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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

  • The Bundanoon Danced Festival held over the Queen's Birthday weekend was a great success. Numbers were slightly down on previous year, but did have the advantage in making the evening dances less crowded.
  • Arthur ran two workshops where he taught some English, Scottish & Australian dances in the first, and Pat Murphy's Templebeg Set in the second.

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, 5th Jul, 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 .
Sun, 19th Jul, 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. Entry $15, $10 Gaelic Club members, children under 16 free.
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 - Hall, ACT (on the road to Yass).
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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.

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Irish Set Dance Instructions and Music

Other Irish Set Dance Classes in NSW & the ACT

Useful Irish Set Dance (and other) Links

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.