English Country Dance

ECD

All dances at at Homewood, 17 Zillicoa St, Asheville NC 28801

Dances start with lessons at 3:30, regular program from 4-6:30

Cost: $7 regular, $6 for members of the OFB

Each English Country Dance is taught and then prompted throughout each dance by experienced dance leaders.  Elegant live music is played by talented local musicians.   Each year, we have a Spring Evening Ball.

No partner necessary. Newcomers welcome. Comfortable clothes and shoes.

English Country Dance may be seen in film adaptations of Jane Austen novels such as “Pride and Prejudice.” Check out these videos:

January 2012 English Country Dance at Homewood

March 2012 Annual Spring Ball at Homewood

Introductory ECD video.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Country_dance

www.cdss.org – Country Dance And Song Society

Notes from a contra dancer after attending his first English Country Dance

Apr
2
Sun
ECD Bob Thompson, Leader; Music: Laura Lengnick, Paul Moore, Leigh Sigmon-Siler
Apr 2 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
ECD Bob Thompson, Leader; Music: Laura Lengnick, Paul Moore, Leigh Sigmon-Siler

3:30, Beginners’ Lesson; 4:00-6:30, Dance. $7/$6 for OFB Members; wear comfortable clothes and shoes; no partner necessary; bring a snack to share from time to time. All are welcome!

Apr
16
Sun
ECD AnneMarie Walter, Leader; Music: Nora Garver, Julia Weatherford, Karen Gaughan
Apr 16 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
ECD  AnneMarie Walter, Leader; Music: Nora Garver, Julia Weatherford, Karen Gaughan

3:30, Beginners’ Lesson; 4:00-6:30, Dance. $7/$6 for OFB Members; wear comfortable clothes and shoes; no partner necessary; bring a snack to share from time to time. All are welcome!

May
7
Sun
ECD Venue Change; Bob Thompson: Leader; Music: TBA
May 7 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
ECD Venue Change; Bob Thompson: Leader;  Music: TBA

We are dancing at St. George’s Episcopal Church (Center for Art and Spirit) May 7 and May 21. Beginners’ Lesson, 3:30. $7/$6 for OFB Members.

May
14
Sun
ECD CANCELLED
May 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
ECD  CANCELLED

3:30, Beginners’ Lesson; 4:00-6:30, Dance. $7/$6 for OFB Members; wear comfortable clothes and shoes; no partner necessary; bring a snack to share from time to time. All are welcome!

May
21
Sun
ECD Venue Change; AnneMarie Walter, Leader; Music, TBA
May 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
ECD Venue Change; AnneMarie Walter, Leader;  Music, TBA

We are dancing at St. George’s Episcopal Church May 7th and May 21st. Beginners’ Lesson, 3:30. $7/$6 for OFB Members

Jun
4
Sun
ECD AnneMarie Walter
Jun 4 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
ECD  AnneMarie Walter

3:30, Beginners’ Lesson; 4:00-6:30, Dance. $7/$6 for OFB Members; wear comfortable clothes and shoes; no partner necessary; bring a snack to share from time to time. All are welcome!

Jun
18
Sun
ECD Bob Thompson, Leader; Music: TBA
Jun 18 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
ECD  Bob Thompson, Leader;  Music:  TBA

3:30, Beginners’ Lesson; 4:00-6:30, Dance. $7/$6 for OFB Members; wear comfortable clothes and shoes; no partner necessary; bring a snack to share from time to time. All are welcome!

Jul
2
Sun
ECD AnneMarie Walter, Leader; Music: TBA
Jul 2 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
ECD  AnneMarie Walter, Leader; Music:  TBA

3:30, Beginners’ Lesson; 4:00-6:30, Dance. $7/$6 for OFB Members; wear comfortable clothes and shoes; no partner necessary; bring a snack to share from time to time. All are welcome!

Jul
16
Sun
ECD Bob Thompson, Leader; Music: TBA
Jul 16 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
ECD  Bob Thompson, Leader;  Music:  TBA

3:30, Beginners’ Lesson; 4:00-6:30, Dance. $7/$6 for OFB Members; wear comfortable clothes and shoes; no partner necessary; bring a snack to share from time to time. All are welcome!

Aug
13
Sun
ECD AnneMarie Walter, Leader; Music: TBA
Aug 13 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
ECD  AnneMarie Walter, Leader; Music: TBA

3:30, Beginners’ Lesson; 4:00-6:30, Dance. $7/$6 for OFB Members; wear comfortable clothes and shoes; no partner necessary; bring a snack to share from time to time. All are welcome!

Aug
20
Sun
ECD Bob Thompson, Leader; Music: TBA
Aug 20 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
ECD  Bob Thompson, Leader; Music:  TBA

3:30, Beginners’ Lesson; 4:00-6:30, Dance. $7/$6 for OFB Members; wear comfortable clothes and shoes; no partner necessary; bring a snack to share from time to time. All are welcome!

Sep
17
Sun
ECD Bob Thompson, Leader; Music: TBA
Sep 17 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
ECD  Bob Thompson, Leader; Music:  TBA

3:30, Beginners’ Lesson; 4:00-6:30, Dance. $7/$6 for OFB Members; wear comfortable clothes and shoes; no partner necessary; bring a snack to share from time to time. All are welcome!

Sep
24
Sun
ECD AnneMarie Walter, Leader; Music, TBA
Sep 24 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
ECD AnneMarie Walter, Leader; Music, TBA

3:30, Beginners’ Lesson; 4:00-6:30, Dance. $7/$6 for OFB Members; wear comfortable clothes and shoes; no partner necessary; bring a snack to share from time to time. All are welcome!

Oct
1
Sun
ECD AnneMarie Walter, Leader; Music: TBA
Oct 1 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
ECD  AnneMarie Walter, Leader;  Music: TBA

3:30, Beginners’ Lesson; 4:00-6:30, Dance. $7/$6 for OFB Members; wear comfortable clothes and shoes; no partner necessary; bring a snack to share from time to time. All are welcome!

Oct
15
Sun
ECD Bob Thompson, Leader; Music, TBA
Oct 15 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
ECD  Bob Thompson, Leader;  Music, TBA

3:30, Beginners’ Lesson; 4:00-6:30, Dance. $7/$6 for OFB Members; wear comfortable clothes and shoes; no partner necessary; bring a snack to share from time to time. All are welcome!

Nov
5
Sun
ECD AnneMarie Walter, Leader; Music, TBA
Nov 5 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
ECD  AnneMarie Walter, Leader; Music, TBA

3:30, Beginners’ Lesson; 4:00-6:30, Dance. $7/$6 for OFB Members; wear comfortable clothes and shoes; no partner necessary; bring a snack to share from time to time. All are welcome!

Nov
19
Sun
ECD Bob Thompson, Leader; Music: TBA
Nov 19 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
ECD  Bob Thompson, Leader;  Music:  TBA

3:30, Beginners’ Lesson; 4:00-6:30, Dance. $7/$6 for OFB Members; wear comfortable clothes and shoes; no partner necessary; bring a snack to share from time to time. All are welcome!

Dec
3
Sun
ECD Festive End-Of-Year Dance; Bob Thompson, Leader; Music, TBA
Dec 3 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
ECD  Festive End-Of-Year Dance; Bob Thompson, Leader; Music, TBA

Join us for our Festive Dance to celebrate another successful year of English Country Dancing! Waltzing, 3:30-4:00. Dance, 4:00 – 6:30. Wear your finest bling and glitter. Bring a festive snack to share. All are welcome.