Folk dance events in the UK

February 2023
Mon 6 7:00 pm– 9:30 pm Norwich RSCDS Norwich, UK W SCD
Mon 6 7:30 pm– 9:30 pm Eurodance Faversham donation Faversham, UK balfolk
Tue 7 8:00 pm–10:30 pm Balfolk Dance Class £8-£14 Manchester, UK W balfolk scandi
Wed 8 7:30 pm–10:30 pm Bal Étoile free London, UK balfolk
Thu 9 8:00 pm–10:00 pm The Round club night £2-2.50 Cambridge, UK Playford contra English ceilidh
Thu 9 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Sheffield Eurosession £5 Sheffield, UK W balfolk
Fri 10 7:30 pm–11:00 pm On Bouge £10-£12 London, UK balfolk
BOF!
Fri 10 7:45 pm–10:45 pm Alcester Contra £4-£10 Alcester, UK contra
Matt Paul & Vic Nicola Scott
Fri 10 8:00 pm–11:30 pm Unicorn Ceilidh £6-£11 Baldock, UK English ceilidh
Brown Boots Erin Mansfield
Fri 10 8:00 pm–10:15 pm Cambridge Contra Dance £2 Cambridge, UK contra
Fri 10 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Ceilidh Club £14-£20 London, UK Scottish cèilidh
Sat 11 1:30 pm– 5:00 pm Le Vendredi Danse £5 Holmfirth, UK balfolk
Sat 11 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Oxfolk Ceilidh £2-£14 Oxford, UK English ceilidh
Diatonics Hannah Moore
Sat 11 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Ceilidh Club £14-£20 London, UK Scottish cèilidh
Sat 11 8:00 pm–11:00 pm London Barndance £5-£15 London, UK contra
Contrasaurus Lynne Render
Sun 12 2:30 pm– 5:30 pm Englefield Green contra dance Egham, UK contra
English Contra Dance Band Lynne Render
Tue 14 7:00 pm–10:30 pm London Reels £7-£9 London, UK W Scottish reeling
Tue 14 8:00 pm–10:30 pm Balfolk Dance Class £8-£14 Manchester, UK W balfolk scandi
Wed 15 7:00 pm– 9:00 pm London RSCDS Chelsea half term social £7-£9 London, UK SCD
Thu 16 8:00 pm–10:00 pm The Round club night £2-2.50 Cambridge, UK Playford contra English ceilidh
Fri 17 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Knees Up Cecil Sharp £5-£12 London, UK English ceilidh
Aaron Horlock & Nick Goode Gordon Potts
Sat 18 2:30 pm– 4:45 pm Scratch contra £5 Lancaster, UK contra
Sat 18 7:00 pm– 9:30 pm Bal Feirste £6-£8 Belfast, UK W balfolk
Bal Feirste House Band
Sun 19 7:00 pm– 9:30 pm Bristol French Session Bristol, UK balfolk
Wed 22 7:00 pm– 9:00 pm London RSCDS Chelsea beginners and improvers £7-£9 London, UK W SCD
Wed 22 7:30 pm–11:45 pm Bal Étoile free London, UK balfolk
Wed 22 8:00 pm–10:30 pm Solent Contra Dance £5 Bishops Waltham, UK contra
Thu 23 8:00 pm–10:00 pm The Round club night £2-2.50 Cambridge, UK Playford contra English ceilidh
Fri 24 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Bristol Contra Dance £6-£15 Bristol, UK contra
Ali & Mollie Rhi Davies
Fri 24 8:00 pm–10:15 pm Cambridge Contra Dance £2 Cambridge, UK contra
Fri 24 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Ceilidh Club £14-£20 London, UK Scottish cèilidh
Sat 25 Jigfoot in Bournemouth Bournemouth, UK English ceilidh
Jigfoot
Sat 25 6:45 pm–10:30 pm Dansez Français £8 Brighton, UK balfolk
Anna Pack & Frances Watt
Sat 25 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Contrabridge £7-£15 Cambridge, UK contra
Contrary Faeries Adam Hughes
Sat 25 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Exeter Contra-Ceilidh £4-£8 Exeter, UK English ceilidh contra
English Contra Dance Band
Sat 25 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Ceilidh Club £14-£20 London, UK Scottish cèilidh
Sun 26 2:00 pm– 5:00 pm Cam-French music and dance session £2-£4 Cambridge, UK balfolk
