3SB. Michael & Eileen McCarthy 02380 767340
1st,    8th,    15th,    22nd,    29th.

Monday 8.00-10.00 Waterlooville Folk Dance Club. Waterlooville Community Centre, Maurepas Way, PO7 7AY. Jane Tull 02392 258056
1st, Caller Nigel Barrell,    15th, Caller Graham Taylor 29th, Club callers.

Tuesday 8.00 Solent CDC. Bedhampton Community Centre, Havant, PO9 3ES. Caller Sue Bradshaw. 02392 713158 http://solentdance.weebly.com
2nd,    9th,    16th,    23rd,    30th.

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
16th,    23rd.

Wednesday 8.00-10.00 Fleet Folk Dance Club. Church of our Lady, 32 Kings Road, Fleet, GU51 3ST www.facebook.com/fleetfolkdanceclub.
3rd, Club callers    17th, Rosemary Hughesdon    24th, Club callers.

4

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

10

1.30-3.30 FolkActive Dance with Live Music for the over-50s. Freemantle Community Centre, Randolph Street, Southampton SO15 3HE. £5 including refreshments. jo@folkactive.org.uk

13, 14

18th century dance weekend (non-residential) at Weeke Primary School, Winchester, with Cecile Laye (Paris). For more details see http://englishbaroquedancers.co.uk/ or contact info@englishbaroquedancers.co.uk

17

2.00-3.30 Moving in the Moment - dementia friendly folk dance sessions. Freemantle Community Centre, Randolph Street, Southampton, SO15 3HE. £5 including refreshments, carers free.

17

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

24

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.

28

2.00-6.00 EuroBal Wessex - French, Breton, EuroDance. Workshop at and Bal at Ibsley VH, Gorley Rd., South Gorley, Ringwood, BH24 3NL. Tickets £8. Details from 01425 476350, 07803 282714 or via eurobalwessex@gmail.com

JULY

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,     13th,    20th,     27th, details TBA.

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

Monday 10.00-11.00 Gosport & Fareham Interfolk. St. Francis Church Hall, Clayhall Road, Gosport, PO12 2AJ. Tess & David Bloodworth 02392 526489 www.interfolk.co.uk/gfi
6th,    13th.

Monday 8.00-10.00 Waterlooville Folk Dance Club. Waterlooville Community Centre, Maurepas Way, PO7 7AY. Jane Tull 02392 258056
6th, Caller Nigel Barrell,    20th, Summer Party with caller Sue Bradshaw.

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

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.
1st,    15th,    22nd, Summer party.

Thursday 7.30 Highcliffe Folk Dance Club, Greystones House, Waterford Road, Highcliffe BH23 5JL. Jan Harris 01202 427523 janharris16@hotmail.co.uk.
2nd,    9th,    16th,    23rd,    30th.

2

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

8

1.30-3.30 FolkActive Dance with Live Music for the over-50s. Freemantle Community Centre, Randolph Street, Southampton SO15 3HE. £5 including refreshments. jo@folkactive.org.uk

15

2.00-3.30 Moving in the Moment - dementia friendly folk dance sessions. Freemantle Community Centre, Randolph Street, Southampton, SO15 3HE. £5 including refreshments, carers free.

15

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

22

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.

AUGUST

Tuesday 8.00 Solent CDC. Bedhampton Community Centre, Havant, PO9 3ES. Caller Sue Bradshaw. 02392 713158 http://solentdance.weebly.com
4th,    11th,    18th,    25th.

8

7.30 Bournemouth FDC and Salisbury FDC Joint Summer Dance. Ibsley Village Hall, BH24 3NL. Ann Welch with Pete and Sue Hall. £7.50, bring and share supper. 01202 896711

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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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