Welcome to the home of French and Breton traditional music and dance in West Yorkshire

Les Panard Dansants run informal monthly music and dance workshops in Hebden Bridge, and pub sessions in Leeds. We also run our autumn music and dance festival with international artists and dancers.


 Festival des Panards

 October 21-23rd 2016 – Todmorden

Calling all French and Breton dance and music enthusiasts!
We are very happy to now announce the line-up for this year’s festival, which will take place from Friday 21st until Sunday 23d October 2016 in fabulous NEW venues in Todmorden (West Yorkshire).
There will be various dance workshops, bourrees d’Auvergne et du Berry with Philippe Plard,Poitou dances with Peter Clifton, Bal basics with Cathy Goss. Solenn Boennec from Brittany will be back too to teach more fascinating Breton dances. Yannick will teach some simple French songs for dancing.
If you are a musician, you are in for a treat too as there will be wide range of music workshops from Philippe’s melodeon workshops, Dave’s violin workshop to Sian Philips’ accordion and an ensemble led by Mark.
Alors, a bientot!

For more info, please visit the Festival page




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