English Ceilidh (ECeilidh)

Dance to Banter with Barry Goodman presented by Stroud Ceilidhs

Banter are: Simon Care on melodeon, Nina Zella on keyboards and vocals and Tim Walker on drums, percussion, brass and dance calling. They are rooted in English traditional music but incorporate influences of pop, jazz, soul and big band sounds. Although just three people, they create a huge sound and have been described as the world’s smallest big band. Banter brings songs that are barking social comment with pop beats, irony and ridiculously danceable tunes!
Band: Banter
Caller: Barry Goodman
Organiser:
Stroud Ceilidhs
Location: Subscription Rooms, Stroud, Gloucestershire,
GL5 1AE
Date/Time: Saturday, 2 February 2019 8:00pm to 11:30pm
Price: Enquire/book 01453 760900
Contact: 07421 102182

What is "English Ceilidh"? - a quick guide

It's what used to be called 'country dancing' or 'barn dance' but nowadays tends have better, more varied music (often 'folk') and is danced with more energy and skill. A 'caller' explains each dance, walks you through it and paying attention at that point will get even the complete beginner through the dancing