What's on?

For lively Irish music and social dancing, most Sunday nights at Southmead Community Centre, 248 Greystoke Avenue, Southmead, Bristol BS10 6BQ, from 8 pm. (6 times a year, no class because we are running workshop/ ceili in Wotton under Edge on 2nd Sunday of month. Occasionally other Sundays may be cancelled - ring Sharon on 07745 376 499 to check)

For all other local events, click on "other local groups" and "Calendar" above.

For accommodation near Southmead Community Centre, and for how to get there by public transport, click on "contact/ find us" above.

Friday, 4 December 2015

No dancing at Southmead on 27th December

A lot of people will be away or busy, so there will be no class on Sunday 27th December, but we start up again the following week, 3rd January.

Lots of Christmas events going on - see "Calendar" for details!

Monday, 9 November 2015

Dancing at The Beehive with The Perfect Cure

Another great night of dancing to The Perfect Cure at The Beehive. Thanks to Rufus for making us welcome.

Thursday, 15 October 2015

Thursday, 1 October 2015

Autumn Ceili in Bristol on Sunday 11th October.

Next Sunday night there will be a ceili at Southmead Community Centre, with music by The Polka Pests. Starts at 8 pm, no food but there will be a raffle in aid of Parkinson's UK. £7 on the door.

Thursday, 27 August 2015

As summer draws to a close..... several regular set dancing events resume:

Dinder Village Hall (near Wells) - barbeque and dance on Thursday 3rd September, and Sunday workshop and ceili on 6th;

Shoscombe Village Hall (near Bath) - regular 1st and 3rd Tuesday evening classes start again on 1st September;

Dancing at The Beehive in Bristol 1st Monday of the month from 7th September;

Dancing at The Star in Wotton under Edge, 2nd and 4th Mondays from 14th September.

And of course the Sunday evening class in Southmead Community Centre continues as usual, and there will be an Autumn Ceili there on October 11th, with the Polka Pests.

Monday, 20 July 2015

A few of Neil Lanning's photos from the ceili in Shoscombe on 12th July. To see more, click on the link below.
Matt Cunningham Ceili Band on tour in UK

Great ceili in Topsham, Devon on Friday night - our thanks to Maggie Daniel and team, as well as to Matt and the band for the wonderful music.
They've since played in Slough and Basingstoke, and tonight they're at the London Irish Centre. Then heading Northwards.

Wednesday, 8 July 2015

Great evening at The Beehive on Monday! A real party atmosphere. As there will be no set dancing there on the first Monday in August, instead The Perfect Cure will be playing there for dancing on Thursday 30th July.

Friday, 3 July 2015

Coming up this week and next!

Monday July 6th - dancing to the Perfect Cure in the Beehive on Wellington Hill West, Bristol. Pie and mash night at the pub and set dancing from 8 pm. Spectators very welcome, see what you think of it before coming to Sunday night lessons at Southmead Community Centre!

Sunday 12th July
Day of set dancing at Shoscombe Village Hall, near Bath. Another opportunity to dance to live music by the Perfect Cure!

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Chippenham Folk Festival

The Perfect Cure are playing for the Irish set dance over the coming Bank Holiday weekend, 23rd to 25th May, with caller Maggie Daniel. Saturday and Sunday 3.30 - 4.50, and Monday 1.30 - 3 pm at the West End Club, Audley Road, Chippenham, SN14 0EP.

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

New Pub Session with Set Dancing starts in June.

The Perfect Cure will be playing for set dancing on the first Monday of the month at The Beehive on Wellington Hill West (see under "other local groups") from Monday 1st June, starting at 8 pm. 
This will be primarily for dancers with some experience, ie those who have already attended classes, as there will be minimal calling.

Sunday, 15 February 2015

A great ceili last night with The Perfect Cure.

Photos by Mick