Folk Association of South Hants

 

DANCE DIARY

All the dance events that we know about in and around our area are as follows:

 

MAY

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 beausdance.weebly.com
13th,   20th.

Monday 7.30-10.00 Bournemouth FDC. The Annunciation Church Hall, 218 Charminster Road, Bournemouth, BH8 9RW. Liz Neal 07471 207563 chair@bfdc.club www.bfdc.club
13th,   20th,   27th.

Monday 7.30-10.00 Eastleigh Folk Dance Club. Railway Institute, Romsey Road, Eastleigh, SO50 9FE. Live music. 02380 252248 www.facebook.com/Eastleigh.folk.dance.club
13th, Callers Henry and Barbara Garforth.

Tuesday 1.45 for 2.00 start. Isle of Wight Folk Dance Club. Wootton Methodist Church Hall, IOW PO33 4RE. contact Elaine Shiers iowshiers@gmail.com.
7th,   14th,   21st,   28th.

Tuesday 7.30-9.30. Salisbury Folk Dance Club, South Wilts Grammar School, Stratford Rd. Salisbury, SP1 3J. www.salisburyfolkdance.org.uk/ Contact Chris Nettle on chairsfdc@hotmail.com
7th,   14th,  21st,   28th.

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

Tuesday 10.00 Stubbington International Folk Dance Group. Roman Catholic Church Hall, Bells Lane, Stubbington, PO14 2PL. £6.50 including refreshments. Bob Neal 01329 609589. neal.bob61@gmail.com
7th, 21st.

Thursday 7.30-9.30 Fordingbridge English Country Dancing, Godshill Village Hall, Fordingbridge SP6 2LG. brodsue.wixsite.com/countrydancing fbcountrydance@gmail.com
9th,   16th,   23rd,   30th (no dance on the 2nd as the hall is being used as a polling station).

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

1

2.00-4.30 Woodlands Folk Dancers. Woodlands Village Hall, Verwood Road, Woodlands, BH21 8LJ. Callers Brian and Dorothy Ballard with Pete and Sue Hall. Tea and coffee provided, bring your own mug. Contacts 07888 759471, 07471 207563 or 07749 206499.

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

4

7.00-10.000 Fund-raising Barn Dance, St. James Road Methodist Church, Shirley, Southampton, SO15 5HE. Caller Ian Kirby with Puddleglum Folk Band. Tickets £10 in advance, includes a light supper and non-alcoholic drinks. Call 07929 759901 to book.

8

2.00-3.30 FolkActive Dance with Live Music for the over-50s. Freemantle and Shirley Community Centre, SO15 3HE. Details from www.folkactive.org.uk/wellbeing/folkactive-dances.

8

800-10.30 Solent Contras, Shawford Parish Hall, Pearson Lane, Shawford, SO21 2AA. Caller Barrie Bullimore. Doors open 7.45 £5 solentcontra@gmail.com

10

7.30-10.00 Kimmeridge Keilidh. Kimmeridge Village Hall, The Etches Collection BH20 5PE. Arish Mel Ceilidh Band with caller Sue Perigo. £7.50 on the door, no bar so BYO drinks and nibbles. www.earwicker.org/arish_mel.htm

Sat 11

10.00-4.30 Bournemouth FDC, A Birthday Day of Dance. St Antony of Padua Church Hall, 8 Pinehurst Rd, West Moors, Ferndown, BH22 0AP. Caller Ivan Aitken with Pete & Sue Hall. BYO lunch, share if you wish. Doors open 9.45. Call 07888 759471 to book.

Sat 11

8.00-11.00 The London Barndance Company, Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regent's Park Road, London NW1 7AY. Contra dance, caller Will Mentor with Lighthouse. £15 (members £13) Tickets available via the EFDSS www.efdss.org/choose-seats?EventInstanceId=89618 or on the door More info from www.barndance.org/

12

2:30-5:30 Sunday Afternoon Contra Dance, The Jurgens Centre, 91 Harvest Rd, Englefield Green, Egham. TW20 0QR Will Mentor with the Lighthouse Band. £10 a ticket. www.ashfordfolkdancers.org.uk/contra_dances/

15

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

Sat 18

3.00 - 5.45 East Dorset Folk Dance Club. St. Mark’s Church Hall, Hinton Wood Ave. Highcliffe, BH23 5AA. Caller Jack Brown. £6 per person. Bring and Share tea. Contact: Jan Harris 01202 427523, janharris16@hotmail.co.uk. edfdc.weebly.com/

Sat 18

7.00-10.00 Barn dance, Graylingwell Chapel, Blomfield Drive, Chichester, PO19 6BZ. Dance to Rufus Returns with caller. Doors open 6.30, tickets £13 + booking fee via the graylingwellchapel.com/whats-on/. Licensed bar available.

Sat 18

7.30 SusFA Playford Ball. St. Mary's Church Centre, The Causeway, Horsham, RH12 1HE. Caller Madeleine Smith with Eclectic Regency. Tickets £12.00, more information from Bob Weddell 07732 797842

JUNE

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 beausdance.weebly.com
3rd,   10th,   17th,   24th.

Monday 7.30-10.00 Bournemouth FDC. The Annunciation Church Hall, 218 Charminster Road, Bournemouth, BH8 9RW. Liz Neal 07471 207563 chair@bfdc.club www.bfdc.club
3rd,   10th,   17th,   24th.

Monday 7.30-10.00 Eastleigh Folk Dance Club. Railway Institute, Romsey Road, Eastleigh, SO50 9FE. Live music. 02380 252248 www.facebook.com/Eastleigh.folk.dance.club
10th, Caller Ian Kirby,   24th, callers Mark Keller and Joy Simmons.

