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? Contact Heather Webster at [email protected].


Vancouver English Country Dance Ball

Saturday, April 13, 2024

Caller: Joanna Reiner


Dave Bartley - mandolin, guitar, cittern, etc.

Claude Ginsburg - violin, concertina, viola

Terry Wergeland - piano

at the Scottish Cultural Centre in Vancouver.

Fall/Winter 2023 Series

Come out and dance, reconnect, meet new friends.

Date Time Location Cost Band
Sun Sep. 17 4:30 - 7:30pm Cambrian $15 Lark in the Evening
Sun Oct. 1 4:30 - 7:30pm Cambrian $15 Lark in the Evening
Sun Oct. 15 4:30 - 7:30pm Cambrian $15 Open stage band
Sun Oct. 29 4:30 - 7:30pm Cambrian $15 Rattlebone
Sun Nov. 12 4:30 - 7:30pm Cambrian $15 Open stage band
Sun Nov. 26 4:30 - 7:30pm Cambrian $15 Lark in the Evening
Sun Dec. 3 4:30 - 7:30pm Cambrian $15 Open stage band
Sun Dec 17 4:30 - 7:30pm Cambrian $15 Rattlebone

Our dance events are held at the Cambrian Hall at 215 East 17th Avenue (just east of Main Street). See the google map

If you're interested in calling or playing in the open stage band at one of our dances, contact Heather Webster at [email protected].

Credit: Claire McCague

Credit: Mark Lawrence

Reminder Service

Vancouver ECD provides a service that reminds you about dance events, generally about a week beforehand.

For instructions on subscribing or unsubscribing, please click here.

Out-of-town special events

November 3-5 2023: Portland ECD Ball

February 23-24, 2024: Seattle ECD Ball

April 13, 2024: Vancouver English Country Dance Ball


Here is a link to our facebook group. 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.

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 [email protected].


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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