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DoM = Dance of the Month
September 7, 2017
Dance Leaders: Barbara Finney, Rich Jackson, Tom Roby, Christine Robb
Opening party with music by Mary Lea and Jacqueline Schwab
Barbara:
Take a Dance - Wrights' Humours 1
The Dancing Wife - Additional Calculated Figures
Kneeland Romp - Calculated Figures
Trip to Provence - by Susan Kevra
Rich:
Impropriety - Impropriety I
When Laura Smiles - CDSS News Jan/Feb 2002
Shrewsbury Lasses - The Playford Ball
Key to the Cellar - Dances from Barnes Two
Tom:
Better Day Better Deed - reconstruction by Andrew Shaw
Whiskey Before Dinner - Odd Calculated Figures
Tom:
Old Noll's Jig - Sharp 6
Vain Belinda - reconstruction by Andrew Shaw

Christine:
The Fumbler - Wrights' Humours 2
Mendocino Redwood - by Devlin, Fraley, and Zekley
Muriel's Measure - Dances With a Difference 4
Jack's Health - The Playford Ball
September 12, 2018
Dance Leaders: Christine Robb, Rich Jackson
Music: Kate Barnes, lydia ievins, and Anna Patton
Christine:
Success to the Fleet - Contra Dances from New Hampshire 1783
Orange Nan - The She Favourite
Goodwin's Maggot - 24 Country Dances (Van Cleef)
Freeford Gardens - Not Quite Playford
All Who Wander - Impropriety IV
Evans's Delight - The She Favourite
Michedonia - by Dan Blim
Rich:
Harlequin in the Mud - Elephants Stairs
The Lover's Knot - Gems
Elizabeth - DWAD4
Nonesuch - The Playford Ball
Well Hall - The Playford Ball
Trip To Tunbridge - The Playford Ball
Cadgers' Caper - Sum Further Calculated Figures
September 19, 2018
Dance Leader: Linda Nelson
Music: Dave Langford, Jean Monroe, and Emily O'Brien
Faithless Nancy Dawson - Everyday Dances
Marina - larkcamp.com/callers/marinabeth.html
Eastbourne Rover - by Kevin Prigmore
The Dressed Ship - The Playford Ball
The Fuerst Maggot - by Don Theyken
Leaving of Liverpool - Ring O'Bells Barn Dance
Wa' Is Me, What Mun I Do - The Playford Assembly
Jack's Maggot - The Playford Ball
Morecambe Bay - Pat Shaw 2
Sapphire Sea - by Christine Robb
The Female Saylor - The Playford Ball
The Flying Sorceress - by Kalia Kliban
The Goose and Gridiron - Come Let's Be Merry
Full Fathom Five - by Fae Fuerst
Love, Port and Sherry - CDSS news #153
Cockle Shells - The Playford Assembly
Dublin Bay - The Playford Ball
September 26, 2018
Dance Leaders: Rich Jackson, Christine Robb
Music: Kate Barnes, Mary Lea, Jacqueline Schwab
Rich:
1A - Impropriety 4
Childgrove - The Playford Ball
Candles in the Dark - Dancing Across the Atlantic
Nonesuch - The Playford Ball
To Dance Divine - Impropriety 4
The Physical Snob - Fallibroome
Christine:
The Pugilist - Roles
Flora and Phaon - Elephants Stairs
Woodstock Park - Mr. Kynaston's Famous Dance
Hoffedd Miss Hughes - 20th Century Dances
St. John's Meeting House - Nearer & Farther
The Potter's Wheel - Impropriety III
Old Wife Behind the Fire - Neal
Easter Morn - CDSS News 121: Nov/Dec 1994
October 3, 2018
Dance Leaders: Christine Robb, Linda Nelson
Music: Marnen Laibow-Koser, Mary Lea, and Emily O'Brien
Christine:
Mr. Ganiford's Delight - Not Quite Gold
The New Long Room at Scarborough - reconstruction by Andrew Shaw
Shawberry Delight - by Christine Robb
After Dinner Maggot - Prime Calculated Figures
The Great Turk - Another Look at Playford
The Peridot Ring - by Susan Kevra
Yellow Stockings - Neal Collection
Linda:
