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4 Sept - Some publicity material for the 2015 National Week of Dance at Lytham (including that on the EAASDC website) displays incorrect dates. The latest information is that the event runs from 8th August to the 14th August although an intro to C1 will be taught by Richard Tinson on the 6th and 7th of August. More details for this event are scheduled to be published in early October.
29 Aug - IMPORTANT NOTIFICATION - In order to ensure the comfort and safety of dancers attending Tilehurst SDC's Open Dance on Saturday September 6th, it has been decided that the event will be TICKET ONLY.
25 Aug The producer (Geoff Ward - Shindig Productions) of Di Green's new single Coming Back As A Man (originally recorded by Caro Emerald in 2012) have given us permission to host it on our own server. You can purchase the single from Shindig Productions or from Another Beat

16 Aug The GSI Caller/Cuer School taking place next month is seeking dancers to dance to the student callers. Squares are needed on Sunday evening, 21st September (19:30 to 21:00), Monday Tuesday and Wednesday (10:30 to 12:30 & 14:15 to 16:15 & 19:30 to 21:00 each day) and Thursday (10:30 to 12:30 & 13:30 to 15:15). All participating dancers will receive a free ticket to the multi Caller/Cuer dance on Thursday evening. Please e-mail Susie Kelly if you are interested/
26 Jul - NEW Several pages of club data on this site have been consolidated so that they are available on our UK Clubs - Full Details page. It is also accessible from the left hand navigational panel on every page.
19 Jul - Cherish Bristow has a new 'single' available on Sting Records. It is a cover version of Amy Macdonald's 2008 hit This is the Life, a sample of which can be heard below. It can be downloaded from Hanhursts here. It is #76 on the list.

18 Jul - The first versions of the flyer and booking form for the BAASDC hosted European Convention in July 2016 are here.

5 Jul - James Wyatt has a new square dance 'single' out this month. I Go To Pieces was a hit for Peter and Gordon in November 1964, the song being written by Del Shannon (of Runaway fame). There have been numerous cover versions in the last 50 years. James' version is on the player below and can be bought from New Beat here

New Malden
(Surrey) Area

Hogsmill Squares
Tues 16th Sept
More details
Exeter Area

Tues 16th Sept
First month FREE
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Hemel Hempstead
(Herts) Area

Tudor Squares
Thurs 25th Sept
More details



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  1. Tony Piears' histories of some early British square dance clubs
  2. Videos of well known callers plying their trade.

The magazine of the BAASDC is published on the first day of  each month except during July and August. Any items for  inclusion can be sent to the Temporary Editor Chris Allen. If you want to subscribe to the magazine please contact Alan Jackson. Contact details for Chris are here and Alan here.


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