English Musical Romp in The Hey
English country dancing emerged as a distinct genre in the 16th century, evolved, then in the early 19th century faded, disappearing for 100 years before re-awakening. By joining the dots, Sounds Austen enlightens us historically, musically and in dance.
|Fri, Dec 27||3:30PM||Folklorica|
Contra American Style Welcome Dance
Kick up your heels, American style. Experience contra – the American version of a bush dance.
|Fri, Dec 27||8:45PM||Dancehall|
Do You Dance, Mr Darcy?
Experience the gentile world of Regency England’s dances of the upper class, when dancing was an important social event for the aristocracy.
|Sat, Dec 28||7:15PM||Dancehall|
Queen Victoria’s Colonial Ball
Celebrate the anniversary of Queen Victoria’s 200th Birthday featuring live music from the era, a fashion showing of fantastic Victorian costumes and dance displays, plus the chance for everyone to join in the dancing.
|Mon, Dec 30||8:15PM||Folklorica|