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What are Circle Dance and International Folk Dance? - See Dance and Music.

You can also see some details of PAST EVENTS.

For International Folk Dancing groups elsewhere in UK visit the SIFD website.


CULTURAL AND DANCE HOLIDAY IN MOROCCO

CULTURAL AND CIRCLE DANCE HOLIDAY AT LA MAISON ANGLAISE, TAROUDANT, MOROCCO, running again MARCH 2019 - full with a waiting list. See separate TAROUDANT page, and also the LA MAISON ANGLAISE website. Also running November 2020, details tbc.

I am also still looking for other venue suggestions for foreign and UK residentials. See separate Pilion page on this site for previous Greek trips. Some photos from the 2009 event can be found online at Flickr.com.

 

DANCE EVENTS - UK DAYS, WEEKENDS, VARIOUS ONE-OFFS......

A hash symbol (#) before an event means it is not one I am teaching or playing at. You can also see some details of PAST EVENTS

 
SATURDAY APRIL 6, 11.00 a.m. - 4.30 p.m., SHEFFIELD. Fruit Salad 2. Day of Circle Dance with Nawal Gadalla and Dee Voce.Dee and Nawal have been teaching in the UK and around the world since 1986. They bring depth and spirituality to the dance, combined with a lightness of touch, passion and good humour, plus they know some cracking dances! Fruit Salad Two follows their very successful day in Sheffield 18 months ago, and will be another delightful and varied cocktail of dances, both traditional and modern. Details and bookings; nawal.dee at gmail.com (replace " at " with @ symbol).

Venue as for November 2.

SATURDAY MAY 18, 11.00 a.m. - 4.30 p.m., YORK. GREEK & ALBANIAN DAY. Traditional dances, maybe plus one or two modern choreographies.

Cost £18 - £26, concessions £12 (self-select according to income. Concessionary rate intended mainly for unwaged on state benefits, and for students. If in doubt, ask me). Please book in advance with £5 deposit - internet banking transfer (email me for bank details and then also to say you have made the transfer), or send a cheque. Deposit non-returnable except at my discretion. Early booking discount of £2 if booked by April 25.

Venue; Poppleton Road Memorial Hall, Oak St, York,YO26 4SE.  http://www.poppletonroadhall.org.uk/mapmemorialhall.  Buses 5, 10 from rail station, also (less frequent) 24, 142, 143. Approx. 25 to 30 mins. walk from station, 10 mins. by bus.

FRIDAY 19 - SUNDAY 21 JULY, 2019. BOB MINNEY, PAUL BOIZOT & JO DENHAM play a whole weekend of live music at Sophia Hatch's Circle Dance residential at ROBIN HOOD'S BAY, NORTH YORKSHIRE. You can hear mp3 samples of music from a previous event. Enquiries and more details; Sophia www.sophiafreedancer.co.uk.

SATURDAY SEPT. 28, 11 a.m.- 4.30 p.m., YORK. FOREVER CHANGES. Dances to singer-songwriter/ folk/pop/rock or related music. Mostly English-language songs, maybe with the odd modern foreign piece. Mostly modern choreographies, including some of my own, maybe plus a couple of traditional dances to modern music. Music by some of; Love, K D Lang, Talking Heads,Van Morrison, Tina Malia, Neil Young, Robert Wyatt, Joni Mitchell, Gerry Rafferty, Richard & Mimi Farina, Joan Baez, 801, The Waterboys, and others. Some experience of circle dance, world dance or international folk dance needed. Bring food for shared lunch; teas provided.

Cost and venue as for May 18, early booking date Sept. 5. I'll be away from Sept. 8 to 23, but expect to be able to answer emails. I won't expect our housesitters to deal with post.


SATURDAY OCTOBER 12, 2019 Strictly Circle Dance - Day of Dance at GARTMORE Village Hall, Stirlingshire, for Central Scotland Circle Dancers. A mix of traditional dances and modern choreographies (mainly my own). Details to follow.


SATURDAY NOVEMBER 2, 2019, 11.00 a.m. - 4.45 p.m., SHEFFIELD. Day of Circle Dance - MEDITERRANEAN MIX. Modern choreographies, mostly my own, to music from some of Spain, Greece, Italy, Turkey, France, Israel. Probably one or two Sephardic Jewish songs, maybe something Arabic. Some experience of circle dance, world dance or international folk dance needed.  Bring food for shared lunch; teas provided.