Sun 26 2:30 pm– 4:30 pm Sunday Afternoon Masterclass £6 Maidstone, UK W English ceilidh
John Sweeney
March 2023
Thu 2 7:00 pm–10:15 pm Pop-Up Ceilidh Balham £16.50-£40 London, UK Scottish cèilidh
Fiddle Paradiddle
Thu 2 8:00 pm–10:00 pm The Round club night £2-2.50 Cambridge, UK Playford contra English ceilidh
Fri 3 7:45 pm–10:45 pm Alcester Contra £4-£10 Alcester, UK contra
Vertical Expression Mark Elvins
Fri 3 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Ceilidh Club £14-£20 London, UK Scottish cèilidh
Sat 4 7:00 pm–10:00 pm St. Mary's Ceilidh London, UK Scottish cèilidh
Sat 4 7:30 pm–10:30 pm Sytchampton Saturday dance £8 Sytchampton, UK Playford contra
Vicki Swan and Johnny Dyer Victoria Yeomans
Sat 4 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Balfolk Stroud £15 Stroud, UK W balfolk
Emily & Simon
Sat 4 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Ceilidh Club £20 London, UK Scottish cèilidh
Mon 6 7:30 pm– 9:30 pm Eurodance Faversham donation Faversham, UK balfolk
Wed 8 7:30 pm–10:30 pm Bal Étoile free London, UK balfolk
Thu 9 8:00 pm–10:00 pm The Round club night £2-2.50 Cambridge, UK Playford contra English ceilidh
Fri 10 Hodmedod in Preston Preston, UK English ceilidh
Hodmedod
Fri 10 7:30 pm–11:00 pm On Bouge £10-£12 London, UK balfolk
Deux Sans Frontières
Fri 10 8:00 pm–11:30 pm Unicorn Ceilidh £6-£11 Baldock, UK English ceilidh
King Kontra String Band Adam Hughes
Fri 10 8:00 pm–10:15 pm Cambridge Contra Dance £2 Cambridge, UK contra
Fri 10 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Ceilidh Club £14-£20 London, UK Scottish cèilidh
Sat 11 11:00 am– 3:30 pm Balfolk Brunch donation Bristol, UK W balfolk
Moore & Moss
Sat 11 1:30 pm– 5:00 pm Le Vendredi Danse £5 Holmfirth, UK balfolk
Sat 11 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Ashford ceilidh £10-£12 Ashford, UK W English ceilidh
The Joneses John Sweeney
Sat 11 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Oxfolk Ceilidh £2-£14 Oxford, UK English ceilidh
Guerilla Ceilidh Steph West
Sat 11 8:00 pm–11:00 pm London Barndance £5-£15 London, UK contra
Vertical Expression Mark Elvins
Sun 12 2:00 pm– 7:00 pm Oxford Bal Miniscule free Oxford, UK W balfolk
Sun 12 2:30 pm– 5:30 pm Englefield Green contra dance Egham, UK contra
English Contra Dance Band Victoria Yeomans
Tue 14 7:00 pm–10:30 pm London Reels £7-£9 London, UK W Scottish reeling
Wed 15 7:30 pm–10:30 pm Bal Étoile free London, UK balfolk
Thu 16 8:00 pm–10:30 pm The Round end of term party Cambridge, UK Playford contra English ceilidh
Fri 17 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Knees Up Cecil Sharp £5-£12 London, UK English ceilidh
Brown Boots Boogie Band Erin Mansfield
Sat 18 Ruff Ceilidhs Cardiff, UK English ceilidh
Bunny-Eye Ceilidh Band Ian Ludbrook
Sat 18 Banter in Chandler's Ford Chandler's Ford, UK English ceilidh
Banter Barry Goodman
Sat 18 7:00 pm–10:30 pm Spring Ceilidh £12-£18 London, UK English ceilidh
Ceilidh Liberation Front
Sun 19 2:00 pm– 5:00 pm Weedon BalFolk £5 Weedon Bec, UK balfolk
Sun 19 2:30 pm– 4:30 pm Sunday Afternoon Masterclass £6 Maidstone, UK W English ceilidh
John Sweeney
Wed 22 7:30 pm–10:30 pm Bal Étoile free London, UK balfolk
Wed 22 8:00 pm–11:00 pm London Balfolk London, UK balfolk
Thu 23 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Bristol Contra Dance £6-£15 Bristol, UK contra
Benjamin Rowe & Adam Rich-Griffin Charlotte Rich-Griffin
