Forthcoming Events

Check our Regular Events Page for details of regular events (dances, clubs and sessions) across the state.

See our Venues page for information about some venues around the state.

See also Festivals and Events and Past Events.

Important notice: We no longer post individual events to this page.  Instead, see the events list on our Facebook page.  You don’t need to have a Facebook account to view them, but feel free to “like” our Facebook page (Folk Federation of Tasmania) whilst you’re there.    We also have a Facebook group,, for news about folk dances.

Major Annual Festivals and Events

Cygnet Folk Festival -second weekend of January each year. Full program details online shortly before festival.  See the website for details of various Tasmanian and other performers.

Tamar Valley Folk Festival, Georgetown, third weekend of January each year. See for details.

Rosebery Festival – 3rd or 4th weekend in Feb every year.

Celtic Summer School, January each year, presented by Celtic Southern Cross

Music Under the Southern Cross is at Campaspe Downs, Victoria, Jan 12th – 17th 2014

The Folk Federation of Tasmania is sponsoring a $500 Scholarship!

See the entry form

Previous winners are listed on the sponsorship page

For details of tutors, workshops and other activities, see Celtic Summer School

Australian Wooden Boat Festival – Hobart, February every second year.

Rosebery Festival (Axemen, Bushmen, Miners, Blarney) – February/March long-weekend.  See also

St Patrick’s Day festival – Westbury– weekend near St Patrick’s Day, March.

Mt Roland Folklore Festival

Fleadh Ceol – weekend of Irish music in March each year

Ten Days on the Island – Tasmanian international arts festival in March every second year, which often includes folk acts

This page and the linked pages are maintained as a free community service by the Folk Federation of Tasmania who accept no responsibility for the accuracy or otherwise of information supplied to us for listing.