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Ottawa English Country Dance Club

This page and those “below” it are to provide information about club activities in wiki form that can be updated easily by any of our members with a login. Examples are “dances we have danced”. However, our main site for current announcements and activities is www.ottawaenglishdance.org.

DIRECTIONS TO MLACAK CENTER

From Ottawa, exit at #138 route 417 (Eagleson) Go staight across Eagleson onto Campeau Drive. At 2nd lights, turn right into Centre Parking lot

From West, exit at #138 route 417 (Eagleson). Turn left onto Eagleson and turn left at next lights onto Campeau Drive

We also offer advanced dancing at The Orange Hall, 41 Rosemount Avenue, on 1st and 4th Wednesday of the month. Dancers must have a knowledge of basic steps and formations

DIRECTIONS TO ORANGE HALL

Exit Queensway at Parkdale. Go north to Gladstone; turn left onto Rosemount.

For information, contact Mary Williams 613-839-1637

Dances and Balls Elsewhere

We try to maintain information of dancing opportunities elsewhere.

Other English Dance Activities -- Ongoing

Other English Dance Activities -- Events

Dances we have done -- 2016-2017 season

13 October 2017

Callers : John and Mary

  • Triskaidekaphobia
  • The Turn of the Tide (3 dots)
  • Leamington Dance (2 dots)
  • Irfona's Waltz (7 dots)
  • Softly Good Tummas (2 dots)
  • Jovial Beggars
  • Dancing Wife (2 dots)
  • Fair Quaker of Deal
  • Well Hall (2 dots)
  • Jack's Health (1 dot)

6 October 2017

Caller : David Smukler

  • Fourpence Ha'penny Farthing
  • Trip to Provence
  • Bar-a-Bar
  • Dusty Miller
  • Mendocino Redwoods
  • Mile of Smiles
  • Autumn in Amherst
  • Young Widow
  • Land of Mist and Wonder
  • Love Always

4 October 2017

Callers : Mary and John

  • Whimbledon House (2 dots)
  • Dr Bendings Serpent (1 dot)
  • Marli Water Works (1 dot)
  • The Best is Yet to Be (2 dots)
  • Well's Humour (1 dot)
  • Nina's Smile (1 dot)
  • The Dancing Wife (2 dots)
  • Generosity (1 dot)

29 September 2017

Callers : Mary, Sara and June

  • Meet in the Middle (3 dots)
  • Leaps and Bounds (5 dots)
  • Belle of Greensboro (6 dots)
  • Mr Hamilton's Inauguration (4 dots)
  • Wright's Humour
  • Legacy Waltz (1 dot)
  • Comical Fellow
  • Christchurch Bells

27 September 2017

Callers : June and Sara

  • Royal City Waltz (2 dots)
  • Paprika (4 dots)
  • California Sunshine (1 dot)
  • Wonders are Many (1 dot)
  • Legacy Waltz (Linda's Wedding) (1 dot)
  • Fleur de Lys (2 dots)
  • Safe Home (2 dots)
  • Haymakers (2 dots)

22 September 2017

Callers : Sara, Mary and June

  • Chocolate Round O (1 dot)
  • Birds of a Feather (1 dot)
  • Autumn in Amherst (2 dots)
  • After Dinner Maggot (1 dot)
  • Barbarini's Tambourine (2 dots)
  • Wrights Humour (1 dots)
  • Trip to Richmond (1 dot)
  • Young Widow (1 dot)
  • Northdown Waltz (2 dots)
  • Christina (2 dots)
  • Short and Sweet (1 dot)

15 September 2017

Callers : Mary and June

  • Dover Pier (2 dots)
  • Helene's Gavotte (3 dots)
  • Berry Castle (5 dots)
  • Bonnie Grey Eyed Morn (5 dots)
  • Take a Dance
  • Physical Snob (2 dots)
  • Legacy Waltz
  • Henry's Other Hornpipe
  • Draper's Gardens (1 dot)

8 September 2017

Callers : June

  • Female Saylor (1 dot)
  • That Sinking Feeling (5 dots)
  • Legacy Waltz (2 dots)
  • Chocolate Round (1 dot)
  • English Rory (2 dots)
  • Old Wife behind the Fire
  • Dancing across the Atlantic
  • Leah's Waltz (2 dots)
  • Corelli's Maggot

6 September 2017 Orange Hall

Callers : Mary and June

  • Dancing with Friends (3 dots)
  • Devonshire House (2 dots)
  • St Martin's Lane (4 dots)
  • Trip to the Manors (3 dots)
  • Impertinence (4 dots)
  • Legacy Waltz (3 dots)
  • The Next Chapter (1 dot)
  • Easter Thursday

28 June 2017 Orange Hall

Annual General Meeting

Callers : Mary and June

  • Dancing Across the Atlantic (2 dots)
  • The Leaving of Liverpool (1 dot)
  • Peace be with You (2 dots)
  • Far Away (3 dots)
  • Leading Man (1 dot)
  • Leading Lady
  • Well Hall (3 dots)

7 June 2017 Orange Hall

Callers : John and Mary

  • Kill him with Kindness (2 dots)
  • Diamond Gypsy (1 dot)
  • Whisky Before Dinner
  • Newcastle (2 dots)
  • Hand in Hand
  • Punch Bowl (3 dots)
  • Gentleman's Delight (1 dot)
  • Man's Night Out (3 dots)
  • Thursday Mixer (1 dot)

