A practical workshop with costumed demonstrations by Gloriana Living History.
This beginners' session will give an overview of dance in the 15th and 16th centuries, covering the reigns of Herny VII, Henry VIII and Elizabeth I. Dances studied will be those popular at court and in the country and come from sources in England, France and Italy - farandole, branle, pavan, almain...
This course will be tutored by Simon Haskew who has over 35 years experience of teaching Early Dance and performing with groups such as Gloriana, Caprettie and The Warwick Courtiers.
Suitable for all ages. No experience necessary!
Please wear soft-soled, flexible shoes and comfortable clothing.