January - June 2018
Dynamic live fiddle music!
No experience necessary — All dances taught on the spot
Come alone or bring a partner
Light clothing, soft shoes, and a water bottle suggested
Please come fragrance-free
Dances are at St. James Hall 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 Jan 6||7:30 - 10:15pm||St James||$15||Sybs||Portland's Woody Lane calls|
|Sun Jan 7||4 - 7pm||Legion||$15||ECD||Local band and callers|
|Sat Jan 20||8 - 11pm||St James||$15||VCD||Bob Rentz calls with Ireland Bridge: Squamish's John Gothard and Seattle's Anita Anderson and Dale Russ|
|Sun Jan 21||4 - 7pm||Legion||$15||ECD||Open band; local callers|
|Sat Feb 3||7:30 - 10:15pm||St James||$15||Sybs||Seattle's Joe Micheals calls|
|Sun Feb 4||4 - 7pm||Legion||$15||ECD||Local band and callers|
|Sat Feb 17||8 - 11pm||St James||$15||VCD||Rich Goss calls with Right Hand Star: Maureen Collier, Leith Davis, Janet Rozanski, Kate Semple, and Daryl Sturdy|
|Sun Feb 18||4 - 7pm||SMUCC||$15||ECD||Local band and callers|
|Fri Feb 23||7 - 10pm||False Creek||$15||Russell||Lisa Siddons calls|
|Sat Mar 3||7:30 - 10:15pm||St James||$15||Sybs||CANCELLED|
|Sun Mar 4||4 - 7pm||Legion||$15||ECD||Local band and callers|
|Sat Mar 17||8 - 11pm||St James||$15||VCD||From the USA, Michael Karcher calls with Northern Contraband: Eileen Sterns, Mark Danielson, Michael Hobart, Greg Sherman, and Steve Blum-Anderson|
|Sun Mar 18||4 - 7pm||Legion||$15||ECD||Open band; local callers|
|Fri Mar 23||7 - 10pm||False Creek||$15||Russell||Maureen Collier calls|
|Sat Apr 7||7:30 - 10:15pm||St James||$15||Sybs||Lisa Siddons calls|
|Fri Apr 13||7:30-10:30pm||SCC||$15||ECD|
|Sat Apr 14||-||SCC||In Advance||ECD||Ball For information, come to a regular English country dance|
|Thu Apr 19||7:00pm||W 48th||-||VCD||Dance meeting! All welcome 604-266-2962|
|Sat Apr 21||8 - 11pm||St James||$15||VCD||Seattle's Sherry Nevins calls with Concordance: Ken Hamer, Leith Davis, Maureen Collier, Barry Cole, Kate Semple, and Connie Balaz|
|Sun Apr 22||4 - 7pm||Legion||$15||ECD||Open band; local callers|
|Fri Apr 27||7 - 10pm||False Creek||$15||Russell||Bob Rentz calls|
|Sat May 5||7:30 - 10:15pm||St James||$15||Sybs||Caller Abigail Hobart|
|Sun May 6||4 - 7pm||Legion||$15||ECD||Rattlebone; local callers|
|Sat May 19||8 - 11pm||St James||$15||VCD||From Seattle, Gwen Rousseau calls with Improper: Melissa Coffey, Sean Bolton, and Nick Leininger|
|May 25-28||Seattle||-||Folklife (Seattle); by donation http://nwfolklife.org|
|Sat Jun 2||7:30 - 10:15pm||St James||$15||Sybs||Seattle's Lindsey Dono calls|
|Sun Jun 3||2:30-5:30pm||Cambrian||$15||ECD||Local band and callers|
|Sat Jun 16||8 - 11pm||Sanford||$15||VCD||Annual family potluck at 6:30 and dance at 8:00 (no discounts for snacks). This year at Sanford Hall Maureen Collier and Rebecca Robertson call with No Mean Feat: Cameron Stewart, Susan Stewart, Bob MacNevin, and Michael Gix|
|Cambrian||Cambrian Hall||215 East 17th Avenue (at Main Street), Vancouver||map||bus|
|False Creek||False Creek Community Centre||1318 Cartwright, Vancouver (Free parking after 7 on Granville Island)||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|
|SMUCC||St M Ukrainian Catholic Centre||3150 Ash St, Vancouver (From 16 go N on Ash into Parking Lot. Look for blue awning on W side of Centre. Use door on E side of Centre. )||map||bus|
|Sanford||Sanford Hall||1367 128th St, Surrey (Continue past Elgin Hall on Crescent Rd to 128, turn L. Go 1 1/4 mi or 2 km. Within site of the end of 128, with the park on your R look for a small green sign on the R "Sanford Hall")||map||bus|
|St James||St James Hall||3214 West 10th Avenue (at Trutch Street), Vancouver||map||bus|
|ECD||English country dances. 604-522-3500. Callers: Heather Webster, Bob Rentz, Susan Larkin — led by Peggy Roe. Bring snacks to share. Musicians are welcome at open bands, but please phone first.|
|Russell||Russell Shumsky. 604-253-2114 Admission $15; no discounts|
|Sybs||Sybaritic String Band
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