Upcoming Louisville ECD Dance Dates:

 
November 23, SPECIAL DANCE WITH Keltricity 3:00 - 5:00 ... program is on the Upcoming Dances page. Snack table after the dance to replace all the calories burned during the dance.

November 30, Regular Class, 3:00 - 5:00

December 14, Regular Class, 3:00 - 5:00 We do not have to change after all! Do we want to have a potluck? I am told “YES!” ... potluck at 2:00.

December 21, Deferred Class, 3:00 - 5:00

December 28, Regular Class, 3:00 - 5:00

Our dance program on Nov 30 and through December will feature the dances on the New Orleans Ball. We have Louisville dancers going to the ball and, ahem, one of us will be pleased to practice calling the dances. Of course, these sessions are open to everyone and we hope that YOU will come.






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Want to know more about English Country Dance?


Wikipedia’s description is here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_country_dance


Travelling?  A list of ECD groups across the USA can be found at:

http://www-ssrl.slac.stanford.edu/~winston/ecd/hotbeds.htmlx


See also the schedule of activities published at

http://www.cdss.org/events-groups.html


Text descriptions of how to do 45  formations: 

http://round.soc.srcf.net/dances/elements


A set of videos showing how to do 22 formations:

 http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL98115A77C0A52C39


     

Alan Winston’s ECD Mailing List (Discussion group) and links to more than you thought you wanted to know:

http://www-ssrl.slac.stanford.edu/%7Ewinston/ecd.htmlx



Site last updated: October 13  2:00 PM

The next ECD Dance in Louisville will be -

A list of other dance groups in and around Louisville is on this page.


There is plenty of dance activity coming up.  See details on the Calendar page.


Attendance has been so good at our regular sessions that we have enough cash set aside to invite Keltricity back for a live band dance. (When was the last time you danced to a dead band?)  We will have a special dance on November 23. Program and details are on the Upcoming Dances page.


The Louisville Area JASNA Festival is on a one year hiatus in 2015 but we will have an event on July 18 so keep that date on your calendar.


Still Photos and videos of the 2014 JASNA GRAND BALL are now available. There is a new page on this site with links to all of that here.


Dancer Brandon Vigliarolo has written a piece about LECD and our 10 years. Check it out at

https://www.louisville.com/content/louisvilles-own-english-country-dancers-celebrate-10-years



November 21 - Lexington Friday night dance

Arts Place 7:40 intro lesson, 8:00 - 10:00 Dance


November 23 - Louisville - Special dance with Keltricity. This is our reward to ourselves for good attendance. The program is posted here.


December 6 - Lexington, KY - Fezziwig’s  Ball

7:30 - 11:00 at the Carnegie Center. Information on the calendar page.


December 20 - Frankfort, KY - Ae Prideful Ball (Without Prejudice) 7:30 at the Masonic Temple.Information on the calendar page.


December 26 - January 1 - Berea, KY - Christmas Country Dance School.

http://www.berea.edu/ and search for CCDS.



February 1, 2015 LECD will have a dance in honor of the visiting Country Dance and Song Society Executive Committee which is meeting in Louisville. 1:30 - 4:00



LECD Shirt Project - some of us have bought Polo shirts embroidered with a Union Jack flag and “Louisville English Country Dancers” on it.  See how to get YOURS at the Shirt Project.



Kathy and Don Corson

Dancing at

St. Andrews Episcopal Church

2233 Woodbourne Avenue

Louisville, KY 40205

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