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Family Bush Dance Page

The VFMC inc. holds a family bush dance on the first Saturday of each month (except in January). Each month features live music from one of our favourite bush bands.

Family Bush Dance via Zoom 17th April 2021

This is the April VFMC Zoom dance. The theme for the evening will be "Places dances".

Zoom virtual meeting

See your invitation
for meeting ID and password

Please make sure you have water nearby



Jane Bullock

Jane Bullock

Jane has been calling dances across Australia and internationally in UK, USA and Russia since the 1970s. She is currently the dance convenor for the Victorian Folk Music Club, and is a member of the Brumbies bush band and Delia's Friends English country dance band.


Norm Ellis

Norm Ellis

Norm is one of Victoria's leading folk dance callers, and a long time organiser in the Traditional Social Dance Association of Victoria. Norm also initiated the dance workshop component of the VFMC's Wattle Day celebrations, and has run these dance workshops for several years.

Information for Prospective Bands

Several bush bands perform at our monthly dances. We welcome additional bands to join us. Towards the end of each year, our dance convenor organises a schedule for the next year in consultation with the bands.

If your band is interested in joining us, please contact Jane, the dance convenor for details.

Corona Virus Arrangements

VFMC are currently working towards a safe return to face-to-face dance events subject to current Government restrictions and our Covid safe plan . The first dance back at the hall is planned for Saturday 6th March 2021, but please monitor this web site for current status.

A summary of the restrictions is:

  • Admission is limited to advance purchase ticket holders.
  • Masks must be worn at all times.
  • Social distancing must be maintained while not dancing.
  • Hand sanitiser must be used upon arrival and after every dance.
  • Use only one seat, and do not change seats during the evening.
  • No hugging or kissing, and depart promptly after the dance.

But if you can't attend, you can still dance! Dance convenor Jane has organised dances which can be be done at home using a Zoom Connection.

From Saturday 1st August, at 7.30 pm, VFMC will be conducting on-line bush dance sessions twice a month using Zoom. Please contact Jane, the dance convenor for details.

Join us for a family bush dance at your home on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month at 7.30pm. There is no charge. Just contact Jane for the meeting code and password.

Future VFMC Family Bush Dances

Forthcoming concerts:Select Performer name to view details of the event and performers:

Jane BullockFamily Bush Dance via Zoom17th April 2021 7:30pm
Norm EllisFamily Bush Dance via Zoom17th April 2021 7:30pm
ComhaltasFamily Bush Dance (hall/Zoom)1st May 2021 8:00pm