Dance Canterbury

Dancing in Canterbury

Ballroom, latin, new vogue, sequence, rock'n'roll, and more

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You can dance ballroom, latin, new vogue, sequence, rock'n'roll, and more dance styles, most weekends in Christchurch and Canterbury.


There are several dance studios which hold regular social dances as well as classes and private lessons. There are live bands which play for dances on a monthly basis.


This listing of dances in Christchurch and the wider Canterbury area is compiled from published information, with no responsibility taken for errors and omissions. The About page has locations, maps and more details of the regular dances. Check prices and times with the dance organiser.


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​​Regular monthly dances 

Mainland Big Band usually play at Cashmere Club first Saturday of the month - 7.30 - 10.30 pm


DanceSport hold dances 2nd and 4th Saturdays at The Ballroom, 301 Brougham Street 7.30 - 10.30 pm.


Walter, Richard, and Ruth hold a dance 3rd Saturday at The Village Presbyterian Church Hall  7.30 - 10.30 pm and usually each 5th Saturday.



​​Regular dances during the week 

Ballare has a weekly social dance on Wednesdays 8 - 10 pm at The Ballroom 301 Brougham Street $15


Wrights Christchurch Ballroom Dancing Club have a fortnightly socal dance on a Friday at Russley School Hall 7.30 - 10 pm $15  Check their website for dates


Danceabout aims to hold a fortnightly Friday dance, the alternate Friday to Wrights. Venues vary.

7.30 - 9.30 pm $8 for seniors and $10 all others.






The usual monthly dances are on and there are some extra and Christmas themed dances.


Friday 5th July Danceabout's last dance before their winter break. Come dressed in a Christmas theme - red, green, or maybe all white for a white Christmas.

Queenspark School 222 Queenspark Drive Parklands 7.30 - 9.30 pm


Friday 12 July Mid-Winter Christmas Ball Wrights Christchurch Ballroom Dancing

Russley School Hall 7.30 - 10 pm


Saturday 20th July Ballare Masquerade Ball at The Ballroom 7.30 - 10pm Tickets $25







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