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

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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Blwyddyn Newydd Dda / Happy New Year!

Best wishes to you all at the beginning of a new decade! You may have made a resolution to exercise more… wel remember that folk dancing is an excellent way to keep fit and it’s also a lovely way to make friends. Details of your local dance team can be found here: https://dawnsio.cymru/teams/ You will

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Platinum Party

PARTI PLATINWM/ PLATINUM PARTY The platinum party celebrations were a special event in our society’s history. During the weekend of October 25th to 27th, there was an opportunity to enjoy a quiz night; massed dancing at the newly refurbished St. Fagan National Museum of History;  socialise at the gala dinner and ‘twmpath’ and lastly, on

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3 hours ago
Another event sponsored by WFDS/CDWC... Mae bron yn amser @CwlwmCeltaidd - not long to go! 6-8/3/2020 #traddodiadbyw #Wales #Cymru #folk #gwerin https://t.co/BVjowVSuqV DawnsioGwerin photo
1 week ago
Pob cydymdeimlad â theulu Mrs Marion Owen, Rhiwfelen, Foel, Trallwng. Cyn-lywydd CDdWC. Gweddw Mr Bryn Owen; y ddau yn Arweinwyr Dawnswyr Llangadfan. Our sincerest condolences with the family of Mrs Marion Owen, a former president of WFDS who passed away on Monday https://t.co/7W9CAaDNQS DawnsioGwerin photo