Fri 24 8:00 pm–10:15 pm Cambridge Contra Dance £2 Cambridge, UK contra
Fri 24 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Ceilidh Club £14-£20 London, UK Scottish cèilidh
Sat 25 2:00 pm–10:00 pm French & Scandi Dance Stamford, UK W balfolk scandi
Sat 25 5:00 pm–10:30 pm Dansez Français £8-£13 Brighton, UK W balfolk
Mike James & Dylan James
Sat 25 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Contrabridge £7-£15 Cambridge, UK contra
Contrasaurus Charlotte Rich-Griffin
Sat 25 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Exeter Ceilidh £4-£8 Exeter, UK English ceilidh
Amber Fire
Tue 28 Banter in Chandler's Ford Chandler's Ford, UK English ceilidh
Banter Barry Goodman
Wed 29 7:30 pm–10:30 pm Bal Étoile free London, UK balfolk
Fri 31 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Ceilidh Club £14-£20 London, UK Scottish cèilidh
April 2023
Sat 1 7:30 pm–10:30 pm April Fools Ceilidh Kegworth, UK English ceilidh
Mon 3 7:30 pm– 9:30 pm Eurodance Faversham donation Faversham, UK balfolk
Fri 7 7:45 pm–10:45 pm Alcester Contra £4-£10 Alcester, UK contra
Stringrays Lynne Render
Sat 8 8:00 pm–11:00 pm London Barndance £5-£15 London, UK contra
Stringrays Rhodri Davies
Sun 9 2:30 pm– 5:30 pm Englefield Green contra dance Egham, UK contra
Stringway Mark Elvins
Tue 11 7:00 pm–10:30 pm London Reels £7-£9 London, UK W Scottish reeling
Fri 14 7:30 pm–11:00 pm On Bouge £10-£12 London, UK balfolk
Fri 14 8:00 pm–11:30 pm Unicorn Ceilidh £6-£11 Baldock, UK English ceilidh
Junction 24 Andy Rouse
Sat 15 Hekety in Chandler's Ford Chandler's Ford, UK English ceilidh
Hekety Emma Wooders
Sun 16 2:30 pm– 4:30 pm Sunday Afternoon Masterclass £6 Maidstone, UK W English ceilidh
John Sweeney
Fri 21 Shinanikins in Norwich Norwich, UK English ceilidh
Shinanikins
Fri 21 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Bristol Contra Dance £6-£15 Bristol, UK contra
Louise Siddons
Fri 21 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Knees Up Cecil Sharp £5-£12 London, UK English ceilidh
Banter Ian Nichols
Sat 22 Albireo in Newark Newark, UK English ceilidh
Albireo
Sat 22 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Nottingham Playford Ball Nottingham, UK Playford
Albireo Victoria Yeomans
Sat 22 7:45 pm–10:45 pm Harrogate Contra £10 Harrogate, UK contra
Philip & Joshua Rowe Andrew Swaine
Thu 27 8:00 pm–10:00 pm The Round club night £2-2.50 Cambridge, UK Playford contra English ceilidh
Sat 29 Melobo in Bournemouth Bournemouth, UK English ceilidh
Melobo Jane Bird
Sat 29 5:00 pm–10:30 pm Dansez Français £8-£13 Brighton, UK W balfolk
Kantref
Sat 29 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Exeter Ceilidh £4-£8 Exeter, UK English ceilidh
Phoenix
May 2023
Thu 4 8:00 pm–10:00 pm The Round club night £2-2.50 Cambridge, UK Playford contra English ceilidh
Sat 6 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Balfolk Stroud £10 Stroud, UK W balfolk
Shivelight
Sun 7 2:30 pm– 5:30 pm Sheffield Contra Dance £10 Sheffield, UK contra
Vertical Expressio Cis Hinkle
Tue 9 7:00 pm–10:30 pm London Reels £7-£9 London, UK W Scottish reeling
Thu 11 8:00 pm–10:00 pm The Round club night £2-2.50 Cambridge, UK Playford contra English ceilidh
Fri 12 7:30 pm–11:00 pm On Bouge £10-£12 London, UK balfolk
Fri 12 7:45 pm–10:45 pm Alcester Contra £4-£10 Alcester, UK contra
Vicki Swan and Jonny Dyer Cis Hinkle
Fri 12 8:00 pm–11:30 pm Unicorn Ceilidh £6-£11 Baldock, UK English ceilidh
Panjandrum Gordon Potts
