PROGRAMME

The  RFDC 2018-2019 Dancing Programme is shown below. Unless indicated otherwise, dancing takes place on Friday evenings from 8.00pm to 10.00pm in Uppingham Town Hall.
A downloadable and printable version can be obtained by clicking on the link:- rfdc prog.2018-19 v2 for printing

At the 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 2018 to 2019 is:-

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

2018

Sept 07: Club Callers : “Free Choice”

Sept 14: Gwynneth Moore & Peter Meacock

Sept 21: Mike Bird : Guest Caller

*Sept 28: Club Callers : “Lord Nelson’s 260th Birthday/Trafalgar”

Sunday, September 30: 2.30 to 6.00pm
RFDC’s 45th Anniversary Sapphire Tea Dance
Guest Caller: John Turner
Band:  The Occasional Two
To see pictures from the Anniversary Tea Dance please go to the PICTURE GALLERY page

Oct 05: Susan Parkin

Oct 12: Club Callers : “Harvest Time”

Oct 19: Sue & Paul Rees : Guest Callers.

*Oct 26: Lady Club Callers : “Suffragettes Anniversary”.

Nov 02: Roy Garrington : Guest Caller – “Spooks & Sparklers”

Nov 09: Ian Whitehead

Nov 16: Pam Hornby, Jean Beaver & Janet Sharman

Nov 23: Club Callers : “Stars and Stripes”

*Nov 30: Gwynneth Moore & Kevin Mears

Dec 07: Club Callers : “Christmas Hats” (use the letters!)

Dec 14 : CHRISTMAS PARTY NIGHT
Callers : Jeannie Byron, Gwynneth Moore & Ken Judd,
With music from : Kevin & Graham Prigmore

7.30 to 10.30pm
Mulled wine/fruit juice provided
Please bring a plate of festive food to share

Dec 21/Jan 04  SORRY NO DANCING – Christmas/New Year Break

2019

Jan 04: Club Callers : “Reels & Heys to bring in the New Year”

Jan 11: Club Callers : “Members’ Requests”

Jan 18: Peter Meacock

*Jan 25: Roy Garrington : Guest Caller – Burns Night

Feb 01: Kevin Prigmore : Guest Caller

Feb 08: Club Callers : “Chinese New Year – of the Pig!”

Feb 15: Gentlemen Club Callers : “Cupid’s Arrow”

*Feb 22: Bronwyn Taylor & Margaret Pollard

Mar 01: Roy & Norma Garrington : Guest Callers – ” A Welsh-ish Night!”

Mar 08: Jeannie Byron & Peter Meacock ; “A Playford Evening”
Dancers are invited to wear period costume or smart evening-wear

Mar 15: Club Callers : “Norfolk Capers”

Mar 22: Liam Binley & Ken Judd

Mar 29: AGM with Election of Club Officers & Club Callers: Susan, Liam & Peter
Note:- 7.30pm start for AGM

Apr 05: Club Callers: “Money, money, money!”

Apr 12: SPRING DANCE: 7.30 to 10.30pm
               Dampier’s Round with Madeleine Smith

               Tickets: £8
Contact: Hilary (Club Treasurer)
Tel: 01780 460 389
Email: hilarywallacehw@gmail.com
Please bring a plate of party food to share
For a printable poster, click the link: RFDC spring dance poster x2

Apr 19: GOOD FRIDAY – NO DANCING

Apr 26: Club Callers: “St George’s Day – English Dances”

May 03: Club Callers: “Ocean Waves & Flutterwheels”

May 10:  Club Callers: “Home Grown Talent – members calling their own dances”

May 17: Jane Edmett and John Green

May 24: Club Callers: “Oak Apple Day & Maggots!”

