What's on?

For lively Irish music and social dancing, every Sunday night at Southmead Community Centre, 248 Greystoke Avenue, Southmead, Bristol BS10 6BQ, from 8 pm.

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.

Saturday, 13 October 2018

This Sunday 14th October! A whole day of dancing in Wotton under Edge, click on "other local groups" above for more details.

Sunday, 7 October 2018

As there are a few cancellations coming up for the dancing at Southmead Community Centre, for various reasons, here are the dates that we will be running the class up until the end of 2018:

October 21st (Sunday)
October 27th (Saturday) Halloween Ceili
November 4th (Sunday)
November 25th (Sunday)
December 2nd (Sunday)
December 9th (Sunday)
December 16th (Sunday)
December 21st (Friday) Christmas Ceili
December 30th (Sunday)

Wednesday, 12 September 2018

Come and learn Irish Set Dancing!

New people are always welcome at our classes. You will find the dancers very helpful and supportive, so no previous experience is necessary. You don't need to bring a partner, there will always be people available to dance with. Come and join us for a fun-filled dance experience!

Wednesday, 25 July 2018

Bath Festival

There will be a set dancing class (11.30-12.30) and a dance (3.30 - 6pm) on Sunday 19th August, as part of the Bath Festival. These will take place at The Gateway Centre, Bath BA1 6DH, and will be led by Val and Maddy Knight. The band is Gorias.

Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Dancing at Summer Festivals

Check out the following festivals where there will be set dancing workshops over the summer:

Monday, 14 May 2018

"Summer break"

Please note, there will be no classes in Southmead, Bristol, on 3rd, 10th or 17th June, due to too many people being away. Hopefully fine for the rest of the summer though!

For the same reason, no classes for people with Parkinson's at the Vassall Centre, Bristol, on 30th May, or 6th, 13th or 20th June.

Tuesday, 3 April 2018

Not long now - Bristol Set Dancing weekend is from Fri 11 - Sun 13 May 2018, at Southmead Community Centre (address above)  (click on "Contact/ find us" above for directions and local accommodation). 3 ceilis with the fantastic Perfect Cure Ceili Band, and 3 workshops with Gerard Butler, renowned dance teacher from Ireland.


Bristol Set Dancing Weekend


FRIDAY 11th  MAY 2018

8 – 11.30 pm   Ceili with The Perfect Cure.

(Special “short sets” ceili to allow people to dance with more partners!)

SATURDAY 12th MAY 2018

10.30 am –1 pm and 2– 4.30 pm   Set dance workshops with Gerard Butler.

Tea/ coffee at 11.30 and 3 pm.

Lunch available at the Community Centre

8 – 11.30 pm   Ceili with The Perfect Cure. (and raffle)

SUNDAY 13th MAY 2018

12 noon – 1 pm   Sean Nos workshop with Gerard Butler.

Lunch available at the Community Centre

2 – 5.30 pm   Ceili with The Perfect Cure. (and raffle)

Ceilis £10, set dance workshops £6 each, sean nos workshop £3, or full weekend ticket £40.

Friday, 30 March 2018

The Beehive has now been refurbished and we'll be back there dancing on Monday night (Easter Monday) from 8 pm.

Monday, 8 January 2018

Dance all day in Wotton under Edge this Sunday, 14th January! Workshop 11.30 - 1 followed by a ceili with the Perfect Cure from 2 - 5 pm.
Click on "other local groups" above for more details.