Vale Colin Hudson

On a sad note, Colin Hudson – 99 years & 3 months – passed away on Wednesday 29th March. He died peacefully still joking with the staff at the nursing home. Colin was a returned serviceman (army) and a long-time square dancer and caller. A real gentleman. For those wishing to attend Colin’s funeral Wednesday […]

Vale Des Devereux

It is with great sadness that I report the death of Des Devereux, one of Australia’s square dancing greats, born on 3rd April 1931, Des passed away in Swan Hill on 5th December 2016 at the grand old age of 85 and some months. Des was an avid Ferguson Tractor enthusiast and had a collection […]

Vale Pamela Thompson

Pamela was introduced to square dancing in 1990, 26 years ago, at a South Australian Square Dance Society learner’s night at the Estonian Hall, Jeffcott Street, North Adelaide, where Jeff Seidel was one of the callers. Later she also took up Round Dancing. For 14 years she partnered Frank Pakenham in both square and round […]

Jan Woodget’s letter to SASDS

To the Round Up Editor, I am writing to express my disappointment at the poor representation of the SASDS executive at Jeff Seidels’ recent “50 Years of Calling” celebration. I also note that the President failed to offer congratulations in her June Issue of the Round Ups “Presidents Pen”. The Executive committee are elected by […]