"In honour of the Bicentennial of Nathaniel Gow’s introduction of Quadrilles to Edinburgh, there will be a Regency Ball at the Edinburgh Assembly Rooms on 11th of March, 2017. Music will be provided by Nathaniel Gow's Dance Band (members of Concerto Caledonia)."
"In preparation for this, a series of dance classes in Edinburgh beginning 22 October, taught by Alena Shmakova and Talitha MacKenzie, will cover all of the dances on the ball programme. The first 5 are on the following Saturdays:
22 Oct 1-4 PM
29 Oct 2-5 PM
19 Nov 2-5 PM
3 Dec 2-5 PM
17 Dec 2-5 PM
Classes are £5 each or £20 for a block of 5. There will be another 5 classes scheduled for Jan-Mar 2017, dates TBC. Please contact Talitha MacKenzie if you would like more information. Thank you!"
THE BIG EVENTS
- 20th January 2017 at 7.30 pm Concert of the Nathaniel Gow Band (Quadrilles)
- 21st January 2017 from 2-5 pm, Dance Workshop
- 11th March 2017 from 1-3 pm, Dance Workshop
- 11th March 2017 at 7 pm, Regency Ball By the way, Talitha recommends a DVD on Baroque dance, by Nicola Gaines and Christopher Tudor. We have a copy in the Whittaker Library here at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland - indeed, it's on Talitha's reading list! Details here.