24 - 27 May 2024
24 - 27
May
2024
Neeld
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CURRENT PROGRAMME OF EVENTS (Others may follow)

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Events on Friday 24th May 2024
TimeWhatWithPrice
19:30 - 22:45Contra dance
(G)
WillPower Lynne RenderWeekend or Day tickets Only

Events on Saturday 25th May 2024
TimeWhatWithPrice
09:30 - 11:00American workshop
(P)
Contra Sutra (USA) Nicola ScottWeekend or Day tickets Only
11:15 - 12:45American workshop
(G)
Contra Sutra (USA) Lynne RenderWeekend or Day tickets Only
14:00 - 15:30Maggot Pie dances
Maggot Pie was the first new collection of set dances for over 200 years, which was very controversial. With nothing to guide them, Heffer and Porter produced a terrific collection. (G)
Fran Bulpit, Philip Rowe & Dave Yeomans Colin HumeWeekend or Day tickets Only
15:45 - 17:15Theatre Playford 1
A playful workshop exploring how Playford’s dances reflected the theatre and characters of their times, then using this knowledge to dance them.Clowns, monarchs, villains and all dancers welcome.(P)
Fran Bulpit, Philip Rowe & Dave Yeomans Daisy BlackWeekend or Day tickets Only
19:30 - 22:30Playford Ball
Dances from "The Dancing Master" of John and Henry Playford and John Young: some well-known, some unknown, some fast and energetic, some slow and graceful, some easy, some difficult. (G)
Paul Hutchinson & Karen Wimhurst John HymasWeekend or Day tickets Only
Colin Hume

Events on Sunday 26th May 2024
TimeWhatWithPrice
09:30 - 11:00English or mixed workshop
(G)
Fran Bulpit, Philip Rowe & Dave Yeomans Bruce Hamilton (USA)Weekend or Day tickets Only
11:15 - 12:45English workshop
(G)
Fran Bulpit, Philip Rowe & Dave Yeomans Mike CourtholdWeekend or Day tickets Only
13:40 - 13:55Callers' showcase meet-up
For callers in the callers' showcase.
Bob Morgan (MC)Weekend or Day tickets Only
14:00 - 15:30Callers' showcase
Come and dance to the calls of a preselected group of callers, new to calling at Chippenham. (P, G & A)
Mollie Koenigsberger & Ali Messer Bob Morgan (MC)Weekend or Day tickets Only
15:45 - 17:15Festival band dance
Come and dance to the music of the Festival Band as they play for a mixed programme of dances comprising a selection of well known favourites. (G)
The Falconers Nicola ScottWeekend or Day tickets Only
19:45 - 22:45Contra dance
(G)
Contra Sutra (USA) Lynne RenderWeekend or Day tickets Only