Folk Association of South Hants

 

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

 

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 http://beausdance.weebly.com
3rd,    10th,    17th,    24th.

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, Martin L & Pam S,  10th, Karen I & Richard L,  17th, David T & Brian H,  24th, Club callers – “The Dances of Brian Lyons” with Pete & Sue Hall (live music).

Monday 7.30-10 Eastleigh Folk Dance Club. Railway Institute, Romsey Road, Eastleigh, SO50 9FE. Live music. 02380 252248 www.eastleighfolkdance.org
10th, Caller Nigel Barrell,    24th, Ian Nichols.

Monday 10.15 Gosport & Fareham Interfolk. St. Francis Church Hall, Clayhall Road, Gosport, PO12 2AJ. Tess & David Bloodworth 02392 526489 www.interfolk.co.uk/gfi
3rd,    10th,    17th,    24th.

Monday 8.00-10.30 Irish Set Dancing. Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Portswood Rd, Southampton, SO17 3SB. Michael & Eileen McCarthy 02380 767340
3rd,    10th,    17th,    24th.

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 Sarah Perry.

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
11th,    18th,    25th.

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

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
11th,    25th.

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
5th    12th,    19th,     26th.

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.
5th,    19th,     26th.

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

6

7.30-10.00 Shawford Parish Hall, Pearson Lane, SO21 2AA. “as many as will”, The Best of English Country Dance. Caller John Turner (this month only). 01962 714220 close@f2s.com

Sat 8

7.30-10.30 Salisbury FDC Spring Dance. Salisbury Methodist Hall (change of usual venue) St. Edmunds Church Street, Salisbury, SP1 1EF. Parking at Salt Lane. Caller Madeleine Smith with Weston Country Dance Band. £9, free refreshments. American supper, Raffle. 01980 863024

9

EuroBal Wessex - French, Breton, Euro Dance with Emily Boden & Simon Dumpleton. 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

12

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

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

14

7.30 Whitchurch Summer Ceilidh, in support of Testbourne PTFA and Friends of Whitchurch Primary School. Testbourne Community School, Micheldever Rd, RG28 7JF. Freya Parles with Belshazzar's Feast. Tickets £18 plus booking fee from https://billetto.co.uk/users/whitchurch-folk-club. Licensed bar available.

Sat 15

3.00-6.00 East Dorset Folk Dance Club. St. Mark’s Church Hall, Hinton Wood Avenue, Highcliffe, BH23 5AA. Caller John Turner with Pete and Sue Hall. Bring-and-share tea. Alan Moody, 01425 271910.

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14.00-15.30 ‘Moving in the Moment’ with FolkActive – Dementia-friendly folk dance sessions with live music. Freemantle Community Centre, Randolph Street, Southampton SO15 3HE £5 (carers free) including refreshments. For more details see www.folkactive.org.uk

19

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

23

14.30-19.30 Winchester Summer Bal. Littleton Village Hall, SO22 6QL. Workshop with Kerry Fletcher & Chris Walshaw then bal with Les Zeoles at 17.00. Bring and share picnic at 16.00, byo alcohol. Details and tickets (in advance only) via https://dargasondancewinchester.weebly.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
1st, Martin L & Peggy S,  8th, Brian H & Rita R,  15th, Richard L & Brian B,  22nd, Club callers and musicians,  29th, Club callers – ‘Something differrent’.

Monday 7.30-10 Eastleigh Folk Dance Club. Railway Institute, Romsey Road, Eastleigh, SO50 9FE. Live music. 02380 252248 www.eastleighfolkdance.org
8th, Club callers.

Monday 8.00-10.00 Waterlooville Folk Dance Club. Waterlooville Community Centre, Maurepas Way, PO7 7AY. Jane Tull 02392 258056
1st, Caller Graham Taylor,    15th, Summer Party with caller Sue Bradshaw.

Monday 10.15 Gosport & Fareham Interfolk. St. Francis Church Hall, Clayhall Road, Gosport, PO12 2AJ. Tess & David Bloodworth 02392 526489 www.interfolk.co.uk/gfi
1st,    8th.

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
9th,    16th,    23rd,    30th.

Tuesday 8.00 Solent CDC. Bedhampton Social Hall, 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
2nd,    9th.

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
3rd    10th,    17th,    24th,    31st.

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.
3rd,    17th,     24th, Summer Party.