26 May 2017 Mlacak Centre

Callers : Mary and John

  • Bonnie Grey-eyed Morn
  • Elegant Dancer
  • Henry's Other Hornpipe
  • Irfona's Waltz
  • Red House

24 May 2017 Orange Hall

Callers : Anne and John

  • Breakfast with Coyotes (2 dots)
  • Lull me Beyond Thee (1 dot)
  • Gotham's Jubilee (1 dot)
  • Orange Nan (2 dots)
  • To Dance Divine
  • 29th May
  • Jack's Health (1 dot)
  • Wibsey Roundabout

19 May 2017 Mlacak Centre

Callers : Sara and June

  • Mr Ganiford's Maggot (3 dots)
  • A Double Duet (5 dots)
  • Josephine (3 dots)
  • The Chocolate Round O (5 dots)
  • Belle of Greensboro (3 dots)
  • The Drummer (3 dots)
  • Blenheim House (1 dot)
  • Ralph's Waltz (2 dots)
  • Salutation (1 dot)
  • Angels Unaware (2 dots)

12 May 2017 Mlacak Centre

Callers : Anne and John

  • Apley House (1 dot)
  • Smithy Hill (3 dots)
  • Trip to Tunbridge
  • Turning by Threes (1 dot)
  • Mr Isaac's Maggot(5 dots)
  • Young Widow (3 dots)
  • Lilliburlero (1 dot)
  • Knives and Forks (1 dot)
  • Freeford Gardens (2 dots)
  • Pleasures of the Town
  • Honeysuckle Cottage (5 dots)
  • All the Way to Galway (3 dots)

5 May 2017 Mlacak Centre

Callers : June and Mary

  • Conwy Castle (1 dot)
  • After Dinner Maggot (danced twice) (3 dots)
  • Irfona's Waltz (7 dots)
  • Filigree (1 dot)
  • Alexander's Birthday (3 dots)
  • Ani's Waltz (5 dots)
  • Honeysuckle Cottage (2 dots)
  • Fenterlarick (3 dots)
  • Mr Isaac's Maggot (2 dots)
  • Waterfall Waltz (1 dot)

3 May 2017 Orange Hall

Callers : Greg and Sara

  • Fair Maid (2 dots)
  • Come with Voices Singing (4 dots)
  • Orliana (3 dots)
  • Mr Ganiford's Maggot (1 dot)
  • Impertinence (3 dots)
  • Belle of Greensboro (4 dots)
  • Chocolate Round 'O' (1 dot)

28 April 2017 Mlacak Centre

Callers : Sara and John

  • Neat Mr John
  • Wooing Mairi (1 dot)
  • The Merry Andrew (2 dots)
  • Highway 7 (1 dot)
  • Josephine(2 dots)
  • The Dancing Wife (3 dots)
  • Round about our Coal Fire (4 dots)
  • Portsmouth (2 dots)
  • Angels Unaware (1 dot)
  • Well Done Jack
  • Storm in a Teacup (1 dot)

26 April 2017 Orange Hall

Callers : Anne and Mary

  • Vivaldi in Paradise (1 dot)
  • Generosity (2 dots)
  • Devonshire House (1 dot)
  • Gemini Jig (2 dots)
  • Mr Addison's Masque (1 dot)
  • The Merry Salopian (1 dot)
  • Safe Haven (2 dots)

21 April 2017 Mlacak Centre

Callers : June and Sara

  • Belle of Greensboro (6 dots)
  • Blenheim House (3 dots)
  • Fenterlarick (3 dots)
  • Helena (7 dots)
  • Anna Maria
  • Round about our Coal Fire (1 dot)
  • April Morning Waltz
  • Geud Man of Ballangigh (3 dots)
  • Double Duet (3 dots)
  • Alice

7 April 2017 Mlacak Centre

Callers : Mary and John

  • Berry Castle
  • Bare Necessities
  • Chocolate-Round-O (1 dot)
  • Juniata
  • Short and Sweet (1 dot)
  • All the Way to Galway
  • Jovial Beggar
  • Easter Morn (1 dot)
  • Sally in our Alley (2 dots)
  • Apley House (1 dot)
  • Well Hall (1 dot)
  • Over the Hills and Far Away(1 dot)

5 April 2017 Orange Hall

Callers : Gregory and June

  • Lord and Lady of the Rings (1 dot)
  • Lunar Eclipse
  • Astoria Lass (4 dots)
  • Lark in the Morn (1 dot)
  • Bartlet House (4 dots)
  • Purrcy's Reel (4 dots)

31 March 2017 Mlacak Centre

Callers : June, Mary and John

  • Female Saylor (2 dots)
  • Newcastle (4 dots)
  • Mylecharane (5 dots)
  • Old Man of Cambridge (2 dots)
  • Highway Seven ( 1 dot)
  • Beach Spring
  • Country Bumpkin
  • Trip to Richmond
  • Royal City Waltz
  • Softly Good Tummus (3 dots)

24 March 2017 Mlacak Centre

Callers : Mary and June

  • The Spring
  • Leaps and Bounds (2dots)
  • Liberated Librarian (2dots)
  • Dr Bending's Serpent
  • Spring Blossom (2 dots)
  • Meet in the Middle (1 dot)
  • Portsmouth ((2dots)
  • Well Done Jack
  • Prince of Westborough (2 dots)
  • Oxford Circus
  • Mr Beveridges's Maggot (2 dots)
  • Alice

