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Information Sheet 27th May 2019

By David Rowland

Summer Has Arrived !!!!!!


Very Many Thanks....... all who turned up on Saturday, 18th May for the Taster Day, including some family members. It was very disappointing that none of the public turned up to find out what the event was all about. We’d put much effort into publicising it.
However, the newly-elected President of Lancashire Folk, Valerie Kite, put in an appearance and a lady from a local ukulele club, who came to listen to the music and provided us with a very appreciative audience. A Lancashire Post photographer put in an appearance too, so we may get some publicity from it after all.
Needless to say, we didn’t waste our time: we practised some of the usual dances and made a lot of progress with the Upton-upon-Severn dance, which was very satisfying.
Sadly, Valerie fell in her garden two days later and ended up in the Royal Preston Hospital with a broken femur.

Monday 3rd June Newton-le-Willows,Warrington, WA12 9TU
Names: L.Daniels, M.Halliday, Sue Jennings(?), D.Rowland
M.Bailey, G.Carson, B.Freedman, G.Godber, R.Smith, D.Thompson,
A.Tipping, H.van Dijk
Kit: YELLOW sash on LEFT shoulder
Venue: All Saints Hall, Crow Lane East, Newton-le-Willows, WA12 9TU
Map: To be attached to this sheet by Mike.
Meet: FOR 7:45 pm start
Details: For the N-le-W branch of the National Association of Women’s Clubs.
Fee of £100

Monday, 10th June Chorley, PR7 4AZ
Names: L.Daniels, M.Halliday, D.Rowland
M.Bailey, G.Carson, B.Freedman, R.Smith, D.Thompson, H.van Dijk
Kit: BLUE sash on LEFT shoulder
Venue: Marley Court Nursing Home, Bolton Road, Chorley, PR7 4AZ
(A.6 through Chorley; past Albany HS on L. and just beyond Frederick’s
ice cream shop on L. is Marley Court, also on L.)
Meet: FOR 2 pm start

Monday, 17th June

Monday, 26th June
NO PRACTICE but.......RS has been invited to do some longsword dancing with a group at Galloway Hall, Brackenbury Road, Fulwood, PRESTON, PR2 3BS.
The ‘clients’ will be a mixture of Preston Folk Dance Club members and some Scouts.
It’s a 7:30 pm start.
Would anyone be interested in going along to help? Please let Roy know a.s.a.p.

No bookings in July & August. However, ....... we’d appreciate ideas for an evening out (not necessarily a Monday), perhaps dancing at a pub and enjoying a boules or a bowls evening together; perhaps simply sharing a social evening and a buffet. What do YOU think?? We need to keep our profile in the public domain.

Queries regarding the following dates:-
Saturday, 7th September – Singleton Cloggers’ Day of Dance
Thursday, 12th September – St James’s, Moss Side, Beavers

Odds & Ends
1. Mike received copies of some photos and a letter of thanks from Balshaw’s HS (“You do make the event extra special.”).

Updated 13:34 - 29 May 2019 by David Rowland

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