Tuesday 1.45 for 2.00 start. Isle of Wight Folk Dance Club. Wootton Methodist Church Hall, IOW PO33 4RE. contact Elaine Shiers iowshiers@gmail.com.
4th,   11th,   18th,   25th.

Tuesday 7.30-9.30. Salisbury Folk Dance Club, South Wilts Grammar School, Stratford Rd. Salisbury, SP1 3J. www.salisburyfolkdance.org.uk/ Contact Chris Nettle on chairsfdc@hotmail.com
4th,   11th,  18th,   25th. (Dates TBC)

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

Thursday 7.30-9.30 Fordingbridge English Country Dancing, Godshill Village Hall, Fordingbridge SP6 2LG. brodsue.wixsite.com/countrydancing fbcountrydance@gmail.com
6th, 13th, 20th, 27th.

Thursday 7.30 Highcliffe Folk Dance Club, Greystones House, Waterford Road, Highcliffe BH23 5JL. Jan Harris 01202 427523 janharris16@hotmail.co.uk. https://highcliffecountrydancing.weebly.com/
6th, 13th, 20th, 27th.

5

2.00-4.30 Woodlands Folk Dancers. Woodlands Village Hall, Verwood Road, Woodlands, BH21 8LJ. CallerBarrie Bullimore with Pete and Sue Hall. Tea and coffee provided, bring your own mug. Contacts 07888 759471, 07471 207563 or 07749 206499.

6

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 8

8.00-11.00 The London Barndance Company, Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regent's Park Road, London NW1 7AY. Contra dance, caller Charlie Turner with Contra Sutra. £15 (members £13) Tickets available via the EFDSS www.efdss.org/choose-seats?EventInstanceId=89618 or on the door More info from www.barndance.org/

9

2:30-5:30 Sunday Afternoon Contra Dance, The Jurgens Centre, 91 Harvest Rd, Englefield Green, Egham. TW20 0QR Victoria Yeomans with Box of Frogs. £10 a ticket. www.ashfordfolkdancers.org.uk/contra_dances/

12

2.00-3.30 FolkActive Dance with Live Music for the over-50s. Freemantle and Shirley Community Centre, SO15 3HE. Details from www.folkactive.org.uk/wellbeing/folkactive-dances.

12

800-10.30 Solent Contras, Shawford Parish Hall, Pearson Lane, Shawford, SO21 2AA. Caller Barrie Bullimore. Doors open 7.45 £5 solentcontra@gmail.com

Sat 15

3.00 - 5.45 East Dorset Folk Dance Club. St. Mark’s Church Hall, Hinton Wood Ave. Highcliffe, BH23 5AA. Caller Jack Brown. £6 per person. Bring and Share tea. Contact: Jan Harris 01202 427523, janharris16@hotmail.co.uk. edfdc.weebly.com/

19

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

27

8.00-10.00 WinQeilidh. The Nutshell, 15 Kings Walk, Winchester SO23 8AF. Gender-free ceilidh class with caller Louise Siddons and live music from Linda Game. £5, free to students. louisesiddons.com/WinQ.html

28

7.30-10.00 Kimmeridge Keilidh. Kimmeridge Village Hall, The Etches Collection BH20 5PE. Arish Mel Ceilidh Band with caller Teresa Williams. £7.50 on the door, no bar so BYO drinks and nibbles. www.earwicker.org/arish_mel.htm

Sat 29

7.00-10.00 PDSW June Ceilidh. Pavilion Dance South West, Westover Road, Bournemouth, BH1 2BU. Dance to Melobo and their caller. Adult £17, concessions £14. Box Office 01202 203630, or book via www.pdsw.org.uk/whats-on/april-ceilidh-bournemouth-with-jigfoot-and-caller-tom-gregory/ Fully licensed bar available.

JULY

Monday 7.30-10.00 Bournemouth FDC. The Annunciation Church Hall, 218 Charminster Road, Bournemouth, BH8 9RW. Liz Neal 07471 207563 chair@bfdc.club www.bfdc.club
1st,   8th,   15th,   12nd,   29th.

Monday 7.30-10.00 Eastleigh Folk Dance Club. Railway Institute, Romsey Road, Eastleigh, SO50 9FE. Live music. 02380 252248 www.facebook.com/Eastleigh.folk.dance.club
8th, Club callers.

Tuesday 1.45 for 2.00 start. Isle of Wight Folk Dance Club. Wootton Methodist Church Hall, IOW PO33 4RE. contact Elaine Shiers iowshiers@gmail.com.
2nd,   9th,   16th.

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

4

2.00-4.30 Woodlands Folk Dancers. Woodlands Village Hall, Verwood Road, Woodlands, BH21 8LJ. Caller Rosemary Hunt with Steve Hunt. Tea and coffee provided, bring your own mug. Contacts 07888 759471, 07471 207563 or 07749 206499.

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

Sat 13

8.00-11.00 The London Barndance Company, Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regent's Park Road, London NW1 7AY. Contra dance, callerRhodri Davies with WillPower. £15 (members £13) Tickets available via the EFDSS www.efdss.org/choose-seats?EventInstanceId=89618 or on the door More info from www.barndance.org/

14

2:30-5:30 Sunday Afternoon Contra Dance, The Jurgens Centre, 91 Harvest Rd, Englefield Green, Egham. TW20 0QR Rhodri Davies with The Linda Game Band. £10 a ticket. www.ashfordfolkdancers.org.uk/contra_dances/

17

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

Sat 20

3.00 - 5.45 East Dorset Folk Dance Club. St. Mark’s Church Hall, Hinton Wood Ave. Highcliffe, BH23 5AA. Caller Jack Brown. £6 per person. Bring and Share tea. Contact: Jan Harris 01202 427523, janharris16@hotmail.co.uk. edfdc.weebly.com/

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