Workshops are an opportunity to go into the dances in more depth and experience them as part of a theme. Indulge yourself in the dance and enjoy meeting circle dancers from all over the north and beyond! Scroll down the page for terms and conditions including deposits, costs and other details.

Dances of Awakening Saturday 2 February 2019 

A return of this popular theme. This is a day of dances to waken our bodies and senses in tune with the rising energy and the wakening earth of early spring. You are invited to wear some white and or bring early spring flowers or white candles. 

From 11-4:30pm. Heworth Church Hall, Melrosegate, York YO32 ORP. 

Costs: £28/£20 concessions. £10 non-refundable deposit to secure your place. Balance paid on the day.

Horo! Bulgarian Song and Dance Friday 15-Sunday 17 November

It is a great pleasure to be bringing this unique experience of Bulgarian village singing and dancing to York, following a very successful workshop in Puriton, Somerset in June 2018.  

Horo! The Singing Workshop. On Friday and Saturday, a small group, limited to 10, will have the opportunity to work with Eugenia Georgieva, Bulgarian singer, founder of the Perunika Trio and director of the London based Veda Slovena Bulgarian Choir. It is a rare treat to work with this excellent teacher! During the workshop sessions, the singers will learn several songs for the dance workshop on Sunday. Note: This is now fully booked. You are welcome to put your name down on a waiting list. (7/02/19)

Details: Friday 7:30-9:30pm, Saturday 10:30-4pm Venue: TBC Cost: £60, includes the dance workshop on Sunday. £10 deposit to secure your place. Booking deadline: 1 August 2019 to secure teacher booking. n

Horo! Dance Workshop. This will be a special taste of Bulgarian village dancing with acapella singing from the workshop choir and other treats! A not to be missed experience! Come and be part of a very special day!!!!!! Places are available.

Details: Venue: Priory St. Centre, York, within waling distance of York Station. Costs: £30/£22 concessions. £10 deposit to secure your place. Booking deadline: Friday 11 October to secure the hall booking. 

Note: It may be possible to stay with a local dancer. Please enquire when booking. 

'Whole thing was amazing! Brilliant teaching, wonderful singing, fabulous dances.' 

'Acapella singing as accompaniment was retain the essence of the dance throughout each bit of teaching.' '

quotes from Horo! Puriton, Somerset June 2018  


Concessions rate is  for retired, unemployed, and full time students unless indicated otherwise. Advance booking is advised and appreciated! Costs will be higher if there is live music. Please refer to specific workshops with live music for costs.

Note: Costs reflect an effort to keep workshops affordable and circle dance accessible. 

Booking conditions: Deposits are non-refundable. Concessions rate is ONLY for those that qualify for a concession i.e retired, unemployed or full time students.

Please note that some workshops require advance booking due to cancellation charges now used by many halls. The 'cut off' date is to ensure that there are sufficient numbers to guarantee the workshop viability but does not mean that bookings cannot be taken after that date!

Use the Contact Form for enquiries and you can print off the Booking Form to book your place. Please enclose a £10 deposit, depending on the workshop, [non-refundable] to secure your place.