Seattle English Country Dances

Friday Dances are generally the 2nd, 4th, & 5th Fridays, plus occasional other events.

  • Regular Friday dances are held at the Swedish Cultural Center (SCC), unless otherwise noted in the schedule below.
  • Occasionally dances are held at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 111 NE 80th St, Seattle, WA 98115.
  • Newcomers session from 7:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Dance from 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm.
  • General admission $10.00, SCC members $8, students $5.
  • For the enjoyment of all, please refrain from wearing scented products.

Sunday Afternoon Tea Dances, generally 1st and 3rd Sundays each month.

  • Tea Dances are held at University Heights Center, 5031 University Way NE - Room 209, unless noted otherwise below
  • Dance: 3:30 -5:45 pm. Newcomers session 3:00- 3:30 pm. Admission $10.00


2017 Regular Schedule


  • May 21, 2017 - TEA DANCE - NOTE: Will be held at St. Andrews from 3-5:30pm. Caller- Charlene Kern. Music by Anita Anderson. and CaraBeth Wilson.
  • May 26, 2017 - SWEDISH CLUB - NO FRIDAY NIGHT DANCE. JOIN US AT THE FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL!
  • June 4, 2017 - TEA DANCE - Caller - Karen Shaw- Music by Sande Gillette and Brad Reynolds.
  • June 9, 2017 - SWEDISH CLUB - Caller- Karen Shaw- Music by Terry Wergeland, CaraBeth Wilson, and Charles Coldwell.
  • June 18, 2017 - Tea Dance - Caller and Music TBA.
  • June 23, 2017 - SWEDISH CLUB - Caller - Laurie Andres - Music by Laurie Andres and friends.

Information on English Country Dancing


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
  • Mary Zarich, (425) 771-2973, ladymary@stevens.net
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.

Programs of Previous Seattle Dances


For programs of previous Seattle dances, click Seattle ECD Programs.
Webmaster: Matt Fisher (webmaster@seattledance.org)
Last modified 05/19/17.
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