Toronto English Country Dancers

Rooted in the Past, Dancing into the Future

English Country Dancing is the dance form of Shakespeare, Jane Austen and Napoleon. It is done in groups, with dancers weaving intricate patterns around each other to music ranging from lively jigs and reels to dreamy and hypnotic melodies. Today there are ECD communities around the world, including Australia, Europe, Canada, and the US.
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A Weekend with Gene Murrow


Peter Barnes
Earl Gaddis
and Jacqueline Schwab
Bare Necessities

November 14-16, 2014

Saturday, October 4 -- 2014/15 season
opening dance

Tara Bolker calling with music by Get Your Coat (Ben Bolker on fiddle and Gwen Harper on keyboard)

Dancing 8 to 10.30 at St. Barnabas, 361 Danforth Ave
10/7/family rates.
Potluck dinner from 7-8; set-up starting at 6.30.
We encourage you to bring snacks to share at the break and also your own cups to help protect the environment.

Coming events:

Thursday, October 9 - Thanksgiving dance with Christine Robb calling, Stephen Fuller on fiddle, Peter Stoll on clarinet

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada