ACT

Canberra

  • Monday,

    7.30-9 pm Folk Dance Canberra –Advanced. Folk Dance Canberra Hall, 114 Maitland St, Hackett $10.50 per session (discount for term fees paid in advance) Contact  Lesley (02)6286 6401.  Contact the teacher.  folkdancecanberra@gmail.com  or www.folkdancecanberra.org.au

  • Tuesday,

    10.00 am -12.00 noon Folk Dance Canberra – FDC: World Dance Sessions at Folk Dance Canberra Hall, 114 Maitland St, Hackett. $10.50 per session (discount for term fees paid in advance) Contact Lesley Rose (02) 6286 6401 or the teacher: folkdancecanberra@gmail.com or www folkdancecanberra.org.au

  • Wednesday,

    6.00 pm-7.30 pm Folk Dance Canberra – FDC: Introduction to World Dance Sessions

    7:00-9:00 pm. Intermediate World Dance Sessions at Folk Dance Canberra Hall.114 Maitland St, Hackett. Contact Maria Jenkins (02) 6231 4472 or folkdancecanberra@gmail.com or  www.folkdancecanberra.org.au

  • Wednesday,

    7.30pm - 10.00pm, International Dancing with C*I*F*D*A (Canberra International Folk Dancing Association) Uniting Church Hall, Denman St, Yarralumla; cost $8 (includes supper), first 3 nights are FREE.. Contact Carol (02) 6251 3096 or Kaye (02) 6288 6138 or email: cmcnally@tpg.com.au

     
  • Wednesday,

    8.00 pm - 10.00 pm, Monaro Folk Society Irish Set Dancing, North Canberra Baptist Church Hall, 17 Condamine St, Turner  Contact Christine Briton 0413 168 562, www.mabula.net/setdancing

  • Thursday,

    7:30–8:30 pm Folk Dance Canberra –  Beginners World Dance, Folk Dance Canberra Hall, 114 Maitland St, Hackett. $10.50 per session (discount for term fees paid in advance).  Contact: Rebecca (02)6166 7725  

    8:30-9:30 Intermediate World Dance, Folk Dance Cenberra Hall, 114 Maitland St, Hackett. $10.50 per session (discount for term fees paid in advance).  Contact Theresa (02)6287 1512

    folkdancecanberra@gmail.com or www.folkdancecanberra.org.au

     
  • Thursday,

    7.30 pm sCanDans (Canberra Nordic Folk Dance Group).  Social dance sessions generally two Thursdays per month (call for details).  Yarralumla Uniting Church Hall, Denman St, Yarralumla, ACT.  $10 per session.  Newcomers welcome.  No partner needed.  All dances taught and called as needed.  Contact Roger Gifford (02)6299 5547, randcgoogong@gmail.com

  • Saturday,

    1:30 – 4:30 pm (generally 1st Saturday of each month from March - December. Traditional and modern Greek Dancing at Folk Dance Canberra Hall, 114 Maitland St, Hackett.  Cost $10 per session. (NB Please confirm event before attending)   Contact Maria (02) 6231 4472.  folkdancecanberra@gmail.com or www.folkdancecanberra.org.au

     
  • Friday,

    10:00-12 noon Folk Dance Canberra - FDC:  Daytime Intermediate World Dance, Folk Dance Canberra Hall, 114 Maitland St, Hackett. $10.50 per session (discount for term fees paid in advance) Contact Theresa:  (02)62871512.  Beginners can also be catered for.  Contact:  folkdancecanberra@gmail.com or www.folkdancecanberra.org.au

  • Friday,

     4.15pm-5pm (4-7 yrs); 5.15pm-6pm (8-12 yrs) New Children's Folk Dance Classes. Restarting 24 July. Children will be exposed to the music and dances of other cultures, develop their ability to listen to music and enjoy group experience.  Folk Dance Canberra Hall, 114 Maitland St, Hackett.  $8 per session or $65 in advance for 9 week term.  Contact:  Rebecca 0420 524 412 or Ros 6258 5443.  folkdancecanberra@gmail.com or www.folkdancecanberra.org.au

