We welcome new members (singles or couples) or visitors with an interest in dancing. Our aim is to promote the dances from the 17th century to the present day that are generally included in the term 'Folk Dances'. These may be the 'Playford' dances, those by Pat Shaw, American style contras etc.
If you have been to a barn dance or ceilidh you will have a good idea of what we do but at a club such as ours the range and style of dances encountered is much wider, but just as much fun.
Regular club evenings are held throughout the year on Tuesday evenings.
We also organise two Saturday dances each year.
We hold a Playford Ball annually at which dancers are encouraged to wear costume in the style of the late 17th to early 18th Century (but it's not compulsory!).

Students- read this!

We have a few students from the University of Nottingham who come along and dance with us. Some members who live near the University can offer transport. If you would like to join them please contact us for details. The same goes for any other students in the Nottingham area!


Important events coming up:
  • Sun 27 Oct. Memorial Dance for Robin & Jean Record
    Robin & Jean were long time members of the Nottingham & Derby clubs
    Anyone who knew them is welcome
    Victoria Yeomans with Dave & Caroline
    3-7pm at Polish Club, Kedleston Road, Derby
    Shared table, please label any allergy ingrediants
  • Sat 9 Nov Club Dance: Mike Courthold with Morris & Watson
    See our dances page for details.
  • Sat 30 Nov Quorn FDC Playford Ball
    Click here for more details (PDF)
  • 6-8 March 2020 IVFDF Nottingham
    Some of our very own club members are organising IVFDF (Inter-Varsity Folk Dance Fesitval).
    Go to the IVFDF 2020 web site for details
    ... or like their Facebook Page.
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Next Club Meeting

Date Caller/Details Tea/Coffee Rota
22-Oct-19 Malcolm Jowett & Josh Catlin
With live music from Audrey Knuth (on tour from the USA) and Joshua Rowe
Photographs & video will be taken, check our policy

This club night will be at Oxton Village Hall due to refurbishment at Lambley
Main Street Oxton NG25 0SA (click for a Google Map)
Karen Gilham
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