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Forthcoming Events
Within the United Kingdom

Note that all events are within the UK. For events outside the UK, click here.

SIFD Day Courses - None scheduled at present.

 

Sunday Dances - No details available at the moment.


Other Events

Note that all events marked SIFD are covered by SIFD insurance.


2017

March

Friday Feet

31st March

Cecil Sharp House

Friday Feet will not meet on Friday 31st - the room is unavailable - see April listings for next class

April

WEEKEND WITH VENTZI SOTIROV

1st - 2nd April

St Margaret's Institute, Polstead Road, Oxford OX2 6TN

Hosted by Oxford Balkansko Oro

£45 full weekend

Tickets are limited so if you are interested please book a place as soon as you can. sallylhumphrey@gmail.com or charlotte@haenlein.co.uk

SIFD BULGARIAN DANCE WITH VENTZI SOTIROV

4th April

St Ninians Church, Egerton Road South, Chorlton, Manchester M21 0XJ

Hosted by Barlow I.F.D.G.

19:00 - 21:30
£5

Contact Mary to book a place on 0161 881 0955 or maryomahony3@yahoo.co.uk

SIFD EVENING WITH VENTZI SOTIROV

6th April

St Margaret's Institute, Polstead Road, Oxford OX2 6TN

Hosted by Oxford Balkansko Oro

19:00 - 22:00
£7

sallylhumphrey@gmail.com or charlotte@haenlein.co.uk

SIFD DANCE WITH DALILA IN DERBYSHIRE

8th April

Calver Village Hall, Calver, Derbyshire S32 3XR

A day of mainly Armenian dances

10:30 - 16:30
£12

Janet King (01629 57065) or email j.king194@btinternet.com

SIFD Ventzi Sotirov Workshop

8th April

Primrose Hill Community Centre, Hopkinsons Place, Fitzroy Rd, London NW1 8TN

Bulgarian dance workshop

10:30 - 16:30

see the Balkanplus website

SIFD Balkanplus

8th April

MCs will be The Oxford Group. Admission £6.

19:00

SIFD Greek Folkdance Workshop

9th April

St Swithun's Church Hall, Grovelands Road, Purley CR8 4LB (just off the A23)

Dimitris Triandafyllidis will be teaching dances from West Thrace. £30 including refreshments. Cheques made out to ‘Helios’ should be sent to Sue King, 83 Upland Road, Sutton, Surrey, SM2 5JA

£30
including refreshments

Sue King at Helios

Friday Feet will meet as normal on 7 April - which will be our final session before the Easter break, and will resume after Easter on Friday 21 April.

SIFD SIFD Weekend

28th April - 1st May

Halsway Manor, North Somerset

With Janet Woolbar and Stella Wentworth

Robin and Judy Morris 01564 773482 - 07966 785172
e-Mail

Eastbourne Folk Dance Festival

28th April - 1st May

Weekend of international and English folk dancing: The "International workshops will be taught by Marius & Maria Ursu presenting a selection of Romanian dances, Esther Willems, from The Netherlands, with dances primarily from Bulgaria. Esther will be accompanied by the band "Ramishkata" who will will play for her sessions and in the evenings. We will be joined by the London Latvian group who will present a Latvian dance workshop and entertain us in a Meet-the-team session. For those who like a mixture of not-too diffiulct dances there will be workshops led by Jill Bransby ("international" ) and Brian Dowsett (Balkan) All of this, plus much more, including Zweifachers, Bollywood and Scandinavian will be available for your enjoyment! For a full list please see the EIFF website. There is still room on the steward team for more volunteers and this can be arranged to fit your dance preferences.
Website

Please contact Maureen (see below) if you are able to help. You can reserve tickets on-line at the "Tickets" section of the Festival website: eiff.org.uk. Alternatively, call Maureen at the Festival box office on 01823 401271

May

SIFD Great Alne Long Weekend

5th - 8th May

Great Alne, Warwickshire near Alcester

International Dancing with Nel van der Laan. Other varied dancing, music, handbells, Maypole, singing, walking and cycling.
Website

Paul Lindley 0121 689 1802 or André Hobro 0121 777 3722

SIFD Sunday Dance

7th May

Primrose Hill Community Centre, Hopkinsons Place, Fitzroy Road, London

This month the music should be especially good - the Band will be choosing the dances!

