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!


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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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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13 hours ago
Llongyfarchiadau i’r tri fu’n cystadlu ar y ddawns stepio unigol heddiw yn Eisteddfod-T @Urdd - cystadleuaeth arbennig! DawnsioGwerin photo
3 days ago
Yn mwynhau @EisteddfodT yn fawr ac yn edrych ymlaen at y gystadleuaeth dawnsio traddodiadol gyntaf am 17:05 heddiw - dawns werin unigol b.6 ac iau! #traddodiadbyw #gwerin #folk DawnsioGwerin photo
1 week ago
Which virtual pub will Penyfai dancers be in tonight and who will be their special guests?! - Mae Dawnswyr Penyfai yn dal i gyfarfod yn wythnosol dros y cyfnod ynysu ond mewn tafarn rhithwir. Ble fydd hi heno tybed? #traddodiadbyw #gwerin #folk DawnsioGwerin photo