July - December 2015
Vancouver B.C.

Contradances &
English Country Dances

Dynamic live fiddle music!

No experience necessary — All dances taught on the spot
Come alone or bring a partner
Light clothing & 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.

(This schedule is also available in PDF format.)
date time location price sponsor event
August
Fri Aug 14 8 - 11pm St James $15 VCD From Washington, Eric Curl calls for Countercurrent: Brian Lindsay and Alex Sturbaum
Sat Aug 29 8 - 11pm St James $15 Sybs Sybaritic String Band series: Rich Sobel, Barry Cole, Leith Davis, and Claire McCague. Seattle's Joe Micheals calls
September
Sep 18-20   Chehalis Healing House   Chehalis Chehalis Dance Camp Callers Maggie Jo Saylor and Michael Karcher; bands Uncle Farmer and KGB. vcn.bc.ca/vcountry/chehalis
Sun Sep 20 4-7pm Legion $12 ECD English country dance Peggy Roe et al call for Lark in the Evening
Fri Sep 25 8-11pm False Creek $12 Russell Bob Rentz calls for Groovacious: Bud Kurz, Kirsten Daub, and Russell Shumsky
October
Sat Oct 3 8 - 11pm St James $15 Sybs Seattle's Lindsay Dono calls for the Sybs
Sun Oct 4 4-7pm Legion $12 ECD English country dance Peggy Roe et al call for an open band
Thu Oct 8 7:00pm W 48th Free VCD AGM and dance meeting; please come!
Sat Oct 17 8 - 11pm St James $15 VCD From Washington, Laura Mé Smith calls for Hands 4: Carl Thor, Rich Goss, and Fran Tewksbury
Sun Oct 18 4-7pm Legion $12 ECD English country dance Seattle's Laura Mé Smith calls for Whimsical
November
Sun Nov 1 4-7pm Legion $12 ECD English country dance Peggy Roe et al call for open band
Sat Nov 7 8 - 11pm St James $15 Sybs Washington's Rich Goss calls for the Sybs
Sun Nov 15 4-7pm Legion $12 ECD English country dance Peggy Roe et al call for a Whimsical/Lark in the Evening collaboration
Sat Nov 21 8 - 11pm St James $15 VCD Lisa Siddons calls for Seattle's Electrodes: Joe Bowbeer, Marcy Kubbs, and Joe Micheals
Sun Nov 29 4-7pm Legion $12 ECD English country dance Peggy Roe et al call for an open band
December
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


The Halls
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
St James St James Hall 3214 West 10th Avenue (at Trutch Street), Vancouver map bus


The Sponsors
ECD English country dances. 604-522-3500. Potluck snacks. Musicians welcome to open band.
Russell Russell Shumsky. 604-253-2114 Admission $12; no discounts
Sybs Sybaritic String Band contradances. 778-999-8170. Sponsored by the Rogue Folk Club.
Admission is $15, and only $10 if you bring snacks to share.
VCD Vancouver Country Dance. To subscribe to our email reminder service, please contact us: purplehey_AT_hotmail.com or 604-266-2962.
Admission is $15, and only $10 if you bring homemade snacks to share.
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VCD is an affiliate of the Country Dance and Song Society and a Passport-to-Joy destination.