|John & Hilary
have been dancers for almost a life time! They met ballroom dancing and started folk dancing over 35 years ago.
|John has been a Folk Dance Caller for over 30 years. Like many Callers, he got into calling by accident, standing in for the resident Caller who was working away from home. 'The rest', as they say, 'is history'. He calls for a wide variety of folk dance events, ranging from community barn dances, and club evenings, to public dances, ceilidhs, dances for the beginner as well as the enthusiast, festival workshops, dance weekends and folk dance holidays. John's 'Calling CV'|
|'The Light-hearted Dance Weekends' is a series of folk dance weekends organised & led by John & Hilary. The events are aimed at enthusiasts and are held at various locations around the country.|
|John & Hilary
also lead folk dance holidays for
at various country houses around the UK.
See information on HF Holidays,
|In South Hampshire John & Hilary, run a 'New England Contra Dance' club, entitled 'Chilworth Contras'.|
|Hilary is Mistress of 'Hampshire Garland', a ladies traditional dance team. John is one of the team's musicians. Try their website Hampshire Garland ladies traditional dance team.|
is Membership Secretary of
The Folk Association of South Hants
FASH Workshops are most frequently held at SOBERTON Village Hall, for a map of this venue Click here
|John is also a member & former director of Halsway Manor Society , a charitable trust based at their idyllic residential centre in the Quantock Hills in Somerset. The Society's aims are to promote English Folk Music, Song & Dance. Click the logo to view the Manor.|