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You Are Invited To The

Fourteenth Annual

Marchfest
Traditional Dance
& Music Weekend

March 13-14, 2015

The the Central Illinois English Country Dancers, and the Urbana Country Dancers will be holding a weekend of traditional dance and music at the Phillips Recreation Center, 505 W.Stoughton in Urbana, IL

The weekend will feature a Friday evening contra dance, various dance workshops during the day Saturday and a Saturday evening English Country Ball.

 

Featuring

Dance Instruction By
Judy Greenhill
From Guelph, Ontario

Music By
Relative Harmony

From Guelph, Ontario


Schedule

All events at the Phillips Recreation Center, 505 W.Stoughton, Urbana, IL

DAY TIME EVENT LOCATION
Friday, March 13
Friday 6:45 - 7:30 p.m. Scandinavian Schottische Workshop
Leaders: Jon & Sue Hanson
Dance Room
Friday 7:30 - 8:00 p.m. New Contra Dancer Orientation
Leader: Scott Meyer
Blair Room
 
Friday 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. Contra Dance
Caller: Judy Greenhill
Band: Relative Harmony
Dance Room
Saturday, March 14
Saturday 10:15 Doors Open
 
Saturday 10:30 - 11:45 Movement Most Moribund: The Salut la victime and the Guillotine
Presenter: Sarah Nixon
Blair Room
 
Saturday Lunch Break
 
Workshops
Saturday 1 - 2:15 p.m. ECD Beyond the Longways Formation
Leader: Judy Greenhill
Band: The Flatland Consort
Dance Room
Saturday 2:20 - 3:35 p.m. Dances from France and French-speaking Countries
Leader: Mady Newfield
Dance Room
Saturday 3:40 - 5 p.m. ECD The English/American Connection
Leader: Judy Greenhill
Band: Relative Harmony
Dance Room
 
Singing
Saturday 1 - 3 p.m. Open Singing: Sea Chanteys and Other Music of the Waterways
Leader: Chris Maden
Blair Room
 
Saturday 3 - 5 p.m. Open Singing: Shape Note Singing
Leader: Illinois Sacred Harp Singers
Blair Room
 
Saturday Dinner Break
 
Saturday 7 - 10 p.m. English Country Ball
Mistress of Ceremonies: Judy Greenhill
Band: Relative Harmony
Dance Room
Sunday, March 15
Sunday 2 - 3 p.m. Relative Harmony in Concert
Free admission!
Champaign Public Library

 


Prices

PRICE EVENT
$5 Friday evening contra dance
$25 All Day Saturday
$5 Each Saturday workshop
$2 Suggested donation for each Saturday singing session
$10 Saturday evening Ball


Further Information

Weekend Flier (PDF - 119 KB)

Further information on the workshops (PDF - 128 KB)

For more information contact
Jonathan Sivier at jsivier@illinois.edu
or call (217)359-8225


Directions

Phillips Recreation Center, 505 W.Stoughton, Urbana, IL

Weather Information and Illinois Road Conditions


Housing

Champaign-Urbana lodging page

The Urbana Landmark Hotel at 210 S. Race St. is reasonably close. Their phone number is 217-384-8800.



Central Illinois English Country Dancers' web pages are maintained by webmaster@centralillinoisecd.org, last update January 16, 2015