English Country Dance in Vancouver BC

Learn to dance the way it was done in the days of Jane Austen...

No experience necessary - all dances taught on the spot.
Dress casually - light clothing and soft shoes suggested.
Any questions? Call Peggy Roe at 604-522-3500.

Credit: Claire McCague

Credit: Mark Lawrence

Fall 2018 Series

Sun Sept 23 4:00 - 7:00 Legion $15 local musicians; Peggy and Heather call
Sun Oct 7 2:30 - 5:30 Cambrian $15 local musicians; Heather calls
Sun Oct 21 4:30 - 7:30 Legion $15 local musicians; Peggy and Heather call
Sun Nov 11 2:30 - 5:30 Cambrian $15 local musicians; Heather calls
Sun Nov 18 4:30 - 7:00 Legion $12 local musicians; Peggy and Heather call
Sun Dec 2 4:00 - 7:00 Legion $15 local musicians; Peggy and Heather call
Sun Dec 16 2:30 - 5:30 Cambrian $15 Peggy calls with Rattlebone

Reminder Service

Vancouver ECD provides a service that reminds you by email of the above dance events (and possibly others), generally about a week beforehand. For instructions on subscribing or unsubscribing, please click here.

Out-of-town special events

August 31 - September 3, 2018: Portland's Northwest Passage Dance Camp. (English Country Dance Weekend on the slopes of Mount Hood.) Callers Kalia Kliban and David Millstone; bands Persons of Quality and Fine Companions. Registration is open.

September 7 - 9, 2018: Victoria's Hands Across the Water (PDF): dances led by Trevor Monson, music by The Dancehall Players & Friends. Registration is open.

November 2 - 4, 2018: Portland's English Country Dance Ball Weekend: dances led by Nan Evans, music by Fine Companions. Registration is open.

November 9 - 11, 2018: A Trip to Ottawa (PDF): calling by Joanna Reiner-Wilkinson, music by Karen Axelrod, Eric Martin, & Anna Patton and Quite Carried Away. Registration opens August 1.

More generally, Doug Brown of Bellingham has compiled a schedule of English and Scottish Balls in the Greater Pacific Northwest.

We're now on Facebook!

Here's a link to our page. Or, if you're a Facebook member, you can search for "English Country Dance Vancouver" when you're logged in. We invite you to stop by and join the group.

The page is still under construction, so we are looking for photos, links, information, comments, notices... anything and everything to do with ECD. If you are uncertain how to post photos etc. directly onto the Facebook page, you can email them to: ecdvancouver@yahoo.ca.


There are thriving ECD communities in Victoria, Bellingham, and Seattle.

If you're looking further afield, here's a list of ECD groups across Canada.

You might also be interested in The Jane Austen Society of North America, Vancouver Region.


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