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 Welcome to Wild Frontier Square

Dance Club

 Adelaide, South Australia

 

 

Jeff & Susan Seidel & Wild Frontier’s Committee welcomes members and visitors of all levels and experience for fun filled evenings of square dancing.

 

Wild Frontier is one of the oldest and most popular square dance clubs in Adelaide, South Australia, and celebrated its 38th birthday in February 2011. Some of the original members still dance each week, Caller, Jeff Seidel has been with the club since its inception. New members are welcome and there is a learners intake every year.

 

Along with its sister club, Kannella Squares, all popular levels of square dancing are catered for – from basic Learners right through to Adv 1 & 2.

Keep up to date with what’s happening at Wild Frontier’s and square dance activities coming up (scroll down for the latest news) also see our 2011 Diary (vertical menu on left under CATEGORIES)

SQUARE DANCE TIMES

Wild Frontier Club

Begginners classes are held every year  Thursdays 7.30 PM – 10.00 PM
In the hall next to Kensington Gardens Uniting Church,
29 Brigalow Avenue, Kensington Gardens SA 5068.
Click on the top bar “Learn To Dance” or “Contact Us” for mor information.

Beginners Plus Classes every Friday 7 PM to 8 PM:  followed by Mainstream: 8 PM to 10.30 PM
In the hall Adjacent Morialta Uniting Church, Chapel Street, Magill, SA 5072

Kannella Squares Club

Adv 1st & 2nd: Tuesdays of the month 7:00 PM to 8.00 PM; Plus: Tuesdays 8:00 PM to 9.30 PM
In the hall Adjacent Morialta Uniting Church, Chapel Street, Magill, SA 5072

 

 

  Mainstream Graduation Class March 2010 (click on image to enlarge)

For more information:

Contact Jeff: phone 08 8263 5023

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Mick & Paulines Barn Dance

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On Saturday 4th October, well over 60 dancers attended a square dance held in Mick and Pauline’s large shed on their small holding at Bugle Range about 10 kilometres outside Mount Barker.

Mick and Pauline did some great cooking, they provide lovely and continuous wood oven Pizzas for entrée, they just kept coming, Mick also BBQ’d some beautiful tender hogget from a local farm, with some roast spuds and cauliflower cheese, he also provided a nice wood fire to keep us all warm, mind you it was no where near as cold as the dance held there a couple of years ago.

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The ceremonial Pizza oven (shrine) on Mick’s deck at the rear of his house

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Mick the master Pizza man who also built the shrine

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Micks mate Rudy at the shrine with a ceremonial offering

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Ceremonial cutting of the ceremonial offerings for the pilgrims

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Pilgrims queuing for the ceremonial offerings

Whilst the Pizza’s were being served, the salads were put out to complement the main course, however, the seagulls couldn’t wait and got stuck into them before the BBQ was served, hence we ran out. Unfortunately no bread and butter was provided (seagulls like bread) so quite a few just had meat and perhaps a spud to eat. Mind you there were loads and loads of desserts for all our sweet tooths, so much so that they could not empty the table (first time).

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Pilgrims eating ceremonial offerings washed down with ceremonial fluids

After the 1st post BBQ tip, we were all called back to the tables loaded with the calories including a large birthday cake for Joan, who recently celebrated her 90th birthday. We all sang happy birthday and hugged and kissed her (she appeared to rather relish all the hugs and kisses). Wow, 90 and still dancing, reminds me of Colin, I doubt I will still be on my pins at that age, more likely I will have gone up in smoke well before that.

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After food they danced

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The floor soon filled

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Some dancers could only find space outside the barn

Whilst I only did one dance tip, the square we were in had top dancers and I really enjoyed the dancing, the atmosphere is what makes dancing in a shed or barn so enjoyable, this was the way square dances were held in rural Australia’s and America’s past (children amusing themselves were the missing ingredient) . We need much more of this originality. I am sure there must be other square dancing in a barn, we once danced in a boat shed at Manum, again a great atmosphere, especially when a paddle steamer was moored next to the shed (importantly, the paddle steamed contained many square dancers). Sadly the traditional Speewa Easter Hoedown, danced in “The Barn”, is no more.

Unfortunately I had to leave early but everyone was having a great time when Helen and I were departing (perhaps that’s why they had smiles on their faces at last I was going home).

I am sure they did finish all the calories on the table during supper break after more dancing

Congratulations on some great calling from Jeff, Ian and John. Let’s do more of this!

Berri Weekend Away 2015

Weekend Away 2015 Berri

Christmas Dinner Dance

Xmas Dinner

Kannella’s Birthday Bash

We all hope to see you all at our upcoming “bithday”, see below.

 

Kanella Birthday