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You Are Invited To The

Fourteenth Annual

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.



Dance Instruction By
Judy Greenhill
From Guelph, Ontario

Music By
Relative Harmony

From Guelph, Ontario


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

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
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
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



$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
or call (217)359-8225


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

Weather Information and Illinois Road Conditions


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, last update January 16, 2015