Germantown Country Dancers Presents

The Predominantly Playford Ball


Saturday, December 7, 2019

With music by Bare Necessities

The 2019 GCD Playford Ball will be Saturday, December 7 at the St. Thomas Malankara Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
GCD members as of Oct. 15th whose Ball applications are received by November 2nd will be assured admission. All other applications will be accepted as space allows, in the order received.

Register now online!

The program of dances will be chosen from: After Dinner Maggot, Alice, Bury Fair, The Costumer's Delight, Easter Thursday, The Goose & the Gridiron, Gypsy Round, Helena, The Homecoming, Jack's Maggot, Jovial Beggars, Laurelhurst, Mad Robin, Old Wife Behind the Fire, Pluck Me a Fig, Queen's Jig, Somerset Square, Sun Assembly, True Kit, Winifred's Knot
Demonstration videos will be posted as they become available this fall.

2017 Ball
Photo by Rachel Winslow

For video demonstrations made for past balls, click here

Evening dances will be talked through, not walked or prompted. Registrants will receive instructions for all the dances.

Schedule of Events

Ball Review Session: 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Dinner: 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Predominantly Playford Ball: 7:30 PM – 11:30 PM

Music: Bare Necessities

Details

Ball Registration Form   Admission is by pre-registration only.

Location: St Thomas Malankara Orthodox Church, 1009 Unruh Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19111

Prices:

  • GCD members as of 10/15: $29
  • Non-members: $32
  • Full-time students: $18
  • Non-dancing guests: $10
  • Optional catered dinner: $18

GCD members get admission preference IF they are a member as of October 15, and IF the registrar receives their reservation by November 2nd.

Downloadable Registration Form (PDF; online registration preferred)

Questions?

Ball Chair: or call 1-215-643-4397