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Gentle English Country Dance Series


"Gentle English" are English country dances from all periods selected to be gentle on the knees, hips, feet, and backs of the dancers. Some dances will be easy, some difficult, but none will stress the joints.

Examples include such favorites as Mr. Isaac's Maggot, Elizabeth, Miss DeJersey's Memorial, Margaret's Waltz, and Alice.

Location : St. Mark's on the Hill Parish Hall
1620 Reisterstown Rd, Pikesville 21209

Directions to St. Marks Parish Hall

Admission $8.00 for BFMS, FSGW or CDSS members, $12.00 for non-members.
Refreshments will be provided.

Time: 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM

BFMS plans to hold three or four Gentle English dances a year. Committee members are Eileen Franch, Paul Ballard, and Kimberly Field.
To join the committee or for more information, contact Eileen Franch at franch at verizon.net, or speak to a committee member.

Please Note

The BFMS Gentle English Country Dance will raise its admission rates to match the other BFMS dances, starting in February, 2018. New rates are $9 for members, $13 for nonmembers. Under 21 and full-time students with IDs: $4 members, $6 non-members.

Event Dates:

Saturday, January 27 2018 
The caller will be Ann Fallon. The musicians will be Emily Aubrey, violin, Brian Cardell, recorders and flute, and Ben Hobbs, piano.