Saturday, May 9, 2020 from 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM EDT
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Keeney Memorial Hall 
200 Main Street
Wethersfield, CT 06109

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Vintage Dance Society 


TheVintage Dance Society

& The Jane Austen Society of North America, Connecticut Region


Unfortunately this event has been cancelled due to the Connecticut Stay Safe, Stay Home Executive Order, please stay tuned for updates on future events


cordially invite you to attend

An Elegant Evening of

English Country Dances

of the Jane Austen Era

Saturday, May 9, 2020
8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

at Keeney Memorial Hall
200 Main Street, Wethersfield, Connecticut

(in historic Wethersfield, 5 miles south of downtown Hartford)

Prompting by Martha Griffin

Music by:

   Spare Parts: Bill Matthiesen, Liz Stell, & Eric Buddington - in the afternoon

Mary Lea, Kate Barnes & Anna Patton - in the evening


A workshop will be held the day of the ball at Keeney Hall from 3:00 - 5 p.m.

Beginners Welcome 

The Dances (to be selected from the following):

The Bishop, Dover Pier, Duke of Kent’s Waltz, Knole Park, Leather Lake House, Long Odds, Midnight Ramble, Money in Both Pockets, Northdown Waltz, The Physical Snob, Prince of Glo’s’ter’s Waltz, Ramsgate Assembly, The Spaniard, Splendid Shilling, Take a Dance, Trip to Tunbridge, The Triumph, Zephyrs and Flora

All dances will be talked through and prompted.

Formal or period attire (circa 1811-1820) is encouraged.

Tickets: $42 per person ($37 if registered by April 12) 

Tickets are non-refundable after May 1


Several workshops will be held prior to the ball, though the number of participants will be limited

Information about the workshops will be sent to Ball registrants


For questions contact
Martha Griffin at 860-655-9220 or megriffster@gmail.com

Sponsored by the Vintage Dance Society

& The Jane Austen Society of North America, Connecticut Region (JASNA-CT)