The Light-hearted Dance Weekends
The Langstone Cliff Hotel, Dawlish Warren, Devon - October 3rd to 5th, 2014

Leaders John & Hilary Turner.
Guest Caller - Geoff Cubitt, Musicians - The Falconers Roger Wilkins & Maggie Percy

The event was attended by 83 dancers plus 5 staff.

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List of dances presented


A weekend of English Country Dance to suit all tastes (#34 in the series). The series is organised and led by John & Hilary Turner. John & Hilary Turner

On this occasion the calling was shared between John and our 'Guest' Caller Geoff Cubitt with music provided by The Falconers.

The weekend commenced with dinner on the evening of Friday 3rd October, 2014 and concluded with a farewell dance on the afternoon of Sunday 5th October. There was a mixture of dances & workshops, and some free time to explore the Exe Estuary & Devon Coast.

GUEST CALLER - Geoff Cubitt
Geoff started calling at Loughborough F.D.Club nearly 30 years years ago and is still based in the area. Since then he has called on a regular basis both locally and nationally. Geoff believes that dancing should be fun for all participants both on the dance floor and on the stage. For festivals and club dances he specialises in American Squares and Contras. Geoff has appeared at all the major UK festivals including Whitby, Sidmouth, Broadstairs, Chippenham, Lichfield, Casterton, Eastbourne & Southam. Try Geoff's website.

Roger Wilkins & Maggie Percy hail from Bromyard, in Herefordshire. They have been playing music for dancing for over 35 years and are happy to play anything in the broad Anglo-American repertoire, including Playford, Contra, Patter, Singing Square, English Traditional, Welsh and, on an occasional basis, Scottish. They have appeared at several UK festivals over many years & most recently at Whitby (2012) & Chippenham (2013). Try their website.


The hotel's excellent 'Washington Ballroom' was our venue for dancing.
This popular hotel is a short drive from both Exeter and Torquay and is set in 19 acres of woodland overlooking the Exe estuary in Devon, with beautiful views across the river to Exmouth & beyond. It is a 3 star hotel has a spacious ballroom & large, comfortable public rooms. There are also indoor & outdoor swimming pools. All bedrooms are ensuite, and are available in Double, Twin / Shared or Single rooms.
Try their website: The Langstone Cliff Hotel

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