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 0409 817623) 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 or in class).
To receive monthly emails with upcoming event notices please subscribe to our email list at http://groups.google.com/group/dance-news and follow us on Facebook. Feel free to share any of these posters or details with friends...we love to have new folk dancing with us and if you know any musicians who might light to join our ensemble, put them in touch with us.
Thur. 26 January — National Museum’s ‘A World of History & Culture’ festival
start Sat. 4 March — 10 week ‘Dancing through the Ages’ course
Saturdays 3:00-5:30pm, Australian National University Sports Centre, enrol in person, $100-160
SUN.5 MARCH — NATIONAL GALLERY VERSAILLES STAGE SHOW
Fairfax theatre, but FREE—2:00-4:30pm—‘Participatory Journey through the social dance of Versailles’, 100 years of French courtly dance. Costumed displays & audience join-ins.
SAT. 18 MARCH — AUTUMN FROLIC (BALL)
7-11pm Canberra Baptist Church Hall, Currie St., Kingston. All welcome! $25 @ door. Discounts @ www.earthlydelights.com.au. Any dress fine. Dances from Renaissance to Victorian era.
THUR. 20- SUN.23 APRIL — JANE AUSTEN FESTIVAL AUSTRALIA
THU 9.00-5.00 FESTIVAL THREE-ERAS-IN-ONE-DAY DANCE OVERTURE $30 with John Gardiner-Garden
For novices and experienced dancers alike to enjoy building skills and exploring steps, figures and repertoire ahead of the festival proper at the Albert Hall. While sewers use some rooms in this lovely venue for pre- Festival costuming workshops, we’ll use the main hall for dancing. We’ll cater for all levels, and devote 9:15-10:30 to the Georgian era, 11:00-12:30 to the Napoleonic era, 1:30-3:00 to the late-Regency/early Victorian-era and 3:30-5:00 to revision, extension and possible display review (with a role for everyone!).
Fri.21-Sun. 23 April 2017, with 4 days of workshops & 3 evening balls at the Albert Hall, Canberra.
3 days & nights of Georgian, Regency & early Victorian dancing heaven!
Festival 3-day and 1-day tickets at www.janeaustenfestival.com.au
Earlybird Tickets are on sale NOW at janeaustenfestival.com.au/tickets
for Jane Austen Festival Australia, 21-23 April 2017, ALBERT HALL CANBERRA
PRE-FESTIVAL DANCE & SEWING CLASSES ON 20 APRIL 2017, KINGSTON, ACT