Regional Dance Events  

Auckland and Northland 

Also see Hamilton events - just down the road a bit, over some hills.

Special Events - Auckland

Saturday, October 14th, 2017

4 times a year:

7.30pm - 10.30pm

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Devonport Community Ceilidh

A fun, family-friendly community dance, the dances will be called by our great dance callers, with wonderful music from the Gaidhealtachd Band and we'll have a shared supper at half time, with tea and coffee available free from the kitchen.

Where: Holy Trinity Church Hall Church Street, Devonport

Cost: Adults $10 Family $20 Under 16s Free - pay at door

Please bring a plate for the shared supper at half time, and we recommend a bottle of water (although there is always water available if you need it).

9 December

7:00-10:00pm

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Christmas Party

Combined Ruritanians and Multicultural Society gathering, all welcome. RSVP required by mid-November, but numbers are limited so be quick! For full details email

Monthly Events - Auckland

Monthly: first 3 Thursdays

8:00pm - 10:00pm

Join in!Irish Set Dancing

Where: Rocky Nook Bowling Club, Fowlds Park, Mount Albert

Contact: Fred Carr, (09)963-8145; email:

6th October

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Monthly: 2nd Friday

7:30pm - 10:00pm

Join in!English Folkdancing

Where: Saint John The Baptist Anglican Church Hall, 47 Church St, Northcote. [MAP]

Contact: Beth Harris, ph. (09)445-9386;  e-mail: bethharris51 @ hotmail.com or Aileen Stead (09)418-1578

Website: englishcountrydance.org.nzoffsite link

8th December: will be our end of year party. The theme will be “A celebration of the dances of Pat Shaw”. Pat Shaw was a great composer of English Country dances. He lived from 1917 to 1977 so our “costume theme” for those who enjoy dressing up is anything from between those two dates.

Monthly: 2nd Saturday

7:00pm - 10:30pm

No dance in December or January

Join in!Auckland Contra Dance

...with a beginner’s workshop practicing basic moves and contra dance tips from 7:00-7.30pm before dance - everyone welcome to come along to this...

Where: St Lukes Anglican Church Hall, corner of New North Rd and St Lukes Rd - 704 New North Rd. 5 min walk from Morningside train station. Parking available nearby.

Tickets: Adults $10 on the door, unwaged $5, family $20, under 5s free

Website: auckland.contradance.nzoffsite link - also sign-up to our meetup group!

Monthly: 27th October, 17th November

7:30pm 

No dance in December

Join in!Early Dance

Where: St John The Baptist Anglican Church Hall, 47 Church St, Northcote. [MAP]

Contact: Karen Vernon ph. (09)419-2429, email:

Website: englishcountrydance.org.nzoffsite link

Monthly: last Friday

7:30pm 

except December and January

Hillsborough Ceildh

Where: St David's in the Field, 202 Hillsborough Rd, Mount Roskill, Auckland.

Cost: $5 per person or $10 per family, supper included

See the March 2017 news sheet for one dancer's review here.

Northland

Monthly: 1st Friday

7:00pm

Join in!Waipapa Ceilidh

Where: Waipapa Hall, Loop Road, Waipapa (just outside Kerikeri), Far North.

Website: waipapaceilidh.angelfire.comoffsite link

Doors open 7:00pm - dancing usually begins about quarter to eight or 8:00.

No dance in January if 1st Friday is New Year's Day.

Also see: Auckland City Council events

Eventfinda: Dance Classes (general)

'Join in!' symbol[Join in!]This symbol means you too can dance! Some events are further marked 'experience required'. These are suited to people with some sort of dance experience - also see our class listings to find one near you so you can learn the basic steps and join in!

Events listed may be associated with FDNZ, any of its members, or non-affiliated groups - all are bound to be heaps of fun!!

Last updated: 12 September, 2017

 

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