Thursday 12 December: Polska Polishing and Eurosession

Yes, it’s election day; so go and cast your vote, and then come dance the tension away whilst awaiting the outcome.

In the darkness of December we’re turning to Nordic inspiration, where musicians have created haunting music through the long dark nights of winter, yielding a characteristic pulse for communities to come together and dance

Megan Hatto has offered to share some of her expertise in dance to unlock some of the mysteries of the polska, whilst Jamie Huddlestone has offered to play for the workshop, and so this dream-team will share some of the polska magic with your soul. Whether you are already a svictaholic or completely new to polska, the workshop will improve your capacity to respond to a musical lilt, and develop a more relaxed turning technique with a partner. 

Megan Hatto studied traditional dance in Sweden and contemporary dance in London, and is experienced both as a performer and as a dance teacher.
Jamie Huddlestone is a multi-instrumentalist with a keen interest in Scandinavian music. Expect hypnotic complexity and skilful playing.

8pm: Dance workshop – bring shoes that slide and turn easily.  Partners not required – we change partners to help everyone get up to speed.
9pm: The Eurosession commences for offers and requests.
Venue: Upstairs in Shakespeares, Gibraltar St, S3 8UA.

All the best, xx Eurosesh