M.A.D. folk NEWS Mersey And Deeside folk-dance clubs
a federation of the folk-dance clubs in Liverpool and Wirral area


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Folk Dance CLUBS
in this area.
Folk Dance information
in nearby areas.
Folk-dance BANDS
in this area.
Folk-dance CALLERS
in this area.
CONTACT US
Chair; Mary Smith.0151 652 4479
Secretary; Chris Warrington
Treasurer: John Smith.0151 652 4479
Newsletter production by Sheila Davies.
webmaster for this page Gerry Jones.
Here are the local ENGLISH folk dance groups on Mersey And Deeside, affiliated to E.F.D.S.S. and to M.A.D.folk

BEBINGTON. Folk-dance club. Mary Smith 0151 652 4479. or email our Secretary.
1st, 3rd & 5th Tuesdays at Victoria Hall (behind the "Acorn" pub,) Bebington. 8.10 - 10.15 p.m. from first Tuesday in September, until mid-July.

HESWALL & WEST KIRBY Alexander Hall, Rocky Lane, Heswall. 8.00p.m. alternate Fridays. Tel Edna Kershaw 0151 677 3271.

Liverpool CONTRA Folk-dance club. Tuesdays at 7.45 p.m. 0151 427 1907. email our Secretary, Maria Warrington
Gorsedale Road Scout Hut, Allerton, between Dovedale Road and Briardale Road. via Queens Drive or Rose Lane. .

NESTON. Dorothy Jones 0151 336 4755. Wednesdays 8.00-10.00, alternating Playford nights and Club nights. from 4th Oct. Alternating venues are Parochial Hall Neston, and Parkgate-and-Neston United Reformed Church Hall. Also, occasional dance sessions at Thornton Hough W.I.

ST. HELENS. Folkdance Club. Wednesdays 8.00p.m. at UNISON ("Nalgo") social club, Bishop Rd.St Helens.Email Ian Arthur, acting secretary.

STOCKTON HEATH. Folkdance Club. click here to email our Secretary, Keith Williams, or phone him on 01928 713 180.
Mondays 8.00p.m. at St Thomas's School, Parkgate Rd, Stockton Heath.
or Warrington website / entertainment / groups then follow "Community resource" and search the Community Directory for folk dance

UPTON (WIRRAL) folk dance club. click here to email our Secretary, Linda Sutton, Tel; , 0151 678 3890. Tuesdays at St Joseph's R.C. School, Upton.
We meet in term time only from September to May. The cost is 1.50 including tea and biscuits. New members are always made welcome, and a partner is not necessary.

SOUTHPORT Folk-dance Club. Thursdays 8 - 10 pm at St Peter's Church Hall, St Peter's Road, Birkdale, Southport. PR8 4RH. Click here to email Eleanor Mehew or phone her on 01704 569 107


OTHER FOLK DANCE CLUBS IN OUR AREA (not affiliated to M.A.D.folk)

AUGHTON Traditional Folk-dance Club. Alternate Tuesdays, at Mount Carmel School (1, Aughton Park Drive, L39 5BU.) from 8.00 - 10.00. Email
Denise Bearon or phone her on 01695 422971

ORMSKIRK Folk Dance Club Mondays at 8.15pm in term time at Emmanuel Church Hall, Derby Street (nr. Railway station)
Contact Margaret McFarlane 01695 423882. For tickets to dances phone or email Denise Bearon 01695 422971.
Denise is also the contact for "Seven Stars" Sword and Step Dancers www.7stars.org.uk

ADLINGTON folk dance club Contact;- email Reg Battle or phone 01625-875309 www.adlingtonfolk.co.uk

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DIARY DATES NB: All diary dates are now on the EFDSS website, www.efdss.org/

Local ENGLISH country-dance bands.
To see the web-page of any band that has one, just click on their underlinedname. To email any bands underlined, just click on the name which is underlined,.
CRACKNELS    Brian Jenkins 0151 336 4818  (email may be available for Brian.)
EXTRA STOUT;      Ian McKeane.      0151 652 9376
FOXES BARK      Mike Thomas      01829 51573
JASPER'S LEAP      Sue Jones      01244 342 693
JOHN BULL          Richard Stapledon      0151 342 5947
LIVERPOOL Country Dance Band     Gerry Jones    0151 259 3442
POACHERS      Roy Hordley      01744 882895
The PROSPECT Ceilidh Band     Rachel Birtles      01244 314 688
THREE POINT TURN Ceilidh Band       Mick Draper      01244 381 826
TWO LEFT FEET     Richard Wilde      0151 648 7764
WEST KIRBY BAND      John Stapledon      0151 342 6668
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CALLERS;
To email any Callers underlined, just click on their name.
ALAN BARBER 0151 342 3615 band
KEVIN BARGEN 017048 31198 band/recorded.
MALCOLM DAVIES 0151 339 8854 recorded/band
GERRY JONES 0151 259 3442 CDs/band
JOHN SMITH 0151 652 4479 recorded/band
MAUREEN WADDINGTON
01829 751 667 recorded/band