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An organisation which supports, maintains and extends Welsh traditional dancing
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The Urdd Eisteddfod’s folk dance practice tracks 2018

Click here to download MP3 Tracks: Traciau ymarfer Urdd 2018 Length of dances The instructions indicate the number of times the Welsh Cwac, Bryn-y-Môr and Melin Crawia are danced. The Dawns Gwŷr Wrecsam practice track goes through the dance 4 times, but it could be danced any number of times. Second tunes The  tracks for Read more…

Congratulations Rhodri Jones and Huw Roberts

Congratulations to the members who were honoured with membership of the Gorsedd of the Bards this year in Anglesey. Rhodri Jones from Penarth a member of the Executive Committee and responsible for our Library and Huw Roberts a musician and an authority on the Welsh costume. Congratulations also go to Jeremy Randles who because of Read more…

Pembrokshire Party in Celebration of Pat Shaw

During 2017 the Welsh National Folk Dance Society will be celebrating the Centenary of Patrick Noel Shuldham-Shaw 1917-1977. As part of its “Four Corners of Wales” festivities we, in Pembrokeshire, invite you to join us in honouring Padrig Farfog, to give his Bardic name, for his contribution to Folk Dancing in Wales. Click on the Read more…

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10:30am @12-05-2018 Gŵyl Cadi Ha ‘Gŵyl werin arbennig / A unique folk festival in Holywell!’ @PanCymru @yrawrgymraeg DawnsioGwerin photo
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Er cof am berson arbennig iawn / In memory of a very special person DawnsioGwerin photo
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Rhai o luniau Dawnswyr Tipyn o Bopeth yn yr Ardd Fotaneg dros benwythnos y Pasg / Dawnswyr Tipyn o Bopeth @walesbotanic National Botanical Gardens over the Easter weekend... DawnsioGwerin photo