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Welcome to the Monaro Folk Society (MFS) web site.
The MFS is a non-profit community organisation, here to enhance your enjoyment and
personal growth through active participation in the arts, and a range of community and social activities.



LINKS TO UPCOMING EVENTS


NEXT IRISH SET DANCING WORKSHOP on WEDNESDAY 16 AUGUST
Beginner / refresher session 7.30-8pm. Usual class 8pm.


NEXT BUSH DANCE WORKSHOP on MONDAY 21 AUGUST
Come and learn dances from the Colonial Ball program.


NEXT ENGLISH COUNTRY DANCE WORKSHOP on TUESDAY 22 AUGUST
Come and learn dances from the Colonial Ball program.


NEXT END OF MONTH DANCE on SATURDAY 26 AUGUST

Featuring the ContraBand and callers.


NEXT CONTRA DANCE WORKSHOP on TUESDAY 29 AUGUST


COLONIAL BALL Ticket sales end on WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST
Buy by direct transfer at the Payments page or from Mark at Monday Bush Dance Workshops, Contra Workshops and Saturday Dances.


IRISH SET DANCING WEEKEND 6-8 OCTOBER Early Bird 10% discount ends THURSDAY 31 AUGUST
Under 18 and full-time students half-price. Click on heading above for info about how to register and pay.


COLONIAL BALL dance practice on SATURDAY 2 SEPTEMBER
A special workshop with the Ball band and caller to learn/practice the dances. 1.30 to 3.30pm, with entry by gold coin - venue to come shortly.


COLONIAL BALL on SATURDAY 2 SEPTEMBER
The dance program and instructions are now available. Dances are being practiced at Monday Bush Dance and Tuesday English Country Dance Workshops.


NEXT MERRY MUSE SUNDAY 3 SEPTEMBER


NEXT KIDS' BUSH DANCE on SATURDAY 9 SEPTEMBER


NEXT 2nd SATURDAY BUSH DANCE on SATURDAY 9 SEPTEMBER


NEXT DANCERS DANCE on SATURDAY 23 SEPTEMBER


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Our Activities

DANCE


  • BUSH DANCE GROUP run Bush Dance Classes, Second Saturday Bush Dances, a Christmas Bush Dance, and other bush dance activities with live music by the Bush Capital Band.



  • COLONIAL BALL is our flagship formal annual ball held at the Albert Hall in September.




  • IRISH SET DANCING weekly classes, end of term mini ceilis, deck dances, and annual October dance weekend with live music.


  • KIDS BUSH DANCES especially for children and their young at heart carers - dance the afternoon away to live music. A free event.



PERFORMANCE






Joining the MFS

  • Joining MFS You are welcome to come and try any of our activities with no obligation to join the society. If you enjoy yourself, we are sure that you will want to join to support the cause, and for the member discounts.

The MFS is open to anyone who wants to be part of promoting and running, or simply enjoying, activities like those above. The MFS will support you to pursue your folk interest if it is not currently an active part of the MFS.

The MFS is meant for folk like you. Why not join as soon as you can and open a door to a whole new world of participation?


Other Information

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Full-time students are offered half price entry to all bush dancing events, just show your student card.



Content Manager: MFS Committee assisted by MFS Organisers; Status: Confirmed by MFS Committee 24Mar15.

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