English Dances

Saturday, May 25: ENGLISH at Christ Church Berkeley in Berkeley. Gary Thomas, Sharon Green with Charlie Hancock, David Mostardi…and friends More Info

Sunday, May 26: ONLINE/ENGLISH at online in the cloud. Kalia Kliban, Sharon Green with Recorded Music by Odd Sundays Garage Band and others More Info

Friday, May 31: ENGLISH at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Palo Alto. Alan Winston, Lise Dyckman with Craig Johnson, Judy Linsenberg, Cat Taylor - 5th Friday ADVANCED ECD. Maximum dancing with minimal teaching, and an occasional challenge. Dancers are expected to be undaunted by figures like: double figure 8s; heys for 3, 4 or more in different configurations; double Mad Robin figures; chevrons; triple minor longways formations; etc. (This is not the time to bring your friends who are new to English country dancing, although we’d love to see them at other BACDS dance events.) More Info

Tuesday, June 4: ENGLISH at All Saints Episcopal Church in Palo Alto. Bruce Hamilton with Elizabeth Ingber, Bill Jensen, Anne Goess More Info

Friday, June 7: ENGLISH at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Palo Alto. Lise Dyckman with Patti Cobb, Richard Page, Michelle Masek - English dancing for all - dance 7:30-10:00 More Info

Saturday, June 8: ENGLISH at St. John's Presbyterian Church in San Francisco. Steve White with Jon Berger, Alicia Cover, Craig Johnson More Info

Sunday, June 9: ENGLISH at First Unitarian Church of San Jose in San Jose. Alan Winston with Mary Tabor, Robin Lockner, William Allen More Info

Thursday, June 13: ENGLISH at Christ Church Berkeley in Berkeley. Lise Dyckman with Maggie Moore, Michelle Masek, Patti Cobb - English dancing for all - newcomer lesson at 7:15; dance 7:45-10:00 More Info

Friday, June 14: REGENCY/ENGLISH at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Palo Alto. Alan Winston with Divertimento More Info
Presented by the BACDS and the Bay Area English Regency Society.

Saturday, June 15: ENGLISH at Christ Church Berkeley in Berkeley. Bridget Whitehead with Michelle Masek, Patti Cobb, Maurette Foster More Info

Sunday, Jun. 16 - Sunday, Jun. 23: Hey Days at Sonoma State. (ENGLISH/CAMP/SPECIAL) at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park.
Hey Days (BACDS English Dance and Music Week) June 16-23 – a residential camp in the North Bay with English Country Dance, square dance, singing, a music track, and more. Staff includes Melissa Running, David Millstone, Bridget Whitehead (program director), more with Alchemy (Karen Axelrod, Eric Martin, Rachel Bell), Jeff Spero, Dave Langford, Jonathan Werk, more, Sound engineer Alan Roberts. Advance registration required; registration opens January 2; postmark lottery deadline February 1.

Thursday, June 27: ENGLISH at Christ Church Berkeley in Berkeley. Alexandra Deis-Lauby with Valerie Rose, Judy Linsenberg, Bill Jensen - English dancing for all - newcomer lesson at 7:15; dance 7:45-10:00 More Info

Friday, July 5: ENGLISH at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Palo Alto. Bruce Hamilton with Cat Taylor, Richard Page - English dancing for all - dance 7:30-10:00 More Info

Friday, July 12: REGENCY/ENGLISH at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Palo Alto. Alan Winston with Divertimento More Info
Presented by the BACDS and the Bay Area English Regency Society.

Friday, August 2: ENGLISH at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Palo Alto. Lise Dyckman with Robin Lockner, Michelle Masek, Thomas Dewey - English dancing for all - dance 7:30-10:00 More Info

Friday, August 30: ENGLISH at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Palo Alto. Music by Valerie Rose, Robin Lockner…and friends - Special caller - Renée Camus (Burbank). 5th Friday Advanced ECD. Maximum dancing with minimal teaching, and an occasional challenge. Dancers are expected to be undaunted by figures like: double figure 8s; heys for 3, 4 or more in different configurations; double Mad Robin figures; chevrons; triple minor longways formations; and the like. More Info

Friday, September 13: REGENCY/ENGLISH at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Palo Alto. Alan Winston with Divertimento More Info
Presented by the BACDS and the Bay Area English Regency Society.

Friday, October 11: REGENCY/ENGLISH at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Palo Alto. Alan Winston with Divertimento More Info
Presented by the BACDS and the Bay Area English Regency Society.

Friday, November 8: REGENCY/ENGLISH at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Palo Alto. Alan Winston with Divertimento - Preview the dances for Alan's Birthday Ball tonight! More Info
Presented by the BACDS and the Bay Area English Regency Society.

Saturday, November 9: Alan Winston's Birthday Ball ( ENGLISH/SPECIAL ) at Hill and Valley Club - 1808 B Street (at Linden) in Hayward. Alan Winston with Tartan Suite: Patti Cobb, Caroline McCaskey, Thomas Dewey, Shira Kammen - For his 65th birthday, Alan Winston is putting together an evening of his own English dance choreographies, with fabulous music by Patti Cobb, Caroline McCaskey, Thomas Dewey and Shira Kammen - tunes by Rebecca King, Debbie Jackson, Patti Cobb, Larry Unger, and others. Dances are intermediate level; not the dance to attend if you've never done English dance before. Preview the dances on Friday the 8th in Palo Alto.