May 212014
 
Memorial Day Dawn Dance is this weekend on Sunday, May 25.
 
The English portion is in the afternoon (2:30-5:30) at the Stone Church.
 
The evening contras begin at 8 PM at the Gibson-Aiken Center on Main St. across from the Stone Church in downtown Brattleboro.
 
It’s advisable to buy all tickets on line.
 
See the web site (<http://www.dawndance.org> for the full line-up of the contra dance.

Afternoon English Dance (2:30-5:30pm) – where tickets are limited to prevent overcrowding…

The English Country Dance portion of the Brattleboro Dawn Dance takes place at the Stone Church (across the street from the Gibson Aiken Center on the corner of Grove and Main streets).

BRAD FOSTER Caller
Rebecca McCallum fiddle
Aldo Fabrizi mandolins
Peter Barnes piano / guitar

English tickets sold separately on line.  <http://www.dawndance.org>
Memorial Day English Dance Ticket,  $10
Good for the English Dance portion (2:30 – 5:30 PM) ONLY.
Available Qty: 37 as of 5/21/14

☼ ☼ ☼ English Country Dance | Peterborough NH

 

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the second in its series of English Country Dances with the theme “Dance Around Monadnock.”

On March 16th from 2:00 to 5:00 PM, the dance will be held at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture’s Bass Hall in Peterborough, NH, with Robin Hayden teaching dances that will appeal to all, from novice to experienced dancers.

Lovely music will be provided by performers Pat Macpherson, piano and TBD.

English Country Dance is a form of social dance that harkens back to the days of Jane Austen and “Pride and Prejudice”, but its roots extend further back in time. Its traditions and innovations continue right up to the present.

Hauntingly beautiful tunes, elegant yet simple steps, friendly people and beautiful surroundings combine to make an English Country Dance a pleasant and energizing experience. No special clothing is required, but comfortable clothes and shoes are recommended.

Beginners and singles are welcome and all dances are taught throughout the session. Admission is $10. For more information call (603) 209-3304

☼ ☼ ☼ English Country Dance | Keene NH

 

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the first in its series of English Country Dances with the theme “Dance Around Monadnock.”

On February 16th from 2:00 to 5:00 PM, the dance will be held at the Cheshire County Historical Society in Keene, NH, with Mary Jones teaching dances that will appeal to all, from novice to experienced dancers.

Lovely music will be provided by performers Carol Compton, piano and Thal Aylward, violin.

English Country Dance is a form of social dance that harkens back to the days of Jane Austen and “Pride and Prejudice”, but its roots extend further back in time. Its traditions and innovations continue right up to the present.

Hauntingly beautiful tunes, elegant yet simple steps, friendly people and beautiful surroundings combine to make an English Country Dance a pleasant and energizing experience. No special clothing is required, but comfortable clothes and shoes are recommended.

Beginners and singles are welcome and all dances are taught throughout the session. Admission is $10. For more information call (603) 209-3304

Jan 252014
 

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the last in its series of English Country Dances with the theme “Dance Around Monadnock.”

On May 11th from 2:00 to 5:00 PM, the dance will be held at the Keene UU Church in Keene, NH, with Adina Gordon teaching dances that will appeal to all, from novice to experienced dancers.

Lovely music will be provided by performers TBD, piano and TBD, violin.

English Country Dance is a form of social dance that harkens back to the days of Jane Austen and “Pride and Prejudice”, but its roots extend further back in time. Its traditions and innovations continue right up to the present.

Hauntingly beautiful tunes, elegant yet simple steps, friendly people and beautiful surroundings combine to make an English Country Dance a pleasant and energizing experience. No special clothing is required, but comfortable clothes and shoes are recommended.

Beginners and singles are welcome and all dances are taught throughout the session. Admission is $10. For more information call (603) 209-3304

Jan 252014
 

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the third in its series of English Country Dances with the theme “Dance Around Monadnock.”

On April 20th from 2:00 to 5:00 PM, the dance will be held at the Dublin Town Hall in Dublin, NH, with Allison Aldrich teaching dances that will appeal to all, from novice to experienced dancers.

Lovely music will be provided by performers Karen Axelrod, piano and Aldo Fabrizi, mandolin.

English Country Dance is a form of social dance that harkens back to the days of Jane Austen and “Pride and Prejudice”, but its roots extend further back in time. Its traditions and innovations continue right up to the present.

Hauntingly beautiful tunes, elegant yet simple steps, friendly people and beautiful surroundings combine to make an English Country Dance a pleasant and energizing experience. No special clothing is required, but comfortable clothes and shoes are recommended.

Beginners and singles are welcome and all dances are taught throughout the session. Admission is $10. For more information call (603) 209-3304

Jan 252014
 

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the second in its series of English Country Dances with the theme “Dance Around Monadnock.”

On March 16th from 2:00 to 5:00 PM, the dance will be held at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture’s Bass Hall in Peterborough, NH, with Robin Hayden teaching dances that will appeal to all, from novice to experienced dancers.

Lovely music will be provided by performers Jean Monroe, piano and lydia ievins, violin.

English Country Dance is a form of social dance that harkens back to the days of Jane Austen and “Pride and Prejudice”, but its roots extend further back in time. Its traditions and innovations continue right up to the present.

Hauntingly beautiful tunes, elegant yet simple steps, friendly people and beautiful surroundings combine to make an English Country Dance a pleasant and energizing experience. No special clothing is required, but comfortable clothes and shoes are recommended.

Beginners and singles are welcome and all dances are taught throughout the session. Admission is $10. For more information call (603) 209-3304

Jan 252014
 

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the first in its series of English Country Dances with the theme “Dance Around Monadnock.”

