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Here is some information about the main groups and bands holding regular social dances in Christchurch.

Ballare Dance Studios (formerly Silhouette)


Ballare Dance Studio is run by  Andrew Thorman and Sharan and Michael Phillips. 

Ballare is at The Ballroom, 301 Brougham Street Christchurch. 
They hold a weekly social dance on a Wednesday night.
Social dances are 8 - 10 pm and cost $15 which includes supper. 

The Christchurch Ballroom Dancing Club


The Christchurch Ballroom Dancing Club is run by the Wright family and 
commonly called 'Wrights Dance'.


They hold a social dance every second Friday at Russley School Hall 
at 75 Cutts Road, off Yaldhurst Road, Christchurch. 


Time 8 - 10.30 pm  Cost $15



DanceSport Canterbury


DanceSport Canterbury hold a social dance on the 2nd and 4th 
Saturday of the month at The Ballroom, 301 Brougham Street


Time 7.30 - 10.30 pm  Cost $15, includes supper.


Danceabout hold a Friday dance during the summer months. Venues vary.


Time: 7.30 -10.30 pm  Cost $10 or $8 seniors (Gold card rate, over 65)  Includes snacks and water.




Walter's Dance


Walter, Richard and Ruth hold a dance on the 3rd Saturday night of the month,
at the Village Presbyterian Church, 365A Ilam Road Bryndwr, Christchurch.


And when there are five Saturdays in the month, Walter holds a dance on the
5th Saturday.


Time 7.30 - 10.30pm   Cost $10 includes supper.

Ashburton Club and MSA


There are several regular dances at Ashburton Club and MSA,
266 Havelock Street and Burnett Street (two entrances)

2024 Dances

Sunday 11th February 2-5.30 pm $6 includes afternoon tea

Friday 17th May BALL 7.30-11.30 pm $15 includes supper

Sunday 25th August 2-5.30 pm $6 includes afternoon tea

Sunday 24th November 2-5.30 pm $6 includes afternoon tea

Weekly every Monday 4-6 pm 


Enquiries Elaine 03 307 6684 or 0279146505 or email

JBC Dance


JBC hold a social dance quarterly at Prebbleton Community Hall
or Westburn School Hall  

Time 7.30 - 10.30 pm   Cost $15 includes supper.


Watch their Facebook page JBC Dance or website for dates.


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