WA Folk Clubs & Dance groups

WA Folk Clubs, Groups and Festivals
Please note that the information on this page is only as good as the info provided by the clubs, groups & festivals.
This as a service to the folk fraternity and we don’t check the details unless someone tells us of errors & corrections.
Please send corrected info to me at and I will make it right!

Wanneroo Folk Music Club
Cnr Dorchester & Dugdale Sts, Warwick
2nd Fri 8 pm. $10 (WAFF $8)
Email: Rob Oats.

Jackadders Music Club
NOTE the new VENUE:
Wembley Downs Scout Hall, 7 Dover Cresc. Wembley Downs
4th Sunday Sunday 2″30 pm
Adults $12, WAFF – Children Free – WAFF members $6
email: carmel@carmelcharlton.com
web: Jackadders Music Club
( Carmel Charleton 9446 1558

Hills Folk Club
Falls Farm, Cagney Way, Lesmurdie.
1st Friday, 8 pm
( Pauline Tonkin-Saunders 9291 6026

Mundaring Folk’n’Blues Club
Mundaring Sporting Club, Coolgardie St
3rd Friday 8 pm
www.mfnbc.iinet.net.au

Scottish Stramash
Scottish Stramash’s’ mission’ is embracing Scottish music in WA. Run by Fiona Davidson and Linda Gauld, fiddlers from the North East of Scotland, they started their very first “session” 4 years ago. If you play the accordion, fiddle, whistle, guitar, or bodhran, or maybe you’re a singer, join us as we embrace the bonny tunes of Scotland. All levels of musicianship will be made very welcome.
scottishstramash@gmail.com
www.scottishstramash.com

Mandurah blue grass jam sessions
32 Ronlyn Road, Furnissdale, Pinjarra/Mandurah 6209
3rd 3rd Sunday 1-4pm
kayj4u@gmail.com

Greenbushes Acoustic
RSL Hall in Greenbushes
3rd Sunday 1:30 and 3:30pm
Lee on 0491 009 134 or Irma on 0466 640 455

Perth Contra Dance

Contra dance is popular around the world,
a social dance that is a sort of mixture of square dance, English/Scottish dance, and some others
Due to COVID Contra Dance is not currently running
Jenny Bardill 0408 954 075 www.facebook.com/groups/perthcontra
www.perthinternationaldance.org.au

Perth International Folk Dance Group

Dalkeith Hall, 99 Waratah, Dalkeith
Every Monday regular dance 7:15 pm (except Public Holidays). $6/$4
East Fremantle Lawn Tennis Club, Jerrat Drive, East Fremantle, Easy Dance, Mondays 12:30 pm, Saturdays 1:45pm Easy Dance, Saturdays 2:45 Regular Dance
Glen Forrest Hall, cnr Statham St and Marnie Rd. every Friday 9.30
www.perthinternationaldance.org.au

Grand Bal de Chidlow

Chidlow Hall, 2130 Old Northam Rd, Chidlow WA 6556,
A French Bal dance (like a bush dance) on the second Saturday of every second month 5pm
https://www.facebook.com/groups/
(Emmanuelle Daw 0490 338 254

Rose & Wattle Country Dance

(16th Century to the present day)
Nedlands
2nd & 4th Wednesday evening, 7 – 9
( Karen Ford 0439 844 024,
email: reefm@iinet.net.au
https://www.facebook.com.roseandwattle | Rose & Wattle Country Dancers

Nannup Music festival
March Labour Day long weekend

Fairbridge Festival
April WA School Holidays

Denmark Festival of Voice
June Long Weekend
Email: denmarkartscouncil@westnet.net.au
Phone: 08 9848 3623


WA Poets Inc
Maureen Sexton
www.WAPoetsInc.net.au
( 04 3502 4616

Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann
Townsend Road, Subiaco.
every Monday night. Lessons from 8 pm to 9.30, followed by a music session in the bar. Beginners should contact
( Sean Doherty 9455 1303.

