Seattle English Country Dances

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

  • Tea Dances are held at the Cedar Valley Grange, Lynnwood (map info), from 4:00 pm until 6:30 pm.
  • Newcomers session from 3:30pm to 4:00pm.
  • Admission $8, students $5.

2016 Regular Schedule


  • September 23 - Swedish Club - Caller - Laurie Andres. Music by Laurie Andres, Cathie Whitesides, and Melissa Coffey.
  • September 30 - Swedish Club - Caller - Victoria Bestock. Music by Terry Wergeland, CaraBeth Wilson, and Marianne Tatom
  • Oct 2 - Tea Dance - Caller - Charlene Kern. Music by Anita Anderson and Sande Gillette.
  • Oct 14 - Swedish Club - Caller - Russell Owen. Music by Julie King, Sandy Gillette, and Betsy Cooper.
  • Oct 16 - Tea Dance - Caller - Karen Shaw. Music by Terry Wergeland and CaraBeth Wilson.
  • Oct 28 - Swedish Club - SPECIAL COSTUME HALLOWEEN DANCE. Caller - Laurie Andres. Music by Laurie Andres, Betsy Alexander, and Charles Coldwell.
  • Oct 31 - Tea Dance -This dance will be a walk through for the Portland Ball dances. Caller - Mary and Peter Zarich. Music by Julie King and Susan Burke.
  • Nov 11 - Swedish Club - Caller - Nan Evans. Music by Fred Nussbaum and friends.
  • Nov 20 - Tea Dance - Caller - Peggy Roe. Caller - Terry Wergeland and Marianne Tatom
  • Nov 25th - SWEDISH CLUB - SPECIAL AFTER THANKSGIVING POTLUCK DINNER AND DANCE. Caller and Music TBA
  • Dec 4 - Tea Dance - Caller - Laura Me Smith. Music by Julie King and Betsy Cooper
  • Dec 9 - Swedish Club - Caller Karen Shaw - Music by Amy Englesberg, Sande Gillette, and Melissa Coffey.
  • Dec 18 - Tea Dance - Caller- TBA. Music by Marcy Kubbs and Olga Hauptman
  • Dec 23 - 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 09/23/16.
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