Victoria English Country Dance Society

Schedule of Callers, Dance Program, and Dances Danced

2018 Autumn & Winter/Spring 2019

Jump down to our next Thursday social dance program or to the next Sunday advanced ECD session

* Denotes a "4th Thursday" of the month, Open Band evening

Weekly dancing Thursday evenings at the hall. Social dance 7:30 to about 9:30 p.m.

The evening sports a brief break for tea & socialising. We typically end with a waltz about 9:30 p.m.

Before 7:30 p.m.. callers and others may be testing or working on a dance in some fashion

Sunday Advanced - NOW 1000 - 1200 (was 2 - 4 p.m.)
These sessions are for dancers who feel comfortable with English dance figures, such as double figure eights and many forms of heys.
It is also intended for those who learn quickly and independently.

Sometimes a public dance workshop or session of instruction is available on another day

Weekly social dance on Thursday begins at 7:30 p.m.

Dance parties or workshops may take place on other days -- see our home page for major open events, and/or this page & notices from our mailing list

Thursday Social Dance Schedule / Sunday Advanced Dance Schedule

What we danced in: 2013/2014, 2014/2015, 2015/2016, 2016/2017, 2017/2018 

Callers, see your events and resources page for other activities

7 - 9 Sep 2018    Hands Across the Water 2018    Trevor Monson (UK) leads. Music by The Dancehall Players  

Registration is open, however a wait list is in play. Completion of a waiver is required for participation

A Friday evening danced is part of the weekend. For participants of the full weekend program access is included in their payment. For drop-in dancers access by individual payment

Thursdays:        7:30                        8:45                                Earlier activity

20 Sep 2018      Rosemary Lach    Rosemary Lach

Sam's Maggot
In the Summer House
Evergreen II
Rushin' for the Ferry
Lover's Knot
Jack's Health
Kelsterne Gardens
Autumn Gifts
Potter's Wheel

27 Sep 2018*    Alan Greene        Alan Greene

Old Wife Behind the Fire
Humours of Marybon
Gleaners Indian Princess
Up With Aily
Muriel’s Measure
Dear Abby
Indian Queen

04 Oct 2018      Richard Iredale    Richard Iredale

07 Oct 2018      Sunday Advanced - Rosemary Lach

Huntington's Maggot
The School Cook
The Hopthalmologist
the Star of Kintra
Susanbirds Wend Home
The Rose Garden
Cobbler's Hornpipe

11 Oct 2018      Jim Wisnia           Suzzane Bullen

Randolph Farewell
Yellow Stockings
Barn Elms
Halsway Sicilian
First Lady
Early Frost

18 Oct 2018      Richard Iredale    Carole Smith

Muriel’s Measure
St. Margaret’s Hill
Turn of the Tide
Saphire Sea
Leslie's Valentine
Dan's Polka ("Rosemary goes to Prince George" by Dan)
Lasses of Portsmouth
Handel with Care

21 Oct 2018      Sunday Advanced - Rosemary Lach

Star of Kintra
Gardeners Delight
Three for Leather
Mr. Jensen's Bluesy Waltz
Two cousins

25 Oct 2018*    Alan Greene         Alan Greene

Dover Pier
Mr. Adson’s Masque
Lady Pentweazle’s Maggot
The Bishop’s Halloween
Bonny Grey-Eyed Morn
Mrs. Savage’s Whim
Mr. Williams’ Delight

01 Nov 2018      Sheila McCall      Joanne Thomson

Knives and Forks
Trip to Tunbridge
Rufty Tufty
Ramsgate Assembly
Hazelfern Place
Red and All Red
Leather Lake House
Drapers Garden
Jaque Latin

08 Nov 2018      Jenny Fraser         Jim Wisnia

Autumn Gifts
After Dinner Maggot
Collier’s Daughter
Autumn Moon
One Candle
Candles in the Dark
Bloomsberry Market
Mary’s Feast of Candles