Sat 13 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Oxfolk Ceilidh £2-£14 Oxford, UK English ceilidh
Sat 13 8:00 pm–11:00 pm London Barndance £5-£15 London, UK contra
English Contra Dance Band Cis Hinkle
Sun 14 2:00 pm– 7:00 pm Oxford Bal Miniscule free Oxford, UK W balfolk
Sun 14 2:30 pm– 5:30 pm Englefield Green contra dance Egham, UK contra
English Contra Dance Band Cis Hinkle
Thu 18 8:00 pm–10:00 pm The Round club night £2-2.50 Cambridge, UK Playford contra English ceilidh
Fri 19 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Bristol Contra Dance £6-£15 Bristol, UK contra
Fri 19 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Knees Up Cecil Sharp £5-£12 London, UK English ceilidh
Out of Hand Nick Walden
Sat 20 Ruff Ceilidhs Cardiff, UK English ceilidh
Out of Hand Alison Rowley
Sat 20 7:30 pm–10:30 pm Friday Folk Saturday Special £10 St Albans, UK contra
Thu 25 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Bal with Hartwin Dhoore + Ross Grant £10-£20 Bristol, UK W balfolk
Hartwin Dhoore Ross Grant
Thu 25 8:00 pm–10:00 pm The Round club night £2-2.50 Cambridge, UK Playford contra English ceilidh
Sat 27 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Exeter Ceilidh £4-£8 Exeter, UK English ceilidh
Flash Company
June 2023
Thu 1 8:00 pm–10:00 pm The Round club night £2-2.50 Cambridge, UK Playford contra English ceilidh
Sat 3 Catsfield Steamers in Hastings Hastings, UK English ceilidh
Catsfield Steamers
Sun 4 2:00 pm– 5:00 pm Weedon BalFolk £5 Weedon Bec, UK balfolk
Mon 5 7:30 pm– 9:30 pm Eurodance Faversham donation Faversham, UK balfolk
Thu 8 8:00 pm–10:00 pm The Round club night £2-2.50 Cambridge, UK Playford contra English ceilidh
Sat 10 2:00 pm– 5:30 pm Lancaster contra £10 Lancaster, UK contra
Ian & Charley Roberts Rhodri Davies
Sat 10 8:00 pm–11:00 pm London Barndance £5-£15 London, UK contra
Fiddlechicks Andrew Swaine
Sun 11 Dansez Français Sunday Special Brighton, UK W balfolk
Emmanuel Pariselle, Didier Oliver and Natalie
Sun 11 2:30 pm– 5:30 pm Englefield Green contra dance Egham, UK contra
English Contra Dance Band Charlie Turner
Tue 13 7:30 pm–10:30 pm London Reels Summer Party £9-£10 London, UK W Scottish reeling
Thu 15 8:00 pm–10:00 pm The Round club night £2-2.50 Cambridge, UK Playford contra English ceilidh
Fri 16 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Bristol Contra Dance £6-£15 Bristol, UK contra
Fri 16 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Knees Up Cecil Sharp £5-£12 London, UK English ceilidh
Sat 17 7:00 pm–11:45 pm The Round Playford ball £10-£15 Cambridge, UK Playford
Thu 22 8:00 pm–10:30 pm The Round May Week party Cambridge, UK Playford contra English ceilidh
Fri 23 Topette Weekend public bal Halsway, UK balfolk
Topette
Fri 23 7:45 pm–10:45 pm Alcester Contra £4-£10 Alcester, UK contra
King Kontra String Band Charlotte Rich-Griffin
Sat 24 Panjandrum in Bournemouth Bournemouth, UK English ceilidh
Panjandrum Nancy Potts
Sat 24 Catsfield Steamers in Herstmonceux Herstmonceux, UK English ceilidh
Catsfield Steamers
Sat 24 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Exeter Ceilidh £4-£8 Exeter, UK English ceilidh
Skermish
Mon 26 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Topette!! en Bal £9.95-£14.95 Bristol, UK balfolk
Topette
Tue 27 7:30 pm–10:30 pm Topette!! en Bal £9.90-£15.40 Llanfairfechan, UK balfolk
Topette
Wed 28 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Topette!! en Bal £9.90-£15.40 Sheffield, UK balfolk
