Regency Dancing: dances from Britain and the rest of Europe c.1800

Course Outline: Participants will study with their chosen tutor in daily classes, to develop technique and learn a selection of dances. A varied choice of afternoon workshops led by course tutors and other specialists will offer an opportunity to enrich your experience. Sociable evening activities will include informal dancing, talks and activities, with Tuesday afternoon free to rest or explore this beautiful and historic region. The course will conclude with a Regency Ball to live music for which you may wear a costume of the period (not obligatory).

A shorter option (Friday dinner to Monday breakfast) is available for those unable to stay for the whole week. 


Libby Curzon: Introductory/Improvers class will cover country dances and cotillons from 'A new collection of dances for Jane Austen' published by the Historical Dance Society

Anne Daye: Intermeidate level class will focus on the riches of dancing in the British Isles from the late Georgian to Regency reigns.

Jorgen Schou-Pedersen: Intermediate class will explore how European style and fashion in dance changed during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. 

More details and bookings:

Bromsgrove School

Worcester Road
B61 7HP Bromsgrove
United Kingdom


Formerly known as Dolmetsch Historical Dance Society (DHDS) UK-based organisation dedicated to Early Dance. It holds classes and summer schools, producing... read more