Brian Carter - Eastbourne Folk Dance Club Treasurer
The weekly meeting of the Club is held on Thursdays from 8.00 p.m. to 10.00 p.m. at St. Andrews Church Parish Hall, rear of 360 Seaside, Eastbourne, EAST SUSSEX (behind the Arlington Armsa Public House)
We also hold two or three Saturday Socials and a New Years Social during the year in addition to the regular Thursday sessions.
We have approximately a dozen different callers who take it in turn to run an evening and instruct us in the various dances. We hold occasional callers night where members of the club have a go at teaching dances.
Our membership is very steady with around 30 to 40 people on the books, some 20 or so attending on most weeks.
Membership is £4.00 per annum, and the entrance fee on club nights is £2.50.
New dancers are welcome and further details can be obtained from:-
Chairman: Mike Merchant 01323 640599
Treasurer: Brian Carter 01323 419878.
The callers for our following meetings are as follows:-
1st June 2017 - Martyn Bidgood
8th June 2017 - Sean Goddard
15th June 2017 - Walter White
17th June 2017 - Elizabeth Munday
22nd June 2017 - T.B.A.
29th June 2017 - Elizabeth Munday
6th July 20127 - Janet Dingley
13th July 2017 - Liz Boyes
20th July 2017 - Diane and John Burton
22nd July 2017 - Elizabeth Munday (Cream Tea afternoon social 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
27th July 2017 - Elizabeth Munday
August 2017 - No meetings
7th September 2017 - Sean Goddard
14th September 2017 - Kate and Doug Eaton
21st September 2017 - Elizabeth Munday
28th September 2017 - Walter White
5th October 2017 - Martyn Bidgoood
7th October 2017 - Crys Rothan (Evening American Social 7.30 p.m. to 10.30 p.m.)
12th October 2017 - Kate and Doug Eaton
19th October 2017 - Walter White
26th October 2017 - Diane and John Burton
2nd November 2017 - Elizabeth Munday
9th November 2017 - Janet Dingley
16th November 2017 - Sean Goddard
23rd November 2017 - Walter White
30th November 2017 - Diane and John Burton
7th December 2017 - Kate and Doug Eaton
14th December 2017 - Elizabeth Munday
21st December - Walter White (Christmas Party)
31st December 2017 - Janice and Peter Bolton (New Years Eve American Social 8.00 p.m. to 12.10 a.m.)
Callers may change for reasons beyond our control
We have also advertised the club on websites Are You Dancing, Dance Web, ESCC, Set and turn single, Webfleet Index, and Folk and Roots
I have opened a community group for Eastbourne Folk Dance Club on Facebook which can be found by searching for Eastbourne Folk Dance Club
Links to dance scripts of the 226 dances taught by one of our callers Brian Carter are currently being added on his website Eastbourne Folk Dancer. See link below:-