Workshops in historical dance and associated dance music
Sponsored as part of our First Steps into Historical Dancing Project 2016
- No dance experience needed.
- The music workshops will be suitable for modern and historical instruments.
- Music will be provided in advance.
- Expert tuition provided.
Workshops throughout October 2016 at
- Barrington Village Hall, High Street, Barrington, Somerset TA19 0JE
- Winterton Church, near Scunthorpe, DN15 9TU
- Allington Village Hall, Side Street, Allington, Nr Grantham NG32 2DZ
- Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regent's Park Rd, London NW1 7AY
Shakespeare Jubilee 400 - A day of celebrating 400 years of Shakespeare
Saturday 19th November 2016
Newark Town Hall, Market Place, Newark-on-Trent, NG24 1DU
Afternoon Concert: 14.00 – 16.00
A celebration of Shakespeare in his day, and across time: a variety of presentations to celebrate the range of his achievements, rounding off with social dancing c.1600.
Evening Event - Regency Shakespearean Masquerade Ball: 19.00 – 23.30
A Ball for dancers: you’re invited to come as a character from Shakespeare’s plays or in Regency dress with a mask. An elegant cold buffet supper will be served in the interval and there will be a bar. Prizes for the best costume!
Conference: Histories of the Morris in Britain
25-26 March 2017, Cecil Sharp House, London
Dance & Music Summer School 2017
Theatre, ball & country dances and the music of the eighteenth century