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 Dancing in Fetters – the musical.

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18 February 2022

at the

Royal Historical Society of Queensland’s Commissariat Store Museum, Brisbane

Jane Austen/Australian Regency Dance

for the

2021 National Heritage Festival

Organised in partnership with the Queensland National Trust, Moreton Bay Regional Council, and Bush Traditions.

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The Jane Austen/Australian Regency Ball was held in the heritage-listed Dayboro community hall.

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Beautiful photos by Neda Lundie from the Jane Austen Ball
are now available at Festival Photos: Sandgate Regency Ball 


Jane Austen Ball

Sandgate Town Hall

Photos by Dave de Groot


Jane Austen Ball

Sandgate Town Hall

Photos by Neda Lundie


Colonial Charity Ball

Old Government House, Brisbane

Photos by David de Groot Photography

Proceeds to the Leukaemia Foundation.

Dr Heather, director of Australian Historical Dance talks about her experience and research on the Historical Tea & Dance Society‘s web chat.

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There is also an after-chat which can be accessed by emailing: victorian tea and dance (at) gmail (.) com.

Captain James Cook: a culture of music and dance

Premiered for the Historical Dance Society on 21st October 2020

This was followed by a Q & A session

ABC radio

Interview with Katherine Feeney. Click here to listen

Researching convict dance

Dancing in Fetters: The Culture of Convict Dance
Sydney Living Museums.
Sound Heritage Sydney: Making music in historic places

QUT media release

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Who Do You think You Are? Series 14 Episode 2 – BBC One #bbc

With Craig Revel Horwood.

Community Folk Dances in Samford

A selection of convict dance tunes

Jane Austen/Australian Regency Ball