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Class of 2015

Our last beginners sessions started in October 2015. We were delighted to welcome 7 new dancers who successfully completed learning the Mainstream programme. On the 29th July 2016, we held a graduation party, see photo, where six of the candidates successfully passed muster.

Congratulations to Sandra, Theresa, Mike, Julie, Michael and Heather (As well as Carmen who also graduated, but was unable to be present on the 29th).  We wish them many years of dancing pleasure. Our photo shows them together with our caller - Colin Pett.

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2017 has seen us celebrate the clubs 60th Anniversary

To celebrate, we held a dance last July at Chosen Hill School with Neil Whiston and James Wyatt, two of the most popular callers in the country leading the dancing.In the afternoon we held an A dance (this is for aficionados who have invested time to learn a more complicated set of moves), before our main dance in the evening where the calls were taken from the Mainstream and Plus programmes)

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Dates for your diary

On Friday 18th May, we cannot let the Royal Wedding pass without our own salutation, so the evening will have a theme of “All things Bright & Beautiful”. Wear your brightest dance attire or beautiful wedding outfit. This will be held at Winchcombe Conservative Working Men’s Club. Start 7:30. Entry will be a modest £1.50 for the night. Bar available to buy drinks. We arew hoping to be joined by guests from both America and Germany. An evening you simply cannot miss. Get your diaries sorted….

Friday 13th July   Club AGM   Come along and discuss the way forward for 2018/2019. Please consider how you might best help contribute, either on the committee or not.  AGM starts at 8:00 dancing afterwards.

Friday 27th we will celebrate the end of the season with our usual Garden Party at “The Sillitoes”. If weather is poor, back up will be in the usual Hall. Thank you Bob & Pat for the invitation to use their garden yet again. More details to come, but place a note in your diaries.

Put a date in your diary for Saturday 6th April 2019, when we will be having Simon & Trudy Fielding calling for our Saturday Night Dance  venue tbc

Place a note in your diaries for the Christmas Party 2018. It will be held on Friday 7th December, a week earlier than usual.

Think about supporting Thornbury Club as they give new caller Leah Clarke the chance to hone her skills further along Mike Belsten, at their weekend dance in Torquay in 2019–25th - 27th January

Some News from the Past

Charity of the year.

The chosen charity for calendar year 2018 will be Alzheimers Research UK.  The raffle at our dance on 28th April raised £94. This has been increased to £100 following an additional gift. A good start………

Presentation of £200 raised in 2017 to the charity Meningitus Now

We have enjoyed 2 theme evenings so far in 2018

The “Anyone for Cricket” at Hatherley & Reddings Cricket Club and

A Mexican Theme evening on 23rd March.

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