English Ceilidh (ECeilidh)

Dance to Contrasaurus with Jen Morgan presented by ruffCeilidhs

Contrasaurus is a refreshing, new band based in the Midlands, offering years of folk dance music experience along with fresh and exciting tunes for ceilidhs, contra dances, workshops, folk clubs and festivals. Contrasaurus are Alan Brunier (accordion), Benjamin Rowe (fiddle), David Ledsam (bass, concertina) and Adam Griffin (guitar). Alan, Benjamin and Adam have all spent their time working through the ranks of the University of Warwick Folk Society, becoming well established dance musicians. Two of the line up also play as ‘The Night Before’ who played a great ceilidh for us in February 2018. Jen Morgan Our caller for the night is Jen Morgan who’s repertoire spans ceilidh, contra and Playford so we can look forward to another varied night of dancing.
Band: Contrasaurus
Caller: Jen Morgan
Organiser: ruffCeilidhs
Location: St Mary's Hall, Talbot St, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF5 2HA
Date/Time: Saturday, 16 February 2019 7:30pm to 11:00pm
Price: £10 on the door, £8 advance online, children £5, families £25
Contact: 07976532382

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
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