Canberra Contra Club

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The Canberra Contra Club (CCC) is the MFS dance group dedicated to the Contra Dances of the New England area of the United States.



Images:David Franz

Dates: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month starting on 7th February 2017.

Time: 7.30 - 9.30 pm

Location: North Canberra Baptist Church Hall 17 Condamine St Turner [1]

Cost: $6 MFS members  ; $8 Non-members  ; Half price for full-time students (please bring your current student card) ; Free pass for your second workshop!


Contra in the Caves.jpg

Cool off at the concert in the caves, join in a BBQ then heat up Wee Jasper Hall with some great dancing. Camp over if you feel outdoorsy and cool off again in the Goodradigbee River or spring fed creeks.

Saturday 7th January 2017

Itinerary - Attend what you want, don't feel you have to do everything :-)

3pm Tour of Careys cave [regular afternoon tour of the cave run by Geoff Kell - normal entry fees apply.]

5:00 - 6:45pm Concert in Careys Cave featuring members of the Canberra Contra Club and friends. Gold coin donation. A chance to hear some of the talent in the Contra group: Featuring The Canberra Contra Club and individual performances.

7:00pm-8:00pm. Picnic. BYO nearly everything. In the covered picnic area outside Careys Cave. There is a BBQ that will be available and running, there are some tables and some seating.

8:30pm-12:00. Contra Dance at Wee Jasper Memorial Hall. Free

Drive home or camp. Camping is available in the Billy Grace Campground. Normal charges apply. (Please pay the ranger). Other accommodation is also available in Wee Jasper.

Sunday morning in the camp ground informal music sessions and then swimming at the Micalong creek.


Here are some links to videos. They are from the US but will give you an idea of what it is about:

Welcome to Contra Dance [2]

Crowfoot in Tacoma [3]

Atlantic Crossing at Glenn Echo [4]

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