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NEWS
The Chain Gang Invites
The Chain Gang would like to invite you to a one off club night where you can dance to Joachim Ruehenbeck from Germany on Thursday the
24th September
BRAMLEY SQUARES & JERRY STORY WEEKEND CHANGE OF VENUES 
From the 30th of September Bramley's have a new venue, Methodist Church Hall, Shelfors Rd, Radcliffe on Trent NG12 2AG. 
Also Yellow Rock's Jerry Story weekend in July 2016 has a Change of Venue to Crawley more details to follow
New Coming Events (Updated W/Ending 6th September 2015) 
CHELTENHAM SWINGING SQUARES have a dance on 8th Oct 2016
WOLDS WEAVERS have announced a dance on the 16th Jan as well as a Yorkshire Day of Dance on the 30th July 2016
TESTVALE SQUARES
have a dance on 7th Nov 
ABERDEEN KILT KICKERS have Jerry Jestin booked for 2 nights in Oct
Overseas and UK Dances and Holidays Re-Organised 
We have re-organised our holiday and mini break coming events page, because we are getting more and more requests from countries all over the world to advertise their dances and specials. So we have split our Holidays and Mini Breaks into two to form two new pages; Overseas Dances and Holidays and UK Holidays and Mini Breaks. They basically do as what they say on the tin. All events will of course still appear in the main Jan - Dec coming Events. It is our hope that it will help you look for events in a more efficient manor. Check out our new pages - Overseas Dances and Holidays & UK Holidays and Mini-Breaks.
New Coming Events (Updated W/Ending 23rd August 2015)  
CHAIN REACTION have announced their Summer Dance in Aug 2016
National Week of Dance - Lytham - 2016 
Dates have been announced for August 2016, with Bronc Wise, Terry McCann, Di Green and Teresa and Paul Hart as the Calling and Cueing Staff.
New Coming Events (Updated W/Ending 16th August 2015)  
STEEPLE STEPPERS have announced their 2016 camp-out dates 
WHIRL & TWIRL RDC have announced their 2017 UK Rounds Festival
CENTRE SQUARES & CHELTENHAM SWINGING SQUARES have announced an Anders Bloom dance in 2017 

European Convention - Saturday 23rd July Day Tickets 
We can announce that you can purchase a Day Ticket for Saturday the 23rd July for £20 a ticket if brought before 30th April and £25 afterwards
VIKING SQUARES - CHANGE OF CALLING STAFF
Unfortunately Viking Squares have had to change their caller for the dance on 10th October 2015, From Lynn Holloway to Cliff Anderton and Gene Turner, This is because Lynn is due to have an operation on his knee and won't be able to travel. All at Viking Squares wish him a quick recovery.
New Coming Events (Updated W/Ending 2nd August 2015) 
TILEHURST SDC have announced 2 new dances on 12th March and 4th June 
TUDOR SQUARES have Brian Hotchkies for a dance on the 23rd April 
THORNBURY SQUARES have announced their Torquay Weekend 
MINISTER SQUARES have announced a dance on 17th July 
CATHEDRAL SQUARES have announced a dance on 10th Oct
New Coming Events (Updated W/Ending 26th July 2015)  
LAZY RIVER have a 68th Birthday Dance on 10th Oct 
WATERSIDE SQUARES are hosting Brian Hotchkies on Wed 11th May 
THE 2ND SLOVAK CONVENTION is on the 29th April 
DO-C-DO have announced dates for their campout from 2016 to 2020
UK Clubs - Full Details  Index page has been redesigned.  Let us know what you think. A complete list of club websites is located here    along with a new section listing Facebook pages & groups
News from EAASDC
EAASDC have issued a program for their Fall Round Up which is a celebration of 60 years of EAASDC and will take place in Germany during September. PROGRAM/PREFLYER/COMING EVENT
Winter Extravaganza - In aid of Prostate Cancer UK
Matt and Sue Baldry have organised a dance to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK, in the John F Kennedy School in Hemel Hempstead, Joining Matt on stage cueing will be Paul Hart, and calling will be Paul Bristow, Neil Whiston and James Wyatt, to provide an unforgettable evening of dance with a rare line up of calling and cueing staff. (Everyone is giving their time for free and even the hall cost has been meet). At £10 a ticket (£12.50 on the door) we hope you agree it will be a great night for both dancer's and charity. So why not join us on the 16th Jan 2016 
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