May 31: Club Callers: “Members Requests”

June 07: Susan Parkin

June 14: Ian Whitehead

June 21: Club Callers old & new: “Squares and Contras”

June 28: SUMMER PARTY NIGHT : 7.30 to 10.30pm
                Lynne Whapples with music from “Bob and Kevin”:
Tickets: £tbc
Please bring a plate of party food to share

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Dances called so far this year (2018-19)

Sept 07: Club Callers – Free Choice
The dances called (Caller) were:-
Blue-eyed Jenny (Ken)
For Rebecca (Janet S)
A Garland for Judi (Jeannie)
Recognition Square (Liam)
Star Down (Susan)
A Flower for Stephanie (Janet S)
Don’t Look Back (Jeannie)
Childgrove (Peter)
Giant Steps (Susan)
Mignonette (Ken)

Sept 14: Gwynneth & Peter (Club Callers)
The dances called (Caller) were:-
Dunham Oaks (Gwynneth)
Alterations (Gwynneth)
Viking’s Sheepskin (Peter)
A Perfect Ten (Peter)
Chinese Breakdown (Gwynneth)
Relay Square (Gwynneth)
Star Circle (Peter)
Surprise for Tom (Peter)
Westhill Wheelwrights (Gwynneth)

Sept 21: Mike Bird (Guest Caller)
The dances Mike called were:-
What the Dickens!
The Stitcher’s Birthday
Heidenroslein
The Golden Age
Moscow Nights
The Drummer
The Disbanded Officer
Barbarini’s Tambourine
Sun Assembly
Edinburgh Snake
Wishing Waltz

Sept 28: Club Callers – “Lord Nelson’s 260th Birthday!”
The dances called (Caller) were:-
Holiday Hornpipe (Gwynneth)
Sapphire Sea (Liam)
Aweigh Anchor (Susan)
Admirable Nelson (Peter)
Triple Nelson (Pam)
Trafalgar Square (Susan)
Sea Bright (Pam)
Row Well Ye Mariners (Peter)

Sunday, September 30: 2.30 to 6.00pm
RFDC’s 45th Anniversary Sapphire Tea Dance
Guest Caller: John Turner
Band:  The Occasional Two
The dances that John Called were:-
Dover Pier
Beckett Reel
Pride of Newcastle
The Night Cap
Hobo IV
Twa Meenit Reel
Sperantsa
The Goat Fell Gallop
Little Man in a Fix
Ely Waltz
Wakefield Hunt
Dorset Four-Hand Reel
Dick’s Alternate Maggot
Waiting on the Corner
The Young Widow

Oct 05: Susan Parkin
The dances that Susan Called were:-
Saturday Siesta
Wallington Golden Jubilee
The Slof Galliard
Bins 88
Ups and Downs
Waltz to Whipsnade
Square Line Special
K & E
Felicity
Patience

Oct 12: Club Callers : “Harvest Time”
The dances that were called (Caller) were:-
Blythe Company/All Among the Barley (Jeannie)
Farmer’s Quadrille (John P)
White Wheat (Margaret P)
Pippins (janet S)
Merrymakers Jubilee (Jean B)
The Hop Pickers’ Feast (Peter)
The Farmer’s Jig (Ken)
Haymakers (Jeannie)
Cranberries & Kumquats (Janet S)
Gathering Peascods (Margaret P)
Autumn in Amherst (John P)
Blackbird PIe (Jean B)

Oct 19: Sue & Paul Rees : Guest Callers.
The dances that Sue and Paul called were:-
Soulton Jig
Staircase in Styria
Northampton Ramble
Beechen Grove’s New Hall
Karla’s Waltz
Jack’s Dolphin
An Olive Grove
Brief Encounter
Sweet Heart
Merry Makers’ Jubilee
Bubbles

Oct 26:  Lady Club Callers : “Suffragettes Anniversary”.
The dances called (Caller) were:-
Deeds Not Words (Jeannie)
Fine Dame (Jean B)
Always Possible (Susan)
Alice (Heather)
Pelorus Jack (Heather)
The Pugilist (Margaret P)
Pentonville (Pam)
Connie Lane (Gwynneth)
Hyde Park (Jeannie)

Nov 02: Roy Garrington : Guest Caller – “Spooks & Sparklers”
The dances that Roy called were:-
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Nov 09: Ian Whitehead
The dances that Ian called were:-
Always Possible
A Road Less Travelled
Cranford
Des Remembere
Salt of the Earth
Hope for the Best
Lost at Sea
Impertinence
Down the Ocean
Around the Corner

