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Twelfth Night Revel

Friday 4 - Sunday 6 January 2019
Halsway Manor, North Somerset TA4 4BD

Dancing and masquing in an Elizabethan country house. Anne Daye and Ann Hinchliffe teach 16th-century dances from Italy, France and England. We will present a Twelfth-tide Masque of Knights and Amazons, weaving your skills as dancer, speaker, singer or musician into the presentation, with an audience ready to share the final Revels.

Friday evening Dinner, dancing and fun.

Saturday Dance classes a.m., rehearsals and preparation for masque p.m. Presentation in the evening, open to visitors not taking part in whole weekend.

Sunday Talk by Anne Daye: Dancing at Queen Elizabeth’s court through the eyes of Virginio Orsini, Twelfth Night 1600/01, and more dancing.

Prices for full board and tuition range from £201 to £266, with discounts for booking by 1 December. Please enquire about part-time tickets, camping prices etc at the email address below.

Flyer and booking form

For more information conact

Regency Carnival Ball

Saturday 2nd March 2019 7 pm – 11 pm
Newark Town Hall, Market Place, Newark-on-Trent, NG24 1DU

Come and celebrate 50 years of historical dance with a masquerade ball Regency style. Bring the spirit of the Venetian Carnival to Newark with fantastic costumes and masks: prizes for the most inventive!

Afternoon workshop 3pm – 5pm to enable dancers to put their best foot forward (included in ticket price).

Tickets: £70 HDS members / £80 Non-members.

For full details and postal booking, download the flyer.

On-line booking available shortly.

On-line booking (credit/debit card and PayPal only)

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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