Welsh Folk Dance Society

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


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!


Dawns articles – by 31 May

It is time to think about articles for Dawns 2024. We welcome articles about anything of interest to other dancers, eg news, festivals, history, dances. Please send all contributions – bilingually if possible – to Dafydd Evans by 31 May at the latest: by e-mail: ffynnonlwyd@outlook.comon paper: Ffynnonlwyd, Trelech, Caerfyrddin, SA33 6QZ

New for 2024 – Costume Grant

Over the years, the Society has received a number of applications for grants for costumes, and the Executive Committee revisited the matter before Christmas – and decided that WFDS will now consider awarding a Costume Grant to teams that are members of the Society. Follow the link for more information and conditions: dawnsio.cymru/costume-grant

2023 National Eisteddfod

Llŷn ac Eifionydd National Eisteddfod, 5-12 August 2023 We look forward to a busy week of Folk Dancing performances and competitions at the National Eisteddfod. The timetables have now been published – click here for a full list of all Folk Dancing events at the Eisteddfod. Ymlaen â’r ddawns!