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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General Ticket PARTIAL APPROVAL - $125.00

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Costume Hire for Adults PARTIAL APPROVAL - $60.00

Costumes will be available for hire at JAFA from 9.30-10.30 Saturday morning. You are responsible for having the garment dry cleaned, repaired (if necessary) and returned by the 27 April 2020.

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Ticket Holders Only: Visit to Yass, NSW. Viewing of antique 19th Century dance prints, manuals, music and ball cards. Plus visit to the historic Douro estate. PARTIAL APPROVAL - Free

For ticket holders only. 1.45pm-5.00pm, Yass, NSW. We have a waiting list for this event, please add yourself to the waiting list or contact us if the function is not working.

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

Yarralumla Woolshed, 208 Cotter Road, Weston, ACT, 2611, Australia.

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 John (02) 6108 2834

Book also for viewing of 19th century dance prints, manuals, music and ball cards at John & Aylwen’s Yass home & visit the nearby private Duoro Homestead. FRIDAY 16 APRIL 1.45pm-5.00pm. Free to ticket holders, but you must book a place.

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