Bal Miniscule)

List of events

We list here sessions that we believe will welcome dancers. If travelling any distance, do contact the organisers. Pubs sometimes close at short notice, etc.

Important Update 16 March 2020


The current COVID-19 virus pandemic probably means that all events in the next few months will be cancelled - even if shown below. Do contact the organisers to check

Please contact us to let us know about anything we've missed!

"Clandestine Mazurka" events may also be of interest


 
2020
Mon Jul 13 8:30pm-11pm   Oxford French / White Hart   🔗White Hart, 126 Godstow Rd, Wolvercote OX2 8PQ Come and dance! It's free but please support the pub. (Formerly at the The Port Mahon/Victoria Arms)
Thu Jul 16 8:30pm-11pm   Cardiff Galician Session  The Caerdydd Galician Sessions are a monthly gathering of Galician and non-Galician musicians to play the traditional music of this wonderful nation of the north-west of the Iberian peninsula. 🔗The Albany, 129 Donald Street, Roath, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF24 4TL, Wales www.facebook.com/groups/caerdyddgaliciansession/
Sun Jul 19 8pm   Bristol French Session - tunes & dancing  https://bathfrenchsession.wordpress.com/ or https://www.facebook.com/events/758486847830882/ upstairs  🔗Brewhouse and Kitchen, 31-35 Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6JY, UK
Mon Jul 20 8pm-11pm   Stroud Ale House   🔗The Ale House, 9 John St, Stroud GL5 2HA Short walk to rail station, several free car parks nearby. Often a dozen musicians playing some Balfolk tunes, Fair amount of space, excellent beer, log fires. www.facebook.com/The-Five-Valleys-Session-482369518621805/
Wed Jul 29 8:30pm-11pm   Oxford Galician Session   🔗Port Mahon, 82 St. Clement’s St., Oxford OX4 1AW michaelgrr.wordpress.com/
Sun Aug 2 8pm-11pm   Bath French Session - Tunes & Dancing  bathfrenchsession.wordpress.com/ or https://www.facebook.com/events/123870528542418/ 🔗The Royal Oak, Lower Bristol Rd, Bath BA2 3BW, UK
Mon Aug 10 8:30pm-11pm   Oxford French / White Hart   🔗White Hart, 126 Godstow Rd, Wolvercote OX2 8PQ Come and dance! It's free but please support the pub. (Formerly at the The Port Mahon/Victoria Arms)
Wed Aug 12 7:30pm-11pm   Ilmington French Session  French music session 2nd Wednesday of the month in 🔗the Red Lion Ilmington CV36 4LX, from 7.30 pm. They’re hoping for a Bal Miniscule as well - there’s a small area available and the landlady’s happy for that to happen. Contact Nigel Dunn nigel@thursdayshop.co.uk
Thu Aug 13 8pm   Sheffield Eurosession  At 🔗Shakespeare's Pub, Gibraltar St, S3 8UB, mainly European. Sometimes has workshops or more organised dances, see eurosession.org.uk/
Thu Aug 13 8:30pm-11pm   Reading Euro Tune Session - The Butler   🔗85-91 Chatham St, RG1 7DS Reading
Sun Aug 16 8pm   Bristol French Session - tunes & dancing  https://bathfrenchsession.wordpress.com/ or https://www.facebook.com/events/758486847830882/ upstairs  🔗Brewhouse and Kitchen, 31-35 Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6JY, UK
Thu Aug 20 8pm-11pm   Stroud Ale House   🔗The Ale House, 9 John St, Stroud GL5 2HA Short walk to rail station, several free car parks nearby. Often a dozen musicians playing some Balfolk tunes, Fair amount of space, excellent beer, log fires. www.facebook.com/The-Five-Valleys-Session-482369518621805/
Thu Aug 20 8:30pm-11pm   Cardiff Galician Session  The Caerdydd Galician Sessions are a monthly gathering of Galician and non-Galician musicians to play the traditional music of this wonderful nation of the north-west of the Iberian peninsula. 🔗The Albany, 129 Donald Street, Roath, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF24 4TL, Wales www.facebook.com/groups/caerdyddgaliciansession/
Wed Aug 26 8:30pm-11pm   Oxford Galician Session   🔗Port Mahon, 82 St. Clement’s St., Oxford OX4 1AW michaelgrr.wordpress.com/
