Dancers at a Saturday Evening dance

Dancers at a Saturday Evening dance. Photo by Rachel Winslow.

English Country Dancing is social, community dancing, where one of the pleasures is interacting with everyone in the room. New people are welcome any time, and you don't need to bring a partner.

Dances and Events

When? What? Where?
Wednesdays 7:40 pm – Beginners' orientation to basic figures
8:00 pm – 10:15 pm English Country Dancing
Members $7, non-members $8, under 30 years old $4.
Merion
First Saturdays
(October – May)
3:00–5:30 pm – Afternoon Workshop (see schedule)
7:30–10:30 pm – English Country Dance
Afternoon $9, Evening $10, Both $16.
GCD and CDSS Members: Afternoon $7, Evening $8, Both $12.
Under 30: Afternoon $4, Evening $4, Both $8.
Mt. Airy
Barn Dance
First Sundays

(November – April)
2:00–3:30 pm – Old time fun for all ages.
Adults $5, kids 4–18 $2 ($15 max.)
Mt. Airy

Details

Dance to live music every evening!. No partners needed, friendly folk will ask you to dance. On Wednesdays and at Barn dances, each dance is taught. First Saturday events are for intermediate and advanced dancers. Please wear flat-soled shoes.

Venues

Germantown Country Dancers holds dances in two locations:
Merion Friends Activities Building
      615 Montgomery Ave, Merion, PA 19066 (on the Main Line)
Summit Presbyterian Church, Westview & Greene Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19119 (in Mt. Airy)
Maps & directions

Join us!

Benefits of membership:

  • Discounts to most GCD-sponsored dances and workshops and to the ball
  • Guaranteed admission to the December Playford Ball, if you (re)join by October 15, and register by November 5

Download the membership form.