Enjoying the experience – learners with club dancers
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These shots and video were taken on the last night of our begineers’ intake in November 2017. We teach for about an hour then dance them with our club dancers. The video captures the atmosphere well.
We love our square dancing but there’s nothing like the sheer joy on the faces of new dancers who “made it” through their first bracket with the “professionals”.
Rose, Graham (caller), Anne (Society president), Greg and Len
Graham (caller) & Alison
Graham (caller), Julie & Lee
Graham (caller) and Liz
Graham (caller) & Lian
Len, Liz, Alison, Rose, Lian & Greg (Julie & Lee missing from this pic)
Congratulations to the group who have completed the mainstream program in October 2017. Due to various absences due to holidays away and health, they have been presented their certificates over a period of several weeks as each returned to the club.
May you all enjoy the fruits of your labour and welcome to the wonderful world of Mainstream Dancing.
Our annual Hallowe’en theme was held this year on Oct 30th. Great support by our dancers – Mainstream, intermediate and even some brand new learners who just came in and would have got a bit of a surprise!
Thanks to all who helped decorate and brought some interesting supper!
Great outfits too everyone!
Somehow we found some time to sit and eat civilised like!
A good set runs on pancakes!
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Thanks to Diana Waters for the photos and video.
Our annual Pancake Night was well supported again and we managed to successfully integrate teaching of learners and intermediate dancers, Mainstream dancing and the flip’n’catch that is the joy of pancakes. The Pancake King crew – Scott and Kaye – doing a marvellous job and Scott has perfected the art of flipping these babies. Pity we all haven’t necessarily mastered the art of catching them!!
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In an effort to allow more frequent intakes for new dancers, we’re running three streams Monday nights now. Intermediate (6 – 7 then 8 – 8:30pm), New learners (7 – 8:30pm) and Mainstream (8 – 10:15pm). Some overlaps to allow good mixing.
Here’s a photo of one of the mixes. What a sharp looking group! Photo Credit – Bruce Forster – Dancing Days Magazine
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We begin our Xmas celebrations with our Christmas Dinner Dance. Great crowd and a wonderful atmosphere. Thanks to all who came along and joined in. Our learners joined is as well and looked great in their gear. Particular thanks to the helpers who decorated and assisted with the night. Also to Cheryl’s Kitchen staff who prepared and served up the roast – delicious!!
Break up nights next week – Mon 19th (Mainstream) & Wed 21st (Plus).
The new graduates – welcome to Mainstream dancing!
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Congratulations to our latest group of dancers who have just completed the Mainstream program. Welcome to the wonderful world of club dancing.
It was a fun night also celebrating Easter with loads of Hot Cross Buns & chocolate eggs. Our Square Dance Society president Heather was also there to welcome the group.
Dance your hearts out everyone!
Mark & Jenny soon to complete Mainstream and in St Patrick’s mode
Graham being watched over!
Dancing at St Patrick’s
Gotta burn off the spud!
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As we approach St Patrick’s Day we celebrate an Irish theme and serve spuds for tea. A lovely crowd joined us for pre-dance dinner and a fun night. Our learners are now only 2 weeks away from completion and also joined us for the dining extravaganza!
Thanks to the team of helpers who set up the hall decorations and dining arrangements.