  • Saturday,

     3.00 pm - 5.30 pm during University term.  'Dancing through the Ages', Australian National University, Sports Union, Studio 1, $160 for 10 weeks with concessions down to $100.  Presented by Earthly Delights Historic Dance Academy.  Live music.  Pre-book at Sports union front desk.  Contact John or Aylwen Garden (02)6281 1098

  • Saturday,

    7pm-11pm 3rd Saturday of most months. Time-travelers' Social Dance, All Saint’s Church Hall, corner of Cowper & Bonney, Ainslie. $25 at door, $20 on-line. Presented by Earthly Delights Historic Dance Academy. Dances taught/led. Live music. Contact John or Aylwen Garden (02)6281 1098.

  • Sunday, 4.00 – 6.30pm. Earthly Delights’ circle, couples and set dances, YMCA Sailing Club, Alexandrina Drive, Yarralumla, $10 casual, $5 regular.  Contact. John or Aylwen (02) 6281 1098.

  • Sunday, 5pm Scandinavian Folk Dance Group, Uniting Church Hall, Denman St, Yarralumla. New members very welcome. Contact Brad Sherman (02) 6288 3050 ah or email  brad@dynamite.com.au


NSW

Sydney

  • Monday,

    10 - 12 noon. During school term. Earlwood Senior Citizens Centre, 362 Homer St. Earlwood. Contact Debbie  0425 315 245 or m.d.hotchkis@gmail.com.

     
  • Monday,

     6.30pm-7.30pm Social dance classes for interested parties who would like to learn Macedonian, Greek, Serbian, Bulgarian dances, Croydon Park Public School, located on Georges River Road, (hall is at the back of the school), Sydney.  Contact Yorgo Kaporis (Mobile 0412 86 11 87). or email ykaporis@bigpond.net.au

     
  • Monday,

    7.30 pm  Bush dancing workshops for beginners (Bush Music Club) Pennant Hills Community Centre (downstairs, opp railway station); Contact Felicity (02)9456 2860 

     
  • Monday,

    7.00 pm - 8.00 pm.  Scottish Country Dancing for beginners with 'Scots on The Rocks', Fort Street Public School, Observatory Hill, Sydney.  Contact 0435 154 433 or info@sotr.org.au. Check for course dates www.sotr.org.au/beginner  

     
  • Tuesday,

    7:30-9:00 pm. The Harp Irish Set Dancers, Sutherland Bowling Club-Club Kirrawee, 101 Oak Rd, Kirrawee.  Contact Trish 9580 or Alarna 0401 167 910

  • Monday,

     7.30pm-9.30pm.  Balkan dancing classes, Beats 905 Dance Studio, 40 Milton Street, Ashfield NSW 2131 $50 per month.  Yorgo 0412 86 11 87 or ykaporis@bigpond.net.au

  • Tuesday,

    11.45 am-12.45 pm.  Older Women’s Network International Folk Dancing. Bankstown Police & Community Youth Club (PCYC), cnr Meredith St & French Ave, Bankstown.  Contact Wendy Walsh (02)9758-3337. 

  • Tuesday,

    6.30pm-8pm. Institute of Hellenic Dance & Culture. Social Adult Dance Group. 8:00pm to 9:30pm: Intermediate Adult Dance Group St Stephanos Church Hall, 650-654 New Canterbury Rd Hurlstone Park. Contact Vas Aligiannis, 0407 081 875

  • Tuesday,

    8 - 9.45 pm Hungarian dance classes, St Peters Public School Hall, enter via St Peters Street (ring first, we may be on a break).  $10/$5 concession per class.  Contact Gary Dawson 0425 268 505 or email:  gazad@aapt.net.au

     
  • Tuesday,

    6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Scottish dancing in the city.  'Scots on The Rocks' meet at Fort Street Public School, Observatory Hill, Sydney.  Contact via phone 0435 154 433 or email info@sotr.org.au.  Website: www.sotr.org.au

     
  • Tuesday,

    7.30pm, Swedish Folk Dancing with Linnéa, 141 Campbell St, Surry Hills (close to Central Station).  Contact Graeme Traves, (02) 9874 4194 or linneafolk@hotmail.com

     
  • Tuesday,

    7:30-9pm evening session, Sutherland Shire Folk Dance Group. Gymea Scout Hall Contact Fiona Clark 0410 582 138 or email clark_fiona@yahoo.com.au

     
  • Tuesday,

    7.30 pm-9.30 pm, Sydney Playford Dance Group – old English dances, 1st Tuesday of each month (except January). Bush Music Club hut (44), Addison Road Community Centre, 142 Addison Road, Marrickville. Julie or Alex (02)9524 0247. 

