Seattle English Country Dances

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

  • Friday dances are held at the Swedish Cultural Center (SCC), unless otherwise noted in the schedule below.
  • Newcomers session from 7:30pm to 8:00pm. Dance from 8:00pm to 10:30pm.
  • General admission $8, SCC members $6, students $5.
  • For the enjoyment of all, please refrain from wearing scented products.

Sunday Afternoon Tea Dances

  • Tea Dances are held at the Cedar Valley Grange, Lynnwood (map info), from 4:00pm until 6:30pm.
  • Newcomers session from 3:30pm to 4:00pm.
  • Admission $7, students $5.

2015 Regular Schedule


  • Sept 11 - Caller - Laura Me Smith. Music by Julie King, Susan Burke, and Betsy Cooper.
  • Sept 20th - Tea Dance - Caller - Russell Owen. Music by Julian Adamaitis and others.
  • Sept 25-SPECIAL CALLER - ROBIN HAYDEN. Music by Laurie Andres and others.

  • Oct 9 - THIS DANCE WILL BE HELD AT ST. ANDREWS CHURCH - Caller - Charlene Kern. Music by Sande Gillette and others.
  • Oct 23 - Caller - Karen Shaw - Music Julie King, Joe Bowbeer, and others.
  • Oct 30 - Costumed Halloween Dance. Caller(s) and music TBA
  • Nov 13 - Caller - Russell Owen. Music by Terry Wergeland, Kimberly Mc Kittrick, and Charles Coldwell
  • Nov 27th - Annual after Thanksgiving potluck supper and dance. Caller - Laurie Andres. Music by Laurie Andres and others
  • Dec 11 - Caller - Rosemary Lach. Music TBA


Special Events

  • Cascadia 2016 will be held on April 29th, 30th and May 1st.
Dance Master/Mistress is Sue Dupre. Additional caller is Nan Evans. Laurie Andres is our Musical Director. Registration will be open sometime after Jan 15, 2016.



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.
Webmaster: Matt Fisher (webmaster@seattledance.org)
Last modified 09/03/15.
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