This is an excerpt from a 1952 British drama film, attesting to the popularity of square dancing in England at that time. Here, a large group of dancers follow the calls while the orchestra plays… View item
Editor's note: We have classified this as Northern / New England but in reality the dance is a traditional English square.Tony Parkes comments:
The dance is Cumberland Square. The caller is Frank… View item
Part of a history of English country dancing in America, this segment looks at the quadrille and the cotillion.
Caution: The author is mistaken when he asserts, "The French had imported the… View item
Two clips from Tommy Cavanagh's "Square Dance Time" album., excerpts from "Hoedown Boogie" and "Boil that Cabbage." Callers in Great Britain from time to time… View item
The organization publishing this monthly journal was greatly aided by California caller Mildred Buhler, who became a patron of the group when she moved to London in the early 1950s.
For a series of… View item
This singing call was made for promotional purposes by the British Association of American Square Dancing Clubs (BAASDC) in 2001. It features seven top British callers calling to two squares. The… View item
The Quadrille Club and others dancing at a Ball in Richmond, England. The Waltz Quadrille is the first item of three in this video; the Prince Imperial Quadrille begins about 05:53. View item
Videotaped excerpts from a series of dances:
Jacky Tarr, a three-couple English country dance from a collection by Wilson 1816
02:55 Thethird figure, `La Poule' from a set of five in a quadrille.… View item