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
|Wednesdays||7:40 pm – Beginners' orientation to basic figures
8:00 pm – English Country Dancing
(Members $7, non-members $8, under 30 years old $4.)
(October – May)
|3:00–5:30 pm – Afternoon Workshop (see schedule)
7:30–10:30 pm – English Country Dance
(Admission $8 afternoon, $9 evening, $13 both.)
(November – April)
|2:00–3:30 pm – Old time fun for all ages.
(Admission $5 adults, $2 kids 4–18, $15 max.)
All dances are called to live music. No partners needed, friendly folk will ask you to dance. For Wednesday and Barn dances beginners are welcome with teaching and walk-throughs before each dance. First Saturdays are for intermediate and advanced dancers. Please wear flat-soled shoes.
Germantown Country Dancers holds dances in two locations: the Merion Friends Meeting Activity Building on the Main Line, and Summit Presbyterian Church in Mt. Airy. We have detailed directions to each location.
GCD & CDSS members $7, non-members $8, under 30 years old $4.
Benefits of membership:
- Discounts to most GCD-sponsored dances and workshops and to the ball
- Monthly email newsletter
- Guaranteed admission to the Playford Ball each December, if membership is received by October 15, and ball registration is received by November 5