Diary Dates

DIARY DATES


FEBRUARY 2020

Sat 1 February - Leyland Folk Dance Club Country Dance, St Ambrose Church Hall, Moss Lane, Leyland PR25 4XA Hilary Herbert with 2D Tel: 01772 433430 (Mike Grannell) or 01772 431970 (Ruth Wilson), Email

Sat 1 February - Adlington Cheshire FDC Evening Dance , Poynton Community Centre, 107 Park Lane. SK12 1RB, Frances Richardson with High Jinks ,01625 875309

Thurs 6 February - 7.30 to 10pm, Crook Folk Dance Group Crook Memorial Hall, Crook, Near Kendal, LA8 8LG, Gill, Alan and Gillian, 01539 561573, Website:

Sat 8 February - 7.30pm-10.15pm Bolton le Sands FDC, United Reformed Church Hall, Main Road, Bolton le Sands LA5 8DX, Vanda Musial, recorded music, Jacob's Join supper. Joan Anderson 01524 61483.

Sun 9 February - Workshop 2.30pm Folk North West, Samlesbury Memorial Hall, PR5 0UY, Trevor Monson with Denise & Norman Bearon, 01253 858994.

Thurs 13 February - 7.30 to 10pm, Crook Folk Dance Group Crook Memorial Hall, Crook, Near Kendal, LA8 8LG, Elaine and Pat, 01539 561573, Website:

Sat 15 February - 7.30pm Preston FDC, Evening Dance, St Ambrose Church Hall, Moss Lane, Leyland PR25 4XA, Reg Battle with Knotted Chord, 01995 672114 - 01253 858994 - 01772 745813

Sun 16 February (am) Workshop Band , Rainford Village Hall, Church Road Rainford St Helens WA11 8HB, contact Mary Smith 0151 652 4479.

Thurs 20 February - 7.30 to 10pm, Crook Folk Dance Group Crook Memorial Hall, Crook, Near Kendal, LA8 8LG, Martyn Harvey, 01539 561573, Website:

Thurs 27 February - 7.30 to 10pm, Crook Folk Dance Group Crook Memorial Hall, Crook, Near Kendal, LA8 8LG, Mixed Night 01539 561573, Website:

Sat 29 February - 7.30 - 10.45 pm, Liverpool Contra Spring Dance, St Anthony of Padua Church Hall, Queens Drive, Mossley Hill , L18 8AY - Rhodri Davies with Knotted Chord - If coming from M62 direction, follow Queens Drive (ring road). As you approach the venue, you come under a railway bridge. Concealed entrance on left, just before traffic lights. Please bring some finger food to share. 0151 427 1907.

Sat 29 February - 8pm Poynton Ceilidhs , Poynton Civic Hall Park Ln, Poynton, Stockport SK12 1RB, Boldwood (caller TBC) Tickets are £9 on the door, cash only, under 16s are half price. To reserve or purchase tickets in advance please follow the links on the Website: Reserved tickets will be held on the door till 8.15.

Sat 29 February - Country Dance , St Aidans Church Hall, Bamber Bridge PR5 6QL, Jeff and Lynn Hoyle, 01772 785362, Jacob’s join

MARCH 2020

Thurs 5 March - 7.30 to 10pm, Crook Folk Dance Group Crook Memorial Hall, Crook, Near Kendal, LA8 8LG, Ian Jones, 01539 561573, Website:

Sat 7 March - 7.00 pm (new time) Lancashire Folk Spring Gathering, with Kathryn & David Wright and Folkus Pocus, at St Ambrose Church Hall, Moss Lane, Leyland PR25 4XA - 7.30pm, 01772 321549

Sat 7 March - Hawk Green FDC Spring Dance, St. Peter's Parish Centre Green Lane, Hazel Grove SK7 4EA, Victoria Yeomans with Albireo, 0161 494 1582 -Email

Sun 8 March - Workshop 2.30pm Folk North West, Samlesbury Memorial Hall, PR5 0UY, Hilary Herbert with Kendal Green, 01253 858994.

Thurs 12 March - 7.30 to 10pm, Crook Folk Dance Group Crook Memorial Hall, Crook, Near Kendal, LA8 8LG, Jackie Beavon and AGM, 01539 561573, Website:

Sunday 15 March (am) Workshop Band , Rainford Village Hall, Church Road Rainford St Helens WA11 8HB, contact Mary Smith 0151 652 4479.