19:00 - 21:45
£8

mail@sifd.org

SIFD Danish Workshop with Anne Leach

12th May

St Michael's Parish Hall, Broadway, Letchworth SG6 3PQ

hosted by Rainmakers IFDG

£5

Roger (01438 812766) or Mark (01462 454210)

SIFD BALKANPLUS

13th May

Trefusis, Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regents Park Road, London NW1 7AY


Venue Information
MC will be Jane Goode
Website

£6

Maureen Felton/Brian Dowsett

International dance workshop

13th May

Barrington Road, Goring BN12 4EA, opposite the leisure centre

Workshop with Janet Dounglas, at Worthing Dance International.

19:15 - 21:45
£3.50

June

SIFD Sunday Dance

4th June

Primrose Hill Community Centre, Hopkinsons Place, Fitzroy Road, London NW

A social dance open to all, led and explained by Helen Ezra , from a wide variety of countries.

19:00 - 21:45
£8

mail@sifd.org

Balkanplus

10th June

MCs are Graham Crowder and Jane Mackenzie
Website

SIFD DANCE WITH DALILA

10th June

Coal Aston Village Hall, Eckington Road, Dronfield S18 3AX

Day of (mostly) Armenian dances with Dalila

£12

Gill Seller 01246 410020
e-Mail

July

Sunday Dance

1st July

Primrose Hill Community Centre, Hopkinsons Place , Fitzroy Road London NW

A social dance open to all. . There'll be reminders and walk-throughs as needed.

£8

mail@sifd.org

August

Willingdon IFDG Mini Festival of dance and singing

25th - 28th August

Plumpton College, near Lewes, East Sussex

International Folk, English Folk, and Circle dance sessions will be led by (mostly) local teachers, and it is open to anyone to offer a dance or two in the evening General sessions. Kris will teach songs to accompany some of the dances in the final sessions, and we also hope to have early morning Tai Chi.

£180 (deposit £50) for 3 days full board.

Information and booking form from Rowena Martin 01323 503991
e-Mail

September

SIFD Sunday Dance

3rd September

A social dance open to all. Dances , from a wide variety of countries. There'll be reminders and walk-throughs as needed.

£8

mail@sifd.org

SIFD BULGARIAN DANCE WITH ILIANA BOZHANOVA

16th - 17th September

Sat: Primrose Hill/Sun: The Place

Saturday 10.30-4.30pm at Primrose Hill Primary School, Princess Road, Regents Park, London NW1 8JL - 5.00-10.00pm at Primrose Hill Community Centre (lower hall) 29 Hopkinson’s Place (off Fitzroy Rd), London NW1 8TN. Sunday 10.30-4.30pm at The Place, 17 Duke’s Road, London WC1H 9PY Early bird prices (in brackets) offered until July. Further discounts for Balkanplus season ticket holders. Cheques payable to Balkanplus. Send with SAE to Maureen Felton 28 Henslow Road, Ipswich IP4 5EG
Website

Sat. £40 (£35) Sun. £25 £(20) Weekend package £60 (£50)

Maureen Felton/Brian Dowsett

October

SIFD Sunday Dance

1st October

Primrose Hill Community Centre, Hopkinsons Place, Fitzroy Road, London NW

A social dance open to all. Dances chosen and led by Phil and Brenda Steventon , from a wide variety of countries. There'll be reminders and walk-throughs as needed.

19:00 - 21:45
£8

mail@sifd.org

SIFD SIFD West Midlands Branch Weekend

20th - 22nd October

Willersley Castle Hotel, Cromford, Nr. Matlock, Derbyshire

with Cathy Meunier

Maggie Kaye 07974 649311
e-Mail

November

SIFD Sunday Dance

5th November

Primrose Hill Community Centre, Hopkinsons Place Fitzroy Road , London NW

A social dance open to all. There'll be reminders and walk-throughs as needed.

£8

mail@sifd.org

Bulgarian Folk Dances

10th - 12th November

Cliff College, Calver, Derbyshire


Venue Information
A weekend course of Bulgarain folk dances with world renowned and much loved teacher Belco Stanev in Calver, Derbyshire Residential.

Cathy Meunier 017687 73117
e-Mail

December

Sunday Dance

3rd December

Primrose Hill Community Centre, Hopkinsons Place, Fitzroy Road, London NW

A social dance open to all. Dances from a wide variety of countries. There'll be reminders and walk-throughs as needed.

£8

mail@sifd.org

 

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