15 Nov 2018      Joanne Thomson  Joanne Thomson

Duke of Kent's Waltz
The Queen's Jig
Freeford Gardens
Levi Jackson Rag
Ramsgate Assembly
Mid Winter Maggot
Mr William's Delight
Well Hall

18 Nov 2018      Sunday Advanced - Rosemary Lach 1000-1200

The Susanbirds Wend Home
Star of Kintra
Gardener's Delight
Three for Leather
Mr. Jensen's Bluesy Waltz
The Two Cousins

22 Nov 2018*    Laura Me Smith   Jenny Fraser

Autumn in Amherst
Cockle Shells
The Dancing Wife
Mile of Smiles
The Bishop
Pluck Me a Fig
Sally in our Alley

29 Nov 2018      Richard Iredale    Richard Iredale

Muriel’s Measure
Bloomsbury Market
Potter's Wheel
Saphire Sea
Blythe Company

02 Dec 2018      Sunday Advanced - Rosemary Lach 1000-1200

Parson's Farewell
Lover's Luck
St. Martin's
I Must be Away

06 Dec 2018      Christmas party, cavalcade of callers and special guests


06 Jan 2019        Sunday Advanced - Rosemary Lach   1000-1200

Blenheim House
Beautious Grove
The Cookow
Lady Dainty
Rebecka Ridinghoode
The Royal Gailliard
Widows Shall All Have Husbands

10 Jan 2019        John D. Erskine    John D. Erskine

Christ Church Bells
Long Live London
La Russe
Long Liner
Banish Misfortune

17 Jan 2019        Jenny Fraser          Suzzane Bullen

Red House
The Merry Andrew
After Dinner Maggot
Flora and Phaon
Sally in Our Alley
Winter Waltz
Dancing Wife

20 Jan 2019        Sunday Advanced - Rosemary Lach   1000-1200

An Opportunity Lost
Song to the Moon
Hide and Seek
Trev's Waltz
Tanya and David's Waltz

24 Jan 2019*      Van Williams        Carole Smith

Well Hall
Trip to Provence
Elephant Stairs
Pargetter's Pleasure
Sun Assembly
Hole in the Wall
Fair Quaker of Deal
The Female Saylor

31 Jan 2019        Jim Wisnia            Jenny Fraser

Mary’s Feast of Candles
Trip to Orpington
O Frabjous Day
A Trip to Town-O
Trip to the Jubilee
Birds of a Feather
Pluck Me a Fig
The Collier’s Daughter

03 Feb 2019        Sunday Advanced - Rosemary Lach  1400, 201-1600 (2-4 p.m.)

07 Feb 2019        John D. Erskine    John D. Erskine          

St. Catherine
Leather Lake House
Bob's Boomerang
Levi Jackson Rag
Black Jack
Mount Hills
Turn of the Tide
The Touchstone
Waterfall Waltz

14 Feb 2019        Rosemary Lach     Rosemary Lach          

17 Feb 2019       Sunday Advanced - Rosemary Lach   1000-1200
21 Feb 2019        Carole Smith         Joanne Thomson        Ball entertainment
28 Feb 2019*      Van Williams                                             Ball entertainment

03 Mar 2019        Sunday Advanced - Rosemary Lach  1400-1600 (2-4 p.m.)
07 Mar 2019        Joanne Thomson                                        Ball entertainment
14 Mar 2019        Jenny Fraser           Suzanne Bullen          Ball entertainment
21 Mar 2019        Joanne Thomson                                        Ball entertainment
28 Mar 2019*                                                                          Ball entertainment

11 Apr 2019
18 Apr 2019        Rosemary Lach    Rosemary Lach
25 Apr 2019*      Nan Evans             Nan Evans

02 May 2019       Alan Greene         Alan Greene
09 May 2019       Jenny Fraser
16 May 2019
23 May 2019*                                   Jenny Fraser
30 May 2019

06 Jun 2019