In a message dated 03/05/2006 3:53:35 PM Pacific Standard Time,
> There were usually 16 -18 dances in a programme which left > rather more time to socialise between dances and the halls closed > earlier. I remember having to curtail one programme as we were > running a little late and the hall-keeper was exceedingly crotchety. > Nowadays people feel short changed if they don't get 22 or 24.
Not so here. Our programs always follow: 5-break-5-break-5 + two "extras"
(total 15-17 as time allows) or 6-break-6-break-6 (total 18).