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Welcome to my web site.  I'm Colin Hume, best known as a Folk Dance caller and composer.  You may find me appearing at Halsway Manor,  Folk Camps,  Folk Festivals such as May Heydays (formerly Eastbourne),  Chippenham,  Lichfield,  Sidmouth,  Broadstairs,  Morland,  Southam and Whitby,  plus Dance Weeks in the States run by the Country Dance and Song Society and the Bay Area Country Dance Society.  In my spare time I'm a programmer/developer — I wrote the computer version of The Clarkson Register for Clarkson Research Services — and have built many web sites — see the Programming section for more details.
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News Flash
22-May-22: The Friends of English Dance are running a workshop: “Playford Past and Present”.
Sunday 26th June, St Ippolyts Parish Hall, Waterdell Lane, St Ippolyts, Herts., SG4 7RA.  2-5p.m.
Admission: £12 (£10 for members).

Colin Hume has been calling and teaching dances in various styles for many years.

Alan Brunier is an equally versatile accordionist who was in “The Night Before” and is now in “Contrasaurus” — a band who have been know to play for a Playford Ball as well as contras.

The workshop will appeal to dancers of all abilities who would like to dance better and would enjoy some interesting and varied dances in the “Playford” style, both old and new.


CDSSThis website is now sponsored by The Country Dance and Song Society.

“CDSS connects and supports people in building and sustaining vibrant communities through participatory dance, music, and song traditions that have roots in English and North American culture.”