Colin Hume: Home page
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
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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In place of the Bedford Fine Companions dance I'm now calling a Spring Tea Dance
on Sunday 19th March at Burton Overy Village Hall, Leicestershire, LE8 9DA, with music from Kelly's Eye. Dancing from 2.30 to 5pm, with a short break for tea and biscuits at 3.45, followed by sit down tea from 5-6. Tickets £10. Please bring a plate of food to share. Contact Jeannie Byron-Williams on 01832 732498 or 07403 639642 to reserve your tickets.
I've now finished Volume 8 of Squares from Northern Junket
My new interpretation of Playford's “The Coronation Day” is now available here
This 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.”