The  RFDC 2017-2018 Dancing Programme that started on September 8 is listed below.
For a downloadable/printable version of the complete 2017/18 programme click on the link here:-  RFDC prog.2017-18

Unless indicated otherwise, dancing takes place on Friday evenings from 8.00pm to 10.00pm in Uppingham Town Hall.

At the bottom of this page you can find information about the RFDC programmes of previous years, and the dances that were called. 


The RFDC Dance Programme for 2017 to 2018 is:-

Black type =  Open Club Callers Night
Blue type   =  Named Club Caller(s) Night
Red type    =  Invited Guest Caller Night


Sept 08: Club Callers – Jeannie & Ken: “First Day Back!”

Sept 15: Club Callers: “Free Choice”

Sept 22: Club Callers: “September Equinox; Moon & Stars”

Sept 29: Club Callers: ” Harvest Hoe Down”

Oct 6: Club Callers – Gwynneth & Susan

Oct 13: Club Callers – Bronwyn & Liam

Oct 20: Guest Caller: Adrian Besant

Oct 27: Club Callers: “Pumpkin Night”

Nov 3:  Club Caller: Jeannie Byron

Nov 10: Club Caller: Ian Whitehead

Nov 17: Guest Caller: Janice Holland

Nov 24: Club Callers: “Precious Metals; Queen’s 70th Wedding Anniversary!”

Dec1: Guest Caller: Philip Cambers – “The Road to Bethlehem”

Dec 8: Club Callers: “Christmas Jumper/Hat Evening”

Music from “Occasional Few”
Callers:- Gwynneth Moore, Susan Parkin & Ken Judd 

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

Dec 22/29  SORRY NO DANCING – Christmas/New Year Break


Jan 5: Club Callers: ” New Beginnings

Jan 12: Club Caller – Susan Parkin

Jan 19: Club Callers – John Green & Friends: “Men’s Evening”

Jan 26: BURNS NIGHT; Guest Caller: Geoff Weston

Feb 2: Club Callers: “Members’ Requests Evening”

Feb 9: Club Caller: Peter Meacock

Feb 16: Club Callers: “Hearts and Flowers”

Feb 23: Club Callers – Gwynneth & Ken: “Fried De Metz Hermann Dances”

Mar 2: Club Caller – Ian Whitehead

Mar 9: Club Callers: “Five, Four, Three, Two…..(couple) dances”

Mar 16: Club Callers – Margaret Pollard & Friends: “Easter Bonnets”

Mar 23: AGM with Election of Club Officers & Club Callers: “Free Choice”


Apr 6: Club Callers: “Spring Alive”

Apr 13: Club Callers: John P & Jane E

Apr 20: Club Callers: Peter, Pam & Margaret

Apr 27: SPRING DANCE: 7.30 to 10.30pm
              Guest Caller & Band: Lynne Render with Belzebub
Tickets: £8

Please bring a plate of food to share

May 4: Guest Caller: Patsy Paterson with the Maypole

May 11: Club Callers: Janet S, Jean B & Jeannie B

May 18: Guest Callers: Paul & Sue Rees

May 25: Club Callers: “Callers Favourites”

Jun1: Guest Callers: Roy & Norma Garrington

Jun 8: Club Caller – Susan Parkin

Jun 15: Club Callers: “Children’s Day”

Jun 22: Guest Caller: Paul Garner

Jun 30: SUMMER PARTY NIGHT – “Mad Hatter’s Tea Party”
             Guest Caller & Band: Kevin Prigmore with Kelly’s Eye
Please bring a plate of party food to share



Dances called so far this year (2017-18)

Sept 08: Club Callers – Jeannie & Ken: “First Day Back!”
The dances called (Caller) were:-
Boston Baked Beans (Ken)
Waltz for Flo (Ken)
Parisian Star (Ken)
Trip to Tunbridge (Jeannie)
Fete de Village (Jeannie)
De Volf (Jeannie)
The Pleasure Vest (Ken)
The Bishop’s Halloween (Jeannie)
Russian Gold (Jeannie)

Sept 15: Club Callers: “Free Choice”
The dances called (Caller) were:-
Neither Here Nor There (Susan)
Gaye’s Grove (Liam)
Tops and Bottoms (Ken)
Three’s Company (Peter)
Chocolate for Breakfast (Jeannie)
Long Live London (John)
Barbara’s Octet (Susan)
Heartbeat Contra (Liam

Sept 22: Club Callers: “September Equinox; Moon & Stars”
The dances called (Caller) were:-
Autumn Moon (Ian W)
American Summer (Colin Mc)
Circle Dance (Bronwyn)
Autumn in Amherst (Ken)
Shooting Stars (Jean B)
Harke Planeet (Peter)
Star Gazers (Jeannie)
Moonshine & Starbright (Susan)
A Grand Starry Night (John G)
Members were invited to come suitably dressed to illustrate the theme of the evening.
Colin Mc excelled as “Equinox” – equal light and dark!