  • Wednesday,

    8.00 – 10pm.  Australian Heritage Dancers, rehearsals, Annandale Neighbourhood Centre, 79 Johnston St, Annandale). Contact Wendy Richmond 0408 853 652.

     
  • Wednesday,

    9:30am session for Beginners & Intermediate, Sutherland Shire Folk Dance Group. Como West Guide Hall Contact Kaye Laurendet (02) 9528 4813 or email okaye@optusnet.com.au

     
  • Wednesday,

    11:00am session for Advanced, Sutherland Shire Folk Dance Group. Como West Guide Hall Contact Kaye Laurendet (02) 9528 4813 or email okaye@optusnet.com.au

  • Thursday,

    7 pm -9 pmInstitute of Hellenic Dance & Culture. Advanced/Performing Adult dance Group. At St Nicholas Church Hall, 203-207 Livingstone Rd Marrickville.  Contact Vas Aligiannis, 0407 081 875

  • Thursday,

     6.30pm-7.45pm Irish step dance class for children and adults, 8pm until 10.30pm Irish ceili and set dancing with the Sydney Irish Ceili Dancers, Kingsgrove Uniting Church Hall, 289A Kingsgrove Road (cnr Moreton Avenue), Kingsgrove. Contact (02)9150 6765/0419 334 335. wnntt@optusnet.com.au, or  www.sydneyirishceilidancers.com.au    

     
  • Thursday,

    10am session, Sutherland Shire Folk Dance Group. Gymea Scout Hall Contact Kaye Laurendet (02) 9528 4813 or email okaye@optusnet.com.au

     
  • Thursday,

    7.30 - 9.30 pm The Heb-roos Israeli Dance Group, North Shore Temple Emanuel, 28 Chatswood Ave, Chatswood.  Contact Jayme Akstein 0404 553 789.

  • Friday,

    7.30 - 10.00 pm. Sedenka International Folkdance Group, Hannaford Community Centre, 608 Darling St, Rozelle.  Contact Chris (02) 9560 2910. or wildchris111@gmail.com

     
  • Sunday,

    6:00 - 7:00pm (Junior classes),  Pontian Greek Folk Dance classes, @St  Stephanos Greek Church Hall, 650 New Canterbury Road, Hurlstone Park.  Contact Vas Aligiannis, 0407 081 875 (m) or email greekdancer@optusnet.com.au or Internet www.greekdancing.com.au

     
  • Sunday,

    7:00 - 8:30pm (Senior Classes - Master Class - by invite only) Pontian Greek Folk Dance classes,  @St  Stephanos Greek Church Hall, 650 New Canterbury Road, Hurlstone Park.  Contact Vas Aligiannis, 0407 081 875 (m) or email greekdancer@optusnet.com.au or Internet www.greekdancing.com.au

     

Batemans Bay

  • Tuesday,

    1:30 - 3:00 pm. Easy/Intermediate Folk Dance, Community Hall, Fora Cresent. Visitors Welcome. Contact Audrey (02) 4472 2642, audmar28@gmail.com

     

Blue Mountains

  • Thursday,

    1:30- 3pm. Israeli Folk Dancing. The Lawson Community Centre, Lawson Contact Yudit Kayatsky (02) 4759 1952

     
  • Thursday,

    7.30pm-9.00 pm  The Blue Labyrinth World Dancers, St Finbars Church hall, Levy St Glenbrook. Cost $7. Contact:  Jeanette 4735 5043

     

Bowral

  • Thursday,

    9.00 - 11.30 am. Southern Highlands Recreational International Folk Dance Group. Presbyterian Hall, Bendooley St. Bowral. Contact Margaret Connor (02) 4861 2294, margaretvconnor@gmail.com

