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This is the web site for The Society for International Folk Dancing.

We are a UK-based, voluntary, non-profit-making, non-political association that aims to encourage people to learn and enjoy Folk Dances from many countries. A page detailing the aims of the society and with a link to our constitution is here.
Dancing is a recognised way to keep fit, and International Folk Dancing combines the benefit of exercise with the pleasure of dancing to beautiful music.
There are many groups and classes all over Britain - almost all can be joined by people of any age with no previous experience, and singles are as welcome as couples.
New dancers do not need to be members of the Society, although membership will naturally confer benefits. Details are available here There are benefits, too, for groups and classes that formally affiliate to the Society. The details of these are available here

On the right of this page we list important future events along with any taking place in the next 14 days, if there are any (some periods are quieter than others).
Full details of all events are listed on the What's On? pages - note that there are separate pages for those in the UK and elsewhere.

Oxford IFDG 40th Anniversary Party
28th September
St Giles Church Hall, Oxford
Click Here for Full Details
SIFD Sunday Dance Workshop
2nd October
Kennedy, Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regent's Park Road, London NW1
Click Here for Full Details
Folk Dancing With Walking
7th - 10th October
Bourton on the Water, Oxfordshire, GL54 2BY
Click Here for Full Details
Intensive Russian Dance Weekend
8th - 9th October

Click Here for Full Details
SIFD Balkanplus
8th October
Cecil Sharp House
Click Here for Full Details

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