The Old Time Dance Society

The Old Time Dance Society was formed in 1984 with the aim of 'Keeping Old Time Alive', with 50 founder members. Membership stands at approximately 700 people mostly in the UK but there are also members in USA and Canada.  

Bath Old Time Dancers

Bath Old Time Dancers, run by Paul and Hazel Harding, dance once a month at Saltford Hall, Wedmore Road, Saltford Nr. Bath and on average they have 45 dancers, with some travelling from Bristol, Cleveland and Oxford. There is a relaxed friendly atmosphere and the dance programmes are mainly traditional old time and they also include some classical sequence dances. They regularly have Old Time Dance Society members visit them from all over the country.

Cove Sequence Dance Club

Friendly Sequence Dance Club which meets on Friday evenings at Oakfarm Community Centre, Farnborough.  Dances include modern and classical sequence and the odd traditional old time dance.  Leaders are Hilary & Nigel.  All standards of dancing welcome including beginners.

Help for Heroes

Charity providing help for our returning wounded servicemen. This Charity has been selected by Summertime Dancing to receive the proceeds from our charity raffles.

Maestro Records

Maestro Direct specialises in music for Modern Sequence, Modern Ballroom, Latin American and Old Time Dancing.

Dancezie Bournemouth

Dancezie sells dance shoes and other dance accessories from their shop in the Triangle Bournemouth. They provide discount to Summertime Dancing.

Invisible Touch

Invisible Touch provide varied holistic massage services in Bournemouth. Summertime supporters can get discount.

Sequence Dance UK

Lots of useful information from this Dance School available on their site including aide memoir videos of many favourites including some Old Time

Modern Sequence Dancing

An excellent site for information for the sequence dancer including information on clubs and holidays.

Treatise on Quadrille Dancing

Explanation, in French and English, of all the Quadrille & Cotillion figures generally adopted.

Normandy Sequence Dance Club

Modern Sequence Dance Club which meets in Normandy Village Hall from mid-September to Mid May on Wednesday evenings.  Joint leaders are Hilary & Nigel and Tricia & Brian.

The History of old Time Dancing and Music

Australian web site with article by Peter Ellis on the History of Old Time Dance - fascinating.

Wey Valley Sequence Dance Association

This is a Sequence Dance Association of Clubs in the Hampshire/Surrey area. Summertime Dancing is a member of the Association.

Brockbank Lane

Provides a subscription script service .

Churchfield Dance Services

Provides dance DVDs, CDs and a subscription script service

T.A.Whitworth Sequence Dance Books

Site representing T.A.Whitworths popular sequence dance book series.  These are essential reading for sequence dancers.

Larry Green

Electronic Organist who plays Sequence and Old Time Music. Has recorded many Cds for Maestro Records.  Often plays for Wey Valley Clubs.

David Smith

David is one of the United Kingdom Alliance youngest examiner's of dance and runs dance classes in most forms of dance.


International Dance Teachers Association


United Kingdom Alliance Of Professional Teachers Of Dancing & Kindred Arts


Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing


National Association of Teachers of Dancing

Come Dancing with Jean and David Houghton

Web site of Jean and David Houghton of Brixham. They run Traditional Old Time and Sequence Dances in Kentisbeare, Torbay and Exeter. Jean Houghton is fully qualified as a teacher of dance being a Licentiate Member of the United Kingdom Alliance In Old Time, Modern and Latin and also a member of The National Association of Teachers of Dancing .

Fyna Shoes

Manufacturer of dance shoes

Holbrook Shoes

Manufacturer of dance shoes

Watkins Dance Shoes

Inventive winners Avril and Graham Watkins also supply relatively low cost dance shoes

Days Hotel- Marsham Court

Marsham Court Hotel Bournemouth where we hold our Sequence Dancing week holiday.

You Tube video of Friendly Waltz

Entertaining You Tube video of the Friendly Waltz  from the Seagrave Victoria Day Ball

You Tube Video of the Lancers Quadrille

Video of the Lancers Quadrille danced by Leicestershire Victorian Dancers

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