Folk Dance

To view, download or print the latest version of the Dance Diary click HERE

In order to encourage the continuance of the traditional activities of Morris and Folk dancing, Unicorn Folk is happy to provide FREE entries in a new consolidated section, named the Dance Diary, on condition that events are submitted using the DanceDiaryEntryForm in either Word or Excel [**Forms need updating **] format (click on either to download) and email to Please try and submit your listings on no more than 4 occasions per year (e.g. quarterly) to assist administration but to minimise admin please provide as many details of your programme as you can on the first occasion. (Amendments will not be possible for individual events once published as it is too time-consuming, but can be actioned as part of a new update subject to the rule of 4 per year.) Note: The entries in this section are intended to cover regular club activities such as dance days or practices. If you are putting on a Ceilidh or similar then for just £10 you can have your event poster featured on the front/home page of the Unicorn Folk website just email your poster to having made payment as specified HERE.

Organisers and venues for Folk Dance activities are provided below for your information but some details may now be outdated after the Covid pandemic. Please let us know if you find that to be the case or ask the organiser to do so. Morris Dance contact details are provided HERE and similar caveats are applicable.

ORGANISERS AND VENUES (Venue Code in brackets at front)

(BFC) Bedford Fine Companions Folk Dance Club, Hazeldene School, Stancliffe Road, (Hartshill Avenue entrance), Bedford. MK41 9AL. 8-10pm. (see MAP for 12 March event) Secretary:  Helen Vernon –

(BFD) Bedford Folk Dance Club St Andrew’s Church, Kimbolton Road, Bedford, MK40 2PF • Ron Law 01234 825574

(CFA) Chiltern Folk Association St Michael and All Angels Church Hall, 70 Sycamore Road, Amersham on the Hill, HP6 5DL • Joyce Stace 01494 727512

(FF) Friday Folk Samuel Ryder Academy, Drakes Drive, St Albans, AL1 5AR
• Bob Barrett 01727 856508

(HH) Hertfordshire Holly North West Clog High Cross Village Hall, North Drive, High Cross, Hertford, SG11 1AR • Tim Short 07503 914189

(LFDC) Linsleighders Folk Dance Group The Forster Institute, Waterloo Road, Linslade, Leighton Buzzard, Beds, LU7 2NR • Elizabeth Corser Secretary 01525 378010

(NC) Northampton Ceilidhs Christchurch Hall, Christchurch Road, Abington, Northampton, NN1 5LL • John and Ruth Green, 01933 397767 or 07760 197921

(NFDC) Northampton Folk Dance Club Christchurch Hall, 3 Christchurch Road, Abington, Northampton, NN1 5LL • Linda Pain, Secretary, 01604 787212

(RB) Roundabouters Country Dance Club. The Friends’ Meeting House, Cuttys Lane, Stevenage, Herts SG1 1UP. • Lorna Sharpe, 01438 727 239

(SFDC) Staplers Folk Dance Club St John’s Community Centre, St John’s Road, Hitchin, Herts, SG4 9JP • Gill Goodman, 01462 456811,

(SFDC1) Staplers Folk Dance Club Pub Night The Cricketers PH, Damask Green Rd, Weston, Hitchin SG4 7DA • Gill Goodman, 01462 456811,

(UC) Unicorn Ceilidhs St Mary’s Hall, Church Street, Baldock, Herts, SG7 5AE
• Alan Creamer, 07946 439095

(WFDC) Winchmore Folk Dance Club The Village Hall, St Peter’s Church, Vera Avenue, Grange Park, London N21 1RJ • Loretta Marigold, or Gillian West 0208 360 6226

(WFDC1) Winchmore Folk Dance Club Trinity Church Hall, Church Street/Gentleman’s Row, Enfield, EN2 6AN • Loretta Marigold, or Gillian West on 0208 360 6226