Granville was recently co-opted onto the council in the position of Public Relations Officer. Granville, and his wife Wendy, learnt to square dance in Harrogate, graduated in 2000 and eventually danced
through to C2. However, they now live in Surrey
and only dance up to A2 at local and weekend dances.
Granville started calling Mainstream for Tudor Squares in
late 2009 having attended caller schools in both 2008 and 2009. In addition he
now calls for a U3A group in Hemel Hempstead
and for his own club, Hogsmill Squares, which holds it’s club night on a
Tuesday and a beginner’s night on a Monday, plus numerous dances, hoedowns and
parties each year.
He calls regularly the CALLERLAB Basic, Mainstream and Plus
programmes and believes new dancers to be the lifeblood of square dancing – in
just over a year his own club attracted over 50 new regular dancers. As PRO he
will be using every opportunity to advertise the presence of square and round dancing
in this country and also more importantly the need to recruit, train and
nurture new callers and cuers.