Welcome to the Star Hampshire Home Page. On this web site you can learn about the Star Hampshire Traditional Music & Dance Weekend, including the dates, registration information, staff callers and musicians, and much more.
The Star Hampshire Traditional Music & Dance Weekend is an annual weekend celebrating our New England traditions of lively fiddle tunes and country dance.
Calling & Teaching:
This year's program will include a session of traditional French dances.
The Staff Information Page has more detailed information and photos for all musicians and callers on staff.
An Amazing Sunset on Star Island. Photo by Patrick Stevens, Sept. 11, 2004.
Top of Page: Approaching the Island. Photo by Peter Yarensky, Sept. 18, 2009.
Any important news about the Weekend or about important changes to the web site will be listed here.
1/30/18: I added a link to our Facebook page on this page, and to a couple videos on the Information page.
12/14/2017: I finished up the revisions to date for the 2018 web site and uploaded it. Further details will be added when available.
11/22/2017: The 2018 staff information was added to the web site.
9/2/2017: The 2017 Welcome Letter and weekend Program are online; go to the Information Page for PDf links.
3/31/2017: The menu item for registration wasn't working. I fixed it and improved the method of setting up the menus.
This year marks the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of the Star Hampshire Traditional Music & Dance Weekend! Come, have a great time, and help us celebrate.
Here are some of the highlights of this outstanding weekend of music and dance. Go to the About Page for a fuller description of the weekend.