English Country Dances


Dances are held at the Swedish Cultural Center (SCC), unless otherwise noted in the schedule below. When the SCC is not available, dances may be held at St. Andrews Church (STA). Please check this page shortly before each dance to learn of any changes in location.

Dances are generally the 1st, 3rd, & 5th Fridays, plus occasional other events.

  • Newcomers session from 7:30pm to 8:00pm. Dance from 8:00pm to 10:30pm.
  • General admission $8, SCC members $6, students $5.
  • 1st & 5th Fridays, Local/visiting callers & musicians.
  • 3rd Fridays, Laurie Andres and friends.
  • For the enjoyment of all, please refrain from wearing scented products.

Information on English Country Dancing


For a Beginner’s Guide by the Santa Cruz English Country Dancers, click here.
For more about what English Country Dancing is, click here.
For Judi Rivkin's animated English Country Dance Terms, click here.
For information about English Country Dancing in Seattle, please contact:
  • Karen Shaw, 206-784-2028, dancerfolk@gmail.com
  • Jean Causey, 206-525-6065, jeancausey@gmail.com
  • Victoria Bestock, 206-329-7289, dancervictoria@gmail.com

Programs of Previous Seattle Dances


For programs of previous Seattle dances, click Seattle ECD Programs.

Special Events


Cascadia - April 25-27, 2014   Registration is now open!


2014 Regular Friday Schedule


  • April 18th - Nan Evans - caller. Music by Jacqueline Schwab from Bare Necessities and Fred Nussbaum.
  • April 25th - OPEN DANCE- All are welcome! - CASCADIA weekend- Sharon Green caller- Musicians- Terry Wergeland, Susan Burke, Susan Larkin, Fred Nussbaum. NOTE LOCATION - Mercer Island Congregational Church, Mercer Island
  • May 2nd - Caller - Laura Me Smith. Music by Julie King, Kimberly McKittrick and Marianne Tatom.
  • May 16th - Laurie Andres caller. Music by Laurie Andres and friends.
  • June 6th - Karen Shaw caller. Music by Terry Wergeland, Joe Bowbeer, and Charles Coldwell.
  • June 20th - Laurie Andres - caller. Music by Laurie Andres and friends.

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Last modified 04/10/14.
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