Sept 29: Club Callers: “Harvest Hoe Down”
The dances called (Caller) were:-
Autumn Amble (Pam)
Do-si-do and Face the Sides (Jane E)
The New Harvest; aka Chinese New Year! (Liam)
Harrow Hoedown (Ian W)
Jenny Pluck Pears (Margaret P)
Haymakers’ Jig (John P)
The Waggoners (Peter)
The Hop-pickers’ Feast (Susan)
Dorset Applecake (Colin Mc)
White Wheat (Jean B)
Gathering Peascods (Peter)

Oct 6: Club Callers: Gwynneth and Susan
The dances called (Caller) were:-
Peace be With You (Gwynneth)
The Road to Youth (Gwynneth)
Mrs Pike’s Maggot (Susan)
A Fond Farewell to Holderness (Susan)
Delia (Gwynneth)
Merry Makers’ Jubilee (Gwynneth)
Circul’eight (Susan)
Portesham Breakfast (Susan)
Old Fashioned Girl (Gwynneth)
Rob’s Maggot Gwynneth)
Lancashire Reel (Gwynneth)

Oct13: Club Callers: Bronwyn and Liam
The dances called (Caller) were:-
Box the Gnat (Liam)
Boiling Mud (Liam)
Dancing Dolphins (Bronwyn)
Unrequited Love (Bronwyn)
Maliza’s Magical Mystery Motion (Liam)
Hexitation (Bronwyn)
The Hobo (Bronwyn)
Another Flirty Attempt (Liam)
Heart of Glass (Liam)
Circassian Circle (Bronwyn)

Oct 20: Guest Caller: Adrian Besant
The dances that Adrian called were:-
Swing to a Line
Early One Morning
Nene Valley Sicilian
Still Russian Around
Snowflake Breakdown
Mr Mozart’s Rant
Staffordshire Knot
Haymakers’ Holiday
Dunham Oaks
Yorkshire Square Eight
Circassian Circle

Oct 27: Club Callers: “Pumpkin Night”
The dances called (Caller) were;-
Ellie’s Pumpkin Show (Peter)
Pumpkin Soup (Susan)
Fruit-cutter’s Cup (Pam)
Candles in the Dark (Gwynneth)
Chestnut (Margaret P)
Devil’s Dream (John P)
The Waterwitch (Susan)
Farmer’s Quadrille (Pam)
Two Special People (Bronwyn)
The Wizard’s Walk (Peter)

Nov 3:  Club Caller: Jeannie Byron
The dances that Jeannie called were:-
The Rakes of Rochester
A Health to All Honest Men
Snake Oil Reel
Cobblers’ Jig
Karen’s Caprice
Westward Bound
It’s Cold Outside
Peek-A-Boo Square
Trip to Provence
Row Well Ye Mariners

Nov 10: Club Caller: Ian Whitehead
The dances that Ian called were:-
Samantha’s Quilt
Winchmore Dance
Dallas Route
Swiss Miss
Howe Special
Shift Happens
Shepherds Round
Green Leaver
Mike & Rita’s Silver

Nov 17: Guest Caller: Janice Holland
The dances that Janice called were:-
John Squared Reel
The Indian Princess
Strawberries and Cream
Woodland Chase
Double Mini Roundabout
Dancing Musicians
Star of Kintra
The Ely Waltz

Nov 24: Club Callers: “Precious Metals; Queen’s 70th Wedding Anniversary!”
The dances called (Caller) were:-
Old Wife Behind the Fire (Pam)
Above Diamonds (Peter)
La Ronde de l’Amour (Colin Mc)
Haste to the Wedding (Margaret P)
Dutch Diamonds (John P)
Gold for the Mahieus (Susan)
Opal Circle (Gwynneth)
The Dancing Wife (Janet S)
The First Lady (Pam)
Joy (Peter)

Dec1: Guest Caller: Philip Cambers – “The Road to Bethlehem”
The dances that Philip called were:
Big Set Mixer
Hole in the Wall
The New Arrival
Shepherds’ Delight
Balance the Star
Devil’s Dream
Merrymakers Jubilee
Star of Bethlehem
Never Love thee More
Teddy Bears’ Picnic
Circassian Circle

Dec 8: Club Callers: “Christmas Jumper/Hat Evening”
The dances called (Caller) were:-
Hackins Hey (Ian)
Rich Delights (Bronwyn)
The Demon Barber of Oak Hill (Susan)
Solstice Special (Peter)
Grand Dolphin Square (Colin Mc)
Crackers (Janet S)
Sleeping in the Attick (Ian)
Bryon’s Boutarde (Susan)
Isle of Wight (Bronwyn)
Mistletoe Waltz (Peter)




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

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