Irish Set Dancing in Canberra

The Canberra Irish Set Dancing Weekend, now in its thirteenth year, is designed to be a fulfilling and engaging experience for all levels of dancers. It is a great opportunity for learning Irish Set Dancing for the first time, for improving your set dancing and learning new dances or just dancing and socialising in a great atmosphere.

Dates Friday 6th to Sunday 8th October 2017

Exact timings are yet to be announced but very broadly these are the timings for the weekend:

Friday 6th October : Registration 7:30pm, Ceili 8:00 - 11:30pm

Saturday 7th October : Registration 8:30am, Classes 9:30am - 3:30pm / Ceili 8:00 - 11:30pm

Sunday 8th October : Registration 9:15am, Classes and Farewell Ceili 9:30am - 4:30pm
Venue Hall Pavilion, Gladstone Street (Hall Showground), Hall,  ACT,  Australia

Event locations

A map showing the location of Hall Pavilion, parking and cafes in Hall and Gold Creek is here.  The map also shows the positions of speed cameras. You have been warned. 


Online registrations will be open from May. If you are unable to register online you are welcome to attend the event (or parts of the event) by registering on the day. We accept payment by cash or cheque. However, we do appreciate some notice that you are planning to attend.

Email list

If you would like to go onto an email list for notices about this event please email us.

Organising team

This year's organisting team includes:

Contact us

If you need more information about this event, please don't hesitate to email us.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Canberra Irish Set Dancing Weekend,

David Arnold, Coordinator

We are part of the Monaro Folk Society.