English country dance (ECD) is an elegant, accessible and popular form of community social dance enjoyed by people all over the world. In the pages in this section, you'll find some general information on English country dance plus resources for English callers, musicians, and dance organizers.

The essential ingredients for an English dance are: 1) live or recorded music; 2) someone to call and teach the dances and dance figures (that could be you...); 3) dancers (no prior experience necessary); 4) a space large enough for 1, 2, and 3.

Click on the tabs below to read more in your area of interest, whether you are a dancer, caller, musician or organizer. Within each tab are accordian dropdowns to information in that category. Click on the accordian title to open the article; click on it again to close it.

 

     
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