FOLK MUSIC CLUBS IN AUCKLAND

DEVONPORT FOLK MUSIC CLUB

Mondays at the Bunker, Mt. Victoria/Takarunga, Devonport

Contact Roger Giles or Hilary Condon (09) 445 2227 – email realmusic@xtra.co.nz

Website: www.devonportfolkmusic.co.nz

TITIRANGI FOLK MUSIC CLUB

2nd Saturday and 4th Friday each month at Titirangi Beach Hall, Titirangi Beach

Contact Ian Bartlett (09) 813 2305 – email info@titirangilivemusic.co.nz

Website:  http://www.titirangilivemusic.co.nz

AUCKLAND BLUEGRASS & TRADITIONAL COUNTRY MUSIC CLUB.  
2nd Wednesday each month (except Jan) at the Bunker, Mt. Victoria/Takarunga, Devonport

Contact: info@aucklandsbluegrass.co.nz

Website: http://www.aucklandbluegrass.co.nz

GUITAR ASSOCIATION OF NEW ZEALAND (GANZ)

3rd Wednesday each month at Ponsonby Cruising Club, Westhaven

Contact Dennis 022 657 3820 – email dennis@selenden.net

Website: www.nzguitar.com

EAST COAST FOLK CLUB

1st Friday each month at Senior Citizens Hall, behind the main shops, 37 Watea Road, Torbay

Contact Bob Uhe, Tel: (09) 426 3588, – email: r.uhe@xtra.co.nz

THIRSTY DOG FOLK CLUB

1st and 3rd Sundays each month 3-6pm at Thirst Dog Bar and Café, cnr Howe St & Karangahape Road, Auckland.  
Contact: Bones (Graham Hurlock) 021 132 4217 email: barebonesfolkinstruments@xtra.co.nz

RAFTERS FOLK CLUB

3rd Friday each month at Unitarian Church, 1A Ponsonby Road, Auckland

Contact Carolyn Sutherland (09) 482 3817 – email: cdsutherland@gmail.com
HIBISCUS FOLK CLUB
3rd Tuesday 7.30pm Orewa Tennis Club, Victor Eaves Park, Florence Ave, Orewa

Contact Paul Jonson 027 561 9876 – singnuke@xtra.co.nz

www.hcfc.co.nz or club email: hcfc@xtra.co.nz
WHANGATEAU FOLK MUSIC & SOCIAL CLUB
Last Monday each month 7pm at Whangateau Hall, Leigh
Contact: Jenine Abarbanel (09) 422 6715 email: jenine@torkington.com

FOLK DANCE CLUBS IN AUCKLAND

CITY OF AUCKLAND MORRIS DANCERS

Every Thursday 7.30pm at the St Lukes Church Hall, 704, New North Rd., Mt. Albert

Contact: info@aucklandmorris.org.nz

ENGLISH COUNTRY DANCING:
2nd Friday (except Jan) 7.30pm – 10.00pm. St John’s Church Hall, 47 Church Street, Northcote. $4 per person. 
The evening programme includes dances from Playford to the 21st century. No partners required and newcomers always welcome.  Contact Beth (09) 445 9386 or email bethharris51@hotmail.com

EARLY DANCE 
4th Friday of the month (except Dec & Jan) 7.30pm – 10.00pm.  St John’s Church Hall, 47 Church Street, Northcote. $5.00 entry.  The evening programme includes dances from the Renaissance, Regency and Victorian periods.  No partners required and newcomers are always welcome.  Contact Karen (09) 419 2429 or email karen@plantagenet.co.nz

IRISH SET DANCING

First 3 Thursdays each month (except Jan) at Rocky Nook Bowling Club, Fowlds Park, Mt. Albert.
Contact: Fred Carr (09) 479 5467

AUCKLAND DUTCH DANCERS

Every Thursday at Holland House, 123 Rockfield Road, Penrose

Contact Bert Koppenaal (09) 483 9892 – email bertina@xtra.co.nz

RURITANIAN INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCE CLUB

Contact Rae Storey (09) 524 9504 – email rstorey@ihug.co.nz

DANISH SOCIETY FOLK DANCERS

Contact: Finn Nielseon (09) 625 5533 – email finn.lorraine@clear.net.nz

LA BOURR’EE FRENCH REGIONAL DANCERS

Contact Rae Storey (09) 524 9504 – email rstorey@ihug.co.nz

BULGARIAN ROSES

Contact Sonya Arabadzhieva (09) 527 8872 – email arabajieva_sonya@yahoo.com

CHILENO DANCERS

Contact AnaMaria deVos (09) 638 6771 – email anamaria.devos@clear.net.nz

ISRAELI DANCING, MAAYAN GROUP

Contact Jenni Gottschalk (09) 480-4334 – email jennygo@complus.co.nz

CHINESE AND TAIWANESE FOLK DANCE

Contact Julia Wei (09) 537-4059 email jna_nz@yahoo.com

FOLK DANCE

Saturday mornings 10-12 at Hawkes Kayak club Cox’s Bay. Dances are from Balkan countries as well as from countries around the world. Contact person. Classes may not be held each week so contact is essential. gwenmann@xtra.co.nz 09 5751985 or mobile 027 3807600


Further information about folk dance clubs can be found on the Folk Dance NZ website: www.folkdance.org.nz

TRADITIONAL MUSIC SESSIONS IN AUCKLAND PUBS

FLORRIE McGREALS, 138 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna

Sundays 5-8 pm

THE THIRSTY DOG, 469 Karangahape Road

Mondays from 8 pm
THE CLADDAGH, Broadway, Newmarket
Sundays Irish session 7pm

THE CLARE INN, 274 Dominion Road, Mt. Eden

Mondays from 7 pm

Wednesdays from 8.30 pm. OPEN MIC SINGER/SONGWRITER NIGHT.  

(To reserve a spot in advance email angeljosephgordon@hotmail.com)

TRADITION BEARER SESSION, The Thirsty Dog, 469 Karangahape Rd, Ponsonby.
1st Sunday each month 6pm.

Contact: Ian Bartlett (09) 813 2305 – email tradsong@vodafone.co.nz

Folk Festivals in New Zealand

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