Welcome to the Monaro Folk Society Website


Contra dance band



Bush dancers

Bush Dance Workshops

Tuesday Night Music Group


The Monaro Folk Society is a non-profit community organisation, here to enhance your enjoyment and personal growth through active participation in the arts, and a range of community and social activities.

We run a variety of regular dance workshops and events as well as participatory music sessions and performance opportunities in Canberra all year round. Even if you are a beginner with no experience you are most welcome to attend these and see what we have to offer.  Feel free to contact us for further information.


BUSH DANCING:  Dancing in the Park has resumed at Stage 88 in Commonwealth Park. 

Next DITP on MONDAY 17 JANUARY has unfortunately been CANCELLED

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We have launched small band combos for musicians would would like to play and practice in small groups. Click here for more information. 

We are also holding music sessions. The format for these is usually a core group
together in one location while using Zoom for other remote musicians to join in the proceedings.
Click here for information.

  We have prepared an MFS COVID-19 Safety Plan as guidance for organisers of group sessions.

Click here for COVID-19 signage.