From the Shadows – Colonial Dance

FD20191109_Heritage_Fiddles_From_the_Shadows_Colonial Dance announcementThe Heritage Fiddles played for a fundraiser for From the Shadows.  The organisers wrote “we’ve had great feedback of how much people enjoyed themselves – a lot thanks to you and your group.”


Original info:

Come along to our Colonial Dance and assist with the fundraising for statues to commemorate the stories and contributions made by female convicts and orphan children in Tasmania.

The Superintendent and Matron of
The Queen’s Orphan Schools
wish to advise that they will be hosting a
On Saturday November 9th 2019, 7pm
At the New Town High School hall
Tickets: $25 pp or $20pp if you buy eight or more tickets together
$5 for accompanied children under 18

Please bring a small plate of supper to share

Tickets available from
Or contact:

Music and dance instruction by
Tasmanian Heritage Fiddle Ensemble

Refreshments available for purchase from the bar.
Silent auction with great prizes.


Prizes for best costumes, dressing up optional.

Heritage Bush Dance

FD20190928_FFT_po_Heritage_FiddlesHERITAGE BUSH DANCE

Tasmanian Heritage Fiddle Ensemble

Dance callers: Odd socks, Twinkletoes and Fiona Henwood


ST JAMES HALL, 462 Elizabeth St, New Town
(opposite Blue Gum, off Rupert Ave, behind church)

High-energy traditional and contemporary dances and Tasmanian tunes.
Come to dance or listen. Newcomers welcome.

All dances taught.
No dancing experience or partner required.
All ages welcome.
Please bring a plate of supper.

Cash at the door:
$18 / $16 (conc)/ $15 (mem) / $9 (student)
Group bookings available

Dress: casual, heritage or rural.

Fine music and fun dances
6273 2127
Facebook/Meetup: dance folk tasmania
Folk Federation of Tasmania Inc

THFE at Bright Eyes Café

Saturday 10th August, 2019 6-8pm

Cool Tassie trad and contemporary tunes for a cold mid-winter’s night in the warm atmosphere of Bright Eyes! Mulled wine, hot drinks, cold beers and ciders, wine and delicious snacks to while away the evening with fine music and sparkling views of Hobart and the docks! No admission charge to boot! G’wanwitcha, be there!

Stall 21 Brooke St Pier, Franklin Wharf, Hobart

Heritage Fiddles+As the Crow Flies+CC Thornley at Bright Eyes, 22nd Dec

THFE shines with As The Crow Flies and CC Thornley at the Bright Eyes Cafe Saturday 22nd December, 2018

Bring your friends, your family – or just yourself – for a joyful evening of lively music from the Tasmanian Heritage Fiddle Ensemble, under the wonderful Musical Direction of young performers Emily Wolfe and Violet Harrison-Day.

The THFE has a whole new repertoire including influences from Scotland, Sweden and China, along with traditional Tasmanian tunes and featuring a bunch of fiddles, banjo, mandolin, cello, guitar and Erhu (Chinese fiddle)!

There will be special guests, As The Crow Flies and CC Thornley who will complement the THFE sets with a set of their own home-grown fabulous tunes!

It’ll be a cracker for your festive season!

Bright Eyes Cafe
Brooke St Pier, Franklin Wharf, Hobart
(The big glass building at the Mona ferry terminal)
6 – 8pm, Saturday 22nd December, 2018