PROGRAMME

The  RFDC 2019-2020 Dancing Programme is shown below. Unless indicated otherwise, dancing takes place on Friday evenings from 8.00pm to 10.00pm in Uppingham Town Hall. Further details about the public dances/Special Events will be added as arrangements are finalised.
A downloadable and printable version can be obtained by clicking on the link:- RFDC prog.2019-20 for printing

At the very bottom of this page you can find lists of the dances that were called each week, and the RFDC programmes of previous years, with lists of dances called then. 

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The RFDC Dance Programme for 2019 to 2020 is:-

Black type =  Open Club Callers Night
Blue type   =  Named Club Caller(s) Night
Red type    =  Invited Guest Caller Night
* Committee Meeting @ 6.45pm

2019

Sept 06: Club Callers : “New Term”

Sept 13: Susan Parkin & Peter Meacock
with music from Kevin & Graham Prigmore
“Blue and Purple” – Camping & Caravanning Memories

Sept 20: Janice Holland : Guest Caller

Sept 27: Club Callers : “Autumn Gold & Harvest”

Oct 04: Susan Parkin

Oct 11: Club Callers : “Charles Bolton Dances”

Oct 18: Margaret Pollard & Ken Judd

Oct 25: Club Callers : “Own Choice”

Nov 01: Liam Binley & Jeannie Byron : “Pumpkin Pie Night”

Nov 08: Club Callers with music from Hobson’s Choice:
“Teddy Bears’ Picnic – 100 years of Rupert Bear”

Nov 15: Richard Upton : Guest Caller

Nov 22: Gwynneth Moore & Susan Parkin

Nov 29: Club Callers : “Moonlandings & Thanksgiving –  Celebrations USA Style”

Dec 06: Club Callers : “Christmas Jumpers Night”

Dec 13 : CHRISTMAS PARTY NIGHT
Callers : Our “Three Wise Men”? – Kevin,  Ken & Liam,
With music from : Kevin & Graham Prigmore

7.30 to 10.30pm
Please bring a plate of festive food to share

Dec 20/Jan 03  SORRY NO DANCING – Christmas/New Year Break

2020

Jan 10: Club Callers : “Twelfth Night Festivities”

Jan 17: Ian Whitehead

Jan 24: John Green & Peter Meacock
“Chinese New Year/Burns Night – Year of the Rat Haggis!”

Jan 31: Sue & Paul Rees : Guest Callers 

Feb 07: Ken Jud & Peter Meacock : “Ron Coxall Dances”

Feb 14: Men Club Callers : “Valentine’s Evening”

Feb 21: Club Callers : Own Choice

Feb 28: Pam Hornby with lady Club Callers :
“Ladies Orchestration of Frolics and Fun”!

Mar 06: Peter Meacock

Mar 13: Club Callers with music by Hobson’s Choice

Mar 20: Jeannie Byron CANCELLED

Mar 27:  AGM and Club Callers POSTPONED

Apr 03: Club Callers : ” Easter Bonnets – Sunshine & Showers” CANCELLED

Apr 10: Good Friday – NO MEETING

Apr 17: Club Callers : “Own Choice” CANCELLED

Apr 24: SPRING DANCE (7.30 to 10.30pm) CANCELLED
Caller: JOHN TURNER
Band: OCCASSIONAL TWO
Tickets: £5
For information call Hilary on 01780 460389
or Colin on 07803 922309 (mob)/ 0116 279 3345 (landline)
Please bring a plate of food to share

ALL REMAINING 2019-2020 DANCING HAS BEEN CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, BECAUSE OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK.
PLEASE WATCH THIS WEB SITE FOR ANNOUNCEMENT OF WHEN DANCING WILL RESUME. WHEN THAT HAPPENS THE NEW PROGRAMME WILL BE POSTED HERE!

