Cambridge University English Country Dance Club
The Weekly Round meets every Thursday in Full Term, 8.00–10.00 p.m., in the Wesley Church Hall, King Street.
Your first two visits to the weekly Round are free, and you get a free session whenever you bring a friend who hasn’t been before.
No partner or experience required.
The last weekly meeting of the Michaelmas Term will be the Round party on Thursday, 29th November. Go to this Google spreadsheet to suggest dances that you’d like to do or to volunteer to call some dances.
On Saturday 1st December we’re holding
The Round’s 90th Birthday dance:
7–10 p.m. in St Columba’s Church Hall, Downing Place, Cambridge CB2 3EL
£5 students, £10 non-students. Advance booking is advised; contact Sally Vernon for more details.
The next Ceilidh will be on Saturday, 2nd February 2019 with Out of Hand in Emmanuel United Reformed Church, 8.00–11.00 p.m.
£5.00 for students, £8.00 for everyone else. No partner or experience required.
|About the Round
Diary of events
The Big Round Band
The Playford Ball
The Punt Party
The Summer Round
The Inter-Varsity Folk Dance Festival
Maps to meetings and events
Mailing lists you should be on
Links to further information
Our etiquette guide
Core repertoire of dances
Hugh’s history of the Round
Dance history of dances called at the weekly Round
The Old Round, History of London Pride
Web site credits
Dance and music resources
|Index of resources on this site
What are Playford dances? Includes a Playford family tree
Elements of English Country Dance (comprehensive explanation of Country Dance terminology)
Dancing well is more fun
A definitive answer about Siding
Notes on Calling
The Perfect Caller
Palmer’s Pocket Playford (an aide-memoire of common Playford dances)
Kentucky Running Set (as danced by the Round)
The Country Dance Book (original Cecil Sharp publications which started all of this)
The Round Band Book of Playford (music to Palmer’s Pocket Playford)
FAQs for schoolteachers
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