Saturday Ceilidhs - Ashford:
2024:
Saturday Feb 24: Climax Ceilidh Band
Saturday May 11: Barnfire
Saturday Oct 12: Hot Rats
Saturday Dec 7: Swing the Bridge

Details below.

No partner or experience needed!

The caller teaches each dance and then calls the moves while you are dancing, so you don't even have to remember the sequence. These dances are designed for people with two left feet. Bring your friends or come alone. Everyone dances with everyone and has great fun!

Great music, great calling, great dances: what more do you want?

Venue: Hothfield Village Hall, Park Drive, Hothfield, Ashford TN26 1EQ

Ceilidhs with live music from great bands!
Bring your own refreshments. Water provided.


Watch these videos to see what it is like:

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2023 - COVID:
We aim to keep all our dancers as safe as possible. While things appear to be improving, the pandemic is still with us. Vaccinations and LFTs are appreciated, but not required. Please stay at home if you have symptoms of COVID-19 or you feel unwell in any other way.



Saturday February 24th
     Great live music from Climax Ceilidh Band
     Climax Ceilidh Band

     Caller: John Sweeney
     7:30pm - 8pm: Fun Ceilidh Skillz Workshop!
     8pm - 11pm: Dance
     10 (12 on the door)

     Hothfield Village Hall
     Buy Tickets

Saturday May 11th
     Great live music from Barnfire
     Barnfire

     Caller: John Sweeney
     7:30pm - 8pm: Fun Ceilidh Skillz Workshop!
     8pm - 11pm: Dance
     10 (12 on the door)

     Hothfield Village Hall
     Buy Tickets

Saturday October 12th
     Great live music from Hot Rats
     Hot Rats

     Caller: John Sweeney
     7:30pm - 8pm: Fun Ceilidh Skillz Workshop!
     8pm - 11pm: Dance
     10 (12 on the door)

     Hothfield Village Hall
     Buy Tickets

Saturday December 7th
     Great live music from Swing the Bridge
     Swing the Bridge

     Caller: John Sweeney
     7:30pm - 8pm: Fun Ceilidh Skillz Workshop!
     8pm - 11pm: Dance
     10 (12 on the door)

     Hothfield Village Hall
     Buy Tickets




Sunday Afternoon Masterclasses - Interesting! Different! Great Fun!
If you want to try something a little more challenging, and enhance your dancing skills, please come along to our two-hour workshops on Sunday afternoons in Aylesford (near Maidstone). We will mix in some easier stuff as well so you can relax and have fun. Please spread the word to as many dancers as you can. Please let me know if there are any particular dances you want to try, or any specific skills you would like to learn.

2023
      Dec 10

2024
      Jan 14
      Feb 11
      Mar 10
      Apr 21
      May 19
      Jun 16
      Jul 21
      Aug 18
      Sep 15
      Oct 20 (changed from 13th)
      Nov 10
      Dec 1 (or 15?) (changed from 8th)

Aylesford Village Community Centre, 25 Forstal Road, Aylesford, Maidstone ME20 7AU.
2:30pm to 4:30pm - 7
Cake & water provided.
Teaching & Calling: John Sweeney
Music: The best bands from both sides of the Atlantic, on CD.


Where?
Hothfield Village Hall, Park Drive, Hothfield, Ashford TN26 1EQ.
Only five minutes from M20 J9.
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Where?
Aylesford Village Community Centre, 25 Forstal Road, Aylesford, Maidstone ME20 7AU.
Only five minutes from M20 J6.

From the roundabout on the south/Maidstone side of the M20 J6 junction follow the signs for "Kent Life". Follow this road (Forstal Road) until it forks. Take the right fork; the hall is immediately on your right.

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Order Ceilidh Tickets in Advance - 10 (12 on the door if available)

Event details

Groups: Tenth ticket free! Contact John Sweeney for details.

Option 1: Pay cash at any of our dances.

Option 2: Pay by Internet Banking - please e-mail John Sweeney for details.

Option 3: Pay by cheque to "John Sweeney" - post to 69 The Street, Willesborough, Ashford, Kent TN24 0NA. Please provide the full names of all dancers and your e-mail address for confirmation.

Option 4: Pay by PayPal. Please note that there is a 50p surcharge for each ticket to cover PayPal handling costs.
Please use the drop-down menu to choose the date of the ceilidh; select the number of tickets and click on the "PayPal" button. When I confirm your tickets by e-mail I will ask for a list of all the dancers' names.

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