Week of Events
Symmetry began with a group of friends offering online ECD during the pandemic, and we see no reason to stop now! Join caller Sharon Spangler each Sunday at 2pm Eastern for an hour-long program of dances. The dances are modified to fit the zoom format and work well for one or two dancers. A "pin […]
Monthly Contra dance. Beginners welcome. Beginner teaching first 30 minutes. Live music.
We typically dance on the 2nd & 4th Sunday of each month. For years, the Hayward Contra has drawn dancers from all over the Bay Area and beyond. Some of the unique features that have drawn a loyal following are: Hayward is centrally located and the venue, The Hill and Valley Club, 1808 ‘B’ Street, […]
Live music & dance instruction by Eloise & Co. Becky Tracy (fiddle) & Rachel Bell (accordion) Covid safety updates will be published a week before the event on the calendar page at Rachel Bell Music. Fun, accessible French and European traditional dances. No experience or partner necessary! A joyous community event for all! Dances range […]
Symmetry began with a group of friends offering online ECD during the pandemic, and we see no reason to stop now! In addition to weekly Sunday dances with caller Sharon Spangler, Symmetry's Tuesday dances feature a variety of callers, a mix of faces from the U.K. and the U.S. The dances are slightly adapted for […]
Although The Dancing Master was one of John Playford’s best-known and most widely distributed publications, it belonged within a music-publishing portfolio that provides something of a snapshot of the breadth of music-making activities in which people from different parts of society participated in the Commonwealth and Restoration periods. In this session, we explore what Playford’s publishing activities […]
Come and join us every Tuesday for an evening of dance with our talented callers: Cathy Campbell, Dave Berman, Alan Rosenthal and Walter Zagorski. Masks are required for dancing. Please bring your dancing shoes, water bottle, and come and enjoy an evening of English Country Dancing.
Come join us for English Country Dancing on Tuesdays from 8-10 pm in Williamsburg, VA. All are welcome! No partner, previous dance experience, or registration is required. We start with easier dances and work up to more complicated material, so if it’s your first time attending, we recommend arriving by 8 pm. Come dance with us!
English Country Dance. All levels welcome, newcomers through advanced dancers. Skills session at 6:40 pm. Occasional live music. Please bring clean, soft-soled shoes and a sunny disposition. All dances taught using mostly positional language.
Please join for our weekly English Country Dancing Wednesday night social. New dancers are asked to please come at the start of the session. All dances are taught, walked through, and called. No experience or partner required, just a pair of comfortable shoes. The first night is free; after that $2 per evening. Our doors […]
Learn dance steps from the 17th century in these practical workshops Learn the English country dances featured in Playford’s 1651 collection, The Dancing Master, and used in modern film and television including Bridgerton, Pride and Prejudice and Poldark. These workshops are designed for those with no experience of Playford dances and are suitable for complete beginners. Caller Steph West will lead […]
We are a welcoming contra group, dancing every week to live music. Please come! Check our website in case of last minute changes, and check out our videos on our Country Dancers of Rochester YouTube channel!
BACDS (Bay Area Country Dance Society) presents dances every Thursday night (except holidays) at Christ Church Berkeley, 2138 Cedar St, Berkeley, CA. Contra dancing happens on the 1st, 3rd, & 5th Thursday of the month, from 8pm to 10:30pm. English Country Dancing happens on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month, from 7:45pm to […]
Come and join us every Friday for an evening of dance with our talented callers: Dave Berman, Cathy Campbell, Alan Rosenthal, Walter Zagorski. Masks are optional. Please bring your dancing shoes, water bottle and come and enjoy an evening of English Country Dancing. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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English Country Dancing in San Antonio for the first time since the pandemic! New location. Recorded music until our band is ready!
First Saturday of every month: lesson at 6:30, dance 7-9pm. Live band and dance caller for contras, squares, round, and fun crazy family dances, too. Beginners are welcome! No need to bring a partner, but you are welcome to do so. Children over age 8 who are game to participate may also attend. Bring a […]
Join us in the Bumper Car Pavilion at Glen Echo Park, MD for the first in a special series of square dances! Janine Smith, square dance aficionado, is our featured caller. She'll make your feet fly to driving tunes by Rachel Eddy (fiddle), Em Hammond (bass), Cathy Fink (banjo) and Marcy Marxer (guitar).
Contra Dance with live music and caller. The dance will be held at Goshen First Church, 215 South St., Goshen, IN. General Public: Non-members $8, Members $6 Students: Non-members $5, Members $3 Children under 12: Free Family maximum cost: $18 No experience or partner needed and all dances are led by experienced callers. New dancers are always welcome and […]
Join Ottawa Contra Dance every 1st and 3rd Saturday, September - June. Dances are called using Larks and Robins. Admission by sliding scale.
Lisa Greenleaf calling to music by River Road (Kristen Planeaux, Sarah-Hadley Yakir, Jesse Ball). Newcomers lesson at 7:40 with dancing 8-11. Everyone welcome. All dances are taught and gender-neutral role terms are used. Please bring clean soft-soled shoes. Masks are optional. More info at Capital City Grange. $12 adults, $5 kids/low-income, $20 dance supporters. Questions? […]