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| The National ~ what a way to spend Easter!!!|
National Folk Festival - Maundy Thursday to Easter Monday - every year
|Folk Alliance Australia|
|Australian Federation of Social Dancers|
ACT-Monaro & Region
| The Bush Traditions Gathering, inaugurated in 2006, is a weekend of music, dance, song and spoken word. Labour Day (October) long weekend, at The Old Goulburn Brewery (Bradley Grange), Bungonia Road, Goulburn.
Contact Ray Mulligan 6247-4725 or rmulligan(at)netspeed(dot)com(dot)au
Goulburn is about 90 km and 1 hour from Canberra.
|The Canberra Mandolin Orchestra rehearses every Monday in Woden.|
| Cobargo Folk Festival: Presented by the Yuin Folk Club each February.
Cobargo is about 220 km and 2 hours from Canberra, via Cooma, and about 1 hour longer via Bateman's Bay.
| The Earthly Delights Historic Dance Academy specialises in dance, costume and music of Renaissance, Baroque, 18th Century, Regency and Victorian eras. John Garden teaches and leads the dances and co-ordinates musicians, Aylwen Garden makes the costumes and organises the classes, dance display troupe, balls and special events. Musicians, dancers and costume lovers are welcome to come along to all our public events.
http://www.earthlydelights.com.au | 0409 817 623 | 02 6281 1098
| Illawarra Folk Festival: At Bulli, the weekend before the nearest to Australia Day.
Bulli is about 240 km and a bit under 3 hours from Canberra. http://www.illawarrafolkclub.org.au/
| The Jane Austen Festival of Australia runs every year in Canberra on the 3rd Saturday of April. Come and celebrate the life, traditions, novels, fashion, food, music and song of Jane Austen's Regency England. Director: Aylwen Gardiner-Garden
http://www.janeaustenfestival.com.au | 0409 817 623
| Kangaroo Valley Folk Festival, in Australia's most beautiful valley,
23-25 October 2009 Kangaroo Valley is about 200 km and 2¼ hours from Canberra.
| Murrumbateman Acoustic Music Club: Last Sunday each month from 6:30pm at Murrumbateman Tavern.
| Music At The Creek: At Major's Creek, near Braidwood, usually in November each year.
The Creek is about 100 km and a little over 1 hour from Canberra. http://www.musicatthecreek.com
| Numeralla Folk Festival: Near Cooma, the weekend nearest to Australia Day - the littlest big folk festival in Australia. Contact Fran (02) 6453-3282.
Numeralla is about 130 km and 1½ hours from Canberra.
| 18th Century Costuming & Dance Weekend is held in Canberra over the October long weekends.
http://www.earthlydelights.com.au | 0409 817 623
| Wagga Wagga Folk Festival ('Quinty)
At Uranquinty, on the Labour Day (October) long weekend.
'Quinty is about 260 km and 3½ hours from Canberra.
|Bush Music Club (Sydney)|
| Illawarra Folk Club
| NSW Folk Federation |
| Sutherland Shire Bush Dance Group
| St Albans Folk Festival: Inland from Gosford, the weekend nearest to Anzac Day.