Folk Association of South Hants

 

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

 

FEBRUARY

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, Martin L & David T,  11th, Karen I & Rita R,  18th, Brian B & Brian H,  25th, Pam S & Martin L.

Monday 7.30-10 Eastleigh Folk Dance Club. Railway Institute, Romsey Road, Eastleigh, SO50 9FE. 02380 252248 www.eastleighfolkdance.org
11th, Caller John Roskell,    25th, Caller Nigel Close.

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
4th,    11th,    18th,    25th.

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, Caller Graham Taylor,    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.

Thursday 8.00-10.00 Chichester FDG Fishbourne Centre, Blackboy Lane, Fishbourne, PO18 8BE. Nigel Beaton 01243 786916 http://chifdg.weebly.com
7th, Caller Nigel Beaton,    21st, 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. Caller Ian Kirby with Jigfoot. £10 (£5 child), American Supper, BYO drinks. twyfordceilidh@gmail.com to book

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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

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7.30 Kimmeridge Keilidh. The New Hall at The Etches Collection, Kimmeridge BH20 5PE. Caller Paul Miles with Arish Mel Band. £5 on the door, bring your own drinks & nibbles. Tel. 01929 480737

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10.30-3.30 FASH Workshop. Soberton Village Hall, SO32 3PF. “Mathematical Nightmare from Gary Roodman And ‘Sets in Order’ – Square Dances 1948 to 1985”. Ivan Aitken with Pete & Sue Hall. £10, FASH members £7. American Lunch. 01243 531497

10

EuroBal Wessex - French, Breton, Euro Dance with Confluence Folk Duo and Workshop led by Steve Earwicker. 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

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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

Sat 16

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

Sat 16

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

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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

21

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. Soberton Village Hall, SO32 3PF. “The Madding Crowd – West Gallery Music”. £10, FASH members £7. American Lunch. 01243 531497

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10.30-3.30 SusFA Sunday Workshop, Pulborough Village Hall, RH20 2BP. Caller Sean Goddard ‘Dances from the Sylvan Harmer Manuscript’. £8, BYO Lunch. Tea and coffee available all day. Janet Douglas 01243 265010

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
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, David T & Liz N,  11th, Brian B & Karen I,  18th, Richard L & Peggy S,  25th, David T & Liz N.

Monday 7.30-10 Eastleigh Folk Dance Club. Railway Institute, Romsey Road, Eastleigh, SO50 9FE. 02380 252248 www.eastleighfolkdance.org
11th, Caller Felicity Singleton,   25th, 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
4th,    11th,    18th,    25th.

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, Caller David Wallace,    18th, Caller Nigel Close.

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
12th,    26th.

Thursday 8.00-10.00 Chichester FDG Fishbourne Centre, Blackboy Lane, Fishbourne, PO18 8BE. Nigel Beaton 01243 786916 http://chifdg.weebly.com
7th, Caller Nigel Beaton,    21st, AGM then dancing with caller Nigel Beaton.

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.

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7.30 Grayshott Folk Club present a Ceilidh/Barn Dance with: The Oxford Nags. Grayshott Village Hall, GU26 6TZ. Caller Barrie Dean. Adults £12, under 16s £6, tickets via Grayshott Post Office/Haslemere Bookshop or Des O'Byrne on 01428 607096 or family@obyrne1.plus.com. Newcomers to ceilidh dancing especially welcome

Sat 2

7.30-11.00 Twyford Ceilidh. Twyford Parish Hall, SO21 1QY. Caller Ian Kirby with Pogles Wood. £10 (£5 child), American Supper, BYO drinks. twyfordceilidh@gmail.com to book

3 12.00-16.00 Balfolk - The Second Reading Bal. Watlington House, South Street entrance, RG1 4RJ. Workshop with Ravi Sawney, then byo picnic lunch (tea and coffee available, byo alcohol) followed by 2 hours of bal. £5, details on www.facebook.com/events/354440235142399

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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

8

7.30 Kimmeridge Keilidh. The New Hall at The Etches Collection, Kimmeridge BH20 5PE. Caller Malcolm Churchill with Arish Mel Band. £5 on the door, bring your own drinks & nibbles. Tel. 01929 480737

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10.30-3.30 FASH Workshop. Twyford Parish Hall, SO21 1QY. “A Polychromic Gentleman – Chris Turner”. Nigel Close with Pete & Sue Hall. £10, FASH members £7. American Lunch. 01243 531497

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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

Sat 16

3.00-6.00 East Dorset Folk Dance Club. St. Mark’s Church Hall, Hinton Wood Avenue, Highcliffe, BH23 5AA. Caller Brian Ballard 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

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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

Sat 23

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

31

7.30 ‘Curry and Ceilidh Night’, Woolston & Bursledon Folk Club, Bursledon Village Hall

Long Lane, SO31 8BZ. £6, members free. Tickets must be booked in advance via 02380 434209, 079 2501 1960, 079 1269 5004 or sam@datyanadhan.co.uk.

APRIL

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
1st,    8th,    15th,    29th.

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, Brian H & Rita R,  8th, John Turner (guest) + live music,  15th, Karen I & Pam S,  29th, Club callers.

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

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,    29th. (TBC)

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,    29th.

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, Caller Nigel Close,    29th, 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
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
9th,    30th.

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.

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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 6

7.30-11.00 Twyford Ceilidh. Twyford Parish Hall, SO21 1QY. Caller Ian Kirby with Turk Town Troopers. £10 (£5 child), American Supper, BYO drinks. twyfordceilidh@gmail.com to book

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10.30-3.30 FASH Workshop. Soberton Village Hall, SO32 3PF. “Crossing Borders and The Pond”. Ray Goodswen with Andrew Purkiss. £10, FASH members £7. American Lunch. 01243 531497

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

Sat 13

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

14

EuroBal Wessex - French, Breton, Euro Dance with Shivelight Duo. Workshop led by Steve Earwicker at 7pm then Bal from 8pm. Ibsley Village Hall, Gorley Rd. South Gorley, Ringwood BH24 3NL. Tickets £8. Details from 01425 476350 or via eurobalwessex@gmail.com

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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

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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

Sat 20

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

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

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 http://beausdance.weebly.com
13th,    20th.

Monday 8.00-10.00 Waterlooville Folk Dance Club. Waterlooville Community Centre, Maurepas Way, PO7 7AY. Jane Tull 02392 258056
20th, AGM then dance with Club callers.

Monday 7.30-10 Eastleigh Folk Dance Club. Railway Institute, Romsey Road, Eastleigh, SO50 9FE. 02380 252248 www.eastleighfolkdance.org
13th, 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
14th,    21st,    28th.

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

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
7th,    21st.

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.

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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

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

9

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

12

4.00 FASH AGM. Soberton Village Hall, SO32 3PF. Followed by a cream tea at approx. 5.00 and a dance at approx 6.00, caller Karen Ilott with Pete & Sue Hall. Dance is £4, unless you hold a FASH Season Ticket. 01243 531497

Sat 18

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

Sat 18 7.00-10.00 The 2019 Sussex Playford Ball. The Barn, Horsham, RH12 1HE. Caller John Turner with Pete and Sue Hall. Costume optional, £10, American supper. Details 07908353968, or 07732797842, or via susfachair@gmail.com

Sat 18

7.30-11.00 SHOCC Ceilidh Extra (evening of the Mayfest). Winchester Guidhall. Caller Nick Walden with Threepenny Bit. Ian Nichols 07765820919 www.shocc.co.uk

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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

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

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 David Wallace.

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.

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

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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

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

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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

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