Halsway Folk Dance Holidays
|'Halsway Manor Society' is a charitable trust based at their idyllic residential centre in the Quantock Hills in Somerset. The Society's aims are to promote primarily English Folk Music, Song & Dance, etc. A very wide variety of Holidays & Courses are available.
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|The dancing holidays include workshops, evening dances & some free time to explore the local countryside. More detailed
information on these holidays can be found on the Halsway Website. For more information
email the office ,
phone 01984 618274 or write to:
Halsway Manor, Crowcombe,
John & Hilary first led folk dance holidays at Halsway in 1985.
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In 2017 John & Hilary will be leading:
A 'Roodman Celebration' weekend, June 2017,
with Pete & Sue Hall.
This will be a challenging weekend (#6 in the series) focusing
solely on the dances of American Choreographer Gary Roodman.
To book for the above holidays contact the Halsway Office (see above).
Previous Halsway Holidays
- In previous years John and Hilary have led the following dance holidays at Halsway:
- A 'Roodman Celebration' weekend, June 2015, with Pete & Sue Hall.
- A 'Roodman Celebration' weekend, June 2014, with Pete & Sue Hall.
- A 'Roodman Celebration' weekend, July 2013. with Pete & Sue Hall.
- A 'Roodman Celebration' weekend, July 2012. with Paul Hutchinson.
- 'A Roodman Celebration' Weekend, Jun 2011. with Paul Hutchinson.
- 'An Autumn Treat, Oct 2010. with John & Andrea Dudley.
- 'Spring Contra Weekend', April 2009. with The English Contra Dance Band.
- 'Spring Contra Weekend', April 2007. with The English Contra Dance Band.
- 'The Light-hearted Dance weekend', March 1999. with John & Carol Wippell.
- plus weekends in the 1980's.
John also led the Playford Dancing for the following events:
- 'Scottish & Playford' Weekend, Sept 2014, with Wendy Mumford,
Maggie Morgan & Steve Hunt.
- 'Scottish & Playford' weekend, Sept 2013. with Wendy Mumford & Steve Hunt.
- 'Scottish & Playford' Weekend, Sept 2012, with Wendy Mumford, Maggie Morgan & Ken Martlew.