English Dances

Sunday, February 25: ONLINE/ENGLISH at online in the cloud. Kalia Kliban with Recorded Music by Odd Sundays Garage Band and others - 1:30-2:30pm More Info

Friday, March 1: ENGLISH at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Palo Alto. Lise Dyckman with Caroline McCaskey, Thomas Dewey, Christopher Jacoby - English dancing for all - dance 7:30-10:00 More Info

Sunday, March 3: PLAYFORD BALL PENINSULA WORKSHOP ( ENGLISH/SPECIAL ) at All Saints Episcopal Church in Palo Alto. Bruce Hamilton with Bill Jensen, Valerie Rose - Learn the dances for the Playford Ball! More Info

Tuesday, March 5: ENGLISH at All Saints Episcopal Church in Palo Alto. Kalia Kliban with Bill Jensen, Renata Bratt, Ben Jackson More Info

Friday, March 8: 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, March 9: ENGLISH at St. John's Presbyterian Church in San Francisco. Bruce Herbold with Craig Johnson, William Allen, Michele Winter, Diana Gómez More Info

Sunday, March 10: ONLINE/ENGLISH at online in the cloud. Sharon Green with Recorded Music by Odd Sundays Garage Band and others - 1:30-2:30pm More Info

Sunday, March 10: ENGLISH at First Unitarian Church of San Jose in San Jose. Alan Winston with Mary Tabor, Robin Lockner, William Allen More Info

Thursday, March 14: ENGLISH at Christ Church Berkeley in Berkeley. Lise Dyckman with Michelle Masek, Judy Linsenberg, Bill Jensen - English dancing for all - newcomer lesson at 7:15; dance 7:45-10:00 More Info

Saturday, March 16: PLAYFORD BALL EAST BAY WORKSHOP ( ENGLISH/SPECIAL ) at Christ Church Berkeley in Berkeley. David Newitt with Charlie Hancock, Michelle Masek - Learn the dances for the BACDS Playford Ball! More Info

Tuesday, March 19: ENGLISH at All Saints Episcopal Church in Palo Alto. Bruce Herbold with Craig Johnson, Robin Lockner, Thomas Dewey More Info

Saturday, March 23: ENGLISH at Christ Church Berkeley in Berkeley. Gary Thomas with Charlie Hancock, Thomas Dewey, Ben Jackson More Info

Sunday, March 24: ONLINE/ENGLISH at online in the cloud. Kalia Kliban with Recorded Music by Odd Sundays Garage Band and others - 1:30-2:30pm More Info

Wednesday, March 27: ENGLISH at Christ Church Berkeley in Berkeley. David Newitt with Judy Linsenberg, Noel Cragg, Valerie Rose - English dancing for all - newcomer lesson at 7:15; dance 7:45-10:00 — Note special Wednesday date! More Info

Friday, March 29: PLAYFORD BALL REHEARSAL DANCE (ENGLISH/SPECIAL) at Hill and Valley Club - 1808 B Street (at Linden) in Hayward.
A cavalcade of callers will teach the dances on the Playford Ball program. (Ball admission not required, and there's no advance registration - pay $20 at the door whether or not you're going to the Ball.). We'll have fabulous music from Thomas Dewey, Craig Johnson, and Caroline McCaskey. 7:00-10:30pm. Go to the ball web site for info about this and the other Playford events.

Friday, March 29: ENGLISH at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Palo Alto. - No Advanced dance this evening -- Playford Ball Rehearsal instead. More Info

Saturday, March 30: BACDS PLAYFORD BALL (ENGLISH/SPECIAL) at San Jose Woman's Club in San Jose.
BACDS Playford Ball - "A Parade of Stars" Star caller - Alisa Dodson Star musicians - Shira Kammen, Rebecca King, Jim Oakden Star sound tech - Christopher Jacoby At the lovely landmark ballroom of the San Jose Woman's Club Doors 6:30, dancing 7:15 - 11:00 Refreshments will be served. Formal dress, period costume, and masks will be admired, not required. Space is limited! Register early to be sure of admittance. No registration at the door.
Go to the Playford Ball website to register and find out about workshops, rehearsal dance, after party, and Sunday brunch. Also there, view the list of dances and the dance directions.

