Early Dance Classes and Teachers

Name Dance Tuition Locations Contact Details
Alyona Shmakova Baroque, Regency & Victorian, 2 Sundays a month Edinburgh. danse.antique@gmail.com,
Tel: 07943 594063,
Web Site
White Rose Early Dance Each season, September to June, is devoted to one period and culminates in a costumed ball in a Jacobean manor house. First Sunday of each month from September to June Holmfirth. paulkresearch-e01@yahoo.co.uk,
Tel: 01484 663842
Ann Hinchliffe Dances done in Britain from mediaeval to Regency periods. Dorset, Somerset thedancingmaster@outlook.com,
Tel: 01935 472771
Anne Daye Director of Education & Research HDS (formerly the Dolmetsch Historical Dance Society); Renaissance, Playford, Regency — both practice and theory Bedford education@historicaldance.org.uk,
Tel: 01234 214103
Barbara Segal A leading specialist in Baroque, Renaissance, Playford & Regency London, Winchester. barbara.segal@thorn.demon.co.uk,
Tel: 020 7700 4293,
Web Site
Philippa Waite London: Sundays monthly 11- 4; Gloucester: Mondays 6:30 – 8 & 8 – 9:30; Cardiff Fridays 7-9; Bath Saturdays monthly 11 -4. All levels, beginners welcome. London, Gloucester, Cardiff, Bath philippa@ukbaroquedance.com,
Tel: (029) 2115 2015,
Web Site
Barrington Court Dance Dances Done in England 15th – 19th Century, 2nd & 3rd Sundays of month Taunton samedifference@live.co.uk,
Tel: 01935 472771,
Web Site
Basingstoke Early Dance Renaissance Italian 15th & 16th century, French Burgundian, First Ed. Playford, Elizabethan/Jacobean/Carolean Basingstoke. robert.huggett@mavenir.com,
Tel: 0118 9474891,
Web Site
Bath Minuet Company Social and Court Dance of the 18th Century, 2nd Friday of the month excl. August Bath. chairman@bathminuet.co.uk,
Tel: 07785 108570,
Web Site
Bedford Early Dance and Music Italian Renaissance, Elizabethan & Stuart Dance & Regency Bedford. djparsons.me.uk/bedm/,
Tel: (44) 1234 853637
Cait Webb 15th century Italian, Burgundian and English; Every Friday 7-9 pm Edinburgh info@gaita.co.uk,
Tel: 0131 557 2397,
Web Site
Capriol Society for Early Dance Early Medieval, Renaissance, Tudor, Elizabethan, Playford, 14th – 17th century Cambridge ajdyer@hpcb.co.uk,
Tel: 01799 521527,
Web Site
Cathy Greenhill 600 years of historical dance cathy.greenhill@blueyonder.co.uk
Chris and Ellis Rogers 19th century — Regency & Victorian Orpington, Kent quadrille.ellisrogers@bigfoot.com,
Tel: 01689 600 768,
Web Site
Country Dance Assembly 2nd Thursday of month nicolas@f2s.com,
Tel: 01555 662212
Covent Garden Minuet Company 18th Century Dance Herts secretary@minuetcompany.org,
Tel: 01462 435341,
Web Site
Dances of Jane Austen Regency dancing with Anne Daye Beckenham alisonede67@gmail.com,
Tel: 01322 553094
Nonsuch History and Dance Company History and Dance from the Middle Ages to the 1950’s info@nonsuchdance.co.uk,
Tel: 07702 975988,
Web Site
Diana Cruickshank Sunday, monthly Salisbury dianacruic@btinternet.com,
Tel: 01980 620339
Duke of Wellington’s Dancers Regency Dance, Most classes are on Thursdays, 7:30 – 9:30. Beginners very welcome. Southampton dukesdancers@gmail.com,
Web Site
Dumfries Historical Dance Group Historical Dance — All Periods 12th century to 20th century,Every Tuesday in term time, 7:00 – 9:00 pm Dumfries info@sueknight1918.plus.com,
Tel: 01387 810868
Ebacorum Early Dance 11th to 19th Century; Public Workshops and Teaching (see website for details) Private Events and Tutoring (contact for more information) York c.e.adcock42@gmail.com,
Tel: 07760 444827,
Web Site
Tudor Dance Group Medieval, Tudor, Stuart & Victorian; 1st Saturday of month 10:00 to 12:00 or 10.00 to 3:00 Exeter elizabeththurgood@hotmail.com,
