Contra Dancing in Auckland, New Zealand

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Notice: All Contra Dances in Auckland are Suspended until further notice

Contra Dances for 2020 suspended until further notice
We look forward to resuming in the future with our regular program of creative live bands playing original music and lots of fun dancing

We will be back!
No Experience Needed / No Partners Needed
Each dance is taught beforehand and called throughout
Contra dance is energetic, fun and easy to learn!

Only $15 Adults, $10 unwaged, $30 family, under 5s free!

(We are a registered NZ Charity and all proceeds go to cover hall hire and event costs)

We run a beginner's sessions to walk through some basic contra moves.

For more information email Lenny.

We are a community-run charity folk dance & music group, that started in 2012. We enjoyed contra dancing so much in other countries, that we wanted to bring it to Auckland!

We welcome all ages and abilities - all you need is a sense of fun!

Come along on your own, or bring your friends for a great evening.

Experienced folk musicians always wanted to join our contra dance band to play for dances.

2020 Dance Programme

Contra Dances in 2020 suspended until further notice

Music Workshops
Learn traditional American folk dance tunes and style and improvisation skills and techniques

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