We are very sorry to announce that Geraldine Stephenson, Vice-President and member of the Guild since 1947 died on Christmas Eve. Our next magazine will have articles celebrating her life and long standing commitment to the work of Rudolf Laban and to the Guild.

The Rise, Fall and Influence of Rudolf Laban
Date: 22nd January 2018
Venue: Blackheath Halls, London
Dr Valerie Preston-Dunlop and Trinity Laban dancers will take us through the radical innovations in dance practice initiated by Rudolf Laban and evident today.
Box Office: 0208 463 0100
Email: enquiries@blackheathhalls.com

Laban Guild AGM and Conference
Dates: 29th April 2018
Venue: The Place, Euston, London
Contact: Selina Martin

Laban Guild Summer School
Dates: 17th to 19th August 2018
Venue: University of Bedfordshire
Contact: Ann Ward

Laban Guild Creative Dance Leaders Course
This 150 hour course covers 12 weekends over 13 months (see courses page for details)
Dates: 2018: April 7/8, May 5/6, June 2/3, Jun 30/July 1, Sept 8/9, Oct 13/14, Nov 10/11, Dec 1/2. 2019: Jan 12/13, Feb 2/3 March 2/3 April 6/7.
Venue: Ware, near Hertford.
Contact coursesofficer@labanguild.org.uk

Members’ Events
For events and regular classes provided by individual Guild members, please visit the Members Events page



Five dancers illustrate ways in which virtual maps and clusters of dynamic colouring offer frameworks and tools for choreographic exploration, composition and development.
The material is based on the innovative work of Rudolf Laban, pioneer of Dance Theatre, Movement Analysis and Dance Notation.
DVD £16 per copy (incl. postage)
Contact Anna Carlisle: carlisle100dance@gmail.com

Revised Warren Lamb Editions
Posture and Gesture: an Introduction to the Study of Physical Behaviour
A Framework for Understanding Movement: my Seven Creative Concepts
Beyond Dance: Laban’s Legacy of Movement Analysis
An Eye for Movement: Warren Lamb’s Career in Movement Analysis
Decision Making and Movement Analysis (DVD)
All available through Brechin Books, 6 Brechin Place, London SW6 4QA
Contact: books@brechinbooks.online
These are also available as e-books through Kindle Publishing and Smashwords.

Laban Collection at the Brotherton Library
The John Hodgson Collection has now been catalogued and is available at http://library.leeds.ac.uk/special-collections-explore/168066
There is also a guide with descriptive text to accompany a selection of images and documents. The Laban Collection guide can be accessed at http://library.leeds.ac.uk/special-collections-rudolf-laban-collections

Warren Lamb Archive
The NRCD is hoping to obtain enough funding to make the Warren Lamb Archive available to the public, and to this end has provided a link for donations on the University of Surrey’s online store

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