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

Ditcheat Country Dance Club

Frenchay Folk Dance Club

Overstratton Folk Dance Club

Weston-Super-Mare Folk Dance Club

Willand Folk Dance Club

Bristol Contra - Contra dancing once a month on a Friday night near Temple Meads in Bristol.

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.


Other links

Wells Information Online A directory and guide to Wells for residents, visitors and business.

Standbrook Guides The local residents' handbook for Wells & Shepton Mallet.