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North to South - Islands


Dance On Mayne, Mayne Island. Hosts Sunday afternoon called social dance, including ECD  (also Contra & SCD). Dances often held at the Ag(ricultural) Hall. Those in the know add this in front of four digit Mayne Island phone numbers 250.539.xxxx

Dance On Mayne hosts an English Country Ball annually in June (formerly in February)

Victoria English Country Dance Soc. Thursday evenings 7:30 - 9:30 p.m., weekly, autumn to spring, occasional additional workshop sessions at 6:45 p.m., suggested donation $3, social break for tea & snacks. Fragrance Free. An evening of Called social dance. Contact organisers by e-mail for location of the private hall. Several Saturday evening dances are also hosted annually at a higher entry rate. Music: The Dancehall Players. Their albums (CD or downloads) are available from CDSS or CD Baby, iTunes, and other outlets. Visit the VECDS site for more about both albums

Regional ECD


Olympic Peninsula


Port Townsend


Port Townsend Dances, every second Sunday 4 - 6 p.m. potluck follows, suggested donation $5 per person. Rosewind Common House, 3131 Haines St, PT, WA 98368 at Umatilla, one block west of San Juan Ave. Nan Evans teaching, music by the Rosewind Country Dance Band
Fragrance free facility. Bring dance shoes or slippers as street shoes are not permitted
All dances are taught and called; all levels welcome

Lower Mainland


Vancouver English Country dancers host a series of called social dances. Autumn through Spring, alternating between Sunday afternoons and evenings. Information & calendar also Van. combined ECD/Contra calendar

Bellingham English Country Dance Thursdays, mid-afternoon

English country dancers in Seattle offer a dance fortnightly/semi-monthly. Info SeattleDance.org

ECD Balls, Camps, Weekends


Many ball weekends may have an open (or not) dance on the Friday evening, often for an additional fee. Saturday may be dance workshops either themed or sometimes to provide a run- through of dances for the evening ball. Best to confirm the focus. Some communities have follow-up social activities on the Sunday morning. Workshop weekends tend to have lots of daytime dancing

Victoria ECD Soc. hosts Hands Across the Water a seasonal workshop to kick off a new year of dance, the full weekend after Labour Day. It offers considerably more dancing than any ball weekend

Victoria (odd years) and Vancouver (even) host a spring English Country Dance ball

Victoria often hosts a 12th Night evening with dinner & dance in years they do not host a ball

Victoria English Country Dance Society - English Country Ball 08 April 2017. Jenny Beer leads, music - The Dancehall Players 

Cascadia English Country dance weekend, a workshop event often in late April, early May, offers considerably more dancing than any ball weekend. 5-7 May 2017

Dance On Mayne hosts an English Country Ball annually, in June; Burns Nicht in January; and a community ECD gathering in August

Portland annually hosts an English Country ball 4-6 November 2016 Sharon Green leads, music Fine Companions - Betsy Branch, Bill Tomczak, Lisa Scott and Erik Weberg

Seattle annually hosts an English Country ball, February. 25 February 2017 Brooke Friendly leads, Music - Roguery - Anita Anderson, Dave Bartley, Shira Kammen, and Jim Oakden

English & Scottish Country Dance Balls and Events - Greater Pacific Northwest, by Doug Brown

Canada - other bits

Winnipeg, Village Green ECD Spring Ball, 18 Apr 2015. More information in January 2015