Cove Sequence Dance Club is a small but growing friendly club which meets every Friday evening at the Samual Cody Community Centre (formerly Oak Farm Community Centre) Ballantyne Road, Cove, Farnborough GU14 8SN from September to May.  In the summer it also meets on the 2nd and 4th Fridays in June and July. The Club meets from 19:45 - 22:15. The hall has been re-floored making dancing a pleasure.

The Club has been in existence for over 67 years and currently has around 40 members. Dancers of all levels including beginners are very welcome. Please telephone the Secretary for details (tel. 01252-653536).

The Leaders of Cove SDC are Hilary & Nigel (photo left) who are both qualified teachers (AUKA) and carry UKA public and professional liability insurance.  They are supported by Deputies Shirley & Gordon, Tertiaries Jacqui & Michael and Quaternaries Ivy & Bill (from the Darkside).   Nigel is also the Chairman of the Old Time Dance Society.

The weekly programme consists of a variety of  popular social, classical, latin and modern sequence dances including the old favourites with the emphasis on having fun. Hilary and Nigel provide instruction on the few new winning inventive dances that are proving popular along with recaps on old favourites.  The last old dance recapped was Sizzler’s Samba.  

In January we are teaching Rumba Mounda.

The Current Club officers are:

Michael - Chairman,  Shirley - Secretary,  Mike - Treasurer

Our last live music event, our Autumn Dance with David Last, was a great success, thank you for all your support.

Our next Club Meeting is on Friday 26th February at 19:45.  As it is the day after Burn’s Night we will celebrate Burn’s Night belatedly with a sip of whisky (for medicinal purposes) and some Scottish music.  The dance programme could include but is likely to change randomly:   Robin’s Swing, Saunter Shiraz, Rumba Mounda, Tayside Tango, Midnight Jive, Welcome Waltz, Caribbean Calypso, Saunter Together, Gershwin Foxtrot, Mamma Mia Cha Cha Cha, Star Ruby Rumba, Waltz Catherine.

A large percentage of a membership have been struck down with colds, flu or chest infections.  Hopefully you are recovering and we look forward to welcoming you back.



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(Thanks to former Councillor Mark Staplehurst)