Some links to the world of folk dancing

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Halsway Manor - national centre for the folk arts.

Friends of English Dance  - dance club directory and other dance resources.

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 - contact via

Frenchay Folk Dance Club

Overstratton Folk Dance Club - see Friends of English Dance/Dance clubs

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.