Gig list

Upcoming events

Paris Contra

Date: March 3, 2018

Friday Folk

Date: March 9, 2018

Time: 2000 - 2300

Location: St Annes C Of E Church, Park Hill, Moseley, B13 8DU Birmingham

I’ll be calling at the wonderful Friday Folk in Birmingham. With music from Benjamin Rowe and some other lovely people tbc!

Bristol Contra with Contrasaurus

Date: March 30, 2018

Time: 19:15 - 22:30

Location: 30 Blenheim Rd, Bristol BS6 7JP

I’ll be calling at Bristol Contra with the awesome Contrasaurus!  This event will be called gender-free and start with a contra basics workshop.

Workshops @ Chippenham Folk Festival

Start date: May 25, 2018

End date: May 28, 2018

I’m thrilled to announce I’ll be doing some workshops at Chippenham Folk Festival!  More details coming soon.

London Barndance with Mollie, Ali and Phil

Date: July 14, 2018

Time: 2000 - 2300

Location: Cecil Sharp House 2 Regents Park Road, NW1 7AY London

Mumpers Ceilidh Club

Date: October 13, 2018

Time: 7:30 - 11pm

Location: Spondon Village Hall, Sitwell Street, Derby DE21 7FG

With the glorious Jam and Crumpet Ceilidh Band!

Contra Dance @ Willand Folk Dance Club

Date: October 20, 2018

Time: 20:00 - 23:30

Location: Willand Village Hall Gables Road Willand Devon EX15 2PL

I’ll be calling a contra for one of Willand Folk Dance Club’s Saturday events!  Working with the ever-fabulous English Contra Dance Band! See club website for more details but be warned — it tends to autoplay!

Past events

Alcester Contra with Purcell’s Polyphonic Party

Date: February 9, 2018

Time: 2000 - 2300

Location: Benedict's Catholic High School, Kinwarton Road, Alcester, Warwickshire B49 6PX

Sytchampton Folk Dance Club

Date: January 24, 2018

Time: 2000 - 2300

Location: pin The Village Hall, Cow Lane, Sytchampton, DY13 9SY., off the A449

I’ll be calling at the lovely Sytchampton Folk Dance Club! All welcome.  Band tbc.

New Years’ Contra Dance 2017

Date: December 31, 2017

Time: 7:30 - 1 am

Location: Harbury Village Hall, South Parade, Harbury, Leamington Spa CV33 9JE

With Bob Morgan, to the fabulous music of Contrasaurus Trio (Alan Brunier, Benjamin Rowe, Adam Griffin). Contact Jen Morgan for tickets

Workshops @ ICBINI

Date: November 25, 2017

Location: ICBINI

I’ll be doing a waltz workshop and a contra switch workshop at ICBINI!  See the upcoming timetable for more details.

Waltz Workshop and Party

Date: November 14, 2017

Time: 1900 - 2300

Location: St Christopher's Allesley Park and Whoberley 173 Winsford Avenue, CV5 9NJ Coventry, United Kingdom

An evening of mostly waltzes for everyone who loves to waltz and everyone who likes the idea and wants to learn! Jake will be leading a workshop beforehand, and we will have lovely music from Larry Unger and Audrey Knuth all the way from the USA. All welcome! Tickets will be £8 on the door. … Continue reading “Waltz Workshop and Party”

Alcester Contra

Date: November 10, 2017

with Larry Unger and Audrey Knuth.

Contra Dance at Towersey Festival

Date: August 27, 2017

I will be calling a contra dance on Sunday at Towersey Festival with Contra Alt Delete! More details soon — watch this space!

Contra Ceilidh at Sidmouth Folk Week

Date: August 11, 2017

The Friday night contra ceilidh at Sidmouth Folk Week, with the wonderful English Contra Dance Band!

Private event

Date: July 8, 2017

Wedding with Bobbing Joe.

Edinburgh Contra

Date: April 8, 2017

Time: 20:00 - 22:30

Location: 14 Lutton Place,, EH8 9PE Edinburgh

A shiny new series of contra dances in Edinburgh!