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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 10:30 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 for during the Covid lockdown. The club is now re-opening in Staveley in September 2022.

2023 programme

Date Caller and Band
Friday 28 April Trevor Monson
Friday 12 May Don Mason
Friday 26 May Pauline Singleton
Friday 9 June Terry Sugden
Friday 23 June Trevor Monson
Friday 21 July Ian and Dorothy Griffin


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 expereinced dancers only:

January 15th, March 19th, May 21st, July16th, September 17th.

Dancing at Grewelthorpe Village Hall

Another venue at Littlethorpe Village Hall

Some photographs from the 2016 Christmas Ceilidh: