Contra events

November 2022

Mon 28 7:00 pm–10:30 pm American Contra Dance in Paris €10 Paris, France W contra
Lapastourelle Jeremy Kuhn
Wed 30 8:00 pm–10:00 pm Sytchampton club night £2 Sytchampton, UK Playford contra
Dampier's Round Graham Knight

December 2022

Thu 1 7:30 pm–10:00 pm Sheffield Scratch Contra £5 Sheffield, UK contra
Thu 1 8:00 pm–10:30 pm The Round end of term party Cambridge, UK Playford contra English ceilidh
Fri 2–Sun 4 Fall Frolick $375 Healdsburg, USA W Playford balfolk contra
Audrey Knuth Jaber Jon Berger Rebecca King Jim Oakden Jeffrey Spero Christopher Jacoby Sande Gillette
Fri 2 8:00 pm–10:15 pm Cambridge Contra Dance £2 Cambridge, UK contra
Sat 3 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Leeds Contra £10 Leeds, UK contra
Contrasaurus Andrew Swaine
Wed 7 8:00 pm–10:00 pm Sytchampton club night £2 Sytchampton, UK Playford contra
Patchwork Peter Dunkley
Fri 9 3:00 pm–Sun 11 1:00 am Yuletide Frolick $105 Lawrence, USA W contra
Jambaroque Kaw Creek Wendy Graham
Sat 10 8:00 pm–11:00 pm London Barndance £5-£14 London, UK contra
Contrasaurus Geoff Cubitt
Sun 11 2:30 pm– 5:30 pm Englefield Green contra dance Egham, UK contra
English Contra Dance Band Geoff Cubitt
Tue 13 8:00 pm–10:00 pm Leeds Contra £2.50 Leeds, UK contra
All the Right Notes
Wed 14 8:00 pm–10:00 pm Sytchampton club night £2 Sytchampton, UK Playford contra
Dampier's Round Joe Hodgson
Fri 16 8:00 pm–10:15 pm Cambridge Contra Dance £2 Cambridge, UK contra
Sat 17 7:30 pm–10:30 pm Sytchampton Saturday dance £8 Sytchampton, UK Playford contra
3D David Wright Kathryn Wright
Sun 18 2:00 pm– 5:00 pm Brummie Contra £5-£10 Birmingham, UK contra
Brian & Mike Kim Smith
Wed 21 7:30 pm–10:00 pm Sytchampton club night £2 Sytchampton, UK Playford contra
Dampier's Round
Fri 23 4:00 pm–Tue 27 10:00 am Christmas House Party £370-£560 Halsway, UK W contra
Gareth Kiddier, Linda Game & Hannah Cummings Lynne Render
Mon 26–Sun 1 January Contradancers Delight Holiday $370-$770 Kingsport, USA W contra
Toss the Possum The Buzz Band Bob Isaacs Terry Doyle Warren Doyle
Wed 28 8:00 pm–10:30 pm Solent Contra Dance £10 Bishops Waltham, UK contra
English Contra Dance Band Barrie Bullimore
Fri 30 2:30 pm– 5:30 pm Brummie Contra £5-£10 Birmingham, UK contra
Mic Spenceley

