English Country Dance

Santa Barbara Country Dance Society

Santa Barbara English Country Dance 

We are officially back to dancing in person here in Santa Barbara!
We hope you can join us for a (re)introduction to English Country Dance!

First Presbyterian Church of Santa Barbara
21 E. Constance Ave.
Santa Barbara, CA 93105

First, Third, and Fifth Sundays (with some exceptions).
New dancer instruction at 1:45, dancing 2:00 to 4:15 pm.
Please bring your own water.
Doors open at 1:40.

Price $5; Live Music $10

2023 dates
Please note the extra dances in March. They are open to all! We will focus in more detail on ECD figures and connection.

January 1

January 15, caller Alice Williams

No Dance January 29 (hall unavailable)

February 5, caller Susan Evans
February 19: Live Music with special guest musicians, caller Alice Williams
We are very excited to have Corwin Zekley on fiddle and Grace Fellows on keyboard. Corwin is from a musical family in Mendocino; Grace is almost a local, hailing from Ojai. Together they have many years of experience playing for both English and Contra dances in many venues. More detail to follow.
Price $10

March 5, caller Susan Evans

March 12: Extra dance canceled. (Stay tuned for another extra dance beyond March 26.)

March 19, caller Susan Evans

March 26: Extra dance! Another chance to broaden your experience of dancing English, and deepen your enjoyment. Caller Alice Williams

April 2: caller Susan Evans

Apil 16: caller Alice Williams

April 30: caller Alice Williams

May 7: caller Susan Evans

May 21: Live Music! Caller Alice Williams

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Come dance to the lively playing of Go Figure, featuring Brian Burd, Fran Malinoff, Jim Kosinski, and Ann Kosinski.

June 4: caller Susan Evans

June 18: caller Alice Williams

Covid-19 Requirements
Masks and vaccinations are encouraged but requirements have been dropped. We assume all will use common sense when symptoms are present.

Beginners are welcome, cherished even. No need to bring a partner.
Dress for comfort. We recommend low or flat shoes that don't stick.
Santa Barbara Country Dance Society

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