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Charlestown (Newcastle) Set: A video has just been added. If you've never been able to take a workshop from ...
Charlestown (Newcastle) Set: Anyone have any videos for this set?
The Hunter Valley Set: I've tracked down my source material and it's from the Newcastle Irish Set dance...
The Hunter Valley Set: In the meantime I have received the notes from Pat and they do not mention the w...
The Hunter Valley Set: Hello Paul, I'll check with Mr Muphy and Mr Garner. Ordinarily I would expect t...

Latest News

Dance Of The Week – An Rince Mor

The Dance Of The Week for this week is a very easy Irish ceili dance An Rince Mor or The Big Dance.  It’s a round dance for four couples though in a ceili setting you can easily make the circle … Continue reading
Posted on 19 September 2016 | 8:46 pm

Dance Of The Week – Cross Of The Commons

The Dance Of the Week for this week is the Cross Of The Commons set, an Irish set dance recently composed by Joan Pollard Carew in memory of her father Jackie Pollard. The dance is short (only 3 figures) and easy to … Continue reading
Posted on 13 September 2016 | 1:36 pm

Dance Of The Week – Debra’s Dance A

The dance of the week for this week is a contra dance by Cary Ravitz called Debra’s Dance A. Click through for calling notes and video links.  
Posted on 29 August 2016 | 7:17 pm

Dance Of The Week – Trip To The Cottage

For this week we’ve got an Ar Rinci Foirne ceili dance that will take some practice to get right but when done all the way through will give you a decent workout.  Trip To The Cottage is danced with 4 couples … Continue reading
Posted on 18 August 2016 | 9:24 pm

Dance Of The Week – Foraer A Neaintin

The dance for this week is an easy, but fun Irish set dance that’s also known as the Connemara Jig set.  Foraer A Neaintin was originally danced as a half-set and you’ll often find that the first three figures are shortened to … Continue reading
Posted on 9 August 2016 | 4:12 pm

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