This development day, presented by EFDSS’ Folk Educators Group and Dance Development programme, is for experienced and aspiring callers who wish to expand and share their knowledge and skills in calling for social folk dance in varied contexts and settings.
Tickets are £10 and include tea & coffee.
For Ages 16 +
Join us for our Callers’ Development Day for aspiring, novice and experienced callers and folk dance practitioners working in varied settings. The day will start with a brief, energising Afro-Ceilidh followed by presentations, panel discussions, practical workshops and discussions. Topics include dance in health and social prescribing; online learning programmes in risk assessment and professional practice; mentoring for callers; attracting younger people to folk dance; etiquette, technique, inclusivity and diversity in calling; working with families, young people, and older people with mobility issues; and more! Presenters include some of the best and most experienced callers from across England plus speakers from Arts Council England and People Dancing.