JAFA 2020: A 19th Century Dance & Costume Weekend

Sat, 18 April 2020, 10:30 AM - Sun, 19 April 2020, 6:00 PM [AEST]

208 Cotter Road, Weston, ACT, 2611, Australia

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Earlybird Ticket Partial Approval - $99.00

Registration closes on - 17/03/2020

This ticket is on sale until 17 March 2020.

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General Ticket Partial Approval - $125.00

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Group Tickets $85 each Partial Approval - $99.00

Registration closes on - 01/03/2020

Save $14 per ticket if you buy a book of 8 or more tickets - discount is applied to your shopping cart.

Family Ticket Partial Approval - $250.00

Registration closes on - 19/04/2020

This ticket is for parents and their dependant children.

Child under 12 with supervising parent Partial Approval - Free

Registration closes on - 19/04/2020

Children under 12 are free with supervising parent

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Event Information

Sat, 18 April 2020, 10:30 AM - Sun, 19 April 2020, 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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Event Schedule

  • April 18, 2020
  • April 19, 2020
10:30 AM
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11:00 AM

Registration, Morning Tea & official welcome (refreshments provided)

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11:00 AM
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01:00 PM

Ball preparation class 1

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For novices and experienced alike

01:00 PM
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02:00 PM

Lunch (sandwich buffet provided)

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02:00 PM
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04:00 PM

Ball preparation class 2

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For novices and experienced alike

04:00 PM
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07:00 PM

Break

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To allow attendees the time to get dinner and dress for the ball.

07:00 PM
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12:00 AM

Grand Ball

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Gather at 7.00pm for the Grand March, Break for Supper at 10.00pm, Finish at midnight. (Supper refreshments provided)

10:15 AM
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10:30 AM

Morning Tea (refreshments provided)

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10:30 AM
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12:30 PM
12:30 PM
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02:00 PM

Costume Parade, BYO Picnic lunch, Games

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02:00 PM
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06:00 PM

Afternoon Tea Dance (refreshments provided)

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06:00 PM
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07:00 PM

Final Packing Up - All helpers welcome!

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