22 March 2017 Orange Hall

Callers : Sara and Gregory

  • Marion's Delight
  • Darius (1 dot)
  • Blenheim House
  • Duchess of York St (2 dots)
  • Mr. Ganiford's Maggot (1 dot)
  • Dusty Miller (1 dot)
  • Whirl-a-jig

17 March 2017 Mlacak Centre

Guest Caller : David Smukler

  • Rostillion
  • Hole in the Wall
  • Shandy Hall
  • Lilliburlero
  • Whately Barn
  • Spanish Jigg
  • Bloomsbury Market (1 dot)
  • Leslie's Valentine (2 dots)
  • Orange Nan
  • Jack's Health

10 March 2017 Mlacak Centre

Caller: John

  • Emperor of the Moon
  • Mr Lane's Maggot
  • Turn of the Tide (2 dots)
  • Over the Hills and Far Away
  • Highway 7 (1 dot)
  • Young Widow
  • Chestnut
  • Freeford Gardens
  • Gypsy Round (1 dot)
  • All the Way to Galway

3 March 2017 Mlacak Centre

Caller: Guest - Adina Gordon- Band - Peregrine Road

  • Rakes of Rochester
  • Peace be with You (1 dot)
  • Wibsey Roundabout
  • Easter Morn (2 dots)
  • Pluck Me a Fig (2 dots)
  • Blythe Company (1 dot)
  • Hole in the Wall
  • Old Wife Behind the Fire
  • Astonished Archaeologist (3 dots)
  • Faithless Nancy Dawson

March 1, 2017. Orange Hall

Callers: Mary and Sara

  • Rain on the Roof (4 dots)
  • Fostering Traditions (1 dot)
  • Josephine (1 dot)
  • Terpsicourante (2 dots)
  • Elegant Dancer (7 dots)
  • Mary K (6 dots)
  • Huntington's Maggot ( 1 dot)

Februarry 24, 2017

Callers: Mary and June

  • Berry Castle (many dots)
  • Bonnie Grey-Eyed Morn (7 dors)
  • Bellamira (2 dots)
  • Christine (4 dots)
  • The Dancing Wife (2 dots)
  • Indian Queen (1 dot)
  • Potter's Wheel (1 dot)
  • Waters of Holland
  • The Leaving of Liverpool
  • Waterfall Waltz (1 dot)

22 February 2017 Orange Hall

Caller : Greg and John

  • Highway 7, or Ottawa to Peterborough
  • Goose and Gridiron
  • Mr Lane's Maggot
  • Female Sayler
  • Neat Mr John
  • The Spring
  • Newcastle
  • Felix' Name Day

17 February 2017 Mlacak Centre

Caller : Sara and June, with 2 called by John

  • Lesley's Valentine
  • Winter Dreams (1 dots)
  • Mr Lane's Maggot 3C
  • Horseplay (2 dots)
  • Key to the Cellar (2 dots)
  • Mad Robin
  • Rafe's Waltz (1 dot)
  • Mr Ganniford's Delight
  • Sapphire Sea (3 dots)

10 February 2017 Mlacak Centre

Caller : John

  • The Comical Fellow (1 dot)
  • The Merry Andrew (3 dots)
  • Kensington Court (1 dot)
  • Childgrove (2 dots)
  • Mrs Savage's Whim (1 dot)
  • Mendocino Redwood (5 dots)
  • Kensington Court (2 dot)
  • Oxford Circus (4 dots)
  • Turn of the Tide (3 dots)
  • Softly Good Tummas (5 dots)
  • Well Hall (6 dots)

3 February 2017 Mlacak Centre

Callers : Sara and June

  • The Haymakers (3 dots)
  • Fandango
  • Braes of Dornoch (3 dots)
  • Bartlet House (4 dots)
  • Mile of Smiles (1 dot)
  • Jack's Maggot (1 dot)
  • Childgrove (2 dots)
  • April Morning Waltz (3 dots)
  • Hush-a-Bye Baby (1 dot)
  • Chaos on Cambie (1 dot)

1 February 2017 Orange Hall

Callers: June and Mary

  • Lark in the Morn
  • Rock the Boat
  • Dunsmuir Waltz (2 dots)
  • Devonshire House (1 dot)
  • Purrcy's Reel (1 dot)
  • April Morning Waltz

27 January 2017 Mlacak Centre

Callers : Mary and June

  • Gentleman's Delight (1 dot)
  • Alexander's Birthday (1 dot)
  • Stepping Stones (4 dots)
  • Red House (2 dots)
  • Impertinence (3 dots)
  • Jack's Health (3 dots)
  • Peace be with You (1 dot)
  • Leading Lady
  • Mr Beveridge's Maggot (3 dots)
  • Alice (1 dot)

25 January 2017 Orange Hall

Callers : Gregory and Mary

  • The Goose and the Gridiron
  • Darius (request that it be repeated)
  • Elegant Dancer
  • Dr. Bending's Serpent
  • Berry Castle

