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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Latest News

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…

R.I.P Robert Pyves

Recently Robert Pyves passed away, one of the stalwarts of Dawnswyr Penyfai. Rob was always there to help out, to do a favour and was very faithful to the team. He leaves a huge gap in our lives. We send love and sympathy to his widow Ariadna and the rest of his family.

A tribute to Eddie Jones by Rhodri Jones

Eddie Jones Eddie’s name resounded through the melodies of folk dancing for years before I met him. Indeed, I aske d for a few years “Who is Eddie Jones? The foolishness of youth and lack of knowledge about the giants amongst the early pioneers. It seems that Eddie heard of this and in the National Read more…

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