Previous Light-hearted Dance Weekends
John & Hilary started leading dance weekends in the mid 1980's, when they were joint leaders of an annual event at Halsway Manor for 3 years. After a break of approx 11 years due to family commitments etc. they started again in 1999. For Customers comments, dances performed & photos, etc. see the individual events below.

February 2017 at the Marsham Court Hotel, Bournemouth. (#39 in the series).
Guest Caller Carol Hewson, Musicians The Falconers (Roger Wilkins & Maggie Percy.

October 2016 at the Langstone Cliff Hotel, Dawlish Warren, Devon.
Guest Caller Lynne Render, Musicians Rod Stradling & Poppy Weatherall.

January 2016 at the Duke's Head, King's Lynn, Norfolk.
Guest Caller Victoria Yeomans, Musicians Pete & Sue Hall.

October 2015 at the Langstone Cliff Hotel, Dawlish Warren, Devon..
Guest Caller Maggie Hosking, Musicians Boldwood (Becky, Kate, Matt & Daniel.). 80 dancers plus 7 staff - fully booked.

January 2015 at the Langstone Cliff Hotel, Dawlish Warren, Devon. (#35 in the series).
Guest Caller Carol Hewson, Musicians Pendragon (John, Andrea & Nigel). 83 dancers plus 5 staff - fully booked.

October 2014 at the Langstone Cliff Hotel, Dawlish Warren, Devon.
Guest Caller Geoff Cubitt, Musicians The Falconers (Roger & Maggie). 85 dancers plus 5 staff - fully booked.

January 2014 at Hotel Piccadilly, Bournemouth.
Guest Caller Hilary Herbert, Musicians John Hymas & Pete Hall. 85 dancers plus 5 staff - fully booked.

October 2013 at the Langstone Cliff Hotel, Dawlish Warren, Devon.
Guest Caller Maggie Hosking, Musicians Momentum (Ali, Thomas, Meg, & Bill). 69 dancers plus 7 staff - new venue.

January 2013 at Hotel Piccadilly, Bournemouth.
Guest Caller Carol Hewson, Musicians Deo Volente (Dave & Victoria Yeomans). 87 dancers plus 5 staff - fully booked.

October 2012 at The Abbey Hotel, Great Malvern Worcs. (#30 in the series).
Guest Caller Frances Richardson, Musicians The Bristol Players (Eddy Jay & Fiona Barrow). 71 dancers plus 5 staff - fully booked.

January 2012 at Hotel Piccadilly, Bournemouth.
Guest Caller Colin Hume, Musicians The Falconers (Roger Wilkins & Maggie Percy). 85 dancers plus 5 staff - fully booked.

October 2011 at The Abbey Hotel, Great Malvern, Worcs.
Guest Caller Philippe Callens, Musicians Dan & Caroline Hollingshurst. 70 dancers plus 5 staff - fully booked.

January 2011 at Hotel Piccadilly, Bournemouth.
Guest Caller Frances Oates, Musicians Pete & Sue Hall. 85 dancers plus 5 staff - fully booked.

November 2010 at The Abbey Hotel, Great Malvern, Worcs.
Guest Caller Carol Hewson, Musicians John Dudley & Nigel Hall of Pendragon. 76 dancers plus 5 staff - fully booked.

January 2010 at Hotel Piccadilly, Bournemouth. (#25 in the series).
Guest Caller Philippe Callens, Musicians Dave & Victoria Yeomans. 86 dancers - fully booked.

November 2009 at Rendezvous Hotel, Skipton, Nth Yorks..
Guest Caller Barrie Bullimore, Musicians Dan & Caroline Hollingshurst. 71 dancers - fully booked.

January 2009 at Hotel Piccadilly, Bournemouth..
Guest Caller Lynne Render, Musicians Eddy Jay & Fiona Barrow. 85 dancers - fully booked.

November 2008 at Rendezvous Hotel, Skipton, Nth Yorks..
Guest Caller Rhodri Davies, Musicians Aidan Broadbridge & Maggie Fletcher. 74 dancers - fully booked.

January 2008 at Hotel Piccadilly, Bournemouth..
Guest Caller Carol Hewson, Musicians John Dudley & Frank Bradley. 85 dancers - fully booked.

November 2007 at The Elms Hotel, Morecambe. (#20 in the series).
Guest Caller Hilary Herbert, Musicians Dave Yeomans & Victoria Close. 60 dancers - fully booked.

January 2007 at Hotel Piccadilly, Bournemouth. .
Guest Caller Ivan Aitken, Musicians John & Mary Brock. 85 dancers - fully booked.

November 2006 at The Elms Hotel, Morecambe.
Guest Caller Geoff Cubitt, Musicians Rod & Frances Stradling & Howard Mitchell. 58 dancers - fully booked.

January 2006 at Hotel Piccadilly, Bournemouth..
Guest Caller Philippe Callens, Musicians Dan & Caroline Hollingshurst . 85 dancers - fully booked.

November 2005 at The Elms Hotel, Morecambe.
Guest Caller Lynne Render, Musicians Paul Hutchinson & Val Will. 47 dancers - New Venue.

January 2005 at Hotel Piccadilly, Bournemouth. (#15 in the series).
Guest Caller Ron Coxall, Musicians Kevin Downham, Meg Winters & Bill Keys. 85 dancers - fully booked.

November 2004 at Cober Hill, Nr Scarborough, Nth Yorks.
Guest Caller Chris Turner, Musicians Aidan Broadbridge & Louisa Ridgway. 50 dancers - fully booked.

January 2004 at Hotel Piccadilly, Bournemouth.
Guest Caller Hilary Herbert, Musicians John Dudley & Frank Bradley. 85 dancers - fully booked.

November 2003 at Cober Hill, Nr Scarborough, Nth Yorks.
Guest Caller Geoff Cubitt, Musicians Norman & Denise Bearon. 45 dancers - New venue, fully booked.

January 2003 at Hotel Piccadilly, Bournemouth.
Guest Caller Ian Jones, Musicians Ian & Margaret Jones. 85 dancers - fully booked.

November 2002 at The Green Man, Malton, Nth Yorks. (#10 in the series).
Guest Caller Ann Higley, Musicians Alison Ellacott & Meg Winters. 41 dancers - New venue.

January 2002 at Hotel Piccadilly, Bournemouth.
Guest Caller Philippe Callens, Musicians John Dudley & Frank Bradley. 85 dancers - fully booked.

November 2001 at The Chase Hotel, Ross-on-Wye.
Guest Caller Hilary Herbert, Musicians Pete & Sue Hall. 65 dancers - New venue, fully booked.

January 2001 at Hotel Piccadilly, Bournemouth.
Guest Caller Ann Higley, Musicians Belshazzar's Feast. 85 dancers - fully booked.

September 2000 at The Paddocks, Symonds Yat.
Musicians John Dudley & Frank Bradley. No guest caller. 42 dancers (max 46) - New venue.

January 2000 at Hotel Piccadilly, Bournemouth. (#5 in the series).
Guest Caller Ann Higley, Musicians Pete & Sue Hall. 85 dancers - New venue, fully booked.

March 1999 at Halsway Manor, Somerset.
Guest Caller Ann Higley, Musicians John & Carol Wippell. 50 dancers - fully booked.

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