Cari Buzia + Aon Celtic ArtNewcastle Irish Set Dancers

…run fun 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. Classes are held at The Place - Charlestown Community Centre & are generously supported by the Community Centre.

New to Irish Set Dancing? Visit our special page giving Handy Hints for Beginners

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. Downloadable map (PDF) showing how to get to our venue.

We have classes every week from the start of February through to mid December (with the exception of the Tuesday immediately following Easter).


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

** Newcastle Irish Set Dancers
. The Place, Charlestown Community Centre in Charlestown Shopping Centre.
Sun, 15th May, 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, 28th May, 7:30-11:30pm ** Connaught Ceili - Coast Ceili Band at the Gaelic Club, 64 Devonshire St, Surry Hills. Contact Liz 0404 062 742 3167 or .
Sun, 5th June, 3-6pm Traditional Irish Session (1st Sunday of each month) - Lake Macquarie Hotel (opposite Morisset Railway Station). Contact Gabriele or Sharyn M: 0418146555 or M: 0418146554 or .
Sun, 19th 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 .
Sun, 3rd July, 3-6pm Traditional Irish Session (1st Sunday of each month) - Lake Macquarie Hotel (opposite Morisset Railway Station). Contact Gabriele or Sharyn M: 0418146555 or M: 0418146554 or .
Fri-Sun, 16-18 September ** Turning Wave Festival - Yass. Link for more information.…opens in a new window!
Fri-Sun, 7-9 October ** ACT Irish Set Dancing Weekend - Hall Pavilion at Hall Showground, Gladstone Street, Hall,  ACT. Link for more information.…opens in a new window! Contact Christine on (H) 02 6288 6841 or (M) 0413 168 562 or .

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.