Tuesday, April 2: ENGLISH at All Saints Episcopal Church in Palo Alto. Lise Dyckman More Info

Friday, April 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.

Sunday, April 14: ONLINE/ENGLISH at online in the cloud. Sharon Green with Recorded Music by Odd Sundays Garage Band and others More Info

Sunday, April 14: ENGLISH at First Unitarian Church of San Jose in San Jose. Bruce Herbold with Mary Tabor, Robin Lockner, William Allen More Info

Tuesday, April 16: ENGLISH at All Saints Episcopal Church in Palo Alto. Bruce Hamilton More Info

Sunday, April 28: Celebration for Sharon Green's CDSS Lifetime Contribution Award ( ENGLISH/SPECIAL ) at Albany Veteran's Memorial Building in Albany. - Dancing, speeches, and food - all in well-deserved honor of Sharon Green, the 2024 CDSS Lifetime Contribution Award recipient. Pre-registration will be required; more info to come.
Presented by the Country Dance and Song Society.

Sunday, April 28: ONLINE/ENGLISH at online in the cloud. Kalia Kliban with Recorded Music by Odd Sundays Garage Band and others More Info

Tuesday, April 30: ENGLISH at All Saints Episcopal Church in Palo Alto. Steve White More Info

Tuesday, May 7: ENGLISH at All Saints Episcopal Church in Palo Alto. Alan Winston More Info

Friday, May 10: 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.

Sunday, May 12: ONLINE/ENGLISH at online in the cloud. Sharon Green with Recorded Music by Odd Sundays Garage Band and others More Info

Sunday, May 12: ENGLISH at First Unitarian Church of San Jose in San Jose. Lise Dyckman with Mary Tabor, Robin Lockner, William Allen More Info

Friday, May. 17 - Friday, May. 17: ENGLISH/SPECIAL at Petaluma Women's Clubhouse in Petaluma. Kalia Kliban with Jacqueline Schwab, Earl Gaddis, Mary Lea - Mad Robin "Weekend Welcome Dance" More Info
Presented by the North Bay Country Dance Society.

Saturday, May. 18 - Saturday, May. 18: MAD ROBIN BALL ( ENGLISH/SPECIAL ) at Hermann Sons Hall in Petaluma. Gene Murrow with Jacqueline Schwab, Earl Gaddis, Mary Lea, Daniel Beerbohm - (advance registration required). workshop 1:30-4:00, ball 7:00-10:00pm More Info
Presented by the North Bay Country Dance Society.

Sunday, May 19: Memorable Melodies Dance ( ENGLISH/SPECIAL ) at St John's Episcopal Petaluma in Petaluma. Gene Murrow with Jacqueline Schwab, Earl Gaddis, Mary Lea, Daniel Beerbohm - (Potluck Brunch 12:30-2:00, Dance 2:30-5:30pm, Community Dinner -prepaid catering - 6:00pm) More Info
Presented by the North Bay Country Dance Society.

Tuesday, May 21: Mad Robin Special Peninsula Dance ( ENGLISH/SPECIAL ) at First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto in Palo Alto. Bruce Hamilton with Jacqueline Schwab, Earl Gaddis, Mary Lea, Daniel Beerbohm - note special location, time (7:30-10:00), and price ($25) More Info

Tuesday, May 21: ENGLISH at All Saints Episcopal Church in Palo Alto. Bruce Hamilton 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

Tuesday, June 4: ENGLISH at All Saints Episcopal Church in Palo Alto. Bruce Hamilton 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

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.

Sunday, Jun. 16 - Sunday, Jun. 23: Hey Days at Sonoma State. (ENGLISH/CAMP) 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.

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, 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 More Info
Presented by the BACDS and the Bay Area English Regency Society.