Sun Sep 6 8pm-11pm   Bath French Session - Tunes & Dancing  bathfrenchsession.wordpress.com/ or https://www.facebook.com/events/123870528542418/ 🔗The Royal Oak, Lower Bristol Rd, Bath BA2 3BW, UK
Thu Sep 10 8pm   Sheffield Eurosession  At 🔗Shakespeare's Pub, Gibraltar St, S3 8UB, mainly European. Sometimes has workshops or more organised dances, see eurosession.org.uk/
Thu Sep 10 8:30pm-11pm   Reading Euro Tune Session - The Butler   🔗85-91 Chatham St, RG1 7DS Reading
Mon Sep 14 8:30pm-11pm   Oxford French / White Hart   🔗White Hart, 126 Godstow Rd, Wolvercote OX2 8PQ Come and dance! It's free but please support the pub. (Formerly at the The Port Mahon/Victoria Arms)
Thu Sep 17 8:30pm-11pm   Cardiff Galician Session  The Caerdydd Galician Sessions are a monthly gathering of Galician and non-Galician musicians to play the traditional music of this wonderful nation of the north-west of the Iberian peninsula. 🔗The Albany, 129 Donald Street, Roath, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF24 4TL, Wales www.facebook.com/groups/caerdyddgaliciansession/
Sun Sep 20 8pm   Bristol French Session - tunes & dancing  https://bathfrenchsession.wordpress.com/ or https://www.facebook.com/events/758486847830882/ upstairs  🔗Brewhouse and Kitchen, 31-35 Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6JY, UK
Sun Sep 20 8pm-11pm   Stroud Ale House   🔗The Ale House, 9 John St, Stroud GL5 2HA Short walk to rail station, several free car parks nearby. Often a dozen musicians playing some Balfolk tunes, Fair amount of space, excellent beer, log fires. www.facebook.com/The-Five-Valleys-Session-482369518621805/
Wed Sep 30 8:30pm-11pm   Oxford Galician Session   🔗Port Mahon, 82 St. Clement’s St., Oxford OX4 1AW michaelgrr.wordpress.com/
Sun Oct 4 8pm-11pm   Bath French Session - Tunes & Dancing  bathfrenchsession.wordpress.com/ or https://www.facebook.com/events/123870528542418/ 🔗The Royal Oak, Lower Bristol Rd, Bath BA2 3BW, UK
Thu Oct 8 8pm   Sheffield Eurosession  At 🔗Shakespeare's Pub, Gibraltar St, S3 8UB, mainly European. Sometimes has workshops or more organised dances, see eurosession.org.uk/
Thu Oct 8 8:30pm-11pm   Reading Euro Tune Session - The Butler   🔗85-91 Chatham St, RG1 7DS Reading
Mon Oct 12 8:30pm-11pm   Oxford French / White Hart   🔗White Hart, 126 Godstow Rd, Wolvercote OX2 8PQ Come and dance! It's free but please support the pub. (Formerly at the The Port Mahon/Victoria Arms)
Wed Oct 14 7:30pm-11pm   Ilmington French Session  French music session 2nd Wednesday of the month in 🔗the Red Lion Ilmington CV36 4LX, from 7.30 pm. They’re hoping for a Bal Miniscule as well - there’s a small area available and the landlady’s happy for that to happen. Contact Nigel Dunn nigel@thursdayshop.co.uk
Thu Oct 15 8:30pm-11pm   Cardiff Galician Session  The Caerdydd Galician Sessions are a monthly gathering of Galician and non-Galician musicians to play the traditional music of this wonderful nation of the north-west of the Iberian peninsula. 🔗The Albany, 129 Donald Street, Roath, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF24 4TL, Wales www.facebook.com/groups/caerdyddgaliciansession/
Sun Oct 18 8pm   Bristol French Session - tunes & dancing  https://bathfrenchsession.wordpress.com/ or https://www.facebook.com/events/758486847830882/ upstairs  🔗Brewhouse and Kitchen, 31-35 Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6JY, UK
Tue Oct 20 8pm-11pm   Stroud Ale House   🔗The Ale House, 9 John St, Stroud GL5 2HA Short walk to rail station, several free car parks nearby. Often a dozen musicians playing some Balfolk tunes, Fair amount of space, excellent beer, log fires. www.facebook.com/The-Five-Valleys-Session-482369518621805/
 
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