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Saturday 25 November 2017 7.30pm - Public Ceilidh
- Longdown Village Hall, Longdown, nr Exeter EX6 7SN
With music from Ian, Sarah and Jacqui from Pigs Might Fly. Caller: Jeremy Child. £7, includes pasty. More details: Terry Bastyan on 01392 811523.
2017 7.30pm - Contra (American Barn) Dance -
Countess Wear Village Hall, Exeter, EX2 6LB
Caller: Jeremy Child. Music: Recorded. 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.
Tuesday 28 December 2017 7.30pm - Twixt
Christmas and New Year Ceilidh -
South Brent Village Hall, Station Approach TQ10 9AQ (map)
Chill out and enjoy the music after the Christmas festivities or dance your (new) socks off with 'Buttoned up' with caller Kate Fincham-Powell. Reel Ale bar. Tickets (which might make good Christmas presents) £7.50 from 'artworks', Station Road, South Brent. Entry includes one free non alcoholic spiced berry drink. FFI: contact Eileen McKee on 01364 73699; email: email@example.com.
One of a number of events organised throughout the year by South Brent Folk to support folk music in the South Brent area www.southbrentfolk.org.uk. In 2018 they will include a concert with Jackie Oates on Saturday 10 March 2018, South Brent Folk Day on Saturday 7 July 2018 and the Annual 'Twixt' Céilidh again on Thursday 27 December 2018.
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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).
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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.