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Highside Folk Dance Club

A friendly club for all ages and all abilities meeting on certain Friday evenings (see below).

At Staveley and Copgrove Village Hall HG5 9LD from 7:30 to 10:00 pm.

Adults £3, Children free. Includes refreshments.

For further details contact Ian and Dorothy Griffin on 01423 341982
or email

Highside Folk Dance Club was started in the village of Kirkby Malzeard in 2002 by Andrew and Angela Bodey, soon moving to Grantley, Galphay, Grewelthorpe and then Littlethorpe. The club closed during the Covid lockdown. The club is now re-opened in Staveley in September 2022.

2024 programme

Date Caller
26 April Terry Sugden
10 May Trevor Monson
24 May Ian and Dorothy Griffin
14 June Don Mason
28 June Terry Sugden
12 July Trevor Monson
26 July Don Mason


Sunday Occasional Group

Occasional Dances will take place on the following Sundays from 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm at Staveley Village Hall, HG5 9LD for experienced dancers only. Admission £3.00 including refreshments.

January 21
Terry Sugden
March 17
Dave Turner
May 19
Paul Gavens
July 21
Trevor Monson
September 15
Shirley Dixon
November 24
Pauline Singleton


Dancing at Grewelthorpe Village Hall

Another venue at Littlethorpe Village Hall

Some photographs from the 2016 Christmas Ceilidh: