JAFA 2021: A 19th Century Dance & Costume Weekend

Fri, 16 April 2021, 10:30 AM - Sun, 18 April 2021, 6:00 PM [AEST]

208 Cotter Road, Weston, ACT, 2611, Australia


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Earlybird Ticket Partial Approval - $99.00

Registration closes on - 01/03/2021

This ticket is on sale until 1 March 2021.

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General Ticket Partial Approval - $125.00

Not on sale until - 01/03/2021

Family Ticket Partial Approval - $250.00

Registration closes on - 12/04/2021

This ticket is for parents and their dependant children.

Group Tickets $85 each Partial Approval - $99.00

Registration closes on - 01/03/2021

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Event Information

Fri, 16 April 2021, 10:30 AM - Sun, 18 April 2021, 6:00 PM [AEST]

About the Event

Revel in the dance, music, fashion and games of our past!

Novices and experienced dancers welcome. Regency, Victorian or smart dress welcome. A great dance floor in a heritage venue. And free parking all weekend for everyone!

On SATURDAY enjoy daytime dance workshops, complimentary lunch, a Grand 7-midnight Ball with opening march, quadrilles, longways sets, couples dances & supper.

On SUNDAY enjoy morning tea, dance class, entertainments, costumed parade & picnic lunch with period lawn & table games, and fun-filled 2-6pm Afternoon Tea Dance with 24 period dance games!

Fine music by the Earthly Delights players led by the fabulous pianist Sally Taylor. Expert dance leading by dance historian Dr John Gardiner-Garden & friends. All weekend sale of books, period patterns, fabric, clothing & hats. 

Featuring beautiful 19th century Australian music and dance and part of Canberra and Region Heritage Festival.

Inquiries Aylwen 0409 817623. 

Book also for viewing of 19th century dance prints, manuals, music and ball cards at John & Aylwen’s Yarralumla home FRIDAY 17 APRIL 7-9 pm. Free to ticket holders, but you must book a place.

Costumes will be available for hire in Canberra during the first week of April. If you are traveling from interstate we encourage you to source your outfits locally. 


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