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Welcome to VicFolk, the Victoria University of Wellington Folk Music Club

We play, dance to, and sing mostly traditional Irish and Scottish music. If you’re interested in playing or singing trad music, dancing or listening, get in touch, or keep an eye on our Facebook page for updates on events. We welcome folk musicians who’d like to put on participatory folk music events. You can also book our band to play at your event.

News: We have lots of workshops coming up for dancers and tune-players alike!

Our next events are:

Vicfolk Ceilidh at International Dance Day 2019, 28th April, 12:30 – 1:15pm, Te Papa Level 2 Foyer

Ceilidh Dance workshop, 2nd May, 7:30 – 9pm, VUW Kelburn Campus (room tbc)

Mixing it up: Variations and Ornamentation, a workshop with Andrew James, 9th May, 7 – 9pm, 86 Fairlie Terrace, Room 006

Meet-ups and workshops throughout the Trimester, every Thursday 7-8:30pm during term time, at 86 Fairlie Terrace Room 006 (directions and info).

Here’s Vic Folk playing at International Dance Day at Te Papa in 2018. Thanks to Don Laing for the video! (More under ‘About VicFolk‘).

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