Victoria English Country Dance Society

Schedule of Callers, Dance Program, and Dances Danced - 2017 Autumn

Jump down to our next regular dance date.  * 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

Sometimes a public dance workshop or session of instruction is available

See this page & notices from our mailing list for news of that, otherwise social dance begins at 7:30 p.m.

Dance parties or workshops may take place on other days -- see our home page for open events

Thursday Social Dance Schedule

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

Callers, see your events and resources page for other activities

8 - 10 Sep 2017    Hands Across the Water 2017 (includes dance program)

Thursdays:        7:30                        8:45                                Earlier activity

21 Sep 2017    Rosemary Lach      Rosemary Lach 

Pleasure Vest
Mrs Hill's Dance
Royal city Waltz
Mount Hills
Rain on the Roof
Nonesuch II
After Dinner Maggot
Trip to Provence

28 Sep 2017*   Richard Iredale       Richard Iredale

05 Oct 2017    Alan Greene            Alan Greene

Draper’s Gardens
Humours of Marybon
Lady Pentweazle’s Maggot
Charlene’s Celebration
Muriel’s Measure
The Molly Andrew
Dear Abby

12 Oct 2017    Jim Wisnia              Jenny Fraser

Take a Dance
The Punch Bowl
Red and All Red
Autumn Gifts
Halsway Sicilian - If time
Freeford Gardens
Jacob Hall’s Jig
Sally in our alley

19 Oct 2017    Evening dancing cancelled

26 Oct 2017*   Rosemary Lach       Rosemary Lach        social dance commences at 7:15 p.m.

We are dancing this Thursday as Dan would have wished
Syd and Dan's family want the hall to continue to ring with the sound of music and dance
I've chosen a programme based on tunes that Dan especially liked plus a couple of dances to Dan's tunes:

Family Waltz - to Star of the County Down
Geud Man of Ballangigh
Long Live London
Leah's Waltz
Polka set
Red House
Candles in the Dark
Still Russian Around
Peace be With You
The Splendid Shilling
Barbarini's Tambourine
Family waltz - I thought we'd end with Late Night Waltz

02 Nov 2017    Joanne Thomson     Alan Greene

Apple Butter Pot
Ferry Dance
Kelsterne Gardens
Smithy Hill
Freeford Gardens
The Bishop’s Halloween
The Molly Andrew
Mrs. Savage’s Whim

09 Nov 2017    Sheila McCall         Jenny Fraser

Zephyrs and Flora
The Play’s the Thing
Leather Lake House
X Ackley
Well Hall
The Bishop
The Collier’s Daughter
The Physical Snob
The Hole in the Wall
The Spaniard

16 Nov 2017    John D. Erskine       John D. Erskine        Run through for those at St. Cecilia's Day

Money In Both Pockets
The Pleasure Vest
Christ Church Bells
Doubtful Shepherd
Pea Straw
Waterfall Waltz
The Play’s the Thing Cottonwood (substituted)

23 Nov 2017*  Richard Iredale        Richard Iredale

30 Nov 2017    Joanne Thomson      Joanne Thomson

Jacks Maggot
Mayne-ly Dancing
Sapphire Sea
Levi Jackson Rag
Duke of Kent's Waltz
Turn of the Tide
Key to the Cellar
A Trip to Paris

07 Dec 2017    Jenny Fraser & Carole Smith        Richard Iredale    **NB Starts at 7:00 p.m.

Good King Wenceslas
Away in a Manger
God Rest You Merry Gentlemen
Deck the Halls
Drive the Cold Winter Away
Ding Dong Merrily on High
Silver Bells
Female Sailor (Masters in this Hall)
Pine Cones
In the Bleak Midwinter