Toodyay Music Club
CWA Hall at 7pm
2nd Friday, $3 per adult and includes tea, coffee etc
( Teddy and Spencer on 95744492 , Kathy on 95742923 after 4.30pm

Marlee Morris
Seaward Guide Hall, 121 Monash Avenue, Nedlands
7pm to 9pm 1st & 3rd Wednesdays
( Steven Mansfield 6389 0767 or 0400 731 049
email: marleemorris@morris.org.au
web: http://marleemorris.morris.org.au

Perth Morris Men
currently in semi-recess
( Terry Sweet 0413 800 020
email: squire@perthmorrismen.org
web: http://perthmorrismen.org/

Mad Tatters Morris
Guildford Town Hall
Tuesday evening from 7 PM to 9 PM
( 9279 8778,
email:madtattersmorris@iinet.id.au
web: https://madtattersmorris.org//

Fair Maids of Perth
North-West Morris dancing.
Meet fortnightly 1.30 to 3.30pm on 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month.
Seaward Guide Hall, 121 Monash Ave, Nedlands
Email: Joyce fantasia66@hotmail.com or Phone: 08 9228 4962
Web: http://fairmaidsofperth.dance

Hora Shalom Dance – Dances of Israel
Saturdays 10am – 12.00noon. Dalkeith Hall, 97 Waratah Ave, Dalkeith
Tuesdays 7.15 – 9pm. St Margaret’s Hall, corner Tyrell & Elizabeth Streets, Nedlands
Thursdays 10am – 12noon PCYC, 2/34 Paget St, Hilton
Partner classes fortnightly on Saturdays, 12.45 – 2.15pm, also at St Margaret’s Hall
There are details of all classes, including introductory courses at www.horashalom.org.au
Margaret 9335 3799 madglen@iinet.net.au
Jenni 0401 29 29 18 jcohen@westnet.com.au
Sara 9335 2042 sarafreo@hotmail.com

Kangaroo Kloggers Klub (Appalacian)
Scout Hall, Jersey St, Wembley.
Every Sunday 3 pm
( Gina 9377 6105

Lip Service Poetry Group
22 Kathleen St, Bassendean
1st Mon 8:00 pm. No Cost
( Doug Miles 9255 2531
post: 11 Travers Way, Swan View, 6056
email: dugmiles @ hotmail.com

Bush Poets & Yarn Spinners Association
7pm 1st Friday of each month
26 Plantation Dve, Bentley (The Auditorium at “Swancare”)
info: www.wabushpoets.asn.au

Irish Set Dancing:
Last Sunday monthly, Woodbridge,
6 pm Ken and Connie 9274 5170

Scottish Dance Groups
MONDAY
Tartan Dancers,
St Stephen’s Church Hall, Cnr Kishorn/McKenzie Rd Applecross
1 pm. Dawn Cromb 0414 859 393
St Peter’s & Emmaus Church Hall, cnr Green/Banksia St, Joondanna
8 pm. Dawn Cromb 0414 859 393
THURSDAY
Kalamunda SCDC: Jack Healey Centre, Cr Mead St/Canning Road, Kalamunda.
7:30 pm Bill Head 0417 963 058
Rockingham SCDC: The Scout Hall, Wanliss St, Rockingham.
7.30 pm Cathy Sharkey 9592 4987
St Stephens SCDC: St Stephens Church Hall, Cr Kishorn/Mckenzie Rd, Applecross.
7.30 pm Carol Phillips 0408 629 571
SATURDAY
Royal Scottish Country Dance Soc:
1st Sat Monthly “Hop” Royal Park Hall,

Unaccompanied Singers & Reciters Club
for location and times please contact
( Ken Kenny 9274 5170

Uilliean Pipers Group
2nd Monday, for location please contact
( Ormande Waters 9331 6141

Wax Lyrical – Originals Nights
Various locations (see calendar)
Every Tuesday 7:30pm
( Brian 9343 2998