January - June 2020
Dynamic live fiddle music!
No experience necessary — All dances taught on the spot
Come alone or bring a partner — Children admitted free
Light clothing and soft shoes suggested
Bring a water bottle — Please come fragrance-free
Dances are at St. James Hall for $15
(except as noted)
Learn the basics 20 minutes before the dance starts.
For info about snacks and discounts, see Sponsors (at the bottom).
Children are free.
|Sat Jan 4||7:30 - 10:15pm||St James||$15||Sybs||Bob Rentz and Rebecca Robertson call.|
|Sun Jan 5||2:30-5:30||Cambrian||$15||ECD||Long Odds|
|Sat Jan 18||7:30 - 10:30pm||St James||$15||VCD||Seattle's Eric Curl calls with No Mean Feat: Susan Stewart, Bob MacNevin, Michael Gix, and Don Davidson|
|Sun Jan 19||4:30-7:30||Cambrian||$15||ECD||Talent TBA|
|Fri Jan 24||7 - 9:20pm||False Creek||$12||Russell||Maureen Collier calls|
|Sat Feb 1||7:30 - 10:15pm||St James||$15||Sybs||Joe Micheals calls|
|Sun Feb 2||4:30-7:30||Cambrian||$15||ECD||Jane Slemon and friends|
|Sat Feb 15||7:30 - 10:30pm||St James||$15||VCD||
Maureen Collier calls with Up in the Air. Amy Stephen, accordion; Rosie Carver,
fiddle; Michael Viens, guitar.
Valentine theme! Wear red and bring treats to share
|Sun Feb 16||2:30-5:30||Cambrian||$15||ECD||Talent TBA|
|Sun Mar 1||2:30-5:30||Cambrian||$15||ECD||Lark in the Evening|
|Sat Mar 7||7:30 - 10:15pm||St James||$15||Sybs||Marlin Prowell calls|
|Fri Mar 13||7:30-10:30||SCC||$15||ECD||Long Odds|
|Sat Mar 14||-||SCC||In Advance||ECD||Ball. For information, come to a regular English country dance|
|Sat Mar 21||7:30 - 10:30pm||St James||$15||VCD||Victoria's Galen Armstrong calls with Bellingham's Northern Contraband: Greg Sherman, Steve Blum-Anderson, Mark Danielson, Michael Hobart, and Eileen Sterns|
|Sun Mar 22||2:30-5:30||Cambrian||$15||ECD||Rattlebone|
|Sat Apr 4||7:30 - 10:15pm||St James||$15||Sybs||Rich Goss calls|
|Sun Apr 5||4:30-7:30||Cambrian||$15||ECD||Long Odds|
|Thu Apr 16||7:00pm||W 48th||-||VCD||Dance meeting! All welcome 604-669-4130|
|Sat Apr 18||7:30 - 10:30pm||St James||$15||VCD||Lisa Siddons and Heather Webster call for Washington's Kate Powers, Marni Rachmiel, and Dave Bartley|
|Sun Apr 19||4:30-7:30||Cambrian||$15||ECD||Open stage|
|Sat May 2||7:30 - 10:15pm||St James||$15||Sybs||Michael Karcher calls|
|Sun May 10||2:30-5:30||Cambrian||$15||ECD||Lark in the Evening|
|Sat May 16||7:30 - 10:30pm||St James||$15||VCD||Seattle's Gwen Rousseau calls with Conchordance: Maureen Collier, Connie Balaz, Eileen Sterns, Ken Hamer, and Leith Davis|
|May 22-25||Seattle||-||Folklife (Seattle); by donation nwfolklife.org|
|Sat Jun 6||7:30 - 10:15pm||St James||$15||Sybs||Seattle's Richard Barnes calls|
|Sat Jun 13||—||—||—||—||No dance this date.|
|Sat Jun 20||7:30 - 10:30pm||Elgin||$15||VCD||Elgin Hall annual family potluck at 6:30 and dance at 8:00 (no snack discount). Bellingham's Marlin Prowell calls with No Mean Feat: Michael Gix, Susan Stewart, Bob MacNevin, and Don Davidson. Please bring your own potluck utensils|
|Cambrian||Cambrian Hall||215 East 17th Avenue (at Main Street), Vancouver||map||bus|
|Elgin||Elgin Hall||14250 Crescent Road, Surrey (off 99A near Crescent Beach)||map||bus|
|False Creek||False Creek Community Centre||1318 Cartwright, Vancouver (Free parking after 6 on Granville Island)||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|
|Transit info for Cambrian Hall|
The number 3 bus runs north/south on Main Street and has stops very close to the hall.
Its route intersects with:
|ECD||English country dances. 604-522-3500. Callers: Peggy Roe and Heather Webster. Bring snacks to share. Musicians are welcome at open bands, but please phone first.|
|Russell||Teapot Tempest: A Klassen, C Read, T Taylor, and Russell Shumsky (organizer) 604-253-2114 Admission $12; no discounts|
|Sybs||Sybaritic String Band contradances. 778-999-8170. Rich Sobel, Rob McGregor, Leith Davis, and Claire McCague. Sponsored by the Rogue Folk Club. Admission is $15, and only $10 if you bring snacks to share.|
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