Regular Events

Regular events

Dances in Samford, Brisbane 2017

portsmouth fiddlerFriday nights 7.30 – 9.30pm
Mostly on the 2nd Friday of the month.

January – no dance
10th February
10th March
7th April
12th May – Heritage Festival Dance
16th June
14th July
11th August
8th September
13th October
10 November
8 December

farmers_hallThe Farmers’ Hall, 30 Main Street, Samford, QLD. Only 25 minutes from Brisbane’s CBD.

All welcome – beginners, dancers, musicians, and onlookers. No partner, costume or experience required. Fun, lively and social dances to live music.

Tickets: $10.00.

Contact: earlycolonialdance.1788@yahoo.com

Telephone +61 7 3289 4708

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Dances in Samford, Brisbane 2016

Please note: all dances are now held on Friday evenings.

'The Last Jig or Adieu to Old England'

March 18 Friday 7.30 – 10.00pm

April 15 Friday 7.30 – 10.00pm

No dances in May, June, July (Research trip to UK)

August 19 Friday 7.30 – 10.00pm

September Saturday 3 & 10
Ball workshops at QUT dance studios, Kelvin Grove. These are included in the ticket for the ball, however, everyone is welcome to the workshops.  Cost $10.00

Grand Regency Ball at Old Government House
16 September 2016

Regular 2016 dances resume

Oct 7 Friday 7.30 – 10.00pm

Nov 4 Friday 7.30 – 10.00pm   A Dance for Shakespeare

Dec 9 Friday 7.30 – 10.00pm

The Farmers’ Hall, 30 Main Street, Samford, QLD. Only 25 minutes from Brisbane’s CBD.

All welcome – beginners, dancers, musicians, and onlookers. No partner, costume or experience required. Fun, lively and social dances to live music.

Tickets: $10.00.

Contact: earlycolonialdance.1788@yahoo.com

Telephone +61 7 3289 4708

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Dances are held in the upstairs hall of the beautiful 1919 Farmers Hall.

Party like its 1816!

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October Dance

The October 2015 dance is on Sunday 25th at 2.00pm.

Dances to include Captain Cook’s Country Dance, Omai, Irish Trot [not Thady u Gander], Speed the Plough.

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September Dance

2015

By popular demand we are holding a dance in September!

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August Dance

The Farmers’ Hall

Main Street, Samford, QLD

Only 25 minutes from Brisbane’s CBD.

Sundays 2.00 – 4.00pm.

 23 August, 2015

Music by members of the Moreton Bay Symphony Orchestra and friends.

Tickets: $10.00. Concessions $5.00

All welcome. No partner, costume or experience required.  Fun, lively and social dances.

Contact: earlycolonialdance.1788@yahoo.com

Telephone +61 7 3289 4708

MBSO

Programme will include: Dampier, Salamanca Castanets, Island of Love, Cheshire Round, Melbourne Waltz, Speed the Plough.

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Dances for 2015

'The Last Jig or Adieu to Old England'

‘The Last Jig or Adieu to Old England’. Courtesy of National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London. http://collections.rmg.co.uk/collections/objects/138578.html

The Farmers’ Hall

Main Street, Samford, QLD

Only 25 minutes from Brisbane’s CBD.

Sundays 2.00 – 4.00pm.

22 February, 26 April, 28 June, 23 August, 25 October

Music by members of the Moreton Bay Symphony Orchestra and friends.

Tickets: $10.00. Concessions $5.00

All welcome. No partner, costume or experience required.  Fun, lively and social dances.

Contact: earlycolonialdance.1788@yahoo.com

Telephone +61 7 3289 4708

MBSO

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October Dance

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An afternoon of early colonial dance.

26th October 2014.

The Farmers’ Hall

Main Street, Samford, QLD 2.00 – 4.00pm.

Only 25 minutes from Brisbane’s CBD.

Music by members of the Moreton Bay Symphony Orchestra and friends.

Tickets: $10.00. Concessions $5.00

All welcome. No partner, costume or experience required.  Fun, lively and social dances.

Contact: earlycolonialdance.1788@yahoo.com

MBSO

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August Dance

Our August dance falls on the 200th anniversary of Governor Phillip’s death.

Portrait of Arthur Phillip. Courtesty of the State Library of New South Wales.

An afternoon of early colonial dance in commemoration of Governor Phillip.

Sunday 31st August, 26th October 2014.

The Farmers’ Hall

Main Street, Samford, QLD 2.00 – 4.00pm.

Music by members of the Moreton Bay Symphony Orchestra and friends.

Tickets: $10.00. Concessions $5.00

All welcome. No partner, costume or experience required.  Fun, lively and social dances.

Contact: earlycolonialdance.1788@yahoo.com

MBSO

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An afternoon of early colonial dance.

Sunday 31st August, 26th October 2014.

The Farmers’ Hall

Main Street, Samford, QLD 2.00 – 4.00pm.

Music by members of the Moreton Bay Symphony Orchestra and friends.

Tickets: $10.00. Concessions $5.00

All welcome. No partner, costume or experience required.  Fun, lively and social dances.

Contact: earlycolonialdance.1788@yahoo.com

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1787 fencing academy

An afternoon of early colonial dance.

Sunday 29th June, 2014.

The Farmers’ Hall

Main Street, Samford, QLD 2.00 – 4.00pm.

Music by members of the Moreton Bay Symphony Orchestra and friends.

Tickets: $10.00. Concessions $5.00

All welcome. No partner, costume or experience required.  Fun, lively and social dances.

Contact: earlycolonialdance.1788@yahoo.com

MBSO

 

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