From: John Sweeney [] on behalf of John Sweeney [info_at_contrafusion_dot_co_dot_uk]

Sent: 06 August 2018 09:36

Subject: Dancing: Monday Open; Tuesday Closed


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Contrafusion - Dancing for Fun

Tuesday Afternoon Closure - Just August 7th.

We will be closed on Tuesday August 7th as the Exchange Studio is not available, nor any of the other rooms at the Hazlitt.  Back to normal on the 14th.

But we are dancing tonight in Hothfield - only 5 minutes from M20 J9, so if you are missing your dancing why not join us tonight?

Bank Holiday Barn Dance - August 27th.

Monday August 27th will be our Bank Holiday Barn Dance at Hothfield.  Please do come along and join in the fun.  Bring all your friends and family - this will be a beginner friendly session.  Only ?6.

Pre-Christmas Ceilidh - November 10th, Hothfield

We had over 90 at last November's joint dance with East Kent Morris and friends.  You can see us dancing at

It was a sellout and I am sure this year will be too.  Tickets are limited.  Please book now by contacting me at info_at_contrafusion_dot_co_dot_uk_dot_
?6 including a Ploughman's Supper!

Quotes from happy dancers last year:
"A brilliant night on Saturday - it was great fun & all of our lot had a marvellous time - love your choice of music too."
"I think that was the best dance I have ever been to!"

Don't miss out.  Book now!

Saturday September 15th: Evening Dance in Hothfield

8pm - 11pm: Fun dance! ?6

All your favourite dances. Please let me know if you have any requests.

Bring your friends and family or come alone - we will make sure you dance every dance!

Hothfield Village Hall, Park Drive, Hothfield, Ashford TN26 1EQ.
Only five minutes from M20 J9.

Bring your own drinks and refreshments. Water provided.

Sunday Afternoon Masterclasses in Maidstone

Interesting.  Different. Great Fun!

These sessions are for those who want to improve their dancing and try some slightly more challenging dances.  If you are confident on Monday evenings or Tuesday afternoons then why not give it a go?

Sunday September 2nd - more dates below

Aylesford Village Community Centre, 25 Forstal Road, Aylesford, Maidstone ME20 7AU.
2:30pm to 4:30pm - ?5
Cake & water provided.

Please spread the word to as many dancers as you can.

Teaching and calling: John Sweeney
Music: The best English & American bands on CD


The Dancing

Come and learn a wide range of wonderful dances, from 17th Century Jane Austen style to 21st Century Ceilidh, including Square Dances, American Contras, English Barn Dance, Contra Waltzing and the Polka!
Beautiful flowing dances - the best of the old and the new. 
All danced to fabulous music from both sides of the Atlantic.
Great low impact exercise!
It's easy - just come and have fun!
Get fitter and meet new people!
No need to book - just turn up!

We do a wide range of fun dances, with extra teaching so that everyone can join in easily.

No experience or partner required - just come along and have fun.


Regular Dances

Mondays - Ashford:

Every Monday evening from 8:00pm to 10:30pm. Only ?6.
            First time?  Come at 7:45 and we'll get you started.

Where: Hothfield Village Hall, Park Drive, Hothfield, Ashford TN26 1EQ

Closed on September 17th and November 12th.

Wondering what those dances were that we did last night?
Check them out at and join the group while you are there.

Tuesdays - Maidstone:

Every Tuesday afternoon from 2:00pm to 3:30pm. Only ?5.
            First time?  Come at 1:45 and we'll get you started.

Where: The Exchange Studio, Hazlitt Arts Centre, Market Buildings, Maidstone, Kent ME14 1PL

Closed on August 7th.

Contrafusion Diary: 2018 Saturday & Sunday Dances

All dates are for John calling with music on CDs.

Sun Sep 2: Afternoon Masterclass - Aylesford Village Community Centre, Maidstone
Sat Sep 15: Fun Evening Dance - Hothfield Village Hall, Ashford
Sun Oct 7: Afternoon Masterclass - Aylesford Village Community Centre, Maidstone
Sat Oct 13: Fun Evening Dance - Aylesford Village Community Centre, Maidstone
Sat Nov 10: Pre-Christmas Ceilidh - Hothfield Village Hall, Ashford - TICKET ONLY
Sun Nov 25: Afternoon Masterclass - Aylesford Village Community Centre, Maidstone
Sat Dec 1: Christmas Dance - Aylesford Village Community Centre, Maidstone

More information at or contact John & Karen on 01233 625 362.

            Happy dancing,
                   John & Karen
John Sweeney, Dancer, England   john_at_modernjive_dot_com 01233 625 362 & 07802 940 574 for Dancing in Kent

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