Events

Afternoon Dance

Date: 17 March 2024
Time: 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Jurgens Centre, Englefield Green, Egham, TW20 0QR
Join us for an afternoon of dance with Joanna Reiner (Philadelphia, USA) and musicians Mollie Koenigsberger and Ali Messer. £10 entry. Pay on the door. Includes tea or coffee. Donations of cake & biscuits welcome. Sponsored by Friends of English Dance and Folk Association of South Hampshire

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AGM

Date: 26 November 2023
Time: 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Zoom
Members Only

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Town Hall Discussion

Date: 1 February 2023
Time: 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Zoom
Webinar
In our last Town Hall meeting, someone commented that it was the music that drew people into the dance. Therefore, our next Town Hall discussion meeting will be of interest to those who are interested in music for dancing. Whether this is playing music for dance or using music for dance, both live and recorded, […]

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AGM

Date: 1 December 2022
Time: 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Members Only
Members are invited to our Annual General Meeting.

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Town Hall Discussion

Date: 18 November 2022
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: Via Zoom
Webinar
On 18th November, we will be hosting our first Town Hall discussion meeting on Zoom. In this meeting, we want to get your views about what should be done at a national level to raise the profile of English Dance.­­ The Zoom link will be sent to all those on the FED mailing list shortly […]

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Playford Past & Present On Tour

Date: 26 June 2022
Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: St Ippolyts Parish Hall, Waterdell Lane, St Ippolyts, Herts., SG4 7RA.
Dance
We continue our Playford Past and Present dances road trip with caller Colin Hume. Musicians - Alan Brunier (accordion) and Marni Rachmiel (flute) £12 or £10 for members

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Playford Past & Present On Tour

Date: 15 May 2022
Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Chapeltown Community Centre, Burncross Road, Chapeltown, Sheffield, S35 1TH
Dance
We are so excited to be taking our Playford Past and Present dances on the road. Our first event will be in Sheffield with the wonderful caller Victoria Yeomans. Music will be provided by the the always fabulous Dave Yeomans. £12 or £10 for members

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Playford Past and Present

Date: 20 February 2022
Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Acland Burghley School, 93 Burghley Rd, London NW5 1UJ
Dance

“Dancing Beyond the Minor Set”.

In this workshop, Louise will present a series of lively dances from the early 18th to the early 21st century that share one notable feature: the choreography takes dancers away from, and then back to, their minor set within the dance. Combining conceptual challenges with uniquely delightful patterns, we’ll enjoy the dances for their own sake while exploring their origins in history, reconstruction choices, and cross-cultural borrowings.

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