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Newcastle Irish Set Dancers conduct classes in Irish Set dancing - the social dancing of the Irish. The group is located in Newcastle, New South Wales (Australia) and is part of the Newcastle and Hunter Valley Folk Club.

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News

  • Arthur & Julia will be in the UK in May. We had a successful weekend in Tralee, Eire, for the "Sweets of May" Irish Set Dance Festival where we've picked up a few new sets. Julia & Phillip will run classes in our absence.
  • We're thinking about our next Ceili maybe in mid-June - stay tuned!

Coming Events

Regular classes for Newcastle Irish Set Dancers every Tuesday from 7:15-9:15 pm at The Place - Charlestown Community Centre, cnr Frederick & Ferris Sts, Charlestown. We have classes every week from the start of February through to early-mid December (with the exception of the Tuesday immediately following Easter. Downloadable map (PDF) showing how to get to our venue.


Tuesdays, 7:15-9/9:15pm

** Newcastle Irish Set Dancers
. The Place, Charlestown Community Centre in Charlestown Shopping Centre.
Sun, 7th Jun, 3-6pm Traditional Irish Session (1st Sunday of each month) - Lake Macquarie Hotel (opposite Morriset Railway Station). Contact Gabriele or Sharyn M: 0418146555 or M: 0418146554 or .
Fri, 5th - Mon, 8th Jun Bundanoon Dance Festival - Southern Highlands. Many types of Australian, English, Scottish, Irish, American social dancing. All sessions with live music, and a dress up Ball on Saturday night.
Sun, 21st June, 4-7pm Irish Music Session - (3rd Sunday of each month) - Hotel Bennett, (cnr. Steel & Denison Rds, Hamilton). Contact Shayne or Roz 4967 3167 or .
Sat, 8th August 7.30pm ** Gaelic Club Set Dance Ceili - 64 Devonshire Street, Surry Hills.  Music by Jimmy Mullarkey.
Fri, 18th - Sun, 20th Sep ** The Turning Wave Festival - Yass: Irish and Australian music and dance festival.
Fri, 9th - Sun, 11th Oct ** Set Dance Festival - Canberra.
Sat,31st Oct, 7.30pm ** Gaelic Club Set Dance Ceili - 64 Devonshire Street, Surry Hills.  Music by the Coast Ceili Band.
Sat, 5th December 7.30pm ** Gaelic Club Set Dance Ceili - 64 Devonshire Street, Surry Hills.  Music by Jimmy Mullarkey.

** Note: events with ** on the left are event primarily with Irish Set Dancing. The others have only part (or none) of the event devoted to Irish Set Dancing.
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More Information on sub-pages:

Irish Set Dance Instructions

Contact details

For more information choose one of the categories below, or contact one of the teachers:
   Arthur Kingsland and Julia Smith
      Telephone: (02) 4955 5701
      Web: <http://users.tpg.com.au/juliasm/Irish-Dance/>

Newcastle Irish Set Dancers are part of the Newcastle and Hunter Valley Folk Club.