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Focus November 2019

Posted by [email protected] on November 29, 2019 at 10:30 AM

Club members have been enjoying the challenge of new and long forgotten dances that appear on two local dance programmes.

 

Tadley Scottish Country Dancers’ programme is based on dances devised by people who have a local connection. Amongst them there are dances by Jean Attwood, Ann Dix, Bill Forbes and Susan Johnston, who is the Chairman of the Tadley club.

 

Fleet Scottish Country Dance Society is holding their Autumn Apprentices’ Dance on 30th...

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Focus October 2019

Posted by [email protected] on November 8, 2019 at 4:55 PM

Thursday, 19th September, the start of a new season of dancing with one new member joining. We are looking forward to the new season, practising the some of the more challenging dances as well as bringing on our recent beginners.

I have received several programmes from local clubs, for dances being held between now and Christmas, some are formal, dancing to live music; some are charitable events. or just dancing to recorded music.

Saturday, 28 September Branch Autumn Social

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Focus July/August 2019

Posted by [email protected] on October 11, 2019 at 10:30 AM

Thursday, 27th June marks the final evening of the 2018/19 dance season. Apart from the garden dances organised by clubs in the area there will be no regular dancing until September. We shall again have a stand at the Hook Village Show on Sunday, 7th July. Do come along and visit us there.

During the month we have introduced some newer dances to our repertoire including :-

Welcome to Ayr and Euan’s Jig, both with double figures of eight; Duddingston Loch, a strathspey for fi...

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Focus June 2019

Posted by [email protected] on September 1, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Recently we have been trying each week, to include two dances that are more challenging. These are chosen to give our experience dancers a refresher on formations and steps that they may have forgotten whilst we have been inducting beginners.


The dance, “Gang the Same Gate”, a strathspey that first appeared in the RSCDS Book 36, published in 1990, includes a formati...

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Front Page Feature "Focus" March 2018

Posted by [email protected] on September 1, 2019 at 8:30 AM

Won’t You Join The Dance?


“Won’t You Join The Dance?” is the title of a book written by Jean C Milligan, Co-Founder of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society (RSCDS). The Society is dedicated to promoting Scottish Country Dance. It is a worldwide organisation, not limited to Scotland, or to Scots. At the Hook Scottish Country Dance Club, we have dancers who originally come from...

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