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Dances called so far this year (2019-20)

Sept 06: Club Callers : “New Term”
The dances called (Caller) were:-
The Leamington Dance (Peter Meacock)
Huntington’s Maggot (John Green)
Figure it Out (Liam Binley)
Ups and Downs (Susan Parkin)
Sapphire Sea (Liam Binley)
Hart’s Hornpipe (John Green)
Shandy Hall (Jean Beaver)
Pat’s Tradition (Kevin Mears)
The Dancing Years (Peter Meacock)
Ducks and Drakes (Susan Parkin)

Sept 13: Susan Parkin and Peter Meacock with music from Kevin and Graham Prigmore:
“Blues and Purples” –  a triple celebration of three events that happened while we were not dancing over the summer;- Pam & Peter Hornby’s Diamond Wedding Anniversary, (Camping Club Memories), Janet & Colin Trevor’s Sapphire Wedding Anniversary, and the Chairman’s (Colin Trevor) 70 Birthday.

The dances called (Caller) were:-

Ampthill Antics (Susan)
The Leaving of Liverpool (Susan)
Cadeby Rectory (Susan)
A Pair of Diamonds (Susan)
Seventh Heaven (Susan)
7 up for 7 T (Susan)
Blue Dolphin (Peter)
Colin’s Conundrum (Peter)
Tax Fiddler’s Jig (Peter)
Lord of Carnarvon’s Jig (Peter)
Fair Play (Peter)
Falling in Love Again (Peter)

Sept 20: Janice Holland : Guest Caller
The dances that Janice called were:-
A Trip to Richmond
Thursday Night Flash
Pelorus Jack
Lovely Nancy
Autumn Amble
The Dancing Dutch
Yorkshire Rose
Ginger Pigs
Just Skylarking
Indian Princess
Honeysuckle Cottage

Sept 27: Club Callers : “Autumn Gold & Harvest”
The dances called (Caller) were:-
Autumn Joy (Ian Whitehead)
Autumn Moon (Ken Judd)
White Wheat (Margaret Pollard)
All Amongst the Barley (Jeann Byron)
Winter Oranges (Jean Beaver)
Autumn in Amherst (John Pollard)
Pumpkin Soup (Susan Parkin)
The Delighted Dendrologist (Liam Binley)
Apple Pie Square (Ken Judd)
Autumn Reel (Ian Whitehead)
Fluttering Leaves (Jeannie Byron)

Oct 04: Susan Parkin
The dances Susan called were:-
A Bit of Best Butter
The Grim Dolphin
The Blue Dolphin
Pulling Bracken
Paradise Circus
Anticipation
U3A Square
Petronella Widdershins

Oct 11: Club Callers : “Charles Bolton Dances”
The dances called (Caller) were:-
Homage to Herbie (Ken Judd)
Nervous Breakdown (Ian Whitehead)
Welland Park (Margaret Pollard)
Fresh Fields (Peter Meacock)
25cc (Gwynneth Moore)
The Band Wagon (Susan Parkin)
Moscow Nights (Kevin Mears)
A Trip to Hexham (Peter Meacock)
Resolution (John Pollard)
Mr Playford’s Roundabout (John Pollard)

Oct 18: Margaret Pollard & Ken Judd
The dances called (Caller) were:-
Barbarini’s Tambourine (Margaret)
The Merry Andrew (Margaret)
Splash Contra (Ken)
Double MIni Roundabout (Ken)
Portesham Breakfast (Margaret)
Heidenroslein (Margaret)
Reel and Star (Ken)
Mrs Pike’s Maggot (Ken)
Catherine (Margaret)
Big School Circle (Ken)

Oct 25: Club Callers : “Own Choice”
The dances called (Caller) were:_
Three Coney Walk (Ian Whitehead)
Portesham Breakfast (Liam BInley)
Another Nancy’s Fancy (Ken Judd)
Hazelnuts (Jean Beaver)
Box the Compass (Susan Parkin)
The New Man (Gwynneth Moore)
The Zither Man (Kevin Mears)
Wedding at Woburn (Ken Judd)
Packing the Boxes (Susan Parkin)

Nov 01: Liam Binley & Jeannie Byron : “Pumpkin Pie Night”
The dances called (Caller) were:-
Graveyard Shuffle (Jeannie)
Guys Do Talk (Jeannie)
Brimstone & Treacle (Liam)
Shooting Stars (Liam)
The Fireworks (Jeannie)

St Catherine (Jeannie)
Never Forgotten (Liam)

Wizard’s Walk (Liam)
Ghost Walk (Jeannie)
Old Grey Cat (Jeannie)
Black Cat Jig (Jeannie)

