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Welcome to the VFMC

Victoria’s Oldest Folklore Club

Our goals are:
  • to preserve, research and popularise our Australian Folklore Heritage of traditional songs, music, poetry, prose and dance.
  • to encourage the creation of contemporary songs, music, poetry, prose and dance in the traditional style.
  • to maintain forums where singers, musicians reciters, dancers and interested organisations may exchange information, receive help and guidance for the understanding and promotion of Australian Folklore.

Upcoming Special Events

Regular Activities


Join our round-robin playing session.

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Every Tuesday evening, except the second Tuesday of the month which is reserved for the Concert.

Check dates in January.

Next Concert
Tues 13th November 2018
The Neon Effect

The Neon Effect are Michelle (harp), Catie (cello), and Jessica (fiddle and cor anglais), three young talents who combine forces to explore traditional tunes and songs, infusing the music of their time and place with new energy and emotion.

Next Dance
Children's Bush Dance
 Sat 20th Oct 2018

East Ringwood Elderly Citizens Hall, Lawrence Grove, East Ringwood, Vic

Melway ref. 50B8


Water or cordial will be provided.

The Billabong Band

The Billabong Band is the Victorian Folk Music Club's own performance group and is probably the longest established band in Australia playing traditional music for Bush / Colonial dances and for concerts. The line-up is variable and depends on which musicians are available at the time.

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