The Cotery - The Richmond Assemblies
Moonflower - by Susan Kevra
Mr Beveridge's Maggot (DoM) - The Playford Ball
Lilli Burlero - The Playford Ball
Bloomsberry Market - Farnicle Huggy
Lady Mouse - by Corinne Holroyd
Mile of Smiles - The Goldcrest Collection
October 10, 2018
Dance Leaders: Linda Nelson, Barbara Finney
Music: Kate Barnes, Earl Gaddis, and Mary Lea
Linda:
The Spaniard - The Playford Assembly
Elverton Grove - The Playford Assembly
Come Let's Be Merry - The Playford Assembly
Minnows - by Melissa Running
Six for the Six Proud Walkers - Ease and Elegance
The Prince of Westborough - CDSS News Fall 2009
Maiden Lane - The Playford Assembly
The Lover's Knot - Gems
Barbara:
The Archbishop - Potters' Porch
Jack's Health - The Playford Assembly
Mr Beveridge's Maggot (DoM) - The Playford Ball
Whirligigs' Last Bow - Pat Shaw 3
Safe Haven - Celebrations
Orleans Baffled - The Playford Ball
October 17, 2018
Dance Leaders: Tom Roby, Rich Jackson
Music: Emily O'Brien, Jacqueline Schwab
Tom:
Ransom Note - by Susan Kevra
Parson Upon Dorothy - interp. by P. Callens
The New Long Room at Scarborough - reconstruction by Andrew Shaw
Braes of Dornoch - The Playford Assembly
Far Away - A Finite Set of Calculated Figures
The Jolly Company - Elephants Stairs
Apollo and Daphne - Elephants Stairs
Rich:
Mr Beveridge's Maggot (DoM) - The Playford Ball
Ramblin' Rosie - Odd Calculated Figures
The Longest Night - Impropriety V
A Gigue for Genny - Legacy
Fair and Softly - The Playford Assembly
Barbarini's Tambourine - The Playford Assembly
October 24, 2018
Dance Leaders: Rich Jackson, Tom Roby
Music: Marnen Laibow-Koser, Emily O'Brien, and Vince O'Donnell
Rich:
Knole Park - The Playford Ball
Easter Morn - CDSS News #121
Maiden Lane - The Playford Assembly
Blythe Company - Impropriety V
Softly Good Tummas - The Playford Assembly
Candles in the Dark - Dancing Across the Atlantic
Kelsterne Gardens - The Playford Ball
Tom:
The Irish Howle - reconstruction by Andrew Shaw
Mr. Beveridge's Maggot (DoM) - The Playford Ball
Bonny Kate - reconstruction by Andrew Shaw
Sally in Our Alley - The Playford Assembly
Kendall House - reconstruction by Andrew Shaw
Peace Be With You - Choice Morsels
October 31, 2018
Dance Leader: Tom Roby
Music: Dave Langford, Jean Monroe, and Emily O'Brien
Saint Albans - Emperor of the Moon
Kill Him with Kindness - The Playford Assembly
Grand Vizier's Flight - Andrew Shaw reconstruction
An Early Frost - Belgian Boutades
The Bishop - The Playford Ball
The Irish Howle - reconstruction by Andrew Shaw
Lord Frog - Andrew Shaw reconstruction
Flora and Phaon - Elephants Stairs
Captain's Maggot - Emperor of the Moon
Old Noll's Jig - Sharp 6
Hackney Minuet - Andrew Shaw reconstruction
King of Poland - The Playford Assembly
Mrs. Savage's Whim - The Playford Assembly
Michael and All Angels - Potters' Porch
Emperor of the Moon - The Playford Assembly
November 7, 2018
Dance Leaders: Linda Nelson, Barbara Finney
Music: Kate Barnes, Mary Lea
Linda:
Auretti's Dutch Skipper - The Playford Ball
Knives and Forks - The Playford Assembly
The Physical Snob - The Playford Assembly
Sun Assembly - The Playford Ball
Scotch Cap - The Playford Ball
Astoria Lass - Potter's Porch
Hazelfern Place - Impropriety 2
Moonflower - by Susan Kevra
Barbara:
The Phoenix Rejuvenated (DoM) - Pat Shaw 3