20 January 2017 Mlacak Centre

Callers : June and Sara

  • Double Duet (3 dots)
  • Hambleton's Round-O (3dots)
  • Snowflakes (3 dots)
  • Cockle Shells (1 dots)
  • Bonny Cuckoo (6 dots)
  • Corelli's Maggot (2 dots)
  • All Saints' Day (2 dots)
  • Christina (1 dot)
  • Gypsy Round
  • Grand March

13 January 2017 Mlacak Centre

Callers : Sara and June

  • Female Saylor (3 dots)
  • Young Widow (3 dots)
  • All Saints' Day (5 dots)
  • Dancing across the Atlantic (4 dots)
  • The Bishop (4 dots)
  • Leaving of Liverpool (3 dots)
  • Orleans Baffled (2 dots)
  • Royal City Waltz (3 dots)
  • Wooing Mairi (4 dots)
  • Waterfall Waltz

6 January 2017 Mlacak Centre

Callers : Sara, June and Michelle

  • In the Fields of Frost and Snow - danced twice (4 dots)
  • Up with Aily - danced twice (3 dots)
  • Song of the Harpist (3 dots)
  • Lilliburlero (3 dots)
  • My Lord Byron's Maggot
  • Mr Beveridge's Maggot (7 dots)
  • Oxford Circus (1 dot)
  • Old Man of Cambridge (12 dots)
  • Alice (9 dots)

16 December 2016 Mlacak Centre

Callers: Mary and June

  • Chaos on Cambie (4 dots)
  • Trip to Woodstock (1 dot)
  • Gentlemen's Delight (1 dot)
  • Shepherd's Delight (3 dots)
  • New Year's Day in the Morning
  • Far Away (1 dot)
  • Snowflakes
  • Leading Man (2 dots)
  • A Double Duet (3 dots)
  • Irfȏna's Waltz (3 dots)

9 December 2016 Mlacak Centre

Callers: Ann and John

  • Mulberry Garden (1 dot)
  • Emperor of the Moon (1 dot)
  • Candles in the Dark (5 dots)
  • Over the Hills and Faraway (2 dots)
  • Whirl-a-Jig
  • Knives and Forks (2 dots)
  • Turning by Threes
  • Softly Good Tummas (4 dots)
  • Freeford Gardens (1 dot)
  • Well Hall (2 dots)

December 7, 2016. Orange Hall

Callers: Gregory and Mary

  • Little Nightingale
  • The Gay Gadabout
  • Band of Friends
  • The Merry Salopians
  • Sally in our Alley
  • The Bribe
  • Believe Me

December 4, 2016 Tea Dance

Illness, injury and the season reduced us to a small group (9), but we did some interesting and new (at least to most of us) dances.

  • St Giles Gate or Will Kemp's Entry into Norwich
  • Tatler
  • The Merry Andrew (slow music best to start)
  • Mr Ganiford's Delight
  • Hunsdon House
  • Spring Garden (only Fig. 1 – got stuck on Fig 2, but see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UgA90-yw9-c. The words in the instructions on this site are more or less correct, but the dance needs quite a bit of accommodation by the dancers to give a smooth execution)
  • Sapphire Sea
  • Potter's Wheel

December 2, 2016

Callers: Sara and June

  • An Early Frost (2 dots)
  • Fenterlarick (1 dot)
  • The English Wizard's Walk (3 dots)
  • Henry's Other Hornpipe (5 dots)
  • Winter Solstice (3 dots)
  • Chocolate Round-O
  • When Laura Smiles (6 dots)
  • Oxford Circus (8 dots)
  • Round About Our Coal Fire (4 dots)

25 November 2016 Mlacak Centre

Caller - June

  • Female Saylor (4 dots)
  • Wives Victory (1 dot)
  • Honeysuckle Cottage (3 dots)
  • Triplicate
  • Stepping Stones (2 dots)
  • Wibsey Roundabout (1 dot)
  • The Leading Lady (2 dots)
  • Bar a Bar (4 dots)
  • Leaving of Liverpool (3 dots)

November 23, 2016 Orange Hall

Callers - John and Anne

  • Night Cap
  • Brief Encounter
  • Another Nancy's Fancy
  • Benny Grey Eyed Morn
  • Devil's Dream
  • Braes of Dornoch
  • A Maid's Last Wish
  • Chrysalis
  • Sunlight Thru Draperies

TRIP TO OTTAWA 2016

November 11, 12 and13, 2016

Caller: Graham Christian

Band: Karen Axelrod, Eric Martin and Rachel Bell

Friday night:

   Cockle-Shells
   The Ragg
   The Introduction
   Horseplay
   The Eastbourne Rover
   Far Away
   --
   The Lover's Knot
   Michael and All Angels
   Jacques Latin

Saturday morning (Ball Preview)

   Kate's Whimsy
   The Wives' Victory
   Stepping Stones
   Parthenia
   Autumn Tapestry
   The Goose and Gridiron
   --
   Mrs Pomeroy's Pavane
   Fop's Fancy
   The Pilgrim
   Mrs Beveridge's Triumph
   Bar a Bar
   The Young Widow
   Sapphire Sea

Saturday afternoon (Advanced Workshop)

   Portabella
   The Phoenix Rejuvenated
   Astoria Lass
   Abbey Reflection
   Apollo's Hunt
   --
   Walton Abbey
   Emma's Waltz
   Darius
   Indian Summer

Saturday evening (Ball)