January 2023

Fri 6 7:45 pm–10:45 pm Alcester Contra £4-£10 Alcester, UK contra
Linda Game Band Geoff Cubitt
Sun 8 2:30 pm– 5:30 pm Englefield Green contra dance Egham, UK contra
Tue 10 8:00 pm–10:00 pm Leeds Contra £2.50 Leeds, UK contra
All the Right Notes
Fri 13 7:00 pm–Sun 15 10:30 pm Contra Carnivale $120-$195 San Luis Obispo, USA contra
Notorious Riptide The Free Raisins Lindsey Dono Seth Tepfer Will Mentor
Sat 14 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Oxfolk Ceilidh £2-£14 Oxford, UK English ceilidh contra
Contrasaurus Charlotte Rich-Griffin
Sat 14 8:00 pm–11:00 pm London Barndance £5-£14 London, UK contra
Fiddlechicks Louise Siddons
Thu 19 8:00 pm–10:00 pm The Round club night £2-2.50 Cambridge, UK Playford contra English ceilidh
Sat 21 7:30 pm–10:30 pm Sytchampton Saturday dance £8 Sytchampton, UK Playford contra
Nozzy Nicola Scott
Tue 24 8:00 pm–10:00 pm Leeds Contra £2.50 Leeds, UK contra
All the Right Notes
Thu 26 8:00 pm–10:00 pm The Round club night £2-2.50 Cambridge, UK Playford contra English ceilidh
Fri 27 Matt Norman & Laurel Swift in Bristol Bristol, UK contra
Matt Norman & Laurel Swift Jake Wood and Mark Elvins
Fri 27 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Bristol Contra Dance £6-£15 Bristol, UK contra
Matt Norman and Laurel Swift Jake Wood Mark Elvins

February 2023

Thu 2 8:00 pm–10:00 pm The Round club night £2-2.50 Cambridge, UK Playford contra English ceilidh
Fri 3–Sun 5 IVFDF 2023 £15-£60 Exeter, UK W balfolk contra English ceilidh Scottish cèilidh Playford SCD
Sat 4 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Nottingham Mixed Dance Nottingham, UK contra Playford
Ali & Mollie Louise Siddons
Thu 9 8:00 pm–10:00 pm The Round club night £2-2.50 Cambridge, UK Playford contra English ceilidh
Fri 10–Sun 12 Bayou Bedlam $40 Houston, USA W contra
Stomp Rocket Mary Wesley
Fri 10 7:45 pm–10:45 pm Alcester Contra £4-£10 Alcester, UK contra
Matt Paul & Vic Nicola Scott
Sat 11 8:00 pm–11:00 pm London Barndance £5-£14 London, UK contra
Contrasaurus Lynne Render
Sun 12 2:30 pm– 5:30 pm Englefield Green contra dance Egham, UK contra
English Contra Dance Band Lynne Render
Thu 16 8:00 pm–10:00 pm The Round club night £2-2.50 Cambridge, UK Playford contra English ceilidh
Fri 17–Sun 19 Flurry Festival Saratoga Springs, USA W contra Playford scandi balfolk
Thu 23 8:00 pm–10:00 pm The Round club night £2-2.50 Cambridge, UK Playford contra English ceilidh
Fri 24 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Bristol Contra Dance £6-£15 Bristol, UK contra
Ali & Mollie Rhi Davies
Fri 24 7:00 pm–Sun 26 10:30 pm Fiddling Frog $85-$190 Pasadena, USA contra
Root System Dam Beavers Gaye Fifer Jeremy Korr
Sat 25 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Exeter Contra-Ceilidh £4-£8 Exeter, UK English ceilidh contra
English Contra Dance Band

March 2023

Thu 2 8:00 pm–10:00 pm The Round club night £2-2.50 Cambridge, UK Playford contra English ceilidh
Fri 3 7:45 pm–10:45 pm Alcester Contra £4-£10 Alcester, UK contra
Vertical Expression Mark Elvins
Sat 4 7:30 pm–10:30 pm Sytchampton Saturday dance £8 Sytchampton, UK Playford contra
Vicki Swan and Johnny Dyer Victoria Yeomans
Mon 6 4:00 pm–Fri 10 10:00 am Contra & Square Dance Week £225-£400 Halsway, UK W contra
English Contra Dance Band Geoff Cubitt
Thu 9 8:00 pm–10:00 pm The Round club night £2-2.50 Cambridge, UK Playford contra English ceilidh
Sat 11 8:00 pm–11:00 pm London Barndance £5-£14 London, UK contra
Vertical Expression Mark Elvins
Sun 12 2:30 pm– 5:30 pm Englefield Green contra dance Egham, UK contra
English Contra Dance Band Victoria Yeomans
Thu 16 8:00 pm–10:30 pm The Round end of term party Cambridge, UK Playford contra English ceilidh
Thu 23 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Bristol Contra Dance £6-£15 Bristol, UK contra
Benjamin Rowe & Adam Rich-Griffin Charlotte Rich-Griffin
Fri 31–Sun 2 April Epicenter Mill Valley, USA contra
The Latter Day Lizards The Figments Cis Hinkle Lindsey Dono

