New dancers are very welcome at all dances, no previous contra dance experience necessary.  See the What’s Contra page for more details of what it’s all about!

Special offer: If you haven’t been to Sheffield Contra Dances before, you get in for half price! And for our regular dancers, bring a friend who hasn’t been before and you both get in for half price! 

Upcoming dances:

Saturday 16th December 2017
Minor Contravention and Lynne Render

Saturday 17th February 2018
Vertical Expression and Rhodri Davies

Saturday 17th March 2018
Maivish (USA) and Andrew Swaine

Saturday 28th April 2018
English Contra Dance Band and Lisa Heywood

Also on Saturday 28th: Playing for Dancing workshop with English Contra Dance Band, 3-5pm at Birkdale School. More details to follow.

Saturday 30th June 2018
Ian & Charley and Geoff Cubitt

Venue and times:

All dances take place at Heeley Hall, Birkdale School, Sheffield 
7.30-10.30pm. £9 (£7 students), pay on the door. Bring your own drinks.

Birkdale School is next to the Endcliffe Student Village where the Sheffield CeilidhSoc ceilidhs are held.   The entrances to the hall are on Endcliffe Crescent, S10 3ED, and Caxton Road, S10 3DE.

The nearest car park is a couple of minutes’ walk away at Endcliffe Village on Endcliffe Crescent, S10 3ED, or there is limited on street parking on the roads around the venue. The venue does not have its own car park.  

Bus routes 120, 51 and 52 stop nearby (from the city centre and Hillsborough/Crookes).