On February 16th from 2:00 to 5:00 PM, the dance will be held at the Cheshire County Historical Society in Keene, NH, with Mary Jones teaching dances that will appeal to all, from novice to experienced dancers.

Lovely music will be provided by performers Carol Compton, piano and Thal Aylward, violin.

English Country Dance is a form of social dance that harkens back to the days of Jane Austen and “Pride and Prejudice”, but its roots extend further back in time. Its traditions and innovations continue right up to the present.

Hauntingly beautiful tunes, elegant yet simple steps, friendly people and beautiful surroundings combine to make an English Country Dance a pleasant and energizing experience.  No special clothing is required, but comfortable clothes and shoes are recommended.

Beginners and singles are welcome and all dances are taught throughout the session. Admission is $10. For more information call (603) 209-3304

Jun 282013
 

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents an English Country Dance with Barb Seppeler, Val Medve and Dan Seppeler.

On Friday, July 19th from 7:30 to 10:30 PM, the dance will be held at the Nelson, NH Town Hall with dances that will appeal to all, from novice to experienced dancers. The first half hour will include an introductory workshop.

Barb Seppeler is a music teacher, choral director, composer and pianist. She plays English Country Dance in the northeast and in Canada. Dan Seppeler has a love of logic and a playful personality that make him a fun and easy-to-understand English country dance teacher. In 2012, Barb and Dan started a popular weekly English country dance club for students at Hobart College. Val Medve teaches international folk dance (IFD) and English country dance (ECD).

English Country Dance is a form of social dance that harkens back to the days of Jane Austen and “Pride and Prejudice”, but its roots extend further back in time. Its traditions and innovations continue right up to the present.

Hauntingly beautiful tunes, elegant yet simple steps, friendly people and beautiful surroundings combine to make an English Country Dance a pleasant and energizing experience. No special clothing is required, but comfortable clothes and shoes are recommended.

Beginners and singles are welcome and all dances are taught throughout the session. Admission is $10. For more information call (603) 209-3304.

Feb 252013
 

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the last in its series of English Country Dances with the theme “Dance Around Monadnock.”

On May 19th from 2:00 to 5:00 PM., the dance will be held at the Nelson NH Town Hall, 7 Nelson Common Road, Nelson, NH, with Robin Haydn teaching dances that will appeal to all, from novice to experienced dancers. Lovely music will be provided by Doug Creighton and Pat McPherson.

English Country Dance is a form of social dance that harkens back to the days of Jane Austen and “Pride and Prejudice”, but its roots extend further back in time. Its traditions and innovations continue right up to the present.

Hauntingly beautiful tunes, elegant yet simple steps, friendly people and beautiful surroundings combine to make an English Country Dance a pleasant and energizing experience. No special clothing is required, but comfortable clothes and shoes are recommended.

Beginners and singles are welcome and all dances are taught throughout the session. Admission is $10. For more information call (603) 209-3304 or visit http://www.monadnockfolk.org.

Feb 252013
 

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the next in its series of English Country Dances with the theme “Dance Around Monadnock.”

On April 14th from 2:00 to 5:00 PM., the dance will be held at the Fitzwilliam NH Town Hall with Mary Jones teaching dances that will appeal to all, from novice to experienced dancers. Lovely music will be provided by Amy Englesberg and Nora Smith.

English Country Dance is a form of social dance that harkens back to the days of Jane Austen and “Pride and Prejudice”, but its roots extend further back in time. Its traditions and innovations continue right up to the present.

Hauntingly beautiful tunes, elegant yet simple steps, friendly people and beautiful surroundings combine to make an English Country Dance a pleasant and energizing experience. No special clothing is required, but comfortable clothes and shoes are recommended.

Beginners and singles are welcome and all dances are taught throughout the session. Admission is $10. For more information call (603) 209-3304 or visit http://www.monadnockfolk.org.

Directions to Fitzwilliam:
From Boston: Drive west on Route 2. Beyond Fitchburg, take 140 North. When 140 joins Route 12, continue north (left) on route 12 through Winchendon and into New Hampshire. When you reach Route 119 (blinking light), turn left onto Route 119. The Fitzwilliam Common is at the top of the hill on your left. It takes approximately 50 minutes to reach Fitzwilliam from the junction of Routes 2 and 495.

From Connecticut and New York City: Go north on Route 91 past Hartford, Springfield and Greenfield. Turn off at exit 28A (Route 10 East). Go east on Route 10. After crossing the Connecticut River, turn left and continue to follow Route 10 North through Northfield and into New Hampshire. At the second traffic light in Winchester, turn right onto Route 119. Follow Route 119 through Richmond to Fitzwilliam. At Fitzwilliam Depot, take a sharp left (still on Route 119), and follow that road up to Fitzwilliam Center. It takes approximately 45 minutes to reach Fitzwilliam from Greenfield, MA.

From Keene, NH: Go south on Route 12, through Troy. Continue south until you reach the blinking light at the intersection of Route 119. Turn right onto Route 119. The Fitzwilliam Common is at the top of the hill on your left. Fitzwilliam is approximately 25 minutes from Keene.

From Nashua, Manchester, NH: Go west on Route 101 to Peterborough. At Peterborough, take 202 south. Stay on Route 202 through Jaffrey to Rindge. At the traffic light at the intersection of Route 119 in Rindge, turn right. Stay on Route 119 through the blinking light at the intersection of Route 12. The Fitzwilliam Common is at the top of the hill on your left. Fitzwilliam is approximately 1 hour from the junction of Routes 101A and 3 in Nashua.

The next dance on May 19 will be held at the Nelson Town Hall.