Folk dance clubs and my dance programmes

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Here are some of the folk dance clubs in Bedford, England, UK and the surrounding area. In the section for each club links are given to their web site (where available) and to the dance programmes that I have called since 2010:

Tuesday Playford, Bedford


Dancing "Dick's Maggot" at Bedford Tuesday Playford 23 Sep 2014
to an extended recording of the Kenton Ramblers

Dancing "Four-pence Half-penny Farthing" at Bedford Tuesday
Playford 27 Sep 2022 to music generated using Musescore

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Further information about this group is available here.

Programmes (by Graham Foster, see note after the following list)

25 Apr 2023
24 Jan 2023
27 Sep 2022
12 Jul 2022
22 Feb 2022
23 Nov 2021
14 Jan 2020
24 Sep 2019
11 Jun 2019
12 Feb 2019
25 Sep 2018
24 Apr 2018
27 Feb 2018
26 Sep 2017
11 Apr 2017
24 Jan 2017
27 Sep 2016
12 Apr 2016
12 Jan 2016
22 Sep 2015
14 Apr 2015
13 Jan 2015
23 Sep 2014
13 May 2014
28 Jan 2014
10 Sep 2013
09 Jul 2013
12 Feb 2013
25 Sep 2012
12 Jun 2012
27 Mar 2012
25 Oct 2011
14 Jun 2011
25 Jan 2011
14 Sep 2010
25 May 2010
09 Mar 2010

Note: The above programmes for the Tuesday Playford group are just those that Graham Foster has called since 2010, as are all the other programme links given on this page. Programmes back to 1976 by all callers at Tuesday Playford can be viewed here.

Bedford Folk Dance Club (formerly Bedford Barn Dancers)

For further information see their web site.

Programmes

18 May 2023
02 Feb 2023
01 Dec 2022
22 Sep 2022
19 May 2022
10 Feb 2022
11 Nov 2021
27 Feb 2020
10 Oct 2019
16 May 2019
17 Jan 2019
18 Oct 2018
21 Jun 2018
15 Feb 2018
30 Nov 2017
22 Jun 2017
02 Feb 2017
24 Nov 2016
26 May 2016
26 Feb 2015
13 Nov 2014
24 Apr 2014
10 Oct 2013
18 Apr 2013
13 Dec 2012
15 Mar 2012
15 Dec 2011
27 Nov 2010
01 Apr 2010

Fine Companions, Bedford


The dance "Companions at 75"
Fine Companions club band playing, Graham Foster calling

Fine Companions have a web site. There are also videos of dancing to the club band and of the public dances which they organise in Bedford every other month.

I wrote a new dance “Companions at 75” for their 75th aniversary in 2010.

Programmes

26 May 2023
10 Mar 2023
21 Oct 2022
10 Jun 2022
28 Jan 2022
22 Oct 2021
31 Jan 2020
28 Jun 2019
15 Mar 2019
30 Nov 2018
13 Nov 2015
10 Jul 2015
27 Mar 2015
12 Sep 2014
28 Feb 2014
20 Sep 2013
17 May 2013
01 Jun 2012
03 Feb 2012
30 Sep 2011
11 Feb 2011
24 Sep 2010
16 Jul 201075th anniversary dance
22 Jan 2010

Tudor Reeds, Bedford

Some information can be found on a Bedford Borough local information web site.

Programmes

30 Mar 2022
29 May 2019
05 Oct 2016
16 Jul 2014
03 Jul 2013
07 Nov 2012
21 Sep 2011
15 Sep 2010

Staplers, Hitchin

For further information see their web site.

Programmes

02 Feb 2015
24 Mar 2014
04 Mar 2013
13 Feb 2012
04 Apr 2011
25 Oct 2010
18 Jan 2010

Rushden Folk Dance Club

For further information see their web site.

Programmes

12 Mar 2015
06 Feb 2014
08 Nov 2012
10 Nov 2011

Titchmarsh Folk Dance Club

For further information see their web site.

Programmes

24 Jul 2017
04 Apr 2016
04 May 2015
21 Jul 2014