Thursday 7.30 Highcliffe Folk Dance Club, Greystones House, Waterford Road, Highcliffe BH23 5JL. Jan Harris 01202 427523 janharris16@hotmail.co.uk.
4th,    11th,    18th,    25th.

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 close@f2s.com

5

7.30 Kimmeridge Keilidh. The New Hall at The Etches Collection, Kimmeridge BH20 5PE. Teresa Rabbetts with Arish Mel Band. £5 on the door, bring your own drinks & nibbles. Interval song spot from Gilly Kemp. Tel. 01929 480737

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

17

14.00-15.30 ‘Moving in the Moment’ with FolkActive-Dementia friendly folk dance sessions with live music. Freemantle Community Centre, Randolph Street, Southampton SO15 3HE £5 (carers free) including refreshments. For more details see www.folkactive.org.uk

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

Sat 20

3.00-6.00 East Dorset Folk Dance Club. St. Mark’s Church Hall, Hinton Wood Avenue, Highcliffe, BH23 5AA. Caller Jack Brown with Pete and Sue Hall. Bring-and-share tea. Alan Moody, 01425 271910.

AUGUST

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
13th,    20th,    27th.

Tuesday 8.00 Solent CDC. Bedhampton Social Hall, Havant, PO9 3ES. Caller Sue Bradshaw. 02392 713158 http://solentdance.weebly.com
6th,    13th,    20th,     27th.

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
6th,    20th.

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
7th    14th,    21st,    28th. (Please check which dates in August with Stephen)

Thursday 7.30 Highcliffe Folk Dance Club, Greystones House, Waterford Road, Highcliffe BH23 5JL. Jan Harris 01202 427523 janharris16@hotmail.co.uk.
1st,    8th,    15th,    22nd,    29th.

Sat 10

7.30-10.30 Salisbury and Bournemouth FDCs Joint Summer Dance. Ibsley Village Hall, BH24 3NL Caller Ivan Aitken with Pete and Sue Hall. £7, free refreshments. American supper. 01980 863024

SEPTEMBER

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,    23rd,    30th.

Monday 7.30-10 Eastleigh Folk Dance Club. Railway Institute, Romsey Road, Eastleigh, SO50 9FE. Live music. 02380 252248 www.eastleighfolkdance.org
9th, Club callers,    23rd, Callers Roger Whiffen and Mark Callow.

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,    23rd,    30th.

Monday 8.00-10.00 Waterlooville Folk Dance Club. Waterlooville Community Centre, Maurepas Way, PO7 7AY. Jane Tull 02392 258056
16th, Caller Graham Taylor,    30th, 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
10th,    17th,    24th.

Tuesday 8.00 Solent CDC. Bedhampton Social Hall, Havant, PO9 3ES. Caller Sue Bradshaw. 02392 713158 http://solentdance.weebly.com
3rd,    10th,    17th,     24th.

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,     25th.

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,    26th.

5

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 close@f2s.com

18

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

Sat 21

3.00-6.00 East Dorset Folk Dance Club. St. Mark’s Church Hall, Hinton Wood Avenue, Highcliffe, BH23 5AA. Caller Anton Heyworth-Dunn with Recorded music. Bring-and-share tea. Alan Moody, 01425 271910.

Sat 21

7.30-11.00 SHOCC Ceilidh. The Hilt (Cuckoo Bushes Hall), Chandlers Ford, SO53 5NP. Caller and band TBA. Ian Nichols 07765820919 www.shocc.co.uk

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 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 Social Hall, 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 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 close@f2s.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 Parish Hall, SO21 1QY. Twyford Ceilidh. Squinty McGinty with caller Ian Kirby. £10, American supper, twyfordceilidh@gmail.com or 07979504773 to reserve tickets.

6

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

10

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

13

EuroBal Wessex - French, Breton, Euro Dance with Helen Gentil 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 or via eurobalwessex@gmail.com

16

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

Sat 19

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

26

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

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 Eastleigh Folk Dance Club. Railway Institute, Romsey Road, Eastleigh, SO50 9FE. Live music. 02380 252248 www.eastleighfolkdance.org
11th, Caller Ivan Aitken,    25, 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 Social Hall, 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 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,     26th, 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 Parish Hall, SO21 1QY. Twyford Ceilidh. 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 close@f2s.com

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

14

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

17

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 TBA. Ian Nichols 07765820919 www.shocc.co.uk

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