To Dance Divine - Impropriety IV
A Trip to Amsterdam - Continental Capers
Bloomsberry Market - Farnicle Huggy
An Early Frost - Belgian Boutades
Juice of Barley - The Playford Ball
The Bishop - The Playford Ball
November 14, 2018
Dance Leaders: Tom Roby, Linda Nelson
Music: Dave Langford, Jacqueline Schwab
Tom:
Midnight Ramble - The Playford Assembly
Mulberry Garden - The Playford Assembly
Fop's Fancy - The She Favourite
Astonished Archaeologist - Continental Capers
The Longest Night - Impropriety V
The Jolly Company - Elephants Stairs
Black and Gray - Farnicle Huggy
Linda:
The Phoenix Rejuvenated (DoM) - Pat Shaw 3
Trip to Provence - by Susan Kevra
The King of Poland - The Playford Assembly
Sams Maggot - Elephants Stairs
Elverton Grove - The Playford Assembly
Trip to Greene - Additional Calculated Figures
Sion House - The Playford Assembly
Barbarini's Tambourine - The Playford Assembly
November 21, 2018
Dance Leaders: Barbara Finney, Rich Jackson
Music: Kate Barnes, Mary Lea, and Jacqueline Schwab
Barbara:
Freeford Gardens - Not Quite Playford
Safe Haven - Celebrations
Geud Man of Ballangigh - The Playford Ball
Young Phillis of Wakefield - Elephants Stairs
Picking Up Sticks - The Playford Ball
Sunlight through Draperies - CDSS News #177
A Trip to Kilburn - The Playford Assembly
Rich:
The Phoenix Rejuvenated (DoM) - Pat Shaw 3
The Maid's Last Wish - The Playford Assembly
Easter Thursday - The Playford Assembly
The Highlander's Humour - Farnicle Huggy
Night Watch - CDSS News Summer 2012
Orleans Baffled - The Playford Ball
November 28, 2018
Dance Leaders: Christine Robb, Barbara Finney
Music: Earl Gaddis, Marnen Laibow-Koser, and Bruce Randall
Christine:
The Minor Spaniard - Dances from Barnes Two
In the Bleak Midwinter - CDSS News 134 Jan/Feb 1997
Shawberry Delight - by Christine Robb
The Sword Dance: Or, Strum - Another Look at Playford
A Retiring Fellow - Multiple Calculated Figures
Candles in the Dark - Dancing Across the Atlantic
Pool's Hole - interp. by C. Robb
Barbara:
The Phoenix Rejuvenated (DoM) - Pat Shaw 3
Impropriety - Impropriety I
To Dance Divine Impropriety IV
Prince William - The Playford Ball
Look Both Ways - Hudson Barn II
Saint Margaret's Hill - The Playford Ball
Leather Lake House - The Playford Assembly
December 5, 2018
Dance Leaders: Christine Robb, Linda Nelson
Music: Dave Langford, Jacqueline Schwab
Christine:
A Trip to Woodstock - CDSS News #163
Cheshire Rounds - The Playford Assembly
Rufty Tufty - The Playford Ball
The Collier's Daughter - The Playford Assembly
The Bemused Benthologist - Impropriety 3
The Jolly Company - Elephants Stairs
Easter Morn - CDSS News 121: Nov/Dec 1994
A Child's Christmas in Berkeley - by Sharon Green
Linda:
Bartlett House (DoM) - The Playford Assembly
When Laura Smiles - Celebrations
Round About Our Coal Fire - The Playford Assembly
Sams Maggot - Elephants Stairs
Mile of Smiles - Goldcrest Collection
The Fandango - The Playford Ball
Noisette - Seasons of Invention
December 12, 2018
Dance Leaders: Barbara Finney, Christine Robb
Music: Kate Barnes, Mary Lea, and Jacqueline Schwab
Barbara:
Geud Man of Ballangigh - The Playford Ball
St Katherine's - Neal
Hole in the Wall - The Playford Ball
Pat's Tradition - Dutch Crossing
Mad Robin - The Playford Ball
Gold for the Mahieus - Continental Capers
Alex and Charles - by Victor Skowronski
