Welcome to the Monaro Folk Society Website

MFS COVID-19 Safety Plan

Contra dance band



Dancing in the Park

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.





Starting Monday December 6 at Stage 88 from 6.45pm until dusk

Bush dancing with occasional other dance styles

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Proof of double-vaccination or medical exemption required.   QR check-in.



Bid farewell (or is that good riddance!!) to 2021 and hello to 2022

Friday 31 December from 8.00pm until 12.30am

Dance away the end of the year to the wonderful music of Stringfiddle with calling by Don Richmond

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QR check-in plus proof of double-vaccination or medical exemption required.   



Merry Muse

The next Merry Muse is Sunday 12 December 4pm to 7pm  Canberra Irish Club featuring Paverty Bush Band plus Blackboard

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Proof of double-vaccination or medical exemption required.   QR check-in at Canberra Irish Club.


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

Click here for COVID-19 signage.