Northampton

Dancing

Country Dancing

Group Leader : John Green Tel: 01933 397767

Dancing group is taking a summer break till 11th September 2019.

This group, is devoted to English Country Dance.

The group meet weekly from 9.45 am-12 noon on Wednesday mornings at Weston Favell Parish Hall,(corner of Booth Lane South and Wellingborough Road).

It will focus on some of the dances which make up the incredibly rich tradition of English Country Dances recorded over the last four centuries.

The dances vary greatly in style and form but all have 3 things in common.

All are danced to beautiful music, virtually anyone take part with a little guidance and, most importantly, it is great fun.

We will also learn a little about the history and development of the dance through to the present day.

NEWS A small group did a display at the 2019 Picnic and pictures taken during it are shown on the right.

The Country Dancing group has room for more members. A wide variety of dances is covered from as early as the 17th century right up to the present day. We meet weekly, no previous experience is needed and it's suitable for people of all ages.

Northampton U3A Country Dance Group, invited members of other U3A groups in the area to join us for a dance in Nov 2013, click on this link to read a report on this happy event.

Please contact the leader by phone or using the email link on the top right for information.

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Ball Room Dancing

Leader: Shelagh Elliott Tel: 01604 402880
Deputy: Terry Elliott Tel: 01604 402880

The group meets weekly on Friday mornings from 10 - 12 am at St Albans Church hall, Broadmead Avenue. The hall entrance is in Mayfield Rd

This group has now got going and as of writing we have had three sessions. The first was very enjoyable with everyone doing the waltz and the cha cha cha. We will of course go on to other dances in coming weeks. So come and join us if you’ve always wanted to learn, or if you’ve danced in the past and want to renew old skills, or if you are still a regular dancer.

Please phone Shelagh or Terry for more information.

Click on a picture below to see it full-size with more details.

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Bird watching Book Reading
Bowling Bridge
Canasta Charles Dickens
Coffee Morning / Lunch Computing & Technology
Crafts Creative Writing
Cribbage Cryptic Crosswords
Cycling Dancing
Daytime Cinema Decorative Arts from 1800
Discussion Groups Early Civilisations
Exploring London Flower Arranging
Gardening Genealogy
Golf History
History of Art Jewellery Essentials Workshop
Knit and Natter Languages
Luncheon Club MahJong
Meditation Meet n' Eat
Music Mythology
Nature New Experiences
Philosophy Photography
Play Reading Poetry
Psychology Public Speaking/Story Telling
Quiz Saturday Supper
Science Scrabble
Shakespeare Skittles
Table Tennis Tai Chi
Theatre Theatre Visits - Milton Keynes
Theology Trips (by coach)
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