We are very sorry to announce the death of our Patron Bernard Hepton on 27th July. The Autumn edition of ‘Movement, Dance & Drama’ includes an obituary written by Vice President Gordon Curl who had known him for many years.

Laban Guild Creative Dance Leaders Course

This 150 hour course covers 12 weekends over 13 months
NEW – A modular approach for those who cannot commit to the whole course or need all units. It’s not too late to join.
(see courses page for details)

Venue: Ware, near Hertford, SG12 0DE
Dates: 2018: 13/14 Oct; 10/11 Nov; 1/2 Dec. 2019: 12/13 Jan; 2/3 Feb; 2/3 Mar; 6/7 Apr; 11/12 May; 8/9 Jun; 13/14 Jul; 7/8 Sep; 12/13 Oct.
Contact: coursesofficer@labanguild.org.uk

Teach – create – perform at University of Carlisle on Saturday 10 November
Contact: Bobbie Millar

Laban Guild Foundation Course

Study practically and theoretically the body, space, dynamics and relationships to inform your performance, composition and appreciation skills.
An invaluable foundation for all movement and dance practitioners.

Venue: University of Bedfordshire (Bedford Campus)
Dates: 10th, 17th and 24th Nov; 1st and 8th Dec 2018
Cost: Non-members £175; Members £150; Concessions £125.
Contact: Maggie Killingbeck

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

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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

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 https://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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