Colonial Ball

 The Monaro Folk Society presents the

2018 Colonial Ball

7:30pm – 12:00am
Saturday 1st September
The Albert Hall – Canberra
Music by “The Currawong Bush Band”
Calling by John Short


The 37th annual Colonial Ball will be held on Saturday 1st September 2017 at the Albert Hall in Canberra. – Location map

Dress will be Colonial / early 1900’s evening dress wear or after five. This year we celebrate the States and Territories of Australia for their vital role in the development of social dancing in Australia.

Music will be by “The Currawong Bush Band”, with calling by John Short.

“The Currawong Bush Band” has made regular appearances at Monaro Folk Society Dances over recent years.

John Short is an accomplished dance caller and composer from Sydney who has called at many dances in Canberra.

Welcome drinks and hors d’oeuvres from 7:30pm with dancing from 8:00pm to midnight.

Ticket prices include a fully catered supper.

Ticket prices will be advised soon:

Prices will be similar to 2017.

Bookings :  Please go to Payments page for Direct Deposit details.  You will also be asked to email your booking details to:

MFS Colonial Ball Dance Programme:

Will be advised soon, meanwhile here are some photos from previous balls.



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