Lawrence English Country Dance

Next English Dance - Sunday, July 20, 2014

2pm at the White Schoolhouse

1510 North 2nd Street, Lawrence, KS 66044

WE HAVE A NEW VENUE! It's the White Schoolhouse, located in North Lawrence just about a quarter of a mile north of the 1-70 exchange (Exit 204), or just about a mile north of the downtown bridge.
AND we'll start dancing there THIS MONTH, July 20. .

~ summer 2014 calendar ~

  Band Caller
May 18 Alice Boyle, Robert Rosenberg,
and Greg Allen
Jill Allen
Jun 22 Jill and Greg Allen Jerome Grisanti
July 20 Alice Boyle, Robert Rosenberg,
and Greg Allen
Jill Allen
Aug TBA TBA TBA

 

Admission $7.00 adults - $4.00 children, students, and seniors

No partner is required - wear comfortable clothes and clean shoes.

New dancer workshop/orientation - class is held at 1:30 pm.

All dances are taught and prompted.

Monthly dancing in the region

English Dance in Kansas City is organized by one of our regular dancers, Martine Rousel. This is a well-attended, well organized dance in a beautiful hall. You should go.

Scottish Country Dance is happening in Kansas City. This is a cousin of English Country Dance and worth a visit. Second and Fourth Fridays: 7:00 pm at Willow Creek Friends Church 9700 Wornall Road. Cost is "free will" donation.
For more info: Phone David Bailey at 913-384-3314.

Directions to Willow Creek Friends Church:
Take I-435 to the Wornal exit and north on Wornall to 97th Street. The church (on the Southwest corner) looks like a house. There is a lighted sign in the front yard.
Parking is in the back (off of 97th Street).

Lawrence Barn Dance Association - Lawrence's original barn dance group featuring live folk music and lively dancing for ordinary folks who like good times and good friends.

Uptown Hoedown - American roots music and dance featuring contras, squares, and high speed music.

If you need more info, please contact us ..

jill allen jerome grisanti

Save the Date:Saturday, October 18
Jane Austen Regency Ball

from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
The Aladdin Hotel Ballroom
1215 Wyandotte St., Kansas City, MO

You are cordially invited to attend a delightful evening of English country dance in the polite society of three remarkable organizations:

The Jane Austen Society of North America - Kansas City Region
The Midwestern American Society for Eighteenth - Century Studies
The English Department, University of Missouri - Kansas City

Ticket price to be determined.

Bring a friend or partner, or come by yourself... our style of dance will have you changing hands with both novice and experienced dancers throughout the evening.

Dances called by Jerome Grisanti.
Live music by Jill and Greg Allen of Red House.

We encourage Regency dress or modern attire. The ballroom ambience is enhanced by the swing of skirts and kilts. (No jeans please.) Light refreshments will be served and card games will offer alternate entertainment.

More info:
Dr. Jennifer Frangos : frangosj@umkc.edu
Leah Wilson : ljpww@hotmail.com

blue rules ..