Early Dance – or Historical Dance, as it is also known – covers all social dancing for which there are surviving records
Recently, attitudes to dance history have shown signs of change. There is a concern for legacy emerging.
Dance is for dancing. Practice is just as important as theory and scholarship. Learning to re-create and perform early dances is something that the members of the Early Dance Circle cherish, along with those listed below.
Music for dancing is not necessarily the same as music for listening. When organising the music for any performance
The National Centre for Historical Dance support the study, re-creation and enjoyment of European dancing as represented in manuscripts and printed books since medieval times
The way we dress affects the way we move. For those interested in Early Dance, the wearing of good historical dress
Find out more about sources of early dance information