Corn Rigs - Community Dances Manual
Christine:
Bartlett House (DoM) - The Playford Assembly
Black and Grey - Farnicle Huggy
Pluck Me a Fig - by Anna Rain
Merrily on High - by Sharon Green
Willy Nilly - Dances from Barnes Two
Christina - The Stafford Ruby Collection
Old Wife Behind the Fire - Neal
December 19, 2018
Dance Leaders: Linda Nelson, Tom Roby
Music: Marnen Laibow-Koser, Vince O'Donnell, and Bruce Randall
Linda:
Jack's Maggot - The Playford Ball
Female Saylor - The Playford Ball
Come Let's Be Merry - The Playford Assembly
In the Fields In Frost and Snow - The Playford Assembly
Winter in Brasstown - Seasons of Invention
Evergreen II - Celebrations
Winter Solstice - Further Flights of Fancy
The Homecoming - Multiple Calculated Figures
Tom:
Midwinter Maggot - A Group of Calculated Figures
New Year's Day in the Morning - The Playford Assembly
The Longest Night - Impropriety V
In the Bleak Midwinter - CDSS News 134 Jan/Feb 1997
Candles in the Dark - Dancing Across the Atlantic
Peace Be With You - Choice Morsels
Key to the Cellar - Dances from Barnes Two
December 26, 2018
Dance Leaders: Rich Jackson, Barbara Finney
Music: Dave Langford, Jacqueline Schwab
Rich:
Take a Dance - Wright's Humours 1
Alex and Charles - by Victor Skowronski
The Dancing Wife - Additional Calculated Figures
Ashford Anniversary - More of the Same
Smithy Hill - Hunter's Moon
A Trip to Paris - The Playford Ball
On The Midway - Impropriety V
Barbara:
Female Saylor - The Playford Ball
Nottingham Swing - Community Dances Manual
Bartlett House (DoM) - Bray
Round About our Coal Fire - The Playford Assembly
Waterfall Waltz - Pat Shaw 3
A Trip to Orpington - Pat Shaw 3
Key to the Cellar - From Barnes Two
January 2, 2019
Dance Leaders: Barbara Finney, Rich Jackson
Music: Dave Langford, Jacqueline Schwab
Barbara:
Mount Hills - Fallibroome
Elephants Stairs - Elephants Stairs
Scotch Cap - The Playford Ball
Gene's Gambol - Celebrations
Well Hall - The Playford Ball
Fostering Traditions - A Group of Calculated Figures
The Chocolate Equation - Impropriety III
Rich:
King's Maggot (DoM) - Elephants Stairs
The Pursuit - The Playford Assembly
Fenterlarick - Legacy
The Fandango - The Playford Ball
Sapphire Sea - by Christine Robb
Elizabeth - DWAD4
Hambleton's Round O - The Playford Ball
January 9, 2019
Dance Leaders: Miriam Newman, Christine Robb
Music: Kate Barnes, Natalie Haas, and Dave Langford
Miriam:
The Minor Spaniard - Dances from Barnes Two
Sun Assembly - The Playford Ball
Dunant House Waltz - colinhume.com
Jack's Health - The Playford Ball
St. Margaret's Hill - The Playford Ball
Jaque Latin - The Playford Assembly
Easter Morn - CDSS News #121
Yellow Stockings - Neal
Christine:
King's Maggot (DoM) - Elephants Stairs
Fiddler's Feat - by Daniel Blim
The Fryer and the Maid - reconstruction by Andrew Shaw
Wood Duck - Ease and Elegance
Whiskeyjack - by Christine Robb
The Archer - by Anna Rain
January 16, 2019
Dance Leaders: Miriam Newman, Barbara Finney
Music: Anna Patton, Jacqueline Schwab
Miriam:
Take a Dance - Wrights' Humours 1
The Pursuit - The Playford Assembly
The Dusty Miller - Neal/The Playford Assembly
Leather Lake House - The Playford Assembly
Midwinter Maggot - A Group of Calculated Figures
Alice - Antwerp Antics
Picking Up Sticks - The Playford Ball
Barbara:
The Gay Young Squire - The She Favourite
