Tuesday Afternoons - Maidstone
Saturday Evenings - Ashford

Saturday Evening Dances
in Ashford, Kent, UK

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Sunday Afternoon Masterclasses in Maidstone

Saturday Evening Dances

Saturday Dances - Ashford:

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?

Hothfield Village Hall, Park Drive, Hothfield, Ashford TN26 1EQ
Ceilidhs with Live music from great bands!
Bring your own refreshments. Water provided.


2021 - COVID:
We aim to keep all our dancers as safe as possible. Please help us by co-operating with these steps:

You will need to confirm in advance that all members of your party have been fully vaccinated. Vaccines protect you and those around you. You need to be vaccinated as soon as possible so that protection has time to develop before you come to a dance.

Please take a lateral-flow test before coming to a dance. These are available from pharmacies free of charge. If you get a positive result please do stay at home.

Stay at home if unwell
Please stay at home if you have symptoms of COVID-19 or you feel unwell in any other way.

More Ceilidhs coming in 2022 - Watch this space!

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 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.

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      Jun 19 (date changed)
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Aylesford Village Community Centre, 25 Forstal Road, Aylesford, Maidstone ME20 7AU.
2:30pm to 4:30pm - 6
Cake & water provided.
Teaching & Calling: John Sweeney
Music: The best bands from both sides of the Atlantic, on CD.

Hothfield Village Hall, Park Drive, Hothfield, Ashford TN26 1EQ.
Only five minutes from M20 J9.

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.


Order Ceilidh Tickets in Advance - 8 (10 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 and confirmation that you have all been fully vaccinated.

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