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Woolshed Balls

Twice a year, May and October - the premier dance events in Victoria. Top traditional Aussie bands, Colonial dress and quality dancing. Venues vary - generally a major heritage hall.

Colingwood Town Hall
28th May 2011
Band to be advised

Ringwood Folk

Every Tuesday, 8:00 pm at East Ringwood Community Hall ("Red Cross Hall") (enter from Knaith Road, off Dublin Road), Melway 50 B8.

Second Tuesday of each month is Guest Artist Night, featuring well-known performers from the Folk circuit, supported by Spot Acts from the floor. Entry is $12/$10 members and concession, children with an adult free.

Spot Act performers need to arrive early to book a spot. Contact Maree Buttler on +61 (03) 9733-0802 for more information.


Other Tuesdays feature session playing, singalong, poetry and yarns - come along and see for yourself.

Tea and coffee provided, small cover charge ($4.00) on all nights except Guest Night.

Melway 50 B8


Ringwood Colonial Bush Dances

First Saturday of every month (except January), 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm at East Ringwood Elderly Citizens Club Hall, Laurence Grove, Ringwood East (Melway 50 B8).

Live bands, all dances explained and called. Members $8.00, non-members $10.00, children under 16 free. Light supper provided. Phone Robin Simpson on +61 (03) 9723-2453 for more information.

Bands for 2011:

  • 5th March 2011: Delia's Friends
  • 2nd April 2011: Borderline Kaylee
  • 7th May 2011: The Grey Nomads
  • 4th June 2011: Jolly Jumbucks
  • 2nd July 2011: Three Corner Jack
  • 6th August 2011: Colonial Band
  • 3rd September 2011: Blackberry Jam
  • 1st October 2011; Bordeline Kaylee
  • 5th November 2011: Brumbies
  • 3rd December 2011: Billabong Band

Bands for 2012:

  • January 2012: No Dance
  • 4th February 2012: Brumbies


Delia's Friends

All Instrumants by Ear Group and FireSide Fiddlers

Held Weekly 

Call Harry  9870-8998 


Vocal Group

First and last Tuesday of the Month, 7pm-8pm, at:East Ringwood Community Hall ("Red Cross Hall") (enter from Knaith Road, off Dublin Road), Melway 50 B8.

Call Don 0407-737-202



Club Picnic

December, at a local outdoor venue, with a BBQ and music, singing, dancing and general fun.



Nariel Creek Folk Festival

From Boxing Day to New Year, at historical Nariel Creek, near Corryong, Northern Victoria. Lots of music and dancing, in a relaxing location (camping sites available).

The Nariel festival is one of the longest running folk festivals in Australia, and is probably the most relaxed as well. Most events are informal sessions which occur spontaneously at locations such as the Nariel Creek festival camping ground, or the nearby Colac Colac caravan park.

The few formal events are mainly dances, which feature mostly local performers and their guests. There is a formal concert (as formal as anything gets at Nariel creek) on New Year's Day afternoon. If you want to perform, just turn up and give your name to the MC (Note: there are no paid performers at Nariel).

Contact for the Festival:

   Jamie Molloy, 165 Harris Street, Corryong, Victoria 3707
   Phone/fax: (02) 6076-2432

Nariel map

Last Updated: 2011-03-03

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