Stonesfield Folk Dance

Folk Dancing in Oxfordshire

 

STONESFIELD 52nd Folk Dance Weekend - Friday 7th June to Sunday 9th June 2024 .

We warm up for the weekend on Wednesday 5th June 2023 when we have Trevor Monson calling with The Donkey House Band. This is at Stonesfield Village Hall from 8pm. Free admission for everyone booking for our 52nd Folk Dance Weekend. 

This year we have Brian Stanton and Rosemary Hunt calling and Steve Hunt with Orions Ring the musicians. 

The cost for the full weekend is £60 per dancer and for the use of the Playing Field from 10am Friday 7th to 10am Monday 10th June it is £20 per unit(Caravan,Mobilehome or tent).

Friday & Saturday Evening Dance 7.30 to 10.30pm 

Saturday & Sunday Workshops 10am start.

Sunday Tea Dance 2 30pm to 4 .30pm Tea to follow.

As usual we will have some entertainment with Wychwayz Border Morris Dancing over the Saturday Lunch Break.

We have outside Caterers to provide us with food Saturday & Sunday. Please see separate Booking Form.

This is a popular event and places are in demand early booking is advised.

You will find the booking form on our Home Page.

Wanting to speak to someone

Stewart Nicholls 01295-730271  or 07855022813

prefer to email

r.stewart.nicholls@googlemail.com 

 

 

 Programme.

Friday 7th June  7.30pm to 10.30pm  A mixed programme of Folk Dance. Rosemary Hunt & Brian Stanton Calling.Steve Hunt with Orions Ring the musicians. 

Saturday 11th June 10am to 11.15am. Workshop  - Rosemary Hunt - People & Places

11.15am Coffee 

11.45am to 1pm Brian Stanton - Shaw Shenanigans, some of Andrew Shaw's interpretations.

1.15pm to 2.15pm Lunch - Wychwayz Border Morris will Dance for us. 

2.15pm to 3.30pm Rosemary - Ancient & Modern

3.30pm  Tea

4pm to 5.15pm  Brian - Mixed Mayhem ,Some English, some American, all interesting!

5.45pm to 7.15pm Evening Meal

7.30pm to 10.30pm Evening Dance with Brian Stanton & Rosemary Hunt with Orions Ring 

Sunday 12th June 10am to 11.15am- Brian - Wedgbury Wonders ,some of Brian Wedgbury's  compositions

11.15am Coffee

11.45am to 1pm- Rosemary- A Brown Rash!

1.15pm to 2.15pm Lunch

2.30pm to 4.30pm - Farewell Dance with Rosemary Hunt and Brian Stanton with Orions Ring 

4.30pm Tea with a selection of cakes

52nd Stonesfield Folk Dance Weekend 7th to 9th June 2024

Our Callers will be Brian Stanton & Rosemary Hunt with Orions Ring

 

 

NOTE FOR OUR CAMPERS  - the Folk Dance Weekend is always a popular event with Folk Campers. Camping is on a spacious Playing Field adjacent to the Village Hall. Access is permitted at around 10am on Friday 7th June and is available for 3 nights leaving Monday 10th June by 10am and all this for £20.00 per unit!  ASSISTANCE DOGS are welcome in the VILLAGE HALL & on the PLAYING FIELD.

We may be able accommodate a few units with dogs in the car park but these must be agreed in advance and under no circumstances can any dog be exercised on the Playing Field.  When any Game is in progress it will not be possible to get vehicular access in either direction without the permission of the Captain.

Alcoholic refreshments may be purchased from the adjacent Sports & Social Club which is generally open all day over the weekend. The Club is the only place in Stonesfield to have a drinks license. The shower block will be available for Campers in 2024.

CATERING  - Throughout the weekend the Club will provide Tea & Coffee at the appropriate break times.

We have new Caterers for 2024 to supply sandwiches for Saturday lunchtime and a hot evening meal between 5.45pm & 7.15pm.