Thurs 19 March - 7.30 to 10pm, Crook Folk Dance Group Crook Memorial Hall, Crook, Near Kendal, LA8 8LG, Janet Lomax 01539 561573, Website:

Sat 21 March - 7.30pm Preston FDC Spring Anniversary Dance, St Ambrose Church Hall, Moss Lane, Leyland PR25 4XA , Jeff & Lynn Hoyle with White Knuckle Ride, 01995 672114 - 01253 858994 - 01772 745813

Thurs 26 March - 7.30 to 10pm, Crook Folk Dance Group Crook Memorial Hall, Crook, Near Kendal, LA8 8LG, Mixed Night, 01539 561573, Website:

Sat 28 March - 7.30pm-10.15pm Bolton le Sands CDC, United Reformed Church Hall, Main Road, Bolton le Sands LA5 8DX, John Fenton, recorded music, Jacob's Join supper. Joan Anderson 01524 61483.

Sat 28 March - 8pm Poynton Ceilidhs , Poynton Civic Hall Park Ln, Poynton, Stockport SK12 1RB, Kraken with Rosie Bryce. Tickets are £9 on the door, cash only, under 16s are half price. To reserve or purchase tickets in advance please follow the links on the Website: Reserved tickets will be held on the door till 8.15.

Sat 28 March - 7:00pm for 7:30pm to 11:00pm, Adlington Cheshire FDC Spring Ball, Macclesfield Town Hall SK10 1EA , Brian Stanton with Deo Volente. 01625 875309, Advanced ticket required, (Buffet included).

APRIL 2020

Thurs 2 April - 7.30 to 10pm, Crook Folk Dance Group Crook Memorial Hall, Crook, Near Kendal, LA8 8LG, Roy Garrington, 01539 561573, Website:

Thurs 9 April - 7.30 to 10pm, Crook Folk Dance Group Crook Memorial Hall, Crook, Near Kendal, LA8 8LG, Elaine and Pat, 01539 561573, Website:

Thurs 16 April - 7.30 to 10pm, Crook Folk Dance Group Crook Memorial Hall, Crook, Near Kendal, LA8 8LG, Gillian, 01539 561573, Website:

Sat 18 April - 7.30pm-10.15pm Bolton le Sands CDC, United Reformed Church Hall, Main Road, Bolton le Sands LA5 8DX, Roy Smith, recorded music, Jacob's Join supper. Joan Anderson 01524 61483.

Sun 19 April - Workshop - 2.30pm Folk North West, Samlesbury Memorial Hall, PR5 0UY, Volunteers with CDs, 01253 858994. Annual General Meeting

Sun 19 April (am) Workshop Band , Rainford Village Hall, Church Road Rainford St Helens WA11 8HB, contact Mary Smith 0151 652 4479.

Thurs 19 April - 7.30 to 10pm Crook Folk Dance Group Crook Memorial Hall, Crook, Near Kendal, LA8 8LG, David Petrie, 01539 561573, Website:

Sat 25 April - 8pm Poynton Ceilidhs , Poynton Civic Hall Park Ln, Poynton, Stockport SK12 1RB, Barber Band with Dave Ball. Tickets are £9 on the door, cash only, under 16s are half price. To reserve or purchase tickets in advance please follow the links on the Website: Reserved tickets will be held on the door till 8.15.

MAY 2020

Thurs 7 May - 7.30 to 10pm, Crook Folk Dance Group Crook Memorial Hall, Crook, Near Kendal, LA8 8LG, No dance due to local elections, 01539 561573, Website:

Sat 9 May - 7.30pm-10.15pm Bolton le Sands CDC, United Reformed Church Hall, Main Road, Bolton le Sands LA5 8DX, John Fenton, recorded music, Jacob's Join supper. Joan Anderson 01524 61483.

Wed 13 May - Lancashire Folk AGM from 7.45pm to start at 8.00pm - Fairview Youth and Community Centre, Highfield Road North, Adlington PR6 9RN PLEASE NOTE THIS IS NOT THE VENUE USED BY THE CLUB FOR THE ANNUAL DANCE. From A673, At traffic lights at junction of Bolton Road and Chorley Road turn onto Railway Road.Turn right at library into Highfield Road, NorthTake fourth turning on left signed Fairview Youth and Community Centre into car park. - From A6 At mini roundabout junction of Church Street and Market Street turn into Railway Road Turn left at library into Highfield Road North Take fourth turning on left signed Fairview Youth and Community Centre into car park. We are unable to set up the room until 7.30pm.

Sun 17 May (am) Workshop Band , Rainford Village Hall, Church Road Rainford St Helens WA11 8HB, contact Mary Smith 0151 652 4479.

Thursday 21 May - 7.30 to 10pm, Crook Folk Dance Group Crook Memorial Hall, Crook, Near Kendal, LA8 8LG, Roy Smith, 01539 561573, Website:

Thursday 28 May - 7.30 to 10pm, Crook Folk Dance Group Crook Memorial Hall, Crook, Near Kendal, LA8 8LG, Ian Jones with live music, 01539 561573, Website:

JUNE 2020

Thursday 11 June - 7.30 to 10pm, Crook Folk Dance Group Crook Memorial Hall, Crook, Near Kendal, LA8 8LG, Sally Hardaker, 01539 561573, Website:

Sun 21 June - (am) Workshop Band , Rainford Village Hall, Church Road Rainford St Helens WA11 8HB, contact Mary Smith 0151 652 4479.

