Past Dance Out Calendar

2020

Sat 18th January 2020 – Strawbear Festival Whittlesea, Cambridgeshire (east of Peterborough)

We will join the procession at 10:30 from the Manor Leisure Centre and dance at various spots round the town till 3:30

Program detail here at festival website:

http://www.strawbear.org.uk/?fbclid=IwAR3NtsSErjem_EVMvPxIaLsftXuwe-FlkuEA4e4tNnbPWTUy210seD-iIng

2020 – Cancelled due to Covid-19

28 March – Halesworth Day of Dance North East Suffolk (https://www.facebook.com/halesworthdayofdance/)

18 April – Frost Vandoorn at Takeley, Essex (Royal Liberty) (https://www.facebook.com/events/1117767988434235/ )

26 April – St George’s Day Celebration at Rose & Crown Hundon,  Sudbury, Southc West Suffolk CO10 8ED

3 May – Flatford Mill, Suffolk Roughly 11.00 until 13.00 at the wooden bridge railed nr the kiosk https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/flatford

15 May – Offcumduns’ Weekend of Dance , East Kent https://www.facebook.com/events/407458940191191/

21st June – Summer Solstist, Queens Head , Hawkedon, North West Suffolk, (Hosted by http://www.little-egypt.org.uk/index.html )

28 JUNE – Leigh-on-Sea Folk Festival, South Essex (https://leighfolkfestival.com/)

4/5 JULY – Sheringham Lobster Potty Fest , North Norfolk (http://pottyfestival.com/)

2 AUGUST – 5 Parishes Show, Fingringhoe, Essex ( https://5parishesshow.org.uk/ )

8 & 9 AUGUST – Broadstairs Folk Week, East Kent (https://broadstairsfolkweek.org.uk/)

?5th Sept – Aylsham Festival of Dance, Music and Song , Norfolk ( https://www.facebook.com/pg/AylshamFestivalDMS/events/?ref=page_internal )

12 September – Green Dragon , Bury St Edmunds, West Suffolk

21 November (Sat) – Acorn Village Christmas Fair Dance Out – Mistley Hall, Maningtree. Dancing to support the charities event. https://www.acornvillages.com/

Details to follow. More events will be added (some at short notice) we are invited/ decide if can make it.

We attended about 18 events in 2019

We usually posted events on Facebook in more detail but only a week or two before they happen.

2019

30th MARCH …Halesworth Day of Dance (https://www.facebook.com/halesworthdayofdance/)

20th APRIL …THREE HORSESHOES PUB, MOLE HILL GREEN, TAKELY , CM22 6PQ  (Frost Vandoorn Fest)

5th MAY…Rochester Sweeps festival (https://www.medway.gov.uk/sweepsfestival)

19th MAY…Morning dance-out at NT Flatford from 11.00 until 13.00 ( or thereabouts!)https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/flatford)

26th MAY…Warm and Toasty Club, Colchester Arts Centre https://www.colchesterartscentre.com/events/gigs/the-warm-toasty-club/

2nd JUNE…Roman Circus House, Colchester – we will have a formal (i.e. in our kit and with clogs on!) practice outside from 12 noon before the Martin Newell Gig (doors open at 2 pm, gig starts 2.30) – WEATHER PERMITTING!

21st JUNE…an evening to mark the summer solstice at the Queens Head, Hawkedon, (https://www.hawkedonqueen.co.uk/gallery/imagegallery/gallery.php?cat=14) hosted by The Morris Men of Little Egypt (http://www.little-egypt.org.uk/newmor.html)

23rd JUNE…Mount Bures Flower Festival (http://www.mount-bures.co.uk/)

30th JUNE…Leigh-on-Sea Folk Festival (https://leighfolkfestival.com/)

6th-7th JULY – Sheringham Lobster Potty Fest (http://pottyfestival.com/)

17th JULY…Tesco Highwoods Community Charity event. 11.30 – 13.30 Dancing and hoping to get others to join in and also to donate to Diabetes UK, British Heart Foundation and Cancer Research UK

11th AUGUST …Broadstairs Folk Week (https://broadstairsfolkweek.org.uk/)

25th AUGUST…IWA Festival of Water, Waltham Abbey (https://www.waterways.org.uk/events_festivals/festival_water/IWA_festival_water0)

26th AUGUST…Colchester Panto Horse Derby…we’ll take our Dobbina to meet some ‘thoroughbred’ friends at this event in aid of Age Concern. We’re dancing from 11.00 – but I don’t think we’re racing(?) https://www.ageconcerncolchester.org.uk/panto-horse-race-2019/

1st SEPTEMBER…Morning dance-out at NT Flatford from 11.00 until 13.00 ( or thereabouts!) https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/flatford

7th SEPTEMBER- Aylsham Festival of Dance, Music and Song https://www.facebook.com/AylshamFestivalDMS/

14th SEPTEMBER – Colchester Rice and Spice Festival at Firstsite https://firstsite.uk/whats-on/colchester-festival-rice-spice/ (we’ll be there from about 1100 until 1300 )

22nd SEPTEMBER – It’s Heritage Day at Roman Circus House (https://www.romancircus.co.uk/) – so we will be dancing outside from 10.30 until 11.45 WEATHER PERMITTING!

23rd NOVEMBER (Sat) – Acorn Village Christmas Fair Dance Out – Mistley Hall, Maningtree. Dancing to support the charities event.

6th DECEMBER (Fri) – Christmas at Brightlingsea YMCA Craft Fair and Late Night Shopping from 17.30 dancing in various places in the town.

That’s it so far, but check back regularly as hopefully we will add more dates…looks like a great year ahead for AnnieMation!

( NB…If it isn’t on this list, we wont be there!)

Apologies to anyone who expected to see us at IWA Cavalcade – we were not due to be there this year .