   Enfield Wash
   Bar a Bar
   The Goose and Gridiron
   Kate's Whimsy
   Wibsey Roundabout
   Fop's Fancy
   Mrs. Pomeroy's Pavane
   The Young Widow
   Mrs. Beveridge's Triumph
   --
   Margaret's Waltz
   The Pilgrim
   Parthenia
   The Wives' Victory
   Autumn Tapestry
   Stepping Stones
   Shropshire Lass
   Round About Our Coal Fire

Sunday mid-day (dance-down)

   Old Wife Behind the Fire
   Rays of Sunshine, Pearls of Wisdom
   The Salutation
   Brief Encounter
   Sally in our Alley
   --
   Wooden Shoes
   Dusty Miller
   Spanish Jig
   Candles in the Dark

November 4, 2016 Mlacak Centre

Callers: John and Sara

  • Org Boggy (4 dots)
  • Chestnut (5 dots)
  • Leslie's Valentine (4 dots)
  • Never Love Thee More (2 dots)
  • Cockle Shells (2 dots)
  • Wives Victory (5 dots)
  • Trip to Town (1 dot)
  • Mile of Smiles
  • Bishop (2 dots)
  • Marina
  • Comical Fellow (1 dot)

November 2, 2016. Orange Hall

Callers: Mary, Sara and June

  • Alexander's Birthday
  • Faraway
  • Beauty Berry
  • Forget-Me-Not
  • Parthenia
  • Hideaway
  • Gold for the Mahiars
  • White Wheat

October 27, 2016 Mlacak Centre

Callers: Anne and John

  • Tythe Pig (2 dots)
  • Round About Our Coal Fire (3 dots)
  • Storm in a Tea Cup (2 dots)
  • Mrs. Pomeroy's Pavane (6 dots)
  • Red House (5 dots)
  • The Pilgrim (3 dots)
  • Draper's Maggot
  • Dear Abby
  • Well Hall
  • Jack's Health

October 25, 2016. Orange Hall

Callers: Gregory and Mary

  • Long Odds
  • Kate's Whimsy
  • Helene's Nightt Out
  • Mylecharane
  • Parthenia, Part 2
  • Lord and Lady of the Rings

21 October 2016 Mlacak Centre

Callers: Sara and John

  • Comical Fellow - 6 dots
  • Sapphire Sea - 9 dots
  • Fair and Softly - 6 dots
  • Honeysuckle Cottage - 5 dots
  • Old Wife Behind the Fire - 3 dots
  • Old Wife Behind the Fire (2nd tune) 3 dots
  • Jack's Maggot - 1 dot
  • Turn of the Tide - 2 dots
  • Tythe Pig - 5 dots
  • Female Saylor - 2 dots
  • Marina - 1 dot

October, 14, 2016 Mlacak Centre

Callers: Mary and Susan

  • Dover Pier - 1 dot
  • Dance for Mars - 5 dots
  • Red House - 8 dots
  • Irish Lamentations - 7 dots
  • Juice of Bar - 3 dots
  • Wooden Shoes - 2 dots
  • Willy Nilly - 3 dots
  • Sun Assembly - 3 dots
  • Rakes of Rochester - 5 dots
  • Sion House
  • Kensington Court - 3 dots

October 7th 2016 Mlacak Centre

Callers John, Mary and Ann

  • Leather Lake House
  • St Margaret's Hill
  • Blenheim House
  • Fandango
  • Mr Legge's Initiation
  • Young Widow
  • Marina
  • Portsmouth
  • Jack's Maggot
  • Jack's Health

October 5, 2016 Orange Hall

Callers Mary and John

  • Cadger's Other Caper
  • Safe Haven
  • Fandango
  • Rain on the Roof
  • Marina
  • Christine
  • Prince George's Birthday
  • Bartlett's House

September 30, 2016 Mlacak Centre

Callers Mary, John and Ann

  • Conway Castle
  • Cadgers Other Caper
  • Bonnie Grey Eyed Morn
  • The Boatman
  • Ani's Waltz
  • Draper's Maggot
  • Corelli's Maggot
  • Henry's Other Hornpipe
  • Mendocino

September 28, 2016 Orange Hall

Callers - John and Greg

  • An Angel's Touch
  • Mr Legge's Initiation
  • Blenheim House
  • Draper's Maggot
  • If Love's a Sweet Passion
  • The Boatman
  • 'Arrietta

September 23, 2016 Mlacak Centre

Callers - June and Ann

  • Haymakers
  • Smithy Hill
  • Mr Beveridge's Maggot
  • Mr Ganiford's Delight
  • The Queen's Jig
  • The Midnight Ramble
  • Mr Epstein's Esplanade
  • Knole Park
  • Alice

September 16, 2016 Mlacak Centre

Callers - June and Ann

  • The Haymakers
  • Bar a Bar
  • Old Man of Cambridge
  • Leading Lady
  • Lover's Knot
  • Knole Park
  • Take a Dance
  • Leah's Waltz

September 9, 2016. Mlacak Centre

Caller - June

  • Vivaldi in Paradise
  • Our Brief Encounters
  • Chocolate Round O
  • Indian Queen
  • Old Wife Behind the Fire
  • Waterfall Waltz
  • Dancing Across the Atlantic
  • Physical Snob
  • All Saints' Day
  • Peace be with You
  • Corelli's Maggot

