Some links to the world of folk dancing
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Halsway Manor - national centre for the folk arts.
Set and Turn Single - the listings web site for folk dancers.
SaDFolk - The Somerset and Dorset Folk Diary which lists folk events in Somerset and Dorset.
AreYouDancing - covers Swing, Ballroom, Latin, Jive and Folk dancing across the UK, together with international events.
A clip from Henry Morgenstein's 'How to dance contra' video. This shows many of the moves used in folk dancing.
Folk Dance Clubs within the Wells area
Crewkerne Folk Dance Club
Ditcheat Country Dance Club
Frenchay Folk Dance Club
Overstratton Folk Dance Club
Weston-Super-Mare Folk Dance Club
Willand Folk Dance Club
Bristol Contra - Not a club, but there is a half-hour teaching session before the main dancing starts.
Alcester Contras - Not strictly in the Wells area, nor a folk dance club, but an excellent night out (there's a Travelodge nearby) with top class contradance callers and bands.
Wells Information Online A directory and guide to Wells for residents, visitors and business.
Standbrook Guides The local residents' handbook for Wells & Shepton Mallet.