Coming events

DHDS Events

Workshops in historical dance and associated dance music

Sponsored as part of our First Steps into Historical Dancing Project 2016

Workshops throughout October 2016 at

Further details

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!

Leaflet and booking form

On-line booking form (card and PayPal only)

Conference: Histories of the Morris in Britain

25-26 March 2017, Cecil Sharp House, London

Call for papers

Dance & Music Summer School 2017

Theatre, ball & country dances and the music of the eighteenth century

Advance notice

Other Events

The Calendar of Historical Dance

For other events, see the web site maintained by Stefan Kuhn which provides listings of events in Europe and the USA classified by country, period, type of event, and so on.

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