     
  • Thursday,

    9.00-11.30am, Presbyterian Hall, Bendooley St, Bowral.  Contact Margaret (02)4861 2294

Braidwood

  • Monday, 9.30 am Beginners; 10am - 11am, Braidwood Folk Dance Group, Braidwood RSL Hall, Braidwood. Contact Noela (02) 4842 8004

Newcastle

  • Monday,

    8.00 pm-9.00 pm. Seniors, Serbian Traditional Folk Dances with Djordje (George) Nikolic; ph: (02) 9726-6051 Address: 38 Gosford Road, Broadmeadow (Newcastle). Full school terms cost $100.00; Books ‘Trilogy’ $350.00 or on USB $100.00 Contact: Djordje (George) Nikolic 0414 949 522, djordjenikolicdance@gmail.com

Central Coast

  • Thursday,

    8.00pm - 10.00pm. Israeli and International dances, Woodport Primary School, Ernest St, Erina, $7 per lesson or $60 per school term. Contact: Avi Zohar, 0417 208 150, avzohar@hotmail.com

     

Nimbin

  • Wednesday,

    Israeli Dance Class 4.30 – 6 p.m. Back of main stage, School of Arts Hall, Cullen Street, Nimbin. $12 per week, $10 if paid by month. Special beginners intro $5 per week for 5 consecutive weeks. Beginners to advanced Please call first if you haven’t attended before Liora 6624 4216 or liora@people.net.au

     

Queanbeyan

  • Sunday,

    6.30pm – 8.30. Macedonian Folk Dance classes, with the cultural association, “Razigrana Makedonka”, Macedonian Community Centre (upstairs, 266 Crawford St, Queanbeyan. Contact Aleks Celeski, 0411 145 443 or email ac_maco@hotmail.com. Website for Razigrana Makedonka: http://www.sportscentreoz.com/qmdg.htm

     

Port Macquarie

  • Monday,

    9.30 am - 11.30 am International folk dance U3A Beginners. 16 Kingfisher Road, Port Macquarie. Contact Christine Battisson (02)6581 5760

     

  • Thursday,

    3.00 pm-5.00 pm, International folk dance U3A Intermediate, 16 Kingfisher Road, Port Macquarie. Contact Christine Battisson (02)6581 5760

Shoalhaven

  • Monday,

    7.30pm. Balkan & International Folk Dance, Cambewarra Hall, Main Rd, Cambewarra. Contact Suzi Krawczyk 02 4446 0569 or email: plotki@westnet.com.au

     
  • Tuesday,

    2.30pm-4.30pm, (school terms only), “FDA – Callala”, international folk dance, Callala Bay Progress Hall, Boorawine Terrace, Callala Bay. Contact Maureen Petherick (02)4446 6550 or email: mep4@bigpond.com

  • Saturday,

    8pm Nowra Bush Dance run by Shoalhaven Folk Club.  First Saturday of the month. Contact Margaret (02)4421 0557 or msharpe21@bigpond.com

Taree

  • Monday,

    5 pm-7 pm, Lazarka International Folkdance, Community of Christ Hall, High St, Taree. Contact Sandra Bassetti (02)6552 5142.

  • Thursday,

    9.00-11 am, Lazarka International Folkdance, Community of Christ Hall, High St, Taree. Contact Sandra Bassetti (02)6552 5142.


NT

Darwin

  • Tuesday,

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


QLD

Brisbane

  • Tuesday,

    7.00-8.00 pm Beginners 8-8.45 Intermediate 8.45-9.30 pm Advanced, Israeli Folk Dancing, St Ignatius School Hall, 46 Grove St, Toowong. Cost $14 per night or $60 for 5 weeks. Maya 0403 142 568, Shvoong.Brisbane@gmail.com; www.shvoong.com.au ; www.facebook.com/shvoong.brisbane

  • Friday,

    (2nd & 4th of month) 8 - 10 pm, Brisinta International folk dancing, Uniting Church Hall, cnr Kingsley & Kadumba Sts. Yeronga.  $8 per person. Contact Lyn or Barry (07) 3379 2088

     

Cairns

  • Wednesday,

    8pm, Italian dancing classes Tennis Court Hall, Windarra St, Woree. Enquiries: (070) 54 4259 or 51 1065

     
  • Thursday,

    7pm. Bavarian, Austrian and Swiss folk dance practice, at the Germania Club, Winkworth St.