Nov 16: Pam Hornby, Jean Beaver & Janet Sharman
The dances called (Caller) were:-
Bar-a-Bar (Pam)
Rufty Tufty (Pam)
Farewell to Maine (Janet )
A Flower for Stephanie
Hi-Seven (Jean)
75th Anniversary Reel (Jean)
The Touchstone (Pam)
The Comical Fellow (Pam)
Harke Planeet (Janet)
Kimberley’s Sicilian (Jean)

Nov 23: Club Callers : “Stars and Stripes”
The dances called (Caller) were:-
Never Forgotten (Liam)
Kneeland Romp (Janet S)
Virginia Reel (Jeannie)
Star of Kintra (Margaret P)
Atlantic Hornpipe (John P)
California Here I Come (Ken)
Elverton Grove (Pam)
Yankee Reel (Peter)
Independence (Peter)
Waiting On the Corner (Liam)
Yellow Cat Reel (John P)

Nov 30: Gwynneth Moore & Kevin Mears
The dances called (Caller) were:-
Trip to Richmond (Gwynneth)
Rock Pools (Gwynneth)
Winter Dreams Waltz (Gwynneth)
Satisfaction ( Gwynneth)
Opal Circle (Gwynneth)
2-22-22-2 (Kevin)
Turtles Too (Kevin)
Walk the Chalk Line (Kevin)
Simple Pleasures (Kevin)
Chicago (Kevin)

Dec 6: Club Callers: “Christmas Hats”
The dances called (Caller) were:-
C onnoisseur’s Contra (Bronwyn Taylor)
H eat Index Express (Ian Whitehead)
R utland Red Red Robin (Jeannie Byron)
I f I had Maggie in the Wood (Margaret Pollard)
S howtime Christmas Square (Ken Judd)
T urn of the Tide (John Pollard)
M istletoe Kisses (Susan Parkin)
A miability (Jean Beaver)
S hepherds Delight (Pam Hornby)
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H oneysuckle Cottage (Janet Sharman)
A nnika’s Road (Kevin Mears)
T rip to Trafalgar (Gwynneth Moore) – postponed until following week
S olstice Special (Peter Meacock) – postponed until later week

2019

Jan 04: Club Callers : “Reels & Heys to bring in the New Year”
The dances called (Caller) were:-
Sapphire Sea (Liam Binley)
Virginia Reel Square (Ken Judd)
Orca (Jeannie Byron)
Norma & Ken’s Pageant (Jean Beaver)
The Iona Cross (Janet Sharman)
Coomasia Reel (Margaret Pollard)
De’il Tak the War (John Pollard)
A Quick Romp in the Hey! (Peter Meacock

Jan 11: Club Callers : “Members’ Requests”
The dances called (Caller) were:-
Solstice Special (Peter Meacock)
Connie Lane (Gwynneth Moore)
The Sharps of Primrose Corner (Janet Sharman)
Gypsy Cross (Susan Parkin)
An Enchanted Place (Susan Parkin)
Alice (John Pollard)
Green Leaves (Jean Beaver)
Snowdrops (Peter Meacock)
Devil’s Dream (Margaret Pollard)

Jan 18: Peter Meacock: “Dancing in and out of Science”
The dances that Peter
called were:-
Puncle’s Perambulation
The Bamboozled Biologist
MC-Squared
The Amazed Geneticist
Hope for the Best
Hufflepuff  (Magic)
Centrifugal Hey
The Eightfold Way
Big School Circle

Jan 25: Roy Garrington : Guest Caller – Burns Night
The dances that Roy called were:-
O’er Boggy
Heather Towers
The Highland Rambler
Dashing White Sergeant
The Kellohome Jig
Rothesay Rant
Bonnie Cate
Miss Johnstone of Ardrossan
Edinburgh Castle
Corstorphine Fair
Gay Gordons
Scottish Circle Waltz
Auld Lang Syne

Feb 01: Kevin Prigmore : Guest Caller
The dances that Kevin called were:-
Spanish Jigg
Kev’s Contra
Gardener’s Delight
Blue Daphne
Here She Comes
Rustler’s JIg
Fivepenny Bit
In Dulce Jubilo
Johnson City Circle
Another Jig Will Do
Jack’s Confusion
Fever

