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16 Jul

Morena Slovak Dance Company

Your chance to learn from a professionally trained Slovak traditional dancer.

 

Folk Choir

Explore choral folk song arrangements in a relaxed and friendly environment.

 

The Prometheus Trust

Philosophy as understood by the Platonic tradition was not only a way of life, but an inner path - a means for discovering and bringing into conscious activity the “divine part of the human.”

 

17 Jul

Camden Clog

Learn Lancashire clog dancing, a great northern British tradition, alive and kicking in the south. Classes are suitable for beginners and there’s no need to bring a partner.

 

This mixed level class is based on the popular and lively Cotswold morris tradition, in which dancers perform with handkerchiefs and sticks. 

 

Dr Peter Lovatt, (aka Dr Dance) explores why we love to boogie in this quirky evening of psychology, science and dancing. This is the final date of the UK tour and a great night is guaranteed. 

 

Long established and much-loved folk club, with monthly guest nights. Floor singers always welcome.

 

18 Jul

Fiddle School

Improve your fiddle playing in a friendly group, led by Pete Cooper, who teaches fiddle playing by ear.

 

19 Jul

Dancers

Explore England's social folk dance heritage. Led by tutor and caller Mike Ruff.

 

Irish Set Dancing

Enjoy Ireland's popular folk dance in a welcoming environment. All levels catered for in this friendly group.

 

20 Jul

Friday Feet

Embrace the traditional folk dances from many countries. This drop-in class is ideal for beginners. No need to bring a partner.

 

21 Jul

Balkanplus

Cecil Sharp House, London

Lee Otterholt, a major figure on the American Balkan scene, will be in London teaching dances from the Balkans and Beyond with the assistance of his wife, Hilde, to give us a taste of his impressive repertoire.

 

22 Jul

Balkanplus

Cecil Sharp House, London

Lee Otterholt, a major figure on the American Balkan scene, will be in London teaching dances from the Balkans and Beyond with the assistance of his wife, Hilde, to give us a taste of his impressive repertoire.

 

Tango

Argentinean School of Tango & Folklore.

 

23 Jul

Morena Slovak Dance Company

Your chance to learn from a professionally trained Slovak traditional dancer.

 

24 Jul

Long established and much-loved folk club, with monthly guest nights. Floor singers always welcome.

 

25 Jul

26 Jul

Gordie MacKeeman exemplifies the term ‘natural showman’.

 

Irish Set Dancing

Enjoy Ireland's popular folk dance in a welcoming environment. All levels catered for in this friendly group.

 

27 Jul

Get a taste of Scotland in London. There will be a foot stomping band leading you through the moves. Suitable for those who are absolute beginners or advanced dancers.

 

28 Jul

29 Jul

green bus

Come along for workshops (intro and advanced), ‘how-to’ sessions, films, a stalls market and a ‘families at the festival’ zone. Enjoy discussions, networking and learning about creative solutions for a sustainable, healthy future.

 

Tango

Argentinean School of Tango & Folklore.

 

30 Jul

The Prometheus Trust

Philosophy as understood by the Platonic tradition was not only a way of life, but an inner path - a means for discovering and bringing into conscious activity the “divine part of the human.”

 

31 Jul

Long established and much-loved folk club, with monthly guest nights. Floor singers always welcome.

 

01 Aug

A heart sinking into the sea

Cecil Sharp House, London

In fair Venice where we lay our scene, but unlike Verona it's not blood that's making civil hands unclean. Two and a half pairs of star crossed lovers send out an SOS for help, but when the schemes of three matchmakers collide, not everyone's ship can be saved.

 

02 Aug

A heart sinking into the sea

Cecil Sharp House, London

In fair Venice where we lay our scene, but unlike Verona it's not blood that's making civil hands unclean. Two and a half pairs of star crossed lovers send out an SOS for help, but when the schemes of three matchmakers collide, not everyone's ship can be saved.

 

03 Aug

A heart sinking into the sea

Cecil Sharp House, London

In fair Venice where we lay our scene, but unlike Verona it's not blood that's making civil hands unclean. Two and a half pairs of star crossed lovers send out an SOS for help, but when the schemes of three matchmakers collide, not everyone's ship can be saved.

 

Get a taste of Scotland in London. There will be a foot stomping band leading you through the moves. Suitable for those who are absolute beginners or advanced dancers.

 

04 Aug

05 Aug

Tango

Argentinean School of Tango & Folklore.