Sue Stapledon CD

posted 16 Aug 2019, 11:13 by Joyce Wiles


Sue Stapledon’s Double CD of Pat Shaw tunes, completed posthumously, following her sad passing on 27th March 2019, is now available!

£15 – all profits donated to Diabetes UK.

To order a copy, or to find further details of track listings etc, please contact her brother Richard: email - richard at phone/text – 07970 272 196

Playford Ball

posted 29 Jul 2019, 14:35 by Joyce Wiles

Don't forget the Playford Ball on 21st September. The Dance List is now available here.

Summer Newsletter

posted 24 Jun 2019, 12:41 by Joyce Wiles   [ updated 24 Jun 2019, 12:44 ]

The summer newsletter is now available to view/download.

Sue Needham

posted 11 Apr 2019, 13:00 by Joyce Wiles

We learned today of the death of the caller, Sue Needham. No more information at this stage.

Denis Leavey

posted 22 Mar 2019, 09:28 by Joyce Wiles   [ updated 4 Apr 2019, 03:13 ]

We are sorry to report the sudden death on 21st March of Denis Leavey, the treasurer for Chiltern Folk.  The funeral is to be held on 10th April at 2.30pm at Amersham Crematorium, followed by a wake at Liston Hall, Marlow. To assist catering at the wake, it would be appreciated if you could notify your attendance by contacting Janet Boothman or Sue Mayne, or by emailing

Spring Newsletter

posted 26 Feb 2019, 03:22 by Joyce Wiles

The Spring Newsletter is now available online.  Please note that the print version has an error in the contact number for the barn dance on 4th May - the landline number should be 01494 534691.

Grand Costume Ball

posted 26 Feb 2019, 03:17 by Joyce Wiles   [ updated 26 Feb 2019, 03:31 ]

On 31st May, a ball will take place at the Assembly Rooms, Bath; organised by Cecile Laye and the French musicians, the Theatre of Music, together with eighty French dancers.  Experienced British dancers are welcome at a cost of £48, but some conditions apply. Please see the attached flyer for further information.

Family Dance

posted 3 Feb 2019, 09:27 by Joyce Wiles

It's nearly here! The first family dance of 2019 will be on 24th February with Ted Morse calling and Toucan Play.

Something new at Datchet

posted 3 Feb 2019, 09:22 by Joyce Wiles

Datchet Folk Dance Club are running free Saturday evening sessions with guest groups.  Next dates are 2nd March, 23rd March and April 20th. See the attached flyer for details.

May Sommerville

posted 28 Jan 2019, 02:25 by Joyce Wiles

May passed away on 15th January aged 83. She will be badly missed at Maidenhead Song Club, having been a very regular attendee since the early 1970s, along with John. She was the club treasurer for many years and danced with Taeppa's Tump, also for many years.
The funeral will be held at Slough Crematorium, Stoke Road, Slough, SL2 5AX at 11am on Thursday 31st January.

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