High Tea 2023

Sep 1-3, 2023 (Labor Day Weekend)

GrahamChristianHiTea2023Caller: Graham Christian
is a historian, musician, and writer,
and his recent publication,
“The Playford Assembly:125 Early English Country Dances, 1651 – c. 1820”
has been celebrated at the Library of Congress and by international audiences. He is a regular contributor to CDSS News and continues to pursue larger projects at the intersection of choreography and social history.
Complementing his unparalleled knowledge of English country dance history, Graham’s clear, precise teaching style and his richly crafted programs of dances old and new put him in great demand as a caller across the United States and beyond.
RaggedRobinBand: Ragged Robin:
  • Ben Schreiber, violin
  • Martha Edwards, violin, and
  • Billy Boyer, piano

Location: The Monday Club

  • Friday English Dance at the Monday Club - Sep 1, 2023
    8:00 - 11:00 p.m
  • Saturday English Workshops Sep 2, 2023
    10:00-12:00 p.m.
    2:00-4:00 p.m.
  • Saturday Fancy Dress English Ball Sep 2, 2023
    7:00-10:00 p.m.
  • Sunday Farewell English Dance Sep 3, 2023
    1:00pm - 3:00pm

  • Sunday evening Contra Dance Sep 3, 2022 ($10)
    7:00 - 9:30 p.m

  • Monday, Labor Day. Federal holiday
    Sleep in, travel, take it easy, recover.

In accordance with current health department recommendations, all of our dances currently
require proof of vaccinations when you arrive.
Masks are suggested, but now optional at the Monday Club.
KN-95 or Surgical Masks are still required at Focal Point
If you don't have your own mask, they are available for free (donations accepted) at check-in
Link to current StL County covid rates.

Each session is limited to 48 attendees.


To register by mail

  • Send your name(s) for the badges, with your check
  • Make checks payable to Childgrove Country Dancers
  • Mail to the registrar:

    Liz Lengyel
    13 Reta Ct.
    Granite City, IL 62040

A La Carte Pricing (at the door)

A limited number of individual session registrations are available:

Friday and Saturday evening dances are $35.00 each
Both Saturday workshops and the Sunday farewell dance are $20.00 each

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