The official website of the Welsh National Folk Dance Society

An organisation which supports, maintains and extends Welsh traditional dancing
throughout Wales and the world


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On with the dance!

Latest News

Sad News

To those who have not heard we are saddened to share the news of the sudden and unexpected death of Lowri Gruffydd, wife of Hefin Gruffydd of Dawnswyr Nantgarw and the mother of Trystan and Osian.

Jennifer Maloney-s

Another triumph for a folk dancer!

Jennifer Maloney wins the 2015 Sir T H Parry-Williams Memorial Medal Jennifer Maloney from Llandybie, Carmarthenshire, is the winner of this year’s Sir T H Parry-Williams Memorial Medal ar the National Eisteddfod this year. The Medal is presented annually to an individual who has contributed widely within their local community with a particular emphasis on Read more…



MEMBERSHIP SUBSCRIPTIONS for 2015-16 are now due.  Following a motion passed in the 2013/14 AGM the sums are generally slightly greater than last year. Direct Debit  –  The direct debit will be collected in the first fortnight of May. Individual Membership £16 Joint Membership £22 Overseas Members (includes £6 as the additional cost of postage) Read more…

Upcoming Events

Gŵyl Ifan

June 24, 2016 – June 26, 2016

Cwmni Dawns Werin Caerdydd’s annual festival, Gŵyl Ifan, brings the colour and joy of welsh dancing to the streets of Cardiff by welcoming Welsh and European folk dancers to Cardiff to celebrate midsummer. This year, our 40th, will be the last Gŵyl Ifan in its current form and so we look forward to welcoming as Read more…

Day of Dance

July 16, 2016
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Day of dance at the national botanic garden. A warm welcome to all who wish to dance and join our friends: “Perla Tarnavelor” from Mediaş, Transylvania (Romania) “Skylark & Artforge” Karelia (Russia) **(confirmation awaited) If you are interested in joining the festival, either email, or telephone 01994 484 496, or return this form by Read more…

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