Welcome to Set and Turn Single!

Here you will find everything you need to know about folk dancing:

  • Where and when folk dance clubs meet around the country
  • Forthcoming dances with bands and callers
  • Festivals with social dancing
  • Dancing holidays


Our Calendar lists thousands of folk dancing events in a wide range of dance styles, including:

  • English Country Dancing
  • Contra (American style dances)
  • Playford (historical style dances from the 17th century onwards)
  • Ceilidhs and Barn Dances (simpler, more energetic dances)

You can search the calendar by:

  • Date and time
  • Location and the distance you are prepared to travel
  • Any text, such as the name of a band or caller

Dancers (or would-be dancers!)

Most events are open to all and new dancers will be made very welcome. But do check details with organisers before travelling long distances.


Our Directory provides contact details for:

  • Folk dance clubs
  • Callers
  • Bands and musicians
  • Dance holidays
  • Festivals


Publicise your events on the Set and Turn Single website and reach a huge folk dancing community. And it’s free! Register to add the details of your dances and club nights directly. You can then make sure information is bang up to date and dancers know of any last minute changes. The Contact us page gives links to everything you need.