JULY 2020

Thursday 2 July - 7.30 to 10pm, Crook Folk Dance Group Crook Memorial Hall, Crook, Near Kendal, LA8 8LG, Chris Bland, 01539 561573, Website:

Thursday 16 July - 7.30 to 10pm, Crook Folk Dance Group Crook Memorial Hall, Crook, Near Kendal, LA8 8LG, Hilary Herbert with Jacob's Join, 01539 561573, Website:

SEPTEMBER 2020

Sat 12 September - 10.30am and Evening Dance at 7.15pm including supper Reelfolk Day Of Dance , Victoria Hall, Grange Over Sands, LA11 6DP. Roy Garrington with Julie and Chris Dewhurst. 01539 561573 or Email or visit our Website

Sat 26 September - 7.30pm-10.15pm Bolton le Sands CDC, United Reformed Church Hall, Main Road, Bolton le Sands LA5 8DX, Joan Anderson with recorded music, Jacob's Join supper. Joan Anderson 01524 61483.

OCTOBER 2020

Sat 3 October - 7:30pm Adlington Cheshire FDC Club 65th Celebration dance, Poynton Community Centre, 107 Park Lane. SK12 1RB Andrew Shaw with Denise & Norman 01625 875309

Sat 10 October - 7.30pm-10.00pm Bolton le Sands FDC, United Reformed Church Hall, Main Road, Bolton le Sands LA5 8DX, Roy Smith with recorded music, Jacob's Join supper. Joan Anderson 01524 61483

Sat 10 October - Ormskirk Dance, more details later.

Sun 11 October - Workshop 2.30pm Folk North West, Samlesbury Memorial Hall, PR5 0UY, To be announced, 01253 858994.

Sat 17th October - Leyland Folk Dance Club Country Dance, Leyland Methodist Church Hall, Turpin Green lane, Leyland PR25 3HA, Madeleine Smith with Vic and Ben, Tel: 01772 433430 (Mike Grannell) or 01772 431970 (Ruth Wilson), Email

Sat 24 October - Lancashire Folk Autumn Dance, Roy Garrinton and Stradivarious at St Ambrose Church Hall, Moss Lane, Leyland PR25 4XA

NOVEMBER 2020

Sat 7 November - 7.30pm-10.00pm Bolton le Sands FDC, United Reformed Church Hall, Main Road, Bolton le Sands LA5 8DX, John Fenton with recorded music, Jacob's Join supper. Joan Anderson 01524 61483

Sun 8 November - Workshop 2.30pm Folk North West, Samlesbury Memorial Hall, PR5 0UY, To be announced, 01253 858994.

Sat 14 November - Ormskirk Dance - more details later.

Sat 21 November - Preston FDC, Day of Dance, St Ambrose Church Hall, Moss Lane, Leyland, PR25 4XA. Victoria Yeomans with Dave and Caroline, 01772 745813 - 01995 672114 - 01253 858994.

DECEMBER 2020

Sat 5 December - 7:30pm Adlington Cheshire FDC, Christmas Dance , Poynton Community Centre, 107 Park Lane. SK12 1RB, Neil Stuart with Shane & Julia, 0 1625 875309

12 December - 7.30pm-10.00pm Bolton le Sands FDC, United Reformed Church Hall, Main Road, Bolton le Sands LA5 8DX, Vanda Musial with recorded music, Jacob's Join supper. Joan Anderson 01524 61483

Sat 12 December - Ormskirk Dance - more details later

Sun 13 December - Workshop 2.30pm Folk North West, Samlesbury Memorial Hall, PR5 0UY, To be announced, 01253 858994.

JANUARY 2021

Sat 9 January - Preston FDC - more details later

Sat 17 January - Ormskirk Dance - more details later

Sat 23 January - Lancashire Folk New Year Dance, more details later

Sat 30 January- 7.30pm-10.15pm Bolton le Sands FDC, United Reformed Church Hall, Main Road, Bolton le Sands LA5 8DX, recorded music, caller to be arranged Jacob's Join supper. 01524 61483

FEBRUARY 2021

Sat 6 February - Leyland Folk Dance Club, Country Dance, St Ambrose Church Hall, Moss Lane , Leyland PR25 4XA Judith Veevers with DNA Tel 01772 433430 or 01772 431970

Sat 6 February - Adlington FDC Cheshire dance, Poynton Community Centre, 107 Park lane, SK12 1RB. Bernie Culkin with Knotted Chord 7:30pm 01625 875309 or 01625 876572

Sat 13 February - 7.30pm-10.15pm - Bolton le Sands FDC, United Reformed Church Hall, Main Road, Bolton le Sands LA5 8DX, recorded music, caller to be arranged Jacob's Join supper. 01524 61483

Sat 20 February - Preston FDC, venue tba, Bernie Culkin with Folkus Pocus , 01995 672114 , 01253 858994, 01772 745813.

