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After a summer break the first autumn bal in Reading will be on Sunday 1st September, 12–4pm, in the hall at the back of Watlington House. The bal will start with a dance workshop lead by Kerry Fletcher, followed by a brief (bring your own) lunch break, then a 2 hour bal with live music.

Other guest tutors we look forward to welcoming are Jessica Abrahams on Sunday 6th October, Ravi Sawney on Sunday 10th November, and Emily Bowden on Sunday 1st December.

Beginners are very welcome, as are musicians to play for the dancing. £5 for the workshop and bal. Watlington House is in the centre of Reading, a 15 minute walk from the train station, with limited parking available at the House itself and car parks nearby. 

For more information see https://www.facebook.com/groups/ReadingBalfolk/ or https://readingbalfolk.wixsite.com/readingbalfolk.

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