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The National Folk Festival, folkfestival.asn.au, is the largest dance (and folk music) event in the country. It takes place over the Easter long weekend at Exhibition Park in Canberra. [18 - 22 April 2019] Five nights and four days of music, dance, workshops etc. English Country dancing is part of the festival.

The North American band Roguery (Dave Bartley, Shira Kammen, Anita Anderson) together with dance leader and devisor Brook Friendly (brookefriendlydance.com) perform at the 2019 National followed by Hobart on 26-28 April and Cairns 3-5 May.

The Jane Austen Festival Australia, janeaustenfestival.com, is held in Canberra each April. [11-14 April 2019]

Bundanoon Dance Weekend, June long weekend. [7-10 June 2019]. English Country is often featured in a workshop and/or appears in programme of the social dances.

Regency and Colonial Ball, Nedlands (Perth) WA, 16th June 2018, English Country Dances (some Jane Austen era), Playford dances, and Colonial Australian favourites

Jane Austen night - 11 August 2018, flyer East Gosford Progress Hall, cnr Henry Parry Drive & Wells Street.

Wentworth Falls Regency Weekend & Ball, [22nd-23rd September 2018] Dance workshop and costumed ball with Regency period supper. Alll dances taught and called. Enquiries: Caroline 0439 314 948

Jane Austen Ball - Saturday 13th October 2018 - Sandgate Town Hall (Brisbane). Classes on the preceding Friday evenings, please refer to flyer website.

The Traditional Social Dance Association of Victoria (TSDAV) organise the Spring Dance Weekend at Portarlington. [9-11 November 2018]. English Country is often featured in a workshop and/or appears in programme of the social dances, no special sessions in 2018

Hobart Regency Ball weekend, 23-24 November 2018, Flyer or Folk Tas Facebook

Austen-Con, Saturday 15 December 2018, website, “a whole day of Jane Austen and Regency-era and related events and activities”. Dance session 2.30-4pm in the Courtyard Room, ground floor, Queen Victoria Women's Centre, 210 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Vic 3000 (MELWAY 43H7)

Alywen and John Garden organise balls and dance classes and costume information and classes and much more throughout the season, refer to earthlydelights.com.au

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