MARCH 2021

Sat 6 March - Lancashire Folk Spring Gathering

Sat 13 March - 7.30pm-10.15pm Bolton le Sands FDC, United Reformed Church Hall, Main Road, Bolton le Sands LA5 8DX, recorded music, caller to be arranged Jacob's Join supper. 01524 61483

Sat 20 March - Preston FDC, venue tba, Judith Veevers with Pendragon, 01995 672114 , 01253 858994, 01772 745813

Sat 27 March - Adlington FDC Cheshire, Spring Ball, Macclesfield Town Hall. SK10 1EA Hilary Herbert with Stradivarious 7pm for 7:30. Advanced tickets only 01625 875309/or 01625 876572

APRIL 2021

Sat 17 April - 7.30pm-10.15pm Bolton le Sands FDC, United Reformed Church Hall, Main Road, Bolton le Sands LA5 8DX, recorded music, caller to be arranged Jacob's Join supper. 01524 61483

MAY 2021

Sat 15 May - 7.30pm-10.15pm Bolton le Sands FDC, United Reformed Church Hall, Main Road, Bolton le Sands LA5 8DX, recorded music, caller to be arranged Jacob's Join supper. 01524 61483

OCTOBER 2021

Sat 2 October - Adlington Cheshire FDC - dance at Poynton Community Centre, 107 Park Lane SK12 1RB, Norman Bearon. 01625 875309 or 01625 876572.

Sat 16 October - Leyland Folk Dance Club, Country Dance, Leyland Methodist Church Hall, Turpin Green lane, Leyland, PR25 3HA - Michael Barraclough with Pendragon Tel 01772 433430 or 01772 431970

Sat 23 October - Lancashire Folk Autumn Dance - more details later.

DECEMBER 2021

Sat 4 December - Adlington Cheshire FDC - Adlington FDC Cheshire dance at Poynton Community Centre, 107 Park Lane, SK12 1RB, Victoria Yeomans. 01625 875309 or 01625 876572

2022

FEBRUARY 2022

Sat 5 February - Adlington FDC Cheshire dance at Poynton Community Centre, 107 Park Lane SK12 1RB

MARCH 2022

Sat 26 March Adlington FDC Cheshire, Ball


**DIARY DATES**

Please send dates of dances and other club events to be included in Lancashire Wakes Diary to:

Eleanor Mehew - 01704 567251

For details and tickets contact the following:

LANCASHIRE FOLK - TICKETS

New Year Dance - Eleanor Mehew - 01704 567251

Spring Gathering -Joan Barnes -01772 321549

Autumn Dance - David Thompson 01772 721874

ADLINGTON (CHESHIRE) -Mr Reg Battle - Website -01625 875309

ADLINGTON -Mrs Margaret Sudlow - Email -01204 417598

AINSDALE -Mrs Kath Etchells -01704 579893

BEBINGTON -Mrs Mary Smith -Email -0151 652 4479

BOLTON-LE-SANDS - Joan Anderson 01524 61483

CROOK -Pat Borland -01539 561573

FOLK NORTH WEST -Bill Barcroft -01253 858994

GALGATE -John Fenton -01995 603043

GARSTANG -Joan Anderson -01524 61483

HAWK GREEN -Neil -0161 494 1582

HESWALL & WEST KIRBY - Norma McLellan -0151 342 5420.

HOGHTON -Mr David Thompson -01772 721874

LEYLAND - Mike Grannell 01772 433430 or Ruth Wilson 01772 431970 - Email

LITTLE LONGBOROUGH -Clare Park - Email

LIVERPOOL CONTRA - Mrs Maria Warrington - 0151 427 1907

LONGTON - Mrs Dorothy Harrison - 01772 611904

MANCHESTER - Veronica Miles 0161 681 2917 or Rosalind Corser 01706 378973

MORECAMBE - Vanda Musial - 01253 894727

NESTON - Mrs Chris Durkin - 0151 353 1748

ORMSKIRK - Mrs Denise Bearon - Email - 01695 422971

PHOENIX CEILIDHS - Vicky Lindsay - 01772 323988

PRESTON - Kath Risely - 01995 672114

SOUTHPORT - Mrs Eleanor Mehew - Email - 01704 567251

WHALLEY - Mac Whitehouse -01254 824745

WORKSHOP BAND - Mary Smith - 0151 652 4479 or Roy Hordley 01744 882895