What are "klezmer keilidhs" ?

A klezmer keilidh is essentially a barn dance Yiddish style!

Much like in other ceilidhs, the dances are explained by a caller and you don't need any experience, neither do you need to bring a partner to join in.

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The most quintessential klezmer dance is the 'Freylakh', which means happy! The dancers just simply follow the dance leader and copy his moves, which makes them very accessible to any age group or ability.
Other dances involve learning a few steps, but fear not, our caller Chris Davis will make sure you won't be left behind!

The best bit is of course: you'll be doing all this to our foot-stomping klezmer repertoire and we also add in a few dances from Russia and even Estonia for good measure.

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FolkEast, Glemham Hall, Suffolk 2018

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St Thomas Church Hall, Norwich 2014

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