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Mary Shelley Gothick Ball, London
This is a Regency Ball at the City of London Guildhall on Friday 7 September to mark the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley's seminal Gothic novel, Frankenstein. Early Bird tickets are available until 30 June at £35. This is for a whole evening of dancing in the historic venue of the Livery Hall within the City of London Guildhall. Student (full-time) ticket is £30. Full price ticket from 1 July is £40. Book in person without a booking fee at Guildhall Library, Aldermanbury, London, EC2V 7HH. [masked] or[masked], or with a booking fee on Guildhall Library Eventbrite: ghlevents.eventbrite.co.uk Discover for yourself what it might have been like to attend a Regency ball in a historical setting with expert dance tuition from dance mistress, Libby Curzon of Mrs Bennet’s Ballroom and live Regency Music from the Fortuna Trio. This ball is aimed at both newcomers and regular dancers so come and enjoy re-awakening the past! Cash bar and nibbles (but no food catering). Regency Style Dress encouraged. NB Ladies’ dresses are available to hire from Miss Bennet's Wardrobe. Mrs Bennet's Ballroom www.mrsbennet.com

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    Were you born in wrong century? Do you secretly dream of dressing like Queen Victoria, Marie Antoinette, Mr Darcy or Jane Austen? Do you suffer from Historical Personality Disorder? This group is for you!

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