A window on the Renaissance

A weekend celebrating Renaissance culture in Edinburgh, Scotland with Anne Daye (Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, London) and Gaita (Ensemble of Early Music, Scotland)


10:00 - 11:30 Old English measures. Dance workshop with Anne Daye
12:00 - 13:00 Talk by Anne Daye. New sources for Renaissance dance reconstruction
14:00 - 18:00 Dances in the French style. Dance workshop with Anne Daye
19:00 - 21:00 Renaissance Ceilidh with live music from Gaita

10:00 - 11:30 Famous Italians. Dances from Italian sources. Dance workshop with Gaita
12:00 – 13:00 Talk by Chris Elmes and Cait Webb. Music and dance in Renaissance
14:00 – 16:00 Renaissance fashion show followed by Rebecca Mackay’s talk "Embroidery in the 16th century".
16:00-17:00 From the age of Galliard. Dance workshop with Les Danses Antiques
17:00 – 18:00 Looking back. Overview of the weekend.


Entry is free but donations are wellcome. The suggested donation is £10 per day.


25 Haddington Place 1F1
EH7 4AF Edinburgh
United Kingdom


01234 214103
Anne Daye teaches and publishes widely on 16th - 19th century dance, with an extensive experience of leading summer schools and workshops. She is Lecturer in... read more