January - June 2016
Dynamic live fiddle music!
No experience necessary — All dances taught on the spot
Come alone or bring a partner
Light clothing and soft shoes suggested
Please come fragrance-free
Dances are at St. James Hall
from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm, for $15
(except as noted)
Learn the basics 15 minutes before the dance starts.
For info about snacks and discounts, see Sponsors (at the bottom).
Children are free.
|Sat Dec 5||8 - 11pm||St James||$15||Sybs||Maureen Collier calls for the Sybs|
|Sun Dec 13||4-7pm||Legion||$12||ECD||English country dance Peggy Roe et al call for Rattlebone|
|Sat Dec 19||8 - 11pm||St James||$15||VCD||Bob Rentz calls for Right Hand Star: Kate Semple, Janet Rozanski, Leith Davis, Doug Sherlock, Maureen Collier, and Daryl Sturdy. Please bring treats to share; festive attire encouraged; caroling at the break|
|Thu Dec 31||Bellingham||BCDS||New Year's Eve dance bellinghamcountrydance.org|
|Sat Jan 2||8 - 11pm||St James||$15||Sybs||Sybaritic String Band series: Rich Sobel, Barry Cole, Leith Davis, and Claire McCague. Bob Rentz calls|
|Sun Jan 10||4-7pm||Legion||$12||ECD||English country dance Local callers; Lark in the Evening|
|Sat Jan 16||8 - 11pm||St James||$15||VCD||Maureen Collier calls for Bellingham's Heliotrope: Robin Brown, Paul Englesberg, and Michael Hobart|
|Sun Jan 24||4-7pm||Legion||$12||ECD||English country dance Local callers; open band|
|Sat Feb 6||8 - 11pm||St James||$15||Sybs||Washington's Rich Goss calls for the Sybs|
|Sun Feb 7||4-7pm||Legion||$12||ECD||English country dance Local callers; Whimsical|
|Sat Feb 20||8 - 11pm||St James||$15||VCD||From Seattle, Sherry Nevins calls for Charles Street Messengers: Brandon Hunter, Brittain Barber, Tyler Hamilton, Dylan Hughes, Jon Goneau, Kyle Kirkpatrick, and Minami Fukuda|
|Sun Feb 21||4-7pm||Legion||$12||ECD||English country dance Local callers; open band|
|Fri Feb 26||8 - 11pm||False Creek||$12||Russell||Maureen Collier calls for Groovacious: Bud Kurz, Kathleen Nisbet, and Russell Shumsky|
|Sat Mar 5||8 - 11pm||St James||$15||Sybs||Seattle's Amy Carroll calls for the Sybs|
|Sun Mar 6||4-7pm||Legion||$12||ECD||English country dance Local callers; Lark in the Evening|
|Sat Mar 19||8 - 11pm||St James||$15||VCD||Seattle's Joe Micheals calls for Bellingham's Northern Contraband: Mark Danielson, Michael Hobart, Greg Sherman, Steve Blum-Anderson, and Eileen Sterns|
|Sun Mar 20||4-7pm||Legion||$12||ECD||English country dance Local callers; open band|
|Sat Apr 2||8 - 11pm||St James||$15||Sybs||Maureen Collier calls for the Sybs|
|Sun Apr 3||4-7pm||Legion||$12||ECD||English country dance Local callers; Whimsical|
|Fri Apr 8||8-11pm||SCC||$12||ECD||English country dance Local talent|
|Sat Apr 9||-||-||$55||ECD||English country dance Annual Country Ball. Caller Dave Macemon; band Tricky Brits. Pre-registration required. Registration opens Feb 2016. For information, come to a regular English country dance|
|Sat Apr 16||8 - 11pm||St James||$15||VCD||Bob Rentz calls for Conchordance: Athena McKown, Maureen Collier, Barry Cole, Kate Semple, Connie Balaz, and Ken Hamer|
|Thu Apr 21||7:00pm||W 48th||-||VCD||Dance meeting; all welcome, please come!|
|Sun Apr 24||4-7pm||Legion||$12||ECD||English country dance Local callers; open band|
|Sat Apr 30||7-10:30pm||Burnaby (see home page)||$10||-||Lisa Siddons calls for Flying Allamande and Capilano U jazz students|
|Sat May 7||8 - 11pm||St James||$15||Sybs||Lisa Siddons calls for the Sybs|
|Sun May 8||4-7pm||Legion||$12||ECD||English country dance Local callers; Rattlebone|
|Fri May 13||8 - 11pm||False Creek||$12||Russell||Lisa Siddons calls for Groovacious: Bud Kurz, Kathleen Nisbet, and Russell Shumsky|
|Sat May 21||8 - 11pm||St James||$15||VCD||From the USA, Michael Karcher calls for Continental Drift: Eric Anderson and Eileen Nicholson|
|May 27-30||Seattle||-||Folklife (by donation)|
|Sat Jun 4||8 - 11pm||St James||$15||Sybs||Seattle's Eric Curl calls for the Sybs|
|Sat Jun 18||8 - 11pm||Elgin||$15||VCD||Annual family potluck at 6:30 and dance at 8:00. Bellingham's Marlin Prowell calls for No Mean Feat: Cameron Stewart, Susan Stewart, Bob MacNevin, and Michael Gix. Please bring your own utensils. 604-531-6044|
|Elgin||Elgin Hall||14250 Crescent Road, Surrey (off 99A near Crescent Beach)||map||bus|
|False Creek||False Creek Community Centre||1318 Cartwright Street (on Granville Island), Vancouver||map||bus|
|Legion||Legion Hall||1407 Laburnum Street (north of Cornwall Avenue), Vancouver||map||bus|
|SCC||Scottish Cultural Centre||8886 Hudson Street, Vancouver||map||bus|
|St James||St James Hall||3214 West 10th Avenue (at Trutch Street), Vancouver||map||bus|
|ECD||English country dances. 604-522-3500. Lead caller Peggy Roe. Potluck snacks. Musicians welcome when it's open band.|
|Russell||Russell Shumsky. 604-253-2114 Admission $12; no discounts|
|Sybs||Sybaritic String Band
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