January - June 2022
Vancouver B.C.

Contradances and
English Country Dances

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.

date time location price sponsor event
February
Sun Feb 27 4:30-7:30 Cambrian $15 ECD Long Odds
March
Sun Mar 13 4:30-7:30 Cambrian $15 ECD Open band
Sat Mar 19 7:30 - 10:30pm St James $15 VCD Welcome Back Contra Dance: Conchordance with Bob Rentz and Lisa Siddons calling. 7:30-10:30 St.James
Fri Mar 25 7:00-10:30 SCC $15 SCD Scottish Ceilidh Dance
Sun Mar 27 4:30-7:30 Cambrian $15 ECD Pre-Ball Dance workshop, everybody welcome, see https://www.vcn.bc.ca/vanecd/
April
Fri Apr 1 7:00-10:00 FDB $0 FDB Sybaritic String Band with Maureen Collier calling a Contradance Festival Du Bois.
Sat Apr 9 13:00-23:00 SCC $50 ECD Vancouver Mini Ball 2022. Heather Webster and Rosemary Lach calling to Tricky Brits. Register at https://www.vcn.bc.ca/vanecd/
Sat Apr 16 7:30 - 10:30pm St James $15 VCD Sybaritic String Band with Maureen Collier calling a Contradance 7:30-10:30 $15 St.James
Sun Apr 24 4:30-7:30 Cambrian $15 ECD Open band
Fri Apr 29 7:00-10:30 SCC $15 SCD Scottish Ceilidh Dance
May
Sun May 8 4:30-7:30 Cambrian $15 ECD Open band
Sat May 14 2:00-5:00 SCC $15 SCD Scottish Ceilidh Dance Welcome Back Dance Saturday May 14 2-5pm
Sat May 21 7:30 - 10:30pm St James $15 VCD Sybaritic String Band with Seattle's Isaac Banner calling a Contradance 7:30-10:30 $15 St.James
Sun May 22 4:30-7:30 Cambrian $15 ECD Lark in the Evening
June
Sun Jun 5 4:30-7:30 Cambrian $15 ECD Rattlebone Band
Sat Jun 18 7:30-10:30 Elgin $15 VCD hall booked. band TBA. caller TBA
Sun Jun 19 4:30-7:30 Cambrian $15 ECD Open Band


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The Halls
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
FDB Festival Du Bois 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
Take the number 3 bus on Main Street to the 16th Ave stop, walk 1 block. Number 3 bus connects with:
  • skytrain expo line (at the Main Street - Science World station)
  • 99 B-Line from UBC (at Broadway & Main)
  • R5 from SFU (at Hastings & Main)
  • R4 and 41 from UBC and Joyce Skytrain station (at 41st & Main)
See Translink for more information.


The Sponsors
ECD English country dances. Callers: Heather Webster and guests. Musicians are welcome at open band dances. Check our web site for latest COVID info.
FDB Festival Du Bois.
SCD Vancouver Branch of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society (RSCDS)
VCD Vancouver Country Dance. To subscribe to our email reminder service, please contact us: [email protected] or 604-531-6044. Admission is $15, and apart from any COVID restriction, only $10 if you bring homemade snacks to share (except at potluck and Christmas dances)
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VCD is an affiliate of the Country Dance and Song Society.