Special Events

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

Our special events are now in the ‘Special Events’ widget on the right of this message

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

 

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

See also Past Events.

 

Major Annual Festivals


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

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

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

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

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

Nayri Niara – Good Spirit Festival – Hosting an amazing array of musicians, dancers, healers and teachers from across the globe to explore and connect indigenous, earth-based wisdoms and emergent sustainable practices.  April, not every year.  Bruny Island, Tasmania, Australia

Huon Valley Mid-winter Fest – July – wassailing, Morris and maypole dancing, and other 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.