31 Oct 2020 Annual Event
Set the dodgy controls of your favourite time travelling vehicle and whirl your way back in time to the Victorian era, but with a difference. Fun and lively period dances with thrilling music by the Black Swans of Trespass. Dancing master: David “Oddsocks” Wanless
Tea duelling under the masterful direction of our Tiffin Master.
Hat and glove elimination cotillon. Bring a hat or gloves to participate.
Dress in your finest steampunk, Victoriana or formal attire. Dress to impress. (For ideas, search the web for make steampunk outfit, dress like a Victorian or make victorian outfit, or look at the event page below. You can do a lot with opp shop clothes and trinkets.)
All dances taught. No dancing experience or partner required. All ages welcome. Please bring a plate of supper.
For conditions of entry please visit the Folk Tas websites.
This ball is being held in conjunction with Narryna Heritage Museum. Some of us will be dancing at Narryna in costume on Saturday, 10th October. See the Narryna website for details.
If you’d like to learn or practice the Chess Dance, come along to Danceoholics Unanimous, after our Buttongrass Ball on Friday, 9th October, at the same venue (St James Hall). From about 10:30 pm we will all take on the roles of chess pieces on our giant chessboard.
child and family tickets also available
31 Oct 2020