April 2023

Fri 7 7:45 pm–10:45 pm Alcester Contra £4-£10 Alcester, UK contra
Stringrays Lynne Render
Sat 8 8:00 pm–11:00 pm London Barndance £5-£14 London, UK contra
Stringrays Rhodri Davies
Sun 9 2:30 pm– 5:30 pm Englefield Green contra dance Egham, UK contra
Stringway Mark Elvins
Fri 14 4:00 pm–Sun 16 4:00 pm Halsway Contra Dance Weekend £175-£285 Halsway, UK W contra
Nozzy Rhi Davies Charlotte Rich-Griffin
Fri 21–Sun 23 NEFFA Marlborough, USA W contra scandi balfolk
Fri 21 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Bristol Contra Dance £6-£15 Bristol, UK contra
Louise Siddons
Fri 21 6:30 pm–Sun 23 3:00 pm Hands Four Spring Dance Weekend $88-$99 Berea, USA W contra
Wild Asparagus George Marshall
Thu 27 8:00 pm–10:00 pm The Round club night £2-2.50 Cambridge, UK Playford contra English ceilidh
Fri 28–Mon 1 May May Heydays at Evesham £48-£97 Evesham, UK W contra Playford balfolk
Doug Eunson and Sarah Matthews English Contra Dance Band Knotted Chord Keeping Thyme The Old Boys' Network Stradivarious Brian Stanton Burt Hunter Cis Hinkle Colin Hume Denise Devonald Geoff Cubitt Kathryn and David Wright Liz Bartlett Louise Siddons Maureen Knight Nicola Scott Paula Evans

May 2023

Thu 4 8:00 pm–10:00 pm The Round club night £2-2.50 Cambridge, UK Playford contra English ceilidh
Sun 7 2:30 pm– 5:30 pm Sheffield Contra Dance £10 Sheffield, UK contra
Vertical Expressio Cis Hinkle
Thu 11 8:00 pm–10:00 pm The Round club night £2-2.50 Cambridge, UK Playford contra English ceilidh
Fri 12–Fri 19 Spring CDH Kingsport, USA W contra
Fri 12 7:45 pm–10:45 pm Alcester Contra £4-£10 Alcester, UK contra
Vicki Swan and Jonny Dyer Cis Hinkle
Sat 13 8:00 pm–11:00 pm London Barndance £5-£14 London, UK contra
English Contra Dance Band Cis Hinkle
Sun 14 2:30 pm– 5:30 pm Englefield Green contra dance Egham, UK contra
English Contra Dance Band Cis Hinkle
Mon 15 4:00 pm–Fri 19 10:00 am American Contra Dance Week £225-£400 Halsway, UK W contra
English Contra Dance Band Cis Hinkle
Thu 18 8:00 pm–10:00 pm The Round club night £2-2.50 Cambridge, UK Playford contra English ceilidh
Fri 19 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Bristol Contra Dance £6-£15 Bristol, UK contra
Sat 20 7:30 pm–10:30 pm Friday Folk Saturday Special £10 St Albans, UK contra
Thu 25 8:00 pm–10:00 pm The Round club night £2-2.50 Cambridge, UK Playford contra English ceilidh
Fri 26–Mon 29 Chippenham Folk Festival Chippenham, UK W English ceilidh contra balfolk
Coldharbour Bob Morgan
Fri 26 1:45 pm–Mon 29 5:00 pm Camp Sturtevant Los Angeles, USA contra
Uncle Farmer Susan Petrick

