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”.
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Nearing the end of the year and also celebrating our President, Stephen’s, retirement from the workforce, we gathered at the Albion Hotel around the corner from our Plus Hall for dinner before the dance.
Always great to socialise (and eat!!) off the dancefloor now and again.
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!
What a gas man! Our 32nd Birthday was celebrated with a Swinging 60s theme. Here are some great photos and a video of the night. Thanks to all who dressed the theme and, with the 60s music, made it a memorable night.
Diana Waters who created the posters, with hubby Robert Elliott
Guess which one is Foghorn Leghorn??
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Our annual celebration of Fathers’ Day saw some nice new posters created by one of our members Diana Waters. Lovely cartoon “father & child” characters.
A lovely turn up and entertaining dancing. A huge supper with hot pies & sausage rolls to complement a great basket supper collection!
Here’s a video compilation taken on the night.Thanks Diana! (Appropriately the song is “My Old Man’s A Dustman”!)
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We once again celebrate Bastille Day (July 14) with our French Night at the Monday Mainstream club. Great to see everyone dressed in French colours and berets and stage decorated to suit. Gustav Eiffel would be proud.
To top it off a supper that was “Magnifique” – croissants, tarts and much much more.
Thanks everyone for your support – the atmosphere was lovely. Merci beaucoup!
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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A wonderful atmosphere at our annual Valentine’s Dance. All proceeds going to charity and we also made this a request night. Great selection of music everyone and even some progressive squares in the mix!
Thanks to all who came and to Nigel and Sheila for looking after the pre-loved clothing stall.