Nov 08: Club Callers with music from Hobson’s Choice:
“Teddy Bears’ Picnic – almost 100 years of Rupert Bear – 99 actually!”
The dances called (Caller) were:-
Joy (Margaret Pollard)
Betty’s Bears (Peter Meacock)
An Enchanted Place (Susan Parkin)
Dragon Walk (Jeannie Byron)
Waterfall Waltz (John Pollard)
Shadrack’s Square (Peter Meacock)
Teddy Bear’s Picnic  (Ken Judd)
Sting in the Tail – to the tune Bear Necessities! (Susan Parkin)
Bare Necessities (Ken Judd)
Shadrack’s Delight (Peter Meacock)
To see some photos from the night click on the link: RFDC November 8

Nov 15: Richard Upton : Guest Caller
The dances that Richard called were:-
Christmas Hornpipe
Christmas Becket
Winter Stroll
Grey Day
Devil’s Backbone
Winter Dreams Waltz
Gardener’s Delight
Halley’s Comet
Heidenroslein
Devil’s Dream

Nov 22: Gwynneth Moore & Susan Parkin
The dances called (Caller) were:-
Becket (Bucksaw) Reel (Susan)
Nutwood Picnic (Susan)
Sue’s Dolphin (Gwynneth)
Randolph Farewell (Gwynneth)
A Gray Day (Susan)
Helena (Gwynneth)
Under New Management (Gwynneth)
Emma’s Waltz (Susan)
Mistletoe Kisses (Susan)
Wishing Waltz (Gwynneth)

Nov 29: Club Callers : “Moonlandings & Thanksgiving –  Celebrations USA Style”
The dances called (Caller) were:-
Moonshine and Starlight (Jean Beaver)
Moonwalk (Peter Meacock)
Tranquility (Pam Hornby)
Under the Influence (Susan Parkin)
Sun Assembly (Margaret Pollard)
Grand Starry Night (John Pollard)
Gotham City Jubilee (Gwynneth Moore)

Dec 06: Club Callers : “Christmas Jumpers Night”
The dances called (Caller) were:-
Red and All Green (Jeannie Byron)
Plum Pudding Square (Ken Judd)
Come, Let’s Be Merry (Bronwyn Taylor)
Spin the Top Contra (Ian Whitehead)
Turners Hey (Susan Parkin)
Jovial Beggars (John Pollard)
Pleasures of the Town (Margaret Pollard)
Shepherd’s Round (Jean Beaver)
Angels Unawares (Peter Meacock)
Winter Solstice (Pam Hornby)
Snow Sandals (Kevin Mears)

Dec 13: CHRISTMAS PARTY
Callers: Kevin Mears,  Ken Judd & Liam Binley,
With music from : Kevin & Graham Prigmore

2020

Jan 10: Club Callers : “Twelfth Night Festivities”
The dances called (Caller) were:-
Twelfth Night- LW (Peter Meacock)
January Jig (Ken Judd)
Reddie to Roll (Ian Whitehead)
Twelfth Night- 3C (Bronwyn Taylor)
Edwin’s New Year Maggot (Jeannie Byron)
New Year Start? (Gwynneth Moore)
Sting in the Tail (Susan Parkin)
My Lord Byron’s Maggot (Margaret Pollard)
Trip to Bavaria (John Pollard)
Moscow Nights (John Green)

Jan 17: Ian Whitehead
The dances that Ian called were:-
Chinese Fandango
All of a Flutter
Merrymakers’ Jubilee
A Twisted Eight
Pigtown Petronella
Don’t Forget Us
Ray’s Request
Mary’s Feast of Candles
Giant’s Staircase
Josephine
Floating on a Cloud

Jan 24: John Green & Peter Meacock
“Chinese New Year/Burns Night – Year of the Rat Haggis!”
The dances called (Caller) were:-
Chinese New Year (Peter)
Chinese Breakdown (John)
Postie’s Jig (John)
Frisky Jenny (Peter)
The Duke of Atholl’s Reel (Peter)
Celtic Connections (John)
Bonnie Kate of Perth (John)
The Iona Cross (Peter)
Salute to Robert Burns (Peter)
Chinese Fandango (John)
The Wee Mousie (Peter)