Topette
Thu 29 7:30 pm–10:30 pm Topette!! en Bal £9.90-£15.40 Norwich, UK balfolk
Topette
Fri 30 7:00 pm–10:30 pm Topette Summer Bal £9.76-£14.09 Guildford, UK balfolk
Topette
July 2023
Sat 1 7:30 pm–10:30 pm Topette!! en Bal £9.90-£15.40 London, UK balfolk
Topette
Sat 1 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Ashford ceilidh £10-£12 Ashford, UK W English ceilidh
Hot Rats John Sweeney
Sun 2 4:00 pm– 7:00 pm Topette!! Afternoon Tea-Bal £9.90-£14.30 Brighton, UK balfolk
Topette
Mon 3 7:30 pm– 9:30 pm Eurodance Faversham donation Faversham, UK balfolk
Sat 8 Dansez Français Bastil'Bal Brighton, UK balfolk
Brighton AllStars
Sat 8 8:00 pm–11:00 pm London Barndance £5-£15 London, UK contra
Nozzy Charlie Turner
Sun 9 2:00 pm– 7:00 pm Oxford Bal Miniscule free Oxford, UK W balfolk
Sun 9 2:30 pm– 5:30 pm Englefield Green contra dance Egham, UK contra
English Contra Dance Band Geoff Cubitt
September 2023
Sat 9 Portland Drive in Kendal Kendal, UK contra
Portland Drive Trevor Monson
Sat 9 8:00 pm–11:00 pm London Barndance £5-£15 London, UK contra
Contrasaurus Jake Wood
Fri 15 7:45 pm–10:45 pm Alcester Contra £4-£10 Alcester, UK contra
English Contra Dance Band Ivan Aitken
Fri 15 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Knees Up Cecil Sharp £5-£12 London, UK English ceilidh
Sat 23 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Leeds Contra £10 Leeds, UK contra
English Contra Dance Band Louise Siddons
Sat 30 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Nottingham Contra Dance Nottingham, UK contra
Vertical Expression Seth Tepfer
Sat 30 7:30 pm–10:30 pm Sytchampton Saturday dance £8 Sytchampton, UK Playford contra
Chris & Julie Dewhurst Rhodri Davies
October 2023
Fri 6 7:45 pm–10:45 pm Alcester Contra £4-£10 Alcester, UK contra
Contrasaurus Seth Tepfer
Sat 14 8:00 pm–11:00 pm London Barndance £5-£15 London, UK contra
Linda Game Band Seth Tepfer
Fri 20 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Knees Up Cecil Sharp £5-£12 London, UK English ceilidh
Sat 28 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Leeds Contra £10 Leeds, UK contra
King Kontra String Band Lynne Render
November 2023
Fri 3 7:45 pm–10:45 pm Alcester Contra £4-£10 Alcester, UK contra
Nozzy Rhodri Davies
Sat 11 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Nottingham Mixed Dance Nottingham, UK contra Playford
Knotted Chord Brian Stanton
Sat 11 8:00 pm–11:00 pm London Barndance £5-£15 London, UK contra
Old Time Contra Band Geoff Cubitt
Fri 17 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Knees Up Cecil Sharp £5-£12 London, UK English ceilidh
Peeping Tom Fee Lock Mary Panton Gordon Potts Nick Walden
Sat 18 7:30 pm–10:30 pm Friday Folk Saturday Special £10 St Albans, UK contra
Sat 18 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Ashford ceilidh £10-£12 Ashford, UK W English ceilidh
Swing the Bridge John Sweeney
Sat 25 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Leeds Contra £10 Leeds, UK contra
Ali & Mollie Geoff Cubitt
December 2023
Sat 9 8:00 pm–11:00 pm London Barndance £5-£15 London, UK contra
Bearded Dragons Rhodri Davies
Fri 15 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Knees Up Cecil Sharp £5-£12 London, UK English ceilidh
Sat 16 7:30 pm–10:30 pm Sytchampton Saturday dance £8 Sytchampton, UK Playford contra
The Falconers Ivan Aitken

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