Dance run by Unicorn Ceilidhs
Friday 12 April 2019
Regular public dances with live band & caller, with interval entertainment
Dance Styles: Barn Dance, English Ceilidh
Price: £10 adults, with concessions
Time: Doors open 7.30, dancing from 8.00 to 11.00 p.m.
Ticket Options: Pay on door
This month - English Contra Dance Band with caller Mike Courthold. Tappalachian dance at the interval.
Gareth Kiddier (piano) has been playing on the folk dance scene for over 15 years and is a passionate dancer. He also plays with The Watch, PolkaWorks and other occasional line-ups. Linda Game (fiddle, mandolin) has been playing folk based music for over 20 years since she escaped from the Classical world!
Mike has been calling since 1981, and is also the Dance Director for Chippenham Folk Festival.
It's a barn dance - or is it a ceilidh? And what's that? A ceilidh (say kayley) is your chance to dance English traditional country dances with others. The caller describes all the moves (very simple) and the dancers walk through the whole dance once - then the band starts - and a great time is had by all ! Dance as vigorously or as sedately as you wish - and don't worry if you get it wrong. Most dances are for couples, but singles and groups are welcome. There's a break about 9.15 when we organise a dance display - generally Morris or similar - to entertain you, and a Raffle . See our website at www.unicornceilidhs.org.uk for all details
St Mary's Hall venue
New venue with better access and ventilation, and also slightly larger - more room to dance! The hall is NW of St Mary's Church within its grounds. No parking within the church grounds.
The hall is in the grounds of St Mary's Church, Baldock. Park as near as you like to the Old Town Hall - it's a 2 minute walk from there to the new venue. Parking on High Street or at the Twitchell Car Park, off Simpson Drive (with the library on the corner).
Address: Church Street Baldock Hertfordshire SG7 5AE
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