     

Rockhampton

  • Thursday,

    6.30pm-7.30pm music; 7.30 pm-9.30 pm dancing. Capricornia Dance Exchange: International and other dances, Women’s Health Centre, Cnr Bolsover & Derby Sts, Rockhampton, Qld. Contact Nicholai , (07)4938 2679 or 0412 557 052  

Sunshine Coast

  • Monday, 9:30 - 11:30am, Buffaloes Hall, Price Street, Nambour. $5. Contact Lorraine 07 5445 1740

  • Tuesday,

    Tuesday 9.30am-10.30am beginners,10.30am-11.30am intermediate, U3A International Folk Dance, Buffaloes Hall, Price St, Nambour, $10 venue fee per term. Contact Angelina (07)5441 7757, email angelina.h.13@bigpond.com

  • Thursday,

    9:30 - 11:30am, Buffaloes Hall, Price Street, Nambour, $5. Contact Lorraine 07 5445 1740

     
  • Friday,

    9 - 11:30am, Noosa Folk Dancers, Bicentennial Hall Annexe, Bicentennial Drive, Noosa, $7. Contact Danni (07) 5471 0409 or email dannilyn@hotmail.com

     
  • Saturday,

    12:30-2:00 pm. (except 4th Saturday of each month) Intermediate level folk dance class with a strong focus on Romanian dance. Woombye School of Arts, Lower Hall, Blackall St, Woombye. Contact: Angelina 07 5441 7757 or email:   angelina.h.13@bigpond.com

     

Townsville

  • Monday,

    1.30 pm-3.00 pm U3A Beginners Class at the Heatley Community Centre, Lindeman Avenue. Contact Jacquie (07)4772 0919

  • Tuesday,

    6.00 pm-7.30 pm, International Folk Dancing at the AWU Hall, Sturt St, Townsville. Contact Maurice (07)4772 2757. 

  • Saturday,

    2.00 pm-4.30 pm, International Folk Dancing at the AWU Hall, Sturt St, Townsville. Contact Maurice (07)4772 2757 


SA

Adelaide

  • Monday,

    7.00 pm - 10.00 pm, Adelaide International Folk Dancers, RSL Hall, Woods St, Norwood. Teaching for beginners from 7.00 pm – 8.00 pm, cost $3. Contact Rae (08)8356 2172

     

TAS

Hobart

  • Monday,

    7.30 - 9.30 pm 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month (Feb-Dec except Easter).  TasContra with live music at the Wesley Hall, 58 Melville St, Hobart (Upstairs - use side door).  (Includes quick beginner's refresher workshop at 7.30 pm, try to be there at the start.  See folktas.org/TasContra

  • Thursday,

     8.00pm, Hobart Multicultural Dance Group, $5 St James Hall, Rupert Av, New Town, contact Krista & Peter (03)6227 8471 or email Peter: PeterSands@netspace.net.au  Log into:  folktas.org/dancing/dance-groups-and-regular-events/  on our forthcoming events page for more details.

  • Friday,

    7.30 - 10.30 pm Danceoholics Unanimous meets on 2nd Friday of each month (other than January and Easter).  Wesley Hall, 58 Melville St, Hobart. Cost $10 adult, $8 students & memb, $4 child.  Bring a plate to share.  Ph 6273 2127 or folkdancetas@gmail.com This informal group do an eclectic mix of folk dances from different traditions.  All dances taught. More info on:  folktas.org/danceoholics

  • Saturday,

    7.30 pm Last Saturday of each month March - Nov (except Easter).  Folk dances with live music, Wesley Hall, 58 Melville St, Hobart.  $16/$14 (conc) $13 (memb) $8 (student special).  Info (03)6273 2127. folkdancetas@gmail.com  Dances include bush, balkan, mediaeval, renaissance etc.

