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Come dance like Elizabeth and Darcy! The St. Louis English Country Dancers dance to live music twice a month in Brentwood (the second Friday) and Maplewood (the fourth Monday). Fancy dress balls include The Playford Ball (usually in April) and The Old Christmas Grand Dance (in January.) The Original Speckled Band provides music; callers are Peter Wollenberg and Friends. Our events feature a lively mixture of antique dances and new compositions. We offer a workshop before each dance; no partner is necessary, but please wear danceable clothing and low-heeled shoes.

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Let's dance together- Jane Austen style

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Beginners are warmly welcomed. All dances will be taught and called. No partner or costume required (comfortable clothes and shoes recommended). 7:00 pm: Workshop - come learn the steps you'll need before the evening's dance. 7:30 pm: Dancing to live music from the Original Speckled Band, with dances called by Peter and friends. We'll dance until 9:30 pm, with a short break in the middle (snacks generously contributed by the dancers). The dancing concludes with a waltz. $8/$5 students. With support from the Regional Arts Commission.

Let's dance together- Jane Austen style

Focal Point

Beginners are warmly welcomed. All dances will be taught and called. No partner or costume required (comfortable clothes and shoes recommended). 7:00 pm: Workshop - come learn the steps you'll need before the evening's dance. 7:30 pm: Dancing to live music from the Original Speckled Band, with dances called by Peter and friends. We'll dance until 9:30 pm, with a short break in the middle (snacks generously contributed by the dancers). The dancing concludes with a waltz. $8/$5 students. With support from the Regional Arts Commission.

Let's dance together- Jane Austen style

Focal Point

Beginners are warmly welcomed. All dances will be taught and called. No partner or costume required (comfortable clothes and shoes recommended). 7:00 pm: Workshop - come learn the steps you'll need before the evening's dance. 7:30 pm: Dancing to live music from the Original Speckled Band, with dances called by Peter and friends. We'll dance until 9:30 pm, with a short break in the middle (snacks generously contributed by the dancers). The dancing concludes with a waltz. $8/$5 students. With support from the Regional Arts Commission.

Let's dance together- Jane Austen style

Focal Point

Beginners are warmly welcomed. All dances will be taught and called. No partner or costume required (comfortable clothes and shoes recommended). 7:00 pm: Workshop - come learn the steps you'll need before the evening's dance. 7:30 pm: Dancing to live music from the Original Speckled Band, with dances called by Peter and friends. We'll dance until 9:30 pm, with a short break in the middle (snacks generously contributed by the dancers). The dancing concludes with a waltz. $8/$5 students. With support from the Regional Arts Commission.

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Let's dance together- Jane Austen style

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