June 2023

Thu 1 8:00 pm–10:00 pm The Round club night £2-2.50 Cambridge, UK Playford contra English ceilidh
Thu 8 8:00 pm–10:00 pm The Round club night £2-2.50 Cambridge, UK Playford contra English ceilidh
Sat 10 8:00 pm–11:00 pm London Barndance £5-£14 London, UK contra
Fiddlechicks Andrew Swaine
Sun 11 2:30 pm– 5:30 pm Englefield Green contra dance Egham, UK contra
English Contra Dance Band Charlie Turner
Mon 12 4:00 pm–Fri 16 10:00 am Summer Country Dance Week £225-£400 Halsway, UK W contra Playford
Ali, Jane & Meg Mark Elvins
Thu 15 8:00 pm–10:00 pm The Round club night £2-2.50 Cambridge, UK Playford contra English ceilidh
Fri 16–Sun 18 Lichfield Folk Festival Lichfield, UK W contra Playford
Fri 16 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Bristol Contra Dance £6-£15 Bristol, UK contra
Thu 22 8:00 pm–10:30 pm The Round May Week party Cambridge, UK Playford contra English ceilidh
Fri 23 7:45 pm–10:45 pm Alcester Contra £4-£10 Alcester, UK contra
King Kontra String Band Charlotte Rich-Griffin
Fri 30–Sun 2 July Stegastomp £40-£100 Ashbourne, UK W contra
Contrasaurus

July 2023

Sat 8 8:00 pm–11:00 pm London Barndance £5-£14 London, UK contra
Nozzy Charlie Turner
Sun 9 2:30 pm– 5:30 pm Englefield Green contra dance Egham, UK contra
English Contra Dance Band Geoff Cubitt

August 2023

Fri 11–Sun 13 Balance the Bay San Francisco, USA contra
NOVA Lisa Greenleaf

September 2023

Fri 1–Mon 4 Labor Day Dance Away Julian, USA contra
Sat 9 Portland Drive in Kendal Kendal, UK contra
Portland Drive Trevor Monson
Sat 9 8:00 pm–11:00 pm London Barndance £5-£14 London, UK contra
Contrasaurus Jake Wood
Fri 15 7:45 pm–10:45 pm Alcester Contra £4-£10 Alcester, UK contra
English Contra Dance Band Ivan Aitken
Sat 23 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Leeds Contra £10 Leeds, UK contra
English Contra Dance Band Louise Siddons
Sat 30 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Nottingham Contra Dance Nottingham, UK contra
Vertical Expression Seth Tepfer
Sat 30 7:30 pm–10:30 pm Sytchampton Saturday dance £8 Sytchampton, UK Playford contra
Chris & Julie Dewhurst Rhodri Davies

October 2023

Fri 6 7:45 pm–10:45 pm Alcester Contra £4-£10 Alcester, UK contra
Contrasaurus Seth Tepfer
Sat 14 8:00 pm–11:00 pm London Barndance £5-£14 London, UK contra
Linda Game Band Seth Tepfer
Sat 28 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Leeds Contra £10 Leeds, UK contra
King Kontra String Band Lynne Render

November 2023

Fri 3–Sun 5 Foggy Moon Dance Weekend Monterey, USA W contra
Fri 3 5:00 pm–Sun 5 5:00 pm Skint Ashover, UK W balfolk scandi contra
Fri 3 7:45 pm–10:45 pm Alcester Contra £4-£10 Alcester, UK contra
Nozzy Rhodri Davies
Sat 11 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Nottingham Mixed Dance Nottingham, UK contra Playford
Knotted Chord Brian Stanton
Sat 11 8:00 pm–11:00 pm London Barndance £5-£14 London, UK contra
Old Time Contra Band Geoff Cubitt
Sat 18 7:30 pm–10:30 pm Friday Folk Saturday Special £10 St Albans, UK contra
Sat 25 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Leeds Contra £10 Leeds, UK contra
Ali & Mollie Geoff Cubitt

December 2023

Sat 9 8:00 pm–11:00 pm London Barndance £5-£14 London, UK contra
Bearded Dragons Rhodri Davies
Sat 16 7:30 pm–10:30 pm Sytchampton Saturday dance £8 Sytchampton, UK Playford contra
The Falconers Ivan Aitken

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