|Fall 2014/Spring 2015 Dance
Join us to experience the
beautiful English country dance tradition - simple
footwork, great fellowship and beautiful music.
Beginners and experienced dancers welcome.
Our popular monthly dances feature a lively blend
of English and contra dances, with live music and
lots of supportive teaching to get you up and
dancing in no time!
Most dances begin at 7:30 and end at 10, mostly on
the third Saturday of the month, mostly at St.
John's United Church (see calendar for
December 6 - Holiday gala - 7:30-10:30
Wear your holiday finery! If you like, bring
snacks to share at the break.
April 18 - Season finale
Cost: $10 (or $30 for 4 dances)
Full time students $5
Children 12 and under free
Location: St. John's Anglican Church (map)
99 Brock St. (corner of Hunter & Water
Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
Even more dancing!
Strictly English - bi-weekly Friday workshop
featuring dances from
the 17th century to modern day
Admission $7 per session
Fridays 7 to 9 p.m.
Sept 12, 26 Oct 10, 24 Nov 21 Dec 12 (at
Sadleir House, 751 George St N)
What is Country Dancing?
Country Dancing is
spirited social dancing from Britain and North
America. Some dances are several hundred years
old, and some are newly composed, but all are
great fun! Our dances come from the English
countryside, the English court (Playford
Dances) and include the rollicking Contra
Dances of New England.
There is no fancy footwork, and all dances are
taught by experienced callers before being
danced by the group. Wear comfortable,
No need to bring a partner - there are plenty
of people to dance with. Beginners are
Want More Information?
Here are some other
dances in southern Ontario:
Ottawa English Country
Toronto English Country
Ottawa Valley Contra
Toronto Country Dancers
Hamilton Country Dancers
Owen Sound Contra Dances
Comments from our
people, wonderful music,
lots of fun"
leave with a warm, happy
keeping a tradition alive"
great to see people of all