friends dance at irish event


Set dancing is a form of social dancing which has been popular in Ireland for over 150 years. Sets are danced by four couples in a square, and usually consist of three to six figures with a short pause between each. They are descended from the French quadrilles, which were brought to Ireland by the British army in the nineteenth century. Irish dancers adapted the figures to their own music and steps to form dances with great enjoyment.

It is good exercise and for some a good way to lose weight.

The Irish Society of East Anglia is pleased to share the following dates for Irish set dancing for 2019. If you would like to add additional classes please do get in touch.