Tel: 01404 831512,
Web Site
English Regency Dancers Regency, Thursdays 7:30-9:30 pm Southampton editors@RegencyDances.org,
Tel: 01962 714508,
Web Site
Farandole Club Fifteenth & Sixteenth Century Dance, Saturday morning 10:00 – 12:00 once a month Saltford ja-simpson1931@uwclub.net,
Tel: 01225 872586
Friday Night Brawlers 15th century Italian, Burgundian and English, Fridays 7-9 pm Edinburgh info@gaita.co.uk,
Tel: 0131 557 2397,
Web Site
Garth Notley Dancing Master for The English Regency Dancers editors@RegencyDances.org,
Tel: 01962 714508,
Web Site
Gloriana Living History 15th Century Italian & English; 16th Century Tudor & Elizabethan; Playford, Mondays fortnightly and some Saturday Schools Stourbridge glorianahistory@gmail.com,
Tel: 07786 744802,
Web Site
Grantham Danserye 3rd Saturday of the month, 2-5 pm Melton Mowbray granthamdanserye@gmail.com,
Tel: 01664 822404,
Web Site
Hampshire Regency Dancers Wednesdays, 8-10pm Winchester info@hrd.org.uk ,
Web Site
Hazel Dennison c1400 on, specialising in Italian Renaissance, Tudor, Elizabethan & Jacobean, French Burgundian & Arbeau Bedford hazel.dennison@ntlworld.com,
Tel: 07961 018074
Hertfordshire Early Dance We host special events and re-create Elizabethan-style entertainments, such as the May Revels Berkhamsted info@hertsearlydance.org.uk,
Tel: 01442 862545,
Web Site
Historical Dance Society 15th – 19th century theatre and social dance, Annual Summer Schools and Workshops Bedford
Tel: 01234 214103,
Web Site
Historical Dance Through The Ages 15th century Dance, Italian Renaissance, Tudor, Playford & Regency Chesterfield fvbp@btinternet.com,
Tel: 01246 851221
Jane Austen Dancers of Bath Regency/ the Jane Austen Era/Late Georgian 17th Century, Twice a month, on Wednesdays Bath enquiries@janeaustendancersbath.co.uk,
Tel: 07966 079888,
Web Site
Jane Austen Dancers of Bradford on Avon Regency Dance, alternate Mondays Bradford-on-Avon jkandmgreaves@ukonline.co.uk,
Tel: 01225 863228
Mrs. Bennet’s Ballroom Regency, Playford & Victorian, twice monthly classes on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays Surbiton mrsbennetsballroom@gmail.com,
Web Site
Mary Collins A leading specialist in Renaissance & Baroque Dance, Mary is noted for her expressive performances and directing skill. Nuneaton mary.t_collins@yahoo.co.uk,
Web Site
Norwich Historical Dance Thursdays Norwich amandawill75@hotmail.com,
Tel: 01603 458447,
Web Site
Oxford Historical Dance Society Saturday, monthly Oxford kathyc.ssl@virginmedia.com,
Tel: 01225 344353,
Web Site
Passamezzo Early Dance Medieval and Elizabethan, Thursday evenings 8.00 – 10.00 p.m Leominster boballison1@btinternet.com,
Tel: 01989 762159,
Web Site
Pastime Historical Dance Renaissance Dance to Regency, Saturday, twice monthly janettebowen@hotmail.com,
Tel: 0208 4627578,
Web Site
Regency Assembly Regency Dance, First & Third Friday of the month from 7.30pm – 9.30pm Lichfield Web Site
Renaissance Historical Dance Society Medieval, Renaissance, Stuart & Regency Dance, Wednesdays Plymouth louisemanico@outlook.com,
Tel: 07967 750302,
Web Site
Rutland Renaissance Dancers Wednesdays maroberts566@btinternet.com,
Tel: 01572 822545
Sherbourne U3A Historical Dance Every other Friday, 2:30-5:30 pm Alweston malcmcdo@gmail.com,
Tel: 01935 420145
Winchester Baroque Dancers Mondays, 7-9 pm fortnightly Winchester barbara.segal@thorn.demon.co.uk,
Tel: 020 7700 4293,
Web Site
Yeo Historical Dancers Couple dances & country dances with baroque steps, Thursday afternoon once a month Yeovil malcmcdo@gmail.com,
Tel: 01935 420145