On Sunday they will supply a hot lunch between 1.15pm & 2.15pm. A Food Booking form is below and all food is to be pre-paid for in advance. The Caterers will provide for any dietary needs if the booking form is clearly annotated.

Below is the Food Booking Form for our 2024 Folk Dance Weekend 7th to 9th June. 

This year we are trying a different approach to make matters easier for the organiser. For the weekend to include a selection of sandwiches on Saturday. A hot evening meal on Saturday and Sunday Lunchtime together with a selection of desserts the price will be £35.00. If you wish to book please complete the booking form

Booking Form - please complete if food required -

Name.......................................................................Address

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Saturday

Sandwiches                          

A choice of Tuna Mayonnaise with sweetcorn: cheese & homemade chutney: smoked salmon with cheese & cucumber: roast beef with horseradish Mayo, & lettuce.

Fruit Bowl.

Saturday Evening  All meals freshly cooked on the day.

Beef Lasagne

Warm Veggie quiche 

A selection of summer salads 

Choice of dessert          

Sunday Lunchtime 

Chicken breasts in creamy mixed mushroom & pancetta sauce

Potato topped lentil & Veggie cottage Pie

A selection of vegetables.

Choice of desserts

                                                                                  

                                                                                                     

 

                                                                                                       TOTAL @ £35 per person                                  £....................

We hope it may be possible to offer food for those attending either Saturday or Sunday for the day. Details will be posted on due course. 

                                                                                      

Any special dietary requirements? ............................................................................................................................................................

Please make your cheques payable to Stonesfield Folk Dance Group and post to Stewart Nicholls . Please let us know if you pay online to Lloyds Bank, Leamington Spa Branch, Sorting Code 30-94-93.  Account Number 00412557

email -  r.stewart.nicholls@googlemail.com     Address - Sun-Dial Cottage, Balscote, Banbury, Oxfordshire. OX15 6JJ

 

ACCOMMODATION here are some local B&Bs in no specific order. I have included some hotels  etc. in nearby Woodstock that are reasonably priced in the box at the bottom of the list.

Crofters B&B
29 Oxford Hill, Witney
OX28 3JU

01993-778165

www.bedandbreakfastwitney.co.uk 

 

 

Potters Hill Farm, Leafield, Burford
OX29 9QB

01993-878018

www.pottershillfarm.co.uk

   
Laurels B & B.
53 Burford Road, Witney
OX28 6DR

01993-702193

www.thelaurelsguesthouse.co.uk

   
Middle Farm B & B,
Taston, Charlbury
OX7 3JL

01608-811072

www.middlefarmtaston.co.uk

   
Hawthorn House,
7 Burford Road, Witney
OX28 6DR

01993-772768

www.hawthornhousewitney.co.uk

   
Banbury Hill Farm B&B / Caravan & Camping, We are pleased to recommend the facilities here.
Charlbury, Oxon
OX7 3JH

08000 853474

www.gfwiddows.f9.co.uk

   
Hamilton House B&B,
43 Hill Rise, Woodstock
OX20 1AB

01993-812206 

www.hamiltonhousewoodstock.co.uk

   
Gorselands Hall,
Boddington Lane, North Leigh, Witney
OX29 6PU

01993-882292

www.gorselandshall.com

   
The Town House,
15 High Street, Woodstock
OX20 1TE

01993-810843

www.woodstock-townhouse.com 

   
Green Close,
Coombe
OX29 8NS

01993-891223

www.greenclose.net

   
 

HOTELS. 

Duke of Marlborough, On A44 at turn to Stonesfield. Tel 01993-644013

Marlborough Arms, Woodstock. Tel.01993-811227

The Blenheim Buttery, Woodstock. Tel.01865-811950

The Woodstock Arms, Woodstock. Tel.01993-811251

 
 

                                                                                                                                     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stewart Nicholls -  email: r.stewart.nicholls@googlemail.com 

Telephone/fax 01295 - 730271