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This is the Wessex Area of the Folk Dance & Song Group, a special interest section of The Camping and Caravanning Club . Our members are people of all ages who enjoy folk music, singing, dancing, crafts, or simply camping and caravanning.

The group meets regularly in a range of locations throughout Wessex (Berkshire, Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire), usually over a weekend.

Latest News

EASTER 2024 – UPDATE 20th March 2024 Due to circumstances arising from the current weather conditions, it is, with regret, that we have had to cancel our Easter Meet for 2024 at Evesham. More details, including information… more
Wessex Area AGM 2024 The AGM of the Wessex Area will be held at Weyhill Fairground Hall, Weyhill, SP11 0QN, on Saturday 20th April 2024 commencing at 4pm. Signing in and tea from 3.30… more
Chippenham Folk Festival We will be holding our usual meet at Lacock next year starting on Friday 24th May. This is a quiet site and convenient for visiting the Chippenham Folk Festival. Details… more
Our Programme for 2024 Melanie and Paul have been very busy putting together an exciting camping calendar for us to enjoy in 2024.  The details are on our website ( If you would like… more


Read a summary of our recent activities, written by our Secretary (Mark).

Next event

Our next event is our AGM in the
Weyhill Fairground Hall at
on Saturday 20th April.

This is a Saturday social event, so camping is not available


For more information on the Wessex Folk Group and our activities, send us an email


Folk Dance & Song Group activities are open to all members of The Camping & Caravanning Club. If you are not already a member then visit their website for details of how to join.