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Social dance clubs: North Yorkshire (Including York)




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  • Heatherdene Folk Dancers
    (Social dancing, not a display team.)
    Country dancing, mixture of English, Scottish, Irish, American dances: Social dancing for persons of all ages. Live music
    Meeting (mainly) on alternate Mondays at 8.30 pm at Oatlands Mount Club, Coronation Grove, Harrogate, HG2 8BU
    Closed July and August.
    Contact: Jean & Bob Carter
    Brookside Cottage,
    Forest Moor Road, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire HG5 8JY
    Telephone / Fax: 01423 863433
    Email: bjcarter@ntlworld.com
    Website: http://www.crimple.demon.co.uk/Heatherdene/


  • Knaresborough Country Dance Club
    Scout HQ Wetherby Road near junction with York Road, Knaresborough. 8 pm to 10 pm Thursdays in term time. English country Dancing with members calling and occasional guest callers. Music usually CDs, with live music two or three times per term
    Contact: Jean Moore
    Telephone: 01937 833004
    Email: knaresboroughcdc@gmail.com
    Website: http://www.crimple.demon.co.uk/knaresboroughcdc.htm


  • Highside Folk Dance Club
    Meeting at Littlethorpe Village Hall, just off the A61 Ripon bypass, HG4 3LG. The first, third and fifth Fridays of the month, but check the programme on the website before setting off. 8-10pm. A friendly social dance club for all ages and all experience levels (including none!). Live music from a variety of local bands and good quality recorded music, together with good callers, means there is plenty of variety and enjoyment for all.
    Contact: Les and Janet Barclay
    Telephone: 01765 604354
    E mail: janet@lesbarclay.com
    Website: http://www.crimple.demon.co.uk/hfdc.htm


  • Scarborough Folk Dance Group
    English country dancing. East Ayton Village Hall, Tuesday 7.30 - 9.30
    Contact: Cyril Swales
    Telephone: 01723 582681
    Email: cyrilmbe@hotmail.co.uk


Worsall Folk Dance Group

Meeting at Worsall Village Hall TS15 9QB

We meet 7.15-9.15pm on Tuesdays. English country dancing and some American dance at all experience levels .Club callers to CDs.Closed July and August.  We also run 5 dances in the year to live music on Saturday nights

Contact:  Martin & Sue Sutton

Telephone: 01642 712056

Email: sjsttn@btinternet.com or wfdg@btinternet.com



Tees Valley Ceilidhs
Tees Valley Ceilidhs were established to provide a regular series of ceilidhs, open to the general public, to encourage beginners and more experienced dancers to enjoy an evening's ceilidh dancing in convivial company. We welcome dancers of all ages.
Held on the third Friday of every month between September and June, from 7.30pm – 10.30pm, in Worsall Village Hall, Church Ln, Worsall Yarm TS15
Our resident band is "Accordance" with Dave Turner as resident caller. However we like as much variety of music and dances as possible and have enjoyed excellent evenings with other bands and their callers.
Contact: Sue Barker
Mobile: 07906137950

Email: nicklecheffie@gmail.com

Website: https://www.facebook.com/TvCeilidhs/


  • Jorvik Folk Dance Club
    Meetings: Saturday Evenings on the First of the month at Huntington Memorial Hall, 46 Strensall Road, Huntington, York, YO32 9SH from 8.00 to 11.00 pm.and Thursday Evenings at St. Aidan's Church Hall, Ridgeway, Acomb, York. YO26 5DP.
    English Folk Dance Club with monthly dance using mostly live music
    Contact: Annette Soothill
    Telephone: 01904 705261
    Website: http://jorvikfdc.weebly.com/
  • York Ceilidh Club
    Enjoy lively dances from a wide repertoire of folk and barn dance traditions. Live music and all dances walked through and called. No experience, no partner, no problem - you are welcome!
    Second Sunday of each month (except August and if there is a clash with Easter). 7.30 - 10 pm at St Aelred's Church Hall, Fifth Avenue, off Melrosegate, York.
    Contact: Ros Batchelor
    Telephone: 01904 624216
    Email: yorkceilidhclub@gmail.com
    Website: http://www.yorkceilidhclub.org.uk/

  • York Last Sunday Ceilidhs
    Last Sunday of the month at Scarcroft Primary School, Nunthorpe Road, York (free car park at venue, 10 minutes’ walk from York train station). Doors open at
    7.30pm. Public ceilidh open to everybody, suitable for first-timers and hardened ceilidh-goers alike. With regular local bands The New Fox Band, Fiddlers Wreck and other guests..
    Contact: Paul Young
    Telephone: 07776122746
    Email: paulyoungfolk@live.co.uk
    Website: http://www.yorkceilidhs.co.uk




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