Jane Austen Ball

sat07oct18:00sat22:56Jane Austen Ball

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Imagine yourself transported to the world of Jane Austen.
Experience the dances popular in Jane’s day, just as they were in early colonial Australia.
Join us for an evening of Regency dancing in the spacious Dayboro Community Hall.
Join us a 6:00pm for a light supper.
Dancing commences at 7:00pm
Dance to the music of Australia’s premier early colonial dance band, Phillip’s Dog. All dances are be taught and called on the night by dance historian and teacher, Dr Heather Blasdale Clarke.

We also offer classes before the ball ~ for more information, visit

Early bird tickets $60 and available until 31st August.
Full ticket price $70

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(Saturday) 18:00 - 22:56(GMT+10:00) View in my time


Dayboro Community Hall

6 Bradley St, Dayboro QLD 4521


Australian Historical Dance

Take a fascinating journey to see history in an unique light – through the pastime which gave joy to our ancestors and invigorated their lives, from a time when dancing was a prime social activity.

Our main focus is the culture of dance associated with the European exploration and settlement up to 1900. We cover the era of early exploration, including William Dampier and James Cook – both venerated by dance compositions; and then trace the early settlement from 1788, delving into both convict and elite dance.  Into the nineteenth century, we follow the way dancing was vital for community celebrations, as well as playing an important role in  everyday life.

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