Eastbourne International Folkdance Festival 2017

Nordic Noir & musicians workshops

bowjolie cadams and cdyerScandinavian country dancing with caller Barbara Kelly on Sunday afternoon and evening (6.45 -8.45) and musicians Bowjolie (Christine Adams and Chris Dyer on nyckelharpas, fiddles and accordion). Barbara will walk and talk you through an engaging programme of dances including mazurka, minuet, long dance, Engelska, gammel reinlander and pariserpolka.

Musicians Workshop on Sunday morning.  Chris will teach a 'dance kit of tunes' that will include polskas, slängpolskas, Engelskas, schottis and waltzes at our musicians workshops.
Chris is a regular performer at dance clubs and dance festivals in the UK. She regularly tops up her musical accent with trips to the Swedish summer festivals where she plays with the Boda and Aspeboda spelmanslags.

Multi-instrumentalist Christine Adams is an experienced teacher and performer. As well as playing for dancing with Bowjolie, she is one half of the acclaimed vocal duo Fiddle and Faff.


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