Cost £18 - £26, concessions £12 (self-select according to income. Conc. rate intended mainly for unwaged on state benefits, and for students. If in doubt, ask me). Book in advance with £5 deposit - email me for internet banking details, or send a cheque. Deposit non-returnable except at my discretion. Early booking discount of £2 if booked by October 10.

Venue St. Gabriel's Church Hall, Dobbin Hill, Greystones, Sheffield S11 7JB. The church is at the north end of Dobbin Hill, on west side of road, by the junction with Greystones Rd. Bring food for shared lunch; teas provided (I don't usually bring soyamilk).

TUESDAY NOVEMBER 24 - DECEMBER 1, 2020 (yes, eighteen months from now!), TAROUDANT, MOROCCO. Another Cultural and Dance Holiday week at La Maison Anglaise! This time we should be at the newly-built all-singing all-dancing super-eco premises. For details (currently posted for the 2019 trip), see http://www.paulboizot.co.uk/taroudant.htm




REGULAR CIRCLE AND INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCE GROUPS AND CLASSES


For International Folk Dancing groups elsewhere in UK visit the SIFD website.

NORTH YORKSHIRE

YORK   For CIRCLE DANCE (weekly groups and other events run by Karen Michaelsen and Niccy Cordner) see the Circle Dance in York website.


SCARBOROUGH    WORLD DANCE FOR WELL-BEING

Wednesday 1.20 - 3.20 p.m., termtime only, taught by me (Paul Boizot)St. James' Community Art Centre, 24 Seamer Road, Scarborough YO12 4DT, location map here. Restarts April 24, 2019, for 10 weeks. No meeting May 29 and June 19.  Last meeting July 10.

Established group but beginners welcome. Traditional dances from E. Europe, Greece, Russia, Israel, Armenia and elsewhere, plus recent choreographies to a variety of music. Some dances are moderately lively, some slow and meditative. No partner needed. Dances for enjoyment, relaxation, mobility and co-ordination - moderate exercise to interesting music. Both men and women are welcome.

Workers Educational Association course. Enrol for term. Fees for 10 weeks £70.00, or FREE if on means-tested state benefits, or Working Tax Credit and income under £15,276.
 
Enrol; 1) online www.wea.org.uk/find-course Or 2) phone 0300 303 3464 3) you can just turn up at the first class, but will still have to then enrol by phone or online – newcomers, please contact tutor first to say you are coming.

SCARBOROUGH   Circle Dance monthly. Saturday, 7.30 - 9.30 p.m., usually last Sat. of the month but sometimes changes to avoid clashing with other events. St. James' Community Art Centre, 24 Seamer Road, Scarborough YO12 4DT, location map here. Beginners of all ages welcome. Suggested donation £5, includes refreshment. Contact 01723 373106.

Thursday evenings fortnightly - contact me for details.


WEST YORKSHIRE


LEEDS Loidis International Folk Dance group  meets Thursdays 7.30 to 10 p.m. at Moor Allerton Sports and Social Centre.

LEEDS
Israeli dance - weekly group and various one-off events, incuding annual residential in Derbyshire. Contact Julia Kay; julia at bjmedia.co.uk

HEBDEN BRIDGE
, TODMORDEN, SALTAIRE Sophia Hatch 01422 843000. www.sophiafreedancer.co.uk


SOUTH YORKSHIRE

SHEFFIELD  Circle Dance

Sheffield groups are run privately, so you pay per session on the night and do not have to come every week - though if you are new and only drop in every few weeks you will not repeat many dances often enough to become familiar with them. 

Monday fortnightly 1.15 p.m. - 3 p.m., Heeley Institute, Gleadless Road/Hartley Street, Sheffield S2.
Open to all, £4.50, taught by Hilary Webster 0114 274 8280.

Mondays 7.30 p.m. - 10.00 p.m., Last Monday of each month. Shakespeares Pub, 146 Gibraltar Street, Sheffield S3 8UB. "Dancing to World Music - Circle Dance style". Some dance experience necessary.
No charge for teaching - just £5 to cover room hire. Contact Hilary 0114 2748280

DERBYSHIRE

CHAPEL-EN-LE-FRITH  Thurs. 7.45-9.45 p.m., Town End Methodist Church. Frith Folk International Folk Dancing Group (General International). M & P Phillips 01298 24450.

DRUMMING COURSES

No dates fixed for drumming courses at present. I am available to give classes if you have a group of people that want one.

DANCE HOLIDAY IN MOROCCO - DANCE EVENTS  - REGULAR GROUPS  -  DRUMMING COURSENON-DANCE EVENTS - CONTACT

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