Bonnets So Blue - Community Dances Manual
King's Maggot - Elephants Stairs
Well Done Jack - The She Favourite
From Aberdeen - The Playford Assembly
Lilli Burlero - The Playford Ball
January 23, 2019
Dance Leaders: Tom Roby, Barbara Finney
Music: Kate Barnes, Natalie Haas, and Jacqueline Schwab
Tom:
The Bashful Swain - New Series
Lilli Burlero - The Playford Ball
Easter Thursday - The Playford Assembly
Braes of Dornoch - The Playford Assembly
Black and Gray - Farnicle Huggy
New Year's Day in the Morning - The Playford Assembly
Fair & Softly - Again Let's Be Merry
Midwinter Maggot - A Group of Calculated Figures
Barbara:
King's Maggot - Elephants Stairs
Old Noll's Jig - Sharp 6
Mr. Chopin's Waltz - Even Odder Calculated Figures
Red & All Red - The Playford Assembly
Astoria Lass - Potters' Porch
Jack's Health - The Playford Assembly
January 30, 2019
Dance Leaders: Christine Robb, Tom Roby
Music: Catherine Miller, Jacqueline Schwab
Christine:
St Katherine's - Neal
Blythe Company - Impropriety V
Goodwin's Maggot - 24 Country Dances (Van Cleef)
Waterfall Waltz - Pat Shaw 3
Ramblin' Rosie - Odd Calculated Figures
Donnie's Farewell to London - Pat Shaw 1
The Flight of Bonnie Charlie - by Karen Millyard
Tom:
King's Maggot - Elephants Stairs
Fostering Traditions - A Group of Calculated Figures
The Pursuit - The Playford Assembly
Crossing the Tweed - by Philippe Callens
Gene's Gambol - Celebrations
Jumpers Chase - Emperor of the Moon
Whiskey Before Dinner - Odd Calculated Figures
February 6, 2019
Dance Leaders: Tom Roby, Christine Robb
Music: Kate Barnes, Natalie Haas, and lydia ievins
Tom:
The Minor Spaniard - Dances from Barnes Two
Cockle Shells - The Playford Assembly
De'il take the Warr - The She Favourite
The Collier's Daughter - The Playford Assembly
Alex and Charles - by Victor Skowronski
Love Always - Impropriety V
Kendall House - reconstruction by Andrew Shaw
Christine:
The Costumer's Delight - by Philippe Callens
Epsom New Wells - Farnicle Huggy
The Fuerst Maggot - by Don Theyken
Picking Up Sticks - The Playford Ball
Sun Assembly - The Playford Ball
The Potter's Wheel - Impropriety III
February 13, 2019
Dance Leader: Christine Robb
Music: Kate Barnes, Dave Langford
Love In A Village - Asa Willcox 1793 MS
The Pursuit - The Playford Assembly
Heralds in Love - by Stephen Goldschmidt
Flora and Phaon - Elephants Stairs
Sweet Mischief - Impropriety V
Dunant House Waltz - colinhume.com
Love and a Bottle - reconstruction by Andrew Shaw
Felicity - Colin Hume website
Leslie's Valentine - Dances from Barnes Two
Wooing Mairi - Gems
Love Forever - Asa Willcox 1793 MS
The Flying Sorceress - by Kalia Kliban
Dublin Bay - The Playford Ball
February 20, 2019
Dance Leaders: Christine Robb, Tom Roby
Music: Kate Barnes, Anna Patton, Jacqueline Schwab
Christine:
Take a Dance - Wrights' Humours 1
After Dinner Maggot - Prime Calculated Figures
Pat's Tradition - Dutch Crossing
Waterfall Waltz - Pat Shaw 3
Midwinter Maggot - A Group of Calculated Figures
Hoffedd Miss Hughes - 20th Century Dances
Sleeping in the Attic - Continental Capers
Tom:
Easter Thursday - The Playford Assembly
Alterations - The Playford Assembly
Widows Shall All Have Husbands - Farnicle Huggy
The Costumer's Delight - by Philippe Callens
Well Done Jack - The She Favourite
Joint Effort - Impropriety II
Gene's Gambol - Celebrations