The Farandol Folkdancers enjoy dances from a variety of countries but specialise in those from the Balkan region. They meet 7:30pm until 9:30pm Fridays (except public holidays). First visit free, thereafter $2.00. Earlier part of evening suitable for beginners.
Where: Somerfield Community Hall, Studholme St.
For up-to-date information go to the Farandol website: farandol.folkdance.nz
Contacts: Katy and Alastair Sinton +64(3) 357-9322. E-mail: farandol @ folkdance.nz
Farandol Folkdancers will be celebrating their 40th anniversary in 2019. Go to farandol.folkdance.nz for further information.
Israeli Folk Dancing is ideal for improving one's general well-being! It is good exercise for physical fitness and pleasurable, because of the lovely music and learning to move with it. Courses at the Canterbury WEA. Contact the WEA - phone (03)366-0285 to enrol or to find out more information.
Christchurch Monthly Contra Dance (American folk dance) held first Saturday of each month. All welcome.
7:15pm - dancing and fun
- No Experience Needed!
- No Partners Needed!
- All Dances Taught!
- Easy and Lots of Fun!
Cost: $10 adults who can afford it, others $5. Please bring your own water bottle.
Where: Opawa School Hall (15 Newbery St) [map]
Contact: Bill Baritompa, (03) 328 8985, e-mail: bill. baritompa @ gmail.com web: christchurch.contradance.nz
Canterbury Historical Dance
From the robust branles of the Renaissance to the vivacious quadrilles of the Victorian grand balls - no matter what we dance, we do it for fun!
Canterbury Historical Dance exists to promote the enjoyment of and participation in recreated social dancing from throughout history.
When: Practices are held fortnightly on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month between 7:00 and 8:30pm, March through to November.
Cost: $5.00 per dancer, no experience necessary
Where: Abberley Park Hall, Abberley Crescent, Christchurch
Contact: Miriam Bugler,
See their website: canterburyhistoricaldance.weebly.com
Last updated 1 December, 2018