High energy trad French and English dance music by
Dave Elliston - accordion, Susannah Clark and Anna Elliston - fiddle, Ben Halliwell - percussion and Isaac Gee - double bass

Mesmerising to riotous trad and contemporary English and French folk dances. Find euphoria on the dance floor.

Saturday 29th June, 7:15 for 7:30-11:30 pm. Callers: Sarah "Twinkletoes" Lewis & David "Oddsocks" Wanless

All dances taught. No dancing experience or partner required. All ages and identities welcome. Please bring a plate of supper.

E-ceilidh (with Ceilidh being pronounced 'kaylee') is a more riotous and eclectic variation on English folk, barn or country dancing. Simple folk dances done with high energy to driving live music.

Here's a nice description of balfolk dancing, from Bal Folk Perth in WA: Originating in France, the balfolk dance phenomenon has swept the European continent and is now taking root in Australia. A modern take on traditional folk styles, balfolk creates meaningful connections through shared joy in music and dance.

What's on:

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6 Apr 2024 - 6 Apr 2024
AYO Autumn Season Concert – Turbulent Times
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4 May 2024 - 4 May 2024
Hindley Street Country Club
Hindley Street Country Club bringing all the songs you love, live at Wrest Point Casino for one night only!
31 May 2024 - 31 May 2024
National Reconciliation Week Breakfast
National Reconciliation Week Breakfast - MyState Bank Arena - Friday May 31
19 Jun 2024 - 19 Jun 2024
Crochet classes
Learn the basic crochet stitches in a small group setting and make your very first granny square in 2 hours!
13 Jun 2024 - 23 Jun 2024
Dark Mofo presents Winter 2024
Dark Mofo, Mona’s midwinter festival in Tasmania, delves into centuries-old winter solstice rituals.
10 Jun 2024 - 30 Jun 2024
Paint The Town Red 2024
As the winter months set in, nipaluna / Hobart and southern Tasmania are getting ready to celebrate with Dark Mofo Presents Winter 2024 and Paint
11 May 2024 - 10 May 2025
Tasmanian Produce Market
The Hobart Twilight Markets showcases a wide variety of Tasmanian eats, drinks and artisans, along with live music from local talent.
1 Mar 2022 - 31 Jul 2025
Phoenix Creations Wooden Spoon Carving Workshops
Welcome to a day of creative mindfulness with David and Michelle of Phoenix Creations. In their small studio tucked away just 2 minutes from Cygnet's
23 Mar 2024 - 27 Oct 2024
Lands of Light: Lloyd Rees and Tasmania
This exhibition celebrates the work of Lloyd Rees (1895-1988), particularly his works painted in Tasmania between 1967 and 1988. Rees was one of the pre-eminent
11 Jun 2024 - 22 Jun 2024
The Mousetrap
THE genre-defining murder mystery from the best-selling novelist of all time… case closed! As news spreads of a murder in London,
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