Folk Association of South Hants


Dance Clubs

Have a look at this video to see a flavour of some of the dancing we do and you can see where the various clubs are on our locate a club page.



Beaus of the Park FDC (Mostly Playford) - 8.00-10.00 pm. Church of the Resurrection Hall, Penarth Ave, Drayton, PO6 2AP. Sue Bradshaw. 02392 713158

Bournemouth (Westhill) FDC - 7.30-10.00 pm. Annunciation Church Hall, Charminster Road, Bournemouth, BH8 9RW. Liz Neal 01202 572196.

Eastleigh FDC- 7.30-10.00 pm. The Railway Institute, Romsey Road, Eastleigh, SO50 9FE. Joy Simmons. 02380 252248

Emsworth FDC - 7.30-10 pm. Emsworth Community Centre, Church Walk, Emsworth, PO10 7DP. Live music. Barbara and Brian Hammond. 01243  370531.


Gosport & Fareham Interfolk - 10.00-11.15 am. General International Folk Dancing. St Francis Church Hall, Clayhill Road, Alverstoke, PO12 2AJ. Tessa & David Bloodworth. 02392 526489.

Irish Set Dancing - 8.00-10.30 pm. Every Monday except bank holidays, September to June. Polish Club Hall, 507 Portswood Road, Southampton, SO17 2TH. Michael & Eileen McCarthy 02380 767340

Isle of Wight FDC – 7.30-9.15 pm, 1st, 3rd & 5th Mons. Whippingham Community Hall, Alverstone Rd., East Cowes, PO32 6NZ. John Tillman 01983 506165 Elaine Shiers 01983 759970

Shoreham FDC - 8.00-10.00 pm, (Not Bank Holidays). St Julian's Hall, Rectory Road, Kingston Buci, Shoreham-by-Sea, W Sussex, BN43  9RW. Shirley Holroyd. 01273 415557

Waterlooville FDC - 8.00-10.00 pm, 1st, 3rd and 5th Mondays. "Push & Pull" session on 2nd Mondays. Waterlooville Community Centre, 10 Maurepas Way, PO7 7AY. Jane Tull. 02392 258056



Fleet International Folk Dancers - 7.45-9.45 pm. United Reform Church Hall, Kings Road, Fleet, GU51 3AF. Linda Melville-Smith 01483 506328

Kempshott FDC - Fortnightly 2.00-3.30 pm. Kempshott Village Hall, Pack Lane, Kempshott, Basingstoke, RG22 5HN. Frances Atkins. 01256 359505

Salisbury FDC – 7.30-10.00 pm. St. Martin's School, Shady Bower, Salisbury, SP1 2RG. David Tullis. 01980 863024

Solent Country DC - Main Hall, Bedhampton Social Hall, Havant Road, Bedhampton, PO9  3ES. Sue Bradshaw. 02392 713158

Stubbington International FDG - Roman Catholic Church Hall, Bells Lane, Stubbington, PO14 2PL. Times can vary - usually 10.00 - 12.00. Check the dates on our Diary, or with the contact, Bob. £5/session to include a Tea/Coffee Break. Bob Neal 01329 609589.

Winchester RSCDS (Scottish Country Dance) Teaching Night - 8.00-10.00 pm. Club night is on Wednesday. St Peters RC Primary School, Olivers Battery Road North, Winchester, SO22 4JB. Wendy Mumford. 01264 363293



Alton Playford FDC 10 am-12 noon 1st, 2nd and 3rd Wednesdays. Assembly Rooms, Alton, GU34 1BA. Trevor Dando. 01420 83514

Fleet FDC - 8.00-10.00 pm, 1st, 3rd & 4th Weds. Catholic Church Hall, Kings Road, Fleet, GU51 3ST. John Hale. 01252 621692

FolkActive Dances with live music - 1.30-3.30, 2nd Wednesday (except August and December). Freemantle Community Centre, Randolph Street, Southampton SO15 3HE. £4 per session, refreshments available.

The Hampshire Regency Dancers - 8.00-10.00 pm, St. Luke's Church Hall, Stanmore, Winchester, SO22 4BX (1st and 2nd Weds.) and Shawford Parish Hall, Shawford, SO21 2AA (other Weds.). Caroline Tracey.

Methodonsko. 7.30-9.30 pm, every Wednesday. Mainly Balkan dances. Methodist Church Hall, Winchester Road, Chandlers Ford, SO53 2GJ. Mad Chapman. 02380  267616

New Forest Scottish Country Dancers 7.45-10.00 pm. Methodist Church Hall, Avenue Road, Brockenhurst, SO42 7RT. Maggie 07977095357

Sam's Stepping - 8.00 pm, 3rd Weds, not August. Southern step dancing session. Samuel's Rest, Shedfield SO32 2JB. Jo & Simon Harmer. 01489 899023

Winchester RSCDS (Scottish Country Dance) Club Night - 8.00-10.00 pm. St Peters RC Primary School, Olivers Battery Road North, Winchester, SO22 4JB. Wendy Mumford. 01264 363293



Chichester FDG - 8.00-10.00 pm, 1st & 3rd Thursdays, Fishbourne Centre, Blackboy Lane, Fishbourne, Chichester, PO18 8BE. Sue Frost 01243 552539


Chilworth Contras – 8.00-10.30 pm, monthly. Chilworth Hall, Chilworth, SO16 7LD. John & Hilary Turner. 02380 360892 (Note: postcode is the nearest for electronic navigation - hall is adjacent to The Chilworth Arms pub on Chilworth Road).

Chilworth Contras meets monthly see website for dates

Click the link to see the English Contra Dance Band at Chilworth Contras

The Duke of Wellington's Dancers - 7.30-9.30 pm, most Thursdays. Church of the Ascension & Ascension Centre, Thorold Road, Southampton, SO18 1HZ.

English Country Dance Group – 7.30-9.30 pm. Godshill Village Hall, Purlieu Lane, near Fordingbridge, SP6 2LL. £3 (£2 in advance).

Highcliffe FDC - 7.30 pm. Greystones House, Waterford Road, Highcliffe, BH23 5JL. Jan Harris 01202 427523

Hursley International Folk Dancers - (mainly Balkan/Israeli) - 7.30-10.00 pm. IBM Hursley Clubhouse, Hursley Park, Winchester, SO21 2JN. 01962 867140



Felpham and Middleton FDC – 7.30–9.30 pm. The Small Jubilee Hall, Elmer Road, Middleton-on-Sea, PO22 6DZ. Barbara Oakley. 01243 582627



South Hampshire Playford Club - 3.00-6.00 pm. Mostly 3rd Sats. St Mark’s Church Hall, Hinton Wood Avenue, Highcliffe, BH23 5AA. Dorothy Ballard. 01202 478128


Other Dance clubs that are a bit further afield

Guildford Folk Dance Club
Willingdon International Folk Dance Group (E.Sussex)
Bexhill International Folk Dance Group

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