18th Century

Below are examples of the types of events we perform at:

Swaffham Assembly Rooms, 2007 - click to enlarge

Events we have danced at:

  • Georgian weekend, Manor House Museum Bury St Edmunds & Ickworth
  • Vancouver Festival

Locations we have performed at:

  • Guildhall, King’s Lynn
  • Swaffham Assembly Rooms
  • The Assembly House, Norwich
  • St George’s Church, Colegate, Norwich
  • Felbrigg Hall
  • Langley
  • Wolterton Hall

Eminent figures from history we have used as inspiration:

  • Parson Woodforde
  • The Burney family
  • The Noverre family
An English longways country dance - click to enlarge

Typical dances in an 18th century programme:

  • Country dances by Playford and Bray
  • Ballroom minuet
  • Square dances, or Cotillons
  • Other French influenced dances, with choreographies eg by Pecour, Mr Holt
  • Couple dance, the Allemande