September 7, 2016. Orange Hall

  • Dovetail
  • The Homecoming
  • Leslie's Valentine
  • Mrs. Beveridge's Triumph
  • Horseplay
  • Helena (4-couple version)

August 20, 2016, Tea Dance

  • Jackie Tarr (also repeated later)
  • Levi Jackson
  • Neat Mr John
  • Vermont Friends
  • Hand in Hand
  • Sapphire Sea
  • Star Right, Star Bright
  • Bonny Cuckoo
  • Blackheath 2011
  • Leading Lady
  • Well Hall

June 19, 2016, Tea Dance

  • Arietta
  • Lady Catherine of Montaigu
  • Jenny Come Play
  • Tribute to Irfona
  • An Angel's Touch
  • Stirrup Cup
  • New Friends
  • Dutch Diamond
  • Trip to Chippenham
  • Jack's Health
  • Upon a Summer's Day
  • Rock the Boat
  • The Old Mill
  • Fourpence Ha'penny Farthing (4 3/4 d)
  • A Double Duet
  • Never Love Thee More

June 22, 2016, Orange Hall AGM

  • Sara - Come with Voices Singing
  • Susan - Dance for Mars
  • June - Leaving of Liverpool
  • Greg - Rakes of Rochester
  • Mary - Henry's Other Hornpipe
  • John - Turn of the Tide
  • John - Upon a Summer's Day

June 1, 2016. Orange Hall

Callers: Sara and June

  • Leslie's Valentine
  • Safe Home
  • Dunrobin Castle
  • Foxfire
  • Southwind
  • Algorithms
  • The Merry Conceit

May 29, 2016. Last dance of the season

Callers: John and Mary

  • Helene's Night Out
  • Hand in Hand
  • Grimstock
  • The Happy Marriage
  • The Engaging Engineer
  • The Comical Fellow
  • The Potter's Wheel
  • Red House
  • Well Hall
  • Juniata

May 25, 2016. Orange Hall

Callers: John and Gregory

  • The Happy Marriage
  • 29th May
  • A Symmetric
  • Arrietta
  • Lady Catherine of Montaigu
  • Grimstock
  • An Improper Notion
  • Ely Court

May 20, 2016

Callers: June and Susan

  • Christchurch Bells
  • March of the 3 Kings
  • Leading Lady
  • Brief Encounters
  • The Merry Merry Milkmaids
  • Yellow Stockings
  • Sunlight Through Draperies
  • Knole Park
  • Royal City Waltz
  • Leaving of Liverpool
  • Chocolate Round-o

May 13, 2016

  • Apley House
  • Honeysuckle Cottage
  • Fair Quaker of Deal
  • Ely Court
  • Leather Lake House
  • Winter Dreams Waltz
  • The Dancing Wife
  • Randolph Farewell
  • Barbarini's Tambourine
  • Freeford Gardens
  • Trip to Paris

May 6, 2016

Callrs: Susan and Mary

  • Freeford Gardens
  • A Girl's Best Friend
  • Wright's Humour
  • Dancing Across the Atlantic
  • Kelstern Gardens
  • Ani's Waltz
  • Hop Ground
  • Guid Man of Gallangigh
  • The Spring
  • A Mover and a Shaker

May 4, 2016. Orange Hall

Caller: June

  • Lark in the Morn
  • Perfect Harmony
  • Felicity
  • Leading Lady
  • A Fine Balance
  • Safe Home
  • That Sinking Feeling

April 29, 2016

Callers: John and Sara

  • Over The Hills and Far Away
  • Jackie Tarr
  • De'il Tak The War
  • Comme With Voices Singing
  • The Freemason
  • Sapphire Sea
  • Cadger's Other Caper
  • Take aDance
  • Christina
  • Rakes of Rochester
  • Black Nag

April 27, 2016. Orange Hall

Callers: Sara and Mary

  • Forget Me Not
  • Songs of the Harpist
  • Hand in Hand
  • Christine
  • The Designing Woman
  • Dr. Bending's Serpent

April 22, 2016

Callers: John and Sara

  • Emperor of the Moon
  • Michael and All Angels
  • Comical Fellow
  • Quite Carried Away
  • Bare Necessities
  • Barbarini's Tambourine
  • Turn of the Tide
  • Trip to Chippenham
  • Bridge of Athlone
  • Marching to Praetorius
  • Juice of Bar…

April 15, 2016

Caller: June

  • Mile of Smiles
  • Our Brief Encounters
  • Mr. Ganiford's Delight
  • Royal City Waltz
  • That Sinking Feeling
  • Jovial Beggars
  • Mill Lake
  • Henry's Other Hornpipe
  • Helena Handbasket
  • Hole in the Wall
  • The Short and the Tall

April 8, 2016

Callers: Susan, Mary, Anne and Gregory

Band: Playford Players

This was an evening when dancers had the opportunity to vote on their favourite choreography for “Irfona's Waltz”; tune written by Charlene Thompson in memory of Irfona Larkin.