Feb 08: Club Callers : “Chinese New Year – of the Pig!”
The dances called (Caller) were:-
Chinese New Year (Liam Binley)
Pig Town Breakdown (Kevin Mears)
House of Pigs (Ian Whitehead)
Pig in the Middle – Piggly Wiggly (Ken Judd)
Happy as a Cold Pig in Warm Mud! (Bronwyn Taylor)
Enchanted Place (Susan Parkin)
Chinese Root Ginger (Margaret Pollard)
(Chinese) Candles in the Dark (John Pollard)
Ginger Pigs (Gwynneth Moore)
Swine Jig (Susan Parkin)

Feb 15: Gentlemen Club Callers : “Cupid’s Arrow”
The dances called (Caller) were:-
Valentine’s Mixer (Ken Judd)
Valentine’s Day (Ken Judd)
La Ronde de l’Amour (Peter Meacock)
Three for Petronella (Peter Meacock) *see below
Falling In Love Again (john Green)
Never Love Thee More (John Green)
Our Brief Encounter ( Ken Judd)
Say I Do (Peter Meacock)
Jamaica (John Green)
Draw Cupid Draw (Peter Meacock)
I Care Not For These Ladies (Ken Judd)
*This dance was called in memory of “Dancing David Adcock”, a club member who was laid to rest earlier in the day, under an oak tree – he was much loved, and will be missed.

Feb 22: Bronwyn Taylor & Margaret Pollard
The dances called (Caller) were:-
You Can’t Get There From Here (Bronwyn)
The Fruit Harvest Reel (Bronwyn)
Marching to Praetorius (Margaret)
Pax Hill (Margaret)
Autumn Tapestry (Bronwyn)
Hey Ding-A-Ding (Bronwyn)
Timber Salvage Reel (Margaret)
Turn Of The Tide (Margaret)
Greensleeves and Yellow Lace (Bronwyn)
Woodland Chase (Bronwyn)
Heidenroslein (Margaret)
Indian Princess (Margaret)
285-4673 (Bronwyn)

Mar 01: Roy & Norma Garrington : Guest Callers – ” A Welsh-ish Night!”
The dances that Roy called, and Norma acted as “band”, were:-
David’s Delight
The Welsh March
Conway Castle
White Wheat
Dave’s Triplet #5
Lord of Carnavon’s Jig
Offa’s Dyke
The Promise of Spring
Llanthanwy Abbey
Stallion’s Ford
Farewell to the Shore
The David Circle

Mar 08: Jeannie Byron & Peter Meacock ; “A Playford Evening”
The dances that were called (Caller) were:-
Wa is Me, What Mun I Do? (Jeannie)
Rinaldo (Jeannie)
Jenny Pluck Pears (Jeannie)
Softly Good Tummas (Jeannie)
Merry, Merry Milkmaids (Jeannie)
Mr Thompson’s Farewell (Jeannie)
The Hole in the Wall (Peter)
Grimstock (Peter)
Nonesuch (Peter)
Jamaica (Peter)
Hunsdon House (Peter)

Mar 15: Club Callers : “Norfolk Capers”
The dances called (Caller), mostly written by Peggy Hazell,  were:-
Thingummy Jigs (Peter)
Topsy Turvey (Peter)
Ladies Farewell (Ken)
Happiness at Halsway (Ken)
The Whisk (Susan)
The Caller’s Widow (Susan)
Norfolk Long Dance (John P)
Speed the Plough (Margaret P)
The Hazelnut (Jean B)
Election 83 (John G)
The Maybird Circle (Ken)

Mar 22: Liam Binley & Ken Judd
The dances called (Caller) were:-
Young Phyllis of Wakefield (Ken)
Chain and Twirl (Ken)
Emma’s Waltz (Liam)
Shooting Stars (Liam)
Scott Mekale (Ken)
Johnson City Circle (Ken)
Slytherin (Liam)
High Seas (Liam)
Salute to Larry Jennings (Liam)
The Pugalist (Ken)

Mar 29: AGM with Election of Club Officers & Club Callers: Susan Parkin, Lia Binley & Peter Meacock. Note:- 7.30pm start for AGM
The dances called (Caller) were:-

 

 

 

 

 

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

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

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