English Country, and Welsh Dance


Australian Capital Territory

Canberra English Country Dance from 1600, Morris, North West Clog, Rapper Sword. Second and Fourth Tuesdays 7.30pm. North Canberra Baptist Church Hall, 17 Condamine Street, Turner http://mfs.org.au/wiki/index.php?title=English_Country_Dancing  ctowns@pcug.org.au

Earthly Delights Historic Dance Academy
dancers and musicians perform a range of historical dances from 1450s to 1900s, including Renaissance, Stuart, Baroque, Regency, English Country, Victorian, Australian Colonial, and Vintage Dance styles. View website http://www.earthlydelights.com.au or contact Dr John Gardiner-Garden on 02 62811098.

New South Wales

Sydney Playford Dance Group. First Tuesdays 7.30pm. Bush Music Club Hut 44, Addison Rd Community Centre, 142 Addison Rd, Marrickville. Julie (02) 9524 0247. jlsbish@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/sydneyplayford

English Country Dancing.  Third Saturdays at St Peter’s Church Hall, 181 Blues Point Road North Sydney.  2:30 to 4:30 pm. $10
Parking is available next to the hall accessed by the street behind which is Miller Street
Contact Christine Miller at christinetheresemiller@gmail.com

English Country Dances. Occasional Sundays 2pm Pennant Hills Community Centre, 70 Yarrara Street, Pennant Hills. Keith http://keith-wood.name/danceworkshops.html

Welsh, Cornish, Manx Folk Dances
Hunter Welsh Folk Dancers – All Saints Parish Hall, New Lambton, Newcastle – 7:30-9:30pm – Margaret Kenning 02 4952 1327

New Zealand

Auckland English Country Dance and Early (Historical) Dance groups

English Country Dance is the second Friday of each month except for January.

Historical Dance Class – Renaissance to Regency. is the fourth Friday of each month except for December and January.

7.30pm  at St John’s Church Hall, Church Street, Northcote, Auckland.

Northern Territory

International & Playford Dancing– Beginners to Advanced. 6 pm-8 pm.Masonic Hall, Stoke St, Parap.  Contact Anna (08)8981 6400.



Early colonial dancers at 2015 ball.

Early colonial & convict dance.
Monthly dances in Samford, Brisbane.  Check the website for details.  http://www.colonialdance.com.au/

Dance Kaleidoscope.  English Folk (a closed group) & contra dances in Brisbane. http://dancekaleidoscope.org.au/

Sellenger’s Round.  Playford dances in Brisbane. Tuesdays, 6.45-8.30pm.

South Australia

English Country and Contra Dance – Broadview Uniting Church, cnr Galway and Collingrove Ave, Broadview – Thurs 7:30 – Maureen 08 8261 8225

Early & Renaissance Dance, 15th – 18th centuries,.
1st & 3rd Tuesdays 7.30 – 9.00 pm, 2 Inwood Ave, North Glenelg.
Graham (08) 8295 7304

Regency Dance Class.
2nd Saturday of the month. 1.00 – 4.00pm
St Margaret’s Church Hall, Woodville
Contact:  Lynne, phone 82420881 or email:mlynne.cook@gmail.com


Check the Folk Federation of Tasmania for details.


Well Hall English Dancers
1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th Tuesdays 8-10pm
Bennettswood Neighbourhood House, 7 Greenwood St, Burwood Mel P61 E6
George or Lyn (03) 9890 5650Contact George 03 9890 5650

Ceffyl Gwyn Welsh Dancers.
Monthly dances on 3rd Sat 2-4:30
No class in April
Christ Church Hall,
1 The Avenue, Surry Hills (Melway Ref: 46 H11)
End of year social Nov 17th 2019 1:45 – 4:45.
Contact Ian 03 9878 2414

Whitehorse English and Welsh Dancers

Western Australia

Perth Rose and wattle

Rose and Wattle
117 Monash Ave
Nedlands, Western Australia
Regular English Country dancing in Nedlands, WA.
We dance from 7-9pm on 2nd, 4th, and 5th Wednesday evenings at 117 Monash Ave. Join us! No partner or experience required.
Karen Ford: reefm@iinet.net.au
Julie Morandini: morandinijs@gmail.com

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