  • Indian Queen
  • Irfona's Waltz, version 1
  • Trip to Richmond
  • Irfona's Waltz, Version 2
  • Childgrove
  • Mendocino Redwoods
  • Irfona's Waltz, Version 3
  • Upon a Summer's Day
  • Mount Hills
  • Irfona's Waltz, winning version; written by Mary Williams

April 6, 2016. Orange Hall

Callers: John and Mary

  • Asym Metric
  • Steam Boat
  • Hand in Hand
  • Band of Friends
  • Cuckolds All aRow
  • Rain on the Roof
  • Safe Haven
  • Anna Maria
  • Bonny Cuckoo

April 1, 2016

Guest caller: David Millstone Guest band: Hole in the Wall Gang

  • The Female Saylor
  • Barne Storming
  • Vermont Friends
  • Double Jubilee
  • Mr. Hamilton's Inauguration
  • The Prince of Westborough
  • Mr. Isaac's Maggot
  • Kelstern Gardens
  • Mr. Millstone's Inauguration
  • Ani's Waltz

March 23, 2016 Orange Hall

Callers: Gregory and Mary

  • Lord and Lady of the Rings
  • Kate's Whimsy
  • The Engaging Engineer
  • After Dinner Maggot
  • If Love's a Sweet Passion
  • Twenty Something
  • An Improper Notion (needs more work)

March 18, 2016

Callers: Sara and Mary

  • Easter Thursday
  • Terpsicourante
  • The Liberated Librarian
  • Newcastle
  • Portabella
  • Gold for the Mahieus
  • Meet in the Middle
  • Lady Williams' Delight
  • Juniata

March 11, 2016

Caller: June

  • Chocolate Round'O
  • Sunlight Through Drapery
  • Mr Legge's Initiation
  • The Gypsy Hill Jig
  • Leaving Of Liverpool
  • Mrs Savage's Whim
  • Newcastle
  • Gypsy Round
  • Merry Girls Of Maidstone

March 2, 2016

Callers: John and Sara

  • Lovers' Knot
  • Newcastle (Dance of the Month)
  • We'll Bed and We'll Weed
  • Mile of Smiles
  • The Mulberry Garden
  • In the Fields of Frost and Snow
  • The Old Mill
  • Come with Voices Singing
  • Circasian Circle

March 2, 2016

Orange Hall Callers: Sara and John

  • Newcastle (Dance of the Month)
  • Beggar Boy
  • The Old Mill
  • Wa is Me What Mun I do
  • The Designing Woman

February 26, 2016

Callers: June and Susan

  • A Trip to Paris
  • A Double Duet
  • Apley House
  • For Mars
  • Snowflakes
  • Jaques Latin
  • Old Man of Cambridge
  • Zephyrs and Flora
  • Frida Drift
  • Spanish Jigg

February 19, 2016

Caller: Adina Gordon

  • Wooden Shoes
  • Oxford Circus
  • Emma's Commencement
  • Young Widow
  • The Bonny Cuckoo
  • Impropriety
  • Trip to Tunbridge
  • Upper Valley Waltz
  • Jaques Latin
  • De'il Take the War
  • Geud Man of Ballangigh

February 5, 2016

Caller: David Smukler

  • Alice
  • Blackheath
  • Bar a Bar
  • The Old Mill
  • Emperor of the Moon
  • Waterfall Waltz
  • On the Midway
  • Highland Farewell
  • Sun Assembly
  • The Ragg

February 3, 2016. Orange Hall

Caller: June

  • Snowflakes
  • Horseplay
  • A New Beginning
  • Lovers' Knot
  • Winter Solstice
  • Fair and Softly

January 29, 2016

Callers: June and Susan

  • Portabella
  • The Play's the Thing
  • In the Fields of Frost and Snow
  • Collier's Daughter
  • Hush-a-Bye Baby
  • Northdown Waltz
  • T. A. G. Variant
  • Juice of Barley 1670
  • To Dance Divine
  • Dover Pier

January 27, 2016. Orange Hall

Callers: Gregory and Mary

  • Believe Me
  • The Bribe
  • Little Nightingale
  • Generosity
  • Hey Boys- Up We Go
  • Leaps and Bounds

January 22, 2016

Callers: Sara and June

  • Haymakers
  • Wrights of Lichfield
  • Filigree
  • Far Away
  • Michael and All Angels
  • Oxford Circus
  • Once a Night
  • The Short and the Tall
  • Jack's Maggot

January 15, 2016

Callers: June and Mary

  • The Dancing Wife
  • Easter Morn x2
  • A Girl's Best Friend
  • After Dinner Maggot x2
  • Kill Him With Kindness
  • Leaps and Bounds
  • Ramsgate Assembly
  • Henry's Other Hornpipe

January 8, 2016

Callers: Susan and Mary

  • Indian Queen
  • Auretti's Dutch Skipper
  • The Dressed Ship
  • Soulton Jig
  • Lovely Nancy
  • Hop Pickers Feast
  • Wakefield Hunt
  • Well Done Jack
  • Gypsy Round
  • The Jovial Beggars
  • Trip to Margate

January 6, 2016. Orange Hall

Callers: Mary and Sara

  • Fostering Traditions
  • Ruth
  • Joy After Sorrow
  • Once a Night
  • Christine
  • Bartlett House

December 11, 2015

Callers: June and John

  • Merry Girls of Maidstone
  • Chestnut or Dove's Figary
  • Round About Our Coal Fire
  • Trip to Woodstock
  • Potter's Wheel
  • Duke of Kent's Waltz
  • Lady William's Delight
  • The Country Bumpkin
  • Grand March

