The official website of the Welsh Folk Dance Society

An organisation which supports, maintains and extends Welsh traditional dancing
throughout Wales and the world


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On with the dance!


Canslo Diwrnod o Ddawns / Day of Dance Cancellation

A message from Bobbie Evans, Day of Dance organiser: Dear Dancers and Musicians, Regretfully I am cancelling the Day of Dance due to be held on the 11th July at the National Botanic Garden of Wales. I have waited until now in the hope that it would have been possible to ease the restrictions a

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Remembering Marion Owen

A Tribute to our Past President (2015-2018) Marion Owen, who preferred to be known officially as Mrs Bryn Owen. Sadly Marion “to her friends” passed away quietly on the 10th February 2020 following a short illness triggered by a fall at home, thus breaking her wrist and arm.  She was admitted to Shrewsbury hospital, but being

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An outline of the Society’s news…

Here’s a taste of some Welsh folk dance activities over the past few months… Llanelli Cerdd Dant Festival 2019: November 9th, 2019— the stage coverage for the dance competitions was excellent as the complete performance of each group was shown to allow TV viewers to decide for themselves where they placed each team! The dance

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16 hours ago
Cyfle i ddysgu am yr hynod Loïs Blake yn @eisteddfod AmGen heddiw yng nghwmni difyr @eirypalfrey @ 15:30 An opportunity to learn about one of our society’s founders, the Englishwoman who did so much to preserve our traditions: Loïs Blake #AmGen DawnsioGwerin photo
2 days ago
Gyda thristwch nodwn farwolaeth un o’n hoelion wyth, sef Alice E. Williams. Byddai wedi dathlu ei 95ain pen-blwydd ar ddiwedd mis Awst
- We note with sadness the passing of Alice E. Williams who did so much to preserve our dance traditions. The funeral will be strictly private.
DawnsioGwerin photo
2 days ago
Mae @eisteddfod AmGen yn parhau ac am 12pm HEDDIW cyfle i ymuno gyda chlocswyr @brotaf am ddosbarth meistr! - Remember the clogging masterclass at midday TODAY, available here: DawnsioGwerin photo