Dancing in the Park is held on Monday evenings in summer in an outdoor setting.
Dates in 2019 are: Dec 2, 9, 16, and 23;
and for 2020 are: Jan 6, 13, and 20.
This is a free community event to which everyone is welcome.
Beginning at 6.45pm, the dancing goes until dark. Live music (all musicians welcome and encouraged to come and play – please note that there is no power, so acoustic only).
No experience required – all dances taught and called.
Join other dancers, callers and musicians for a BYO everything picnic before the dancing – under the vine covered pergola near Regatta Point (tables, chairs and BBQ there) from 5.45pm.
Callers for the evenings, and the dance types to be included, are expected to be (subject to confirmation):
December 2: Mark Simmons and Bob Buckley – Bush and perhaps a dance or two from other styles for variety
December 9: Colin Towns – Bush, English Country, Contra
December 16: Jim Williams – Bavarian, plus Mark and Bob
December 23: Ian Bull – Bush, English Country, Historical
January 6: Bruce Clark – Scottish, plus Colin
January 13: Roger Gifford – Scandinavian and Contra
January 20: Final evening Party Night (bring a plate to share after the dance): Mark and other callers – a variety of what’s gone before, and possibly something completely different!