Jan 31: Sue & Paul Rees : Guest Callers 
The dances that Sue and Paul called were:-
Orca (Sue)
Daffodils (Sue)
Parkside (Paul)
InchMickery (Paul)
Woven Waves (Sue)
Southcroft (Sue)
Appletree Square (Paul)
Arguably Arnside (Paul)
Bar A Bar (Sue)
Maiden Moor (Sue)
Halliehurst (Paul)
Turning By Threes (Paul)
Rinkling Reel (Sue)
Newcastle Circle (Paul)

Feb 07: Ken Jud & Peter Meacock : “Ron Coxall Dances”
The dances that Ken and Peter called were:-
Ram Meadow (Peter)
The Post Mistress (Peter)
The Short and the Tall (Ken)
Autumn Amble (Ken)
The Lock-Keeper (Peter)
The Ring-Master (Peter)
The Healing Touch (Ken)
Turn of the Tide (Ken)
The Wishing Waltz (Peter)

Feb 14: Men Club Callers : “Valentine’s Evening”
The dances called (Caller) were:-
Never Love Thee More (Ken Judd)
Always My Love (Ian Whitehead)
La Ronde de l’Amour (Peter Meacock)
Sapphire Sea (Liam Binley)
Alsager Valentine (John Pollard)
Say “I Do” (Peter Meacock)
Be Adored (Ken Judd)
Tunnel of Love (Ian Whitehead)
Looking for Love Again (Kevin Mears)
Marie’s Wedding (LIam Binley)

Feb 21: Club Callers : Own Choice
The dances called (Caller) were:-
Forget Me Not (Jean Beaver)
Diabolical Do Paso (Ian Whitehead)
20-20 Vision (Ian Whitehead)
Mount Hills (Liam Binley)
Whistdrive Waltz (Susan Parkin)
Katherine (John Pollard)
Mignonette (Margaret Pollard)
Charlene’s Celebration (Susan Parkin)
Farmer’s Joy (Liam Binley)

Feb 28: Pam Hornby with lady Club Callers :
“Ladies Orchestration of Frolics and Fun”!

Man was for the Woman Made (Pam Hornby)
The Dancing Wife (Janet Sharman)
My Lady Winwood’s Maggot (Gwynneth Moore)
Great Expectations (Jean Beaver)
The Bashful Swain (Pam Hornby)
A Man in her Bed (Janet Sharman)
Morwenna (Gwynneth Moore)
Frolics at Uppingham (Jean Beaver)
The Hen Run (Pam Hornby)
Brief Encounter (Janet Sharman)
Fine Dame (Pam Hornby)

Mar 06: Peter Meacock
The dances that Peter called were:-
Puncle’s Perambulation
Signs of Spring
Braes of Dornoch
Dunant House Waltz
The Demented Seagull
Chain and Twirl
The Ringmaster
Good Man of Cambridge
Randolph Farewell
Widows Shall All Have Husbands
The Molly Andrew

Mar 13: Club Callers with live music by Hobson’s Choice
The dances that were called (Caller) were:-
I don’t know Sullivan (Jeannie Byron)
Shoot the Moon (Ken Judd)
Triple Meeting (Jean Beaver)
Oliver Twist (Peter Meacock)
Turner’s Key (Susan Parkin)
Armstrong’s Waltz (John Pollard)
Joy (Margaret Pollard)
Bovington Tank (Gwynneth Moore)
Pine Tree Quadrille (Peter Meacock)
Slof Galliard (Jeanie Byron)
Nutwood Circle (Susan Parkin)

 

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Downloadable/Printable versions of  previous RDFC programmes
click on file to open for saving/printing :

RFDC prog.2018-19 for printing : Dances Called at RFDC 2018-19

RFDC prog.2017-18 : Dances called at RFDC during 2017-18

rfdc-prog-2016-17-for-printing : Dances called at RFDC during 2016-17

RFDC prog 2015-16 for printing : 2015-16 RFDC Programme annotated with dances called

RFDC prog 2014-15 for printing : RFDC Programme annotated 2014-2015

RFDC programme 2013-14 for printing

RFDC Programme 2012-13

RFDC 2011/12 Programme