Harberton Folk

Upcoming Ceilidhs/Dances

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NEW Saturday 17 June 2017 7pm - Family Ceilidh with Spinach For Norman - - Bratton Clovelly Parish Hall, nr Okehampton EX20 4JT
Adults £7.50 (accompanied U14s free). Bar by the Clovelly Inn, food available, raffle. Adv tickets: Martin 01837 871498 or m.henning@talk21.com.

NEW Friday 23 June 2017 7.30pm - Public Ceilidh with The Balcony Band - St Matthews Church Hall, Lower Summerlands, Newtown, Exeter EX1 2LJ
Caller Jeremy Child.  Exeter Folk Dance Club. £5 entry, £3 EFDC members, £3 student, £2 10-16. We welcome everyone, young or old, newcomers and old faces, to a summer evening ceilidh! St Matthew's is a lovely hall for dancing, and is located opposite the Triangle Car Park, with free evening parking. With tea, coffee and biscuits available in the interval, and a raffle to excite, prize donations gratefully received! Proceeds go to the next ceilidh. For more information and to reserve tickets email exeterfolkdance@gmail.com, www.exeter.folkdancing.co.uk.

NEW Saturday 24 June 2017 7pm - Summer Solstice Barn Dance - Stantor Barton Farm, Marldon TQ3 1SU
In aid of Children's Hospice South West. Bar available. Everyone welcome. Adult £12, U16 £6, includes burgers or hot dogs + desserts, teas & coffees. Please advise dietary requirements. Come dressed in style and you might win a prize. Ample parking. Tickets (all tel. nos. 01803): Chris Wright 872552, Rosa Marshall 298496, Julia Keech 296001, Barb Cavanna 329009.

NEW Friday 14 July 2017 7.30pm - Contra (American Barn) Dance - Countess Wear Village Hall, Exeter, EX2 6LB
Caller: Jeremy Child. Music: Iain Bryden from Jigs for Gigs. A monthly series of Contra Dances.
7.30-10.30pm. Cost £5 per person. Beginners welcome. Tea, coffee and biscuits available free of charge, but no bar. Further details at www.barndancecaller.net/exetercontra.html.

NEW Saturday 15 July 2017 6-11.30pm - Barn Dance with Red Shed - West Town Farm, Ide EX2 9TG
Caller Rosie Baines. Family activities and Exeter Street Band 6-8pm. Barn dance starts 8pm. BBQ until 8.30pm. Bar. £10 adult; £5 child. BBQ not included..50% of proceeds to charity. www.organicarts.org.uk. Phone 01392 811257 or email grace@westtownfarm.co.uk for tickets; numbers are limited so book by 2 July to assure yourself of a ticket.

NEW Saturday 21 October 2017 7.30pm - Ceilidh with Blue Jewel Ceilidh Band - St George's Hall, Dartmouth Road, Paignton TQ4 6NY
Come and join us for a boisterous evening of dancing. Presented as a fundraiser by the Friends of Froward Point, National Coastwatch, for the watch station there. BYO alcohol. Crisps etc. and soft drinks will be on sale. Tickets £10, available from (all phone codes 01803) Paddy Jewry 842481, Linda Lister 391058, Hilary Bussell 752365. Please include SAE with payment. £12 door (check availability).



Great Western Ceilidhs, Exeter

The GW ceilidh season used to run from autumn through to March or April, but There are no GW Ceilidhs planned at the present time. GW ceilidhs were generally held at Bowhill School (map), Buddle Lane, Exeter EX4 1JT - 8.00-11.30pm. (Friendly atmosphere, sprung floor, safe (patrolled) car park, separate bar area. Details at www.great-western.org.uk/ceilidhs/index.htm.

Exeter-based Great Western Morris recommend their local favourite ceilidh bands Flash Co (www.flash-co.co.uk), Red Shed ( www.redshed.co), Mrs Midnight's (www.mrsmidnights.co.uk), Beggars Description (www.beggars-description.co.uk).

Ceilidhs/dances further afield

Mr Red's Mid West Venue lists, dance dates & festivals in Gloucestershire and adjacent counties


National ceilidh listings

Set and Turn Single Listing magazine (and website) for folk dancers [national, includes ceilidhs]


Old venue
Friday 10 March 2017 7.30pm - Contra (American Barn) Dance - St Katherine's Priory, Exeter EX4 7JY (map)
Come and dance to the wonderful music of Chris Toyne’s One Man Band, with caller Jeremy Child. 7.30-10.30pm. Cost £5 per person. Beginners welcome. Tea, coffee and biscuits available free of charge, but no bar. Further details at www.barndancecaller.net/exetercontra.html.