The official website of the Welsh Folk Dance Society

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

Welcome

to our website, your main port-of-call for our publications archives and much more...

You can also upload pictures and news through our Twitter, Instagram and Facebook page.
So keep in touch and let us dance with a spring in our step.

e-mail: secretary@dawnsio.cymru / membership

On with the dance!

News

Dawns 2020 – call for articles

Dear member / s, It’s a difficult time for us all but the Welsh Folk Dance Society is keen to help us as members stay connected. We plan to publish the 2020 edition of ‘Dawns’ (although it may be a little later than usual). So how about it …? Share your stories with us! Have

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WFDS Grant Reminder!

  For the second year running, the Welsh Folk Dance Society are promoting our dance traditions with a grant of up to £500! Please contact secretary@dawnsio.cymru for further details or click here for a application form.

Urdd 2020 Folk Dances

Spring is nearing and with it comes eisteddfod season for many schools and Urdd clubs in Wales. If you’re thinking about teaching a folk dancing group to compete in this year’s National Urdd Eisteddfod well, the Welsh Folk Dance Society is here to help! Once again, a YouTube channel has been set up to showcase

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4 days ago
W.S.Gwynn Williams - cadeirydd cyntaf CDWC - WFDS’ first Chairman #tradfodiadbyw #dawnsiogwerin #folk #gwerin https://t.co/p6pHPZqVWz https://t.co/xpELsvdJvJ
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Welsh Biography @WelshBiography
William Sidney Gwynn Williams, musician, composer and administrator who played a prominent part in the foundation of the Llangollen International Eisteddfod was born in Plas Hafod, #Llangollen #Wales #onthisday 1896 https://t.co/CVaPpu5eYt #WelshHistory @llangollen_Eist @MusicNLW https://t.co/tpZvs7rvZs
5 days ago
Beth am ddawnsio i hwn... mwynhewch gyda @CalanFolk will get those feet tapping - enjoy! 😊 #traddodiadbyw #dawnsiogwerin #folk #gwerin https://t.co/e6OIAFHDXD DawnsioGwerin photo