  • Sunday,

    7 pm (3rd Sunday in month only) Sacred Dance- Hobart Multicultural Dance Group, $5 plus contribution to supper  St James Hall, Rupert Av, New Town, contact Krista & Peter (03)6227 8471 or email Peter: PeterSands@netspace.net.au


VIC

Melbourne

  • Monday,

    8:00-10:00 pm.  Irish Set Dancing.  The Quiet Man Irish Pub, Racecourse Rd, Flemington.  Contact Marie Brouder (03)94354435

  • Wednesday,

    7:30-10:00 pm.  Irish Set Dancing/Music, Comhaltas Melbourne.  146 Hoddle St, Abbotsford, beside Collingwood Town Hall and Train Station.  Contact Mary McBride ()3)94354435, Marie Brouder (03)94710690.  Facebook:  Comhaltas Melbourne web http;//melbourne comhaltas.org/ marymcbride01@yahoo.com.au  Adults $6, Children Free, includes supper.  Everyone welcome.

  • Friday,

    7:30pm-9:30 pm, every 2nd Friday during school term. International Dancing, Box Hill Senior Citizens Hall, 79 Carrington Rd, Box Hill. Please contact Jan before attending. Jan Turner (03)9434 3368 or email janturner41@gmail.com  

Castlemaine

  • Friday,

    5.30 pm-7.00 pm  International Circle Dancing at Over the Moon Dance and Yoga Studio, 9 Templeton Street, Castlemaine.  $7 per class.  Contact Marie 0412 447 600


WA

Perth

  • Monday,

    7.15 pm-9.15 m Perth International Dance, St Margaret’s Hall, cnr Tyrell and Elizabeth Sts Nedlands, WA. Cost $9 per session or $7 per session for members (membership $25/year). Contact Jennifer/John (08)9381 5235, or Palenque 0423 834 439   info@perthinternationaldance.org.au or www.perthinternationaldance.org.au

  • Tuesday,

    7.15pm-9.00pm Hora Shalom Israeli Dance St Margaret’s Hall Tyrell St Nedlands 6009 $10 Contact Margaret (08)9335 3799 or Jenni 0401 292 918 www.horashalom.org.au

     
  • Thursday,

    10 am-Noon, Hora Shalom Israeli Dance PCYC Paget Rd Hilton. Contact Margaret (08)9335 3799 or Jenni 0401 292 918 www.horashalom.org.au

     
  • Thursday,

    , Souleiado French Dance group runs classes for adults in traditional dances from various regions of France in Nedlands, Perth. Contact Laurel (08)6389 0767, email laurel@iinet.net.au  

     
  • Friday,

    9.30 - 11a.m. Perth International Dance, Morning in the Hills,  Mundaring Scout Hall, Jacoby St, Mundaring. $9 per session or $7 per session for members (membership $25/year).Contact Jennifer/John 0893815235, or Palenque 0423834439   info@perthinternationaldance.org.au or www.perthinternationaldance.org.au  

     
  • Saturday,

    10am-12 noon. Perth International Dance, St Margaret’s Hall, cnr Tyrell and Elizabeth Sts Nedlands, WA. $9 per session or $7 per session for members (membership is $25/ year).Contact Jennifer/John (08)9381 5235, or Palenque 0423 834 439   info@perthinternationaldance.org.au or www.perthinternationaldance.org.au

  • Saturday,

    10am-12 noon Hora Shalom Israeli Dance 98 Waratah St Dalkeith $10 Contact Margaret (08)9335 3799 or Jenni 0401 292 918 www.horashalom.org.au

  • Saturday,

    12.45pm-2.15pm Hora Shalom Israeli Dance, St Margaret’s Hall, cnr Tyrell and Elizabeth Sts, Nedlands.  Fortnightly from 21 February.  Contact Jenny 0427446781 www.horashalom.org.au

  • Sunday,

    Sunday 2pm-5pm Every 2nd Sunday of the month.  Contra dances starting 12 Feb 2017, St Margaret’s Church Hall, 58 Tyrell St, Nedlands WA 6009.  Live music suitable for all ages.  More details on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/groups/perthcontra or by contacting: Steven.Janowiecki@gmail.com 0422718 220