Australian Colonial and Bush Dance

A GUIDE TO AUSTRALIAN FOLK / HERITAGE SOCIAL DANCE EVENTS - 2016

8-10 January       Cygnet Folk Festival              http://www.cygnetfolkfestival.org/
15-17 January     Trentham Irish Set Dancing Weekend http://www.melbournecladdaghdancers.com.au/
24-28 March (Easter) National Folk Festival, Canberra http://folkfestival.org.au/
15-17 April Jane Austen Festival, Canberra           http://janeaustenfestival.com/
10-13 June (Long weekend) Bundanoon DanceFest, NSW   http://www.bushtraditions.org/
17-19 June Melbourne Comhaltas Set Dance Weekend     http://melbournecomhaltas.org/
16-18 September Turning Wave Festival, Yass, NSW     http://www.turningwave.org.au/
7-9 October     Canberra Irish Set Dance Weekend     http://www.mabula.net/setdancing/workshop.html
14-16 October  Kangaroo Valley Folk Festival, NSW    http://www.kangaroovalleyfolkfestival.com.au/index.htm
4-6 November  Dance Weekend, Portarlington, VIC      http://tsdav.asn.au/

The Folk Festivals included all have a strong dance component. [A general festivals calendar is at
http://www.folkalliance.org.au/festivals-calendar/ - see also Trad and Now magazine’s regular listing.]
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