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Contra Dance - Kingston , NH - Festive Attire !

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  • Kingston Town Hall

    163 Main Street 03848, Kingston, NH (map)

    42.935669 -71.053627

  • Dance 8 – 11 pm. All steps taught before each dance.

    Admission: $8.00 (students $5.00)

    Band: Wild Card

    Caller: Gypsy Minor

    For more information:

    Glenn Coppelman - Email: [masked]; Phone (603)[masked]

    Gale Wood - Phone (603)[masked]


    Sample Kingston Contra Dance

    Short History of Contra Dance

    Historical: Nelson NH Town Hall - Come Dance with Us (Newcomers)

    On December 31st we are pleased to showcase the talents of a newer caller, Jeannine Ameduri, along with the always terrific Gypsy Minor (Sarah Nelson and Tom Moreau) providing the tunes.  It promises to be an enjoyable evening on a special night.  As always, festive attire is encouraged (though not required) in the spirit of the Season.A friendly, welcoming, fun traditional contra dance in a beautiful old New England Town Hall. Pot-luck refreshments at the break.

    Wear comfortable clothing, bring clean-soled comfy shoes (to keep the floor clean), bring a water bottle for thirst, and most importantly, a big smile!

    Traditional New England contra dancing, featuring live music and loads of fun in a family-friendly atmosphere.  This form of dance grew from Irish, Scottish, English, French-Canadian and other community dances, and most forms are easy walking steps.

    What the heck is Contra Dancing?

        Calling all beginners (especially)………!


    Contra Dance FAQS

    First Contra Dance

    Contra Dancing for New Dancers

    Contra Dance - An Introductory Session

    A Contra Line

    Tips for New Dancers

    Come Dance with Us (newcomers)

    EVENT SCHEDULE: Contra Dance in New England

    The Dance Gypsy Cancellation Listings - see lower right

    Contra Dance Events New Hampshire

    Contra Dance Events New England

    Dance Shoes

    When you're new to contra you usually dance in whatever shoes you came in, but soon you start to notice that lots of people bring shoes to change into. Why is that? What's the advantage of dance shoes?

    Choosing Contra Dance Shoes

    Sample Dance Wear Solutions

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