December 4, 2015

Callers: Sara and Susan

  • Leather Lake House
  • The Homecoming
  • For Mars
  • Rakes of Rochester
  • Beggar Boy
  • Trip to Tunbridge
  • Freeford Gardens
  • Handel with Care
  • Hop Ground
  • Early Frost
  • Ore Boggy
  • Key to the Cellar

December 2, 2015. Orange Hall

Callers: Gregory and John

  • Miss Anderson's Allemonde
  • Mr. Chopin's Waltz
  • Beggar Boy
  • Red House
  • King of Poland
  • Midwinter Maggot
  • Siege of Limerick
  • Mutual Love

November 27, 2015

Callers: Anne and Susan

  • The Belle of the Ball
  • Braes of Dornoch
  • New Friends
  • Prince of Westborough
  • Soulton Jigg
  • Daybreak
  • Lovely Marion (dance of the month)
  • Geud Man of Gallangigh
  • Volpony
  • Jefferson and Liberty
  • Comical Fellow
  • Trip to Richmond

November 25, 2015. Orange Hall

Caller: June

  • Lovely Marion
  • Sting in the Tail
  • Tango in Toronto
  • Companions
  • Miss De Jersey's Memorial

November 20, 2015

Callers: Anne and Mary

  • Dancing Across the Atlantic
  • Fleur-de-Lis
  • Honeysuckle Cottage
  • Bury Fair
  • Lovely Marion (dance of the month)
  • Spring Blossom
  • Trip to Chippenham
  • Emma's Commencement

November 4, 2015. Orange Hall

Callers: Anne, Mary and June

  • Twenty Something
  • Colin's Tambourine
  • Lovely Marion (dance of the month)
  • Mr. Chopin's Waltz
  • Mrs. Pomeroy's Pavane
  • Conway Castle

October 30, 2015

Callers: Mary and John

  • Auretti's Dutch Skipper
  • St. Margaret's Hill
  • Stockport Assembly (dance of the month)
  • Sweet Cecily
  • Mylecharane
  • Salutation
  • Leah's Waltz
  • Elverton Grove
  • Wooden Shoes

October 28, 2015. Orange Hall

Callers: Gregory and Anne

  • Lord Phoppington
  • Handel's Delight
  • Another Nancy's Fancy
  • The Rainbow
  • Charlene's Celebration
  • Rakes of Rochester

October 23, 2015

Callers: John and Mary

  • Nina's Smile
  • Woodstock Park
  • Red and All Red
  • Picking Up Sticks
  • Delia
  • Smithy Hill
  • St. Margaret's Hill
  • Stockport Assembly: Dance of the Month
  • Lilliburlaro
  • Indian Queen

October 16, 2015

Caller: June

  • Come With Voices Singing
  • Stockport Assembly
  • Lovely Nancy (variation)
  • The Potter's Wheel
  • Star Right, Star Bright
  • Portsmouth
  • Mr. Legg's Initiation
  • Blue Bonnets
  • Waterfall Waltz

October 9, 2015

Callers: John and Mary Band: Playford Players

  • Indian Queen
  • Christchurch Bells
  • Turn of the Tide
  • Softly Good Tummus
  • Stockport Assembly (dance of the month)
  • Turning by Threes
  • All the Way to Galway
  • Trip to Richmond
  • Well Hall
  • Childgrove
  • Mendocino Redwood
  • Jack's Health

October 7, 2015. Orange Hall

Callers: Sara and John

  • For No-one
  • Forget Me Not
  • Beauteous Grove
  • Dovetail
  • Anna Maria
  • Stockport Assembly
  • Devil's Dream
  • Impropriety
  • Well Done Jack

October 2, 2015

Callers: June and Susan

  • Zephyrs and Flora
  • Stickport Assembly (Dance of the Month)
  • Elizabeth
  • Rock the Boat
  • Juice of Bar—
  • Chocolate Round-o
  • Dover Pier
  • Northdown Waltz
  • Mr. Epstein's Esplanade

September 25, 2015

Callers: Sara and Jon

  • Knives and Forks
  • Bare Necessities
  • The Homecoming (dance of the month)
  • Charlene's Celebration
  • Softly Good Tummus
  • Autumn in Amherst
  • Double Duet
  • Freeford Gardens
  • Well Hall
  • Jack's Health

September 23, 2015. Orange Hall

Callers: Sara and Gregory

  • A Maid's Last Wish
  • Mr. Handel's Delight
  • John Tallis Canon
  • Dusty Miller
  • The Homecoming
  • Sally in our Alley

September 18, 2015

Callers: June and Mary

  • Chocolate Round-o
  • The Homecoming (dance of the month)
  • Christine
  • New Friends
  • Ramsgate Assembly
  • Henry's Other Hornpipe
  • Queen's Jig
  • Dancing Across the Atlantic
  • Chestnut
  • Alice

September 11, 2015. Mlacak

Callers: Sara, June

  • Sarah
  • Turn of the Tide
  • Rock the Boat
  • Comical Fellow
  • Knole Park
  • The Spaniard
  • Leah's Waltz
  • Yellow Stockings
  • Trip to Paris

September 2, 2015. Orange Hall

Callers: John, Mary

  • Bellamira
  • Hambleton's Round O
  • Randolph Farewell
  • Neat Mr. John
  • Trip to Chippenham
  • Mrs. Savage's Whim
  • Marching to Praetorius
  • Apley House

Earlier years

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