Enjoy a world of music, dance and costume, of art, culture and history, of fun, food and friendship at Earthly Delights classes, workshops balls and festivals. For more information contact us by phone (02 62811098) or 
For most classes and workshops it is necessary to book in advance. For the 3rd Saturday of the month balls it is possible to pay $25 cash at the door, but discounts are available for pre-purchase (either online below or in class).

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For sewing, needlework and millinery classes & research links with Aylwen go to https://www.facebook.com/AylwenGarden/ 
Earlybird Tickets are on sale NOW at janeaustenfestival.com.au/tickets 
for Jane Austen Festival Australia, 12-15 April 2018, ALBERT HALL CANBERRA

Upcoming Classes (see further below for more upcoming balls)

Monday 24 July for 8 weeks 7-9pm Dance from Shakespeare to Dickens
Lake Ginninderra College, Lake Nite Learning program (www.lakenitelearning.com.au)
 (with early bird discount). Now taking term 3 bookings (click on above dance name).

Saturday 5 August for 10 week 3:00-5:30pm Dancing Through the Ages course
ANU Sports Centre, Sport’s Lifestyle program (www.anu-sport.com.au) $100-$160.
Booking for 2nd semester should open end of June).

Upcoming third Saturday of the Month Balls
7-11pm at Canberra Baptist Church Hall, Currie St., Kingston.
Costumes welcome but any dress fine. $25 at door.
Discounts at http://www.earthlydelights.com.au/upcoming.

The Time-Traveller’s ball series
with a historical-era feature for the first 2/3rds of each evening then Lost Dances after supper! 
Dress to the period if you can! (or casual’s fine)


16 September—Georgian era (1700-1800)
"Let us read, and let us dance, these two amusements will never do any harm to the world"

21 October—Romantic era (1800-1850)
Jane Austen: 
"....when the felicities of rapid motion have once been, though slightly, felt—it must be a very heavy set that does not ask for more"

18 November—late-Victorian era
Allan's Reference Guide to the Ballroom, 1890: 'What place is so proper as the ball-room to see the fashions and manners of the times .. to to see grace without riot, air and dignity without haughtiness, and freedom without levity'.

16 DecemberThe Christmas Carol Ball. 
Sing while you dance!


Earlybird Tickets are on sale NOW at janeaustenfestival.com.au/tickets 
for Jane Austen Festival Australia, 12-15 April 2018, ALBERT HALL CANBERRA