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Tuesday Night Historical Dance Class

Jan 29th Jane Austen Tea Dance

Mar 5th Celtic Tea Dance

QUICK LOOK AT
UPCOMING EVENTS:

January 29th
JANE AUSTEN
TEA DANCE
with Marsden Macrea &
the Whirled Peas

March 5th
CELTIC TEA DANCE
celebrating all things
Irish, Scottish,
Cornish & Welsh!
Live music by
Rhythym Method

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Every other Tuesday:
HISTORICAL DANCE
CLASSES &
BALL WORKSHOPS
with Darlene Hamilton

Join us at 12:30pm
prior to the Tea Dance:

Pre-Tea Social
DANCE CLASS

JANUARY 29th:
REGENCY WALTZ
This lovely unique dance is
the ORIGINAL WALZ!
Learn beautiful handholds
and stylings. This dance is
easily and authentically done
by two women or couples
so recommended for ALL!

No partner needed for our classes
Singles are welcome!

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Admission covers
dance with instruction,
live music, and tea time.


If you would like to
attend our Tea Socials
please CLICK HERE
to join our mailing list.

OUR NEXT EVENTS:
The Victorian Tea & Dance Society is pleased to invite you to

The Jane Austen Tea Dance
Sunday January 29th

with REGENCY WALTZ dance class

Pre-event Dance Class: 12:30pm
Tea Dance: 1:30–5:30pm

This event normally sells out prior to the date.
We strongly recommend purchasing in advance.

OUR FIRST TEA DANCE OF THE YEAR!
Join us in another “weekend of dance”
with our event being back-to-back with
the “other" popular Jane Austen event.
Make it a weekend filled with all things Jane Austen!

Caller Marsden Macrea with music by the Whirled Peas
in an afternoon filled with dances of Jane Austen's time.

MORE ABOUT OUR 12:30pm
REGENCY WALTZ DANCE CLASS:
Introduced in the 1810s, the waltz was a scandal!
It has key differences from what we know today as the waltz.
Come learn basic steps and various handholds.
Time permitting, we’ll also learn the Sauteuse (hop) waltz.
There is a $5 charge for the pre-tea dance class
No partner required!


We strongly recommend all guests attend one of the many group dance classes for this event as several dances are advanced.

JANE AUSTEN EVENING CLASSES:
SATURDAY JAN. 14th:
1pm–5pm: Beginner/Intermediate Class, session 1
SATURDAY JAN. 21st:
9:30am–noon: ADVANCED Dances
(Do not miss this class if you wish to dance the advanced dances!)
1pm–5pm: Beginner/Intermediate Class, session 2
Jane Austen Evening classes: direct link

TUESDAY NIGHT DANCE WORKSHOPS
on Jan. 10th and Jan. 24th will be reviewing many of the dances from both events including the two advanced dances we will be doing at our Tea Social that are from the evening program. (See the following information.)

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Historical Dance & Ball Classes

TUESDAY NIGHTS 7:30–9:30pm:
Begins again on January 10th
and continues every other Tuesday evening.
(Jan 10th, Jan 24th, Feb 7th...)

Join us twice a month for a historical dance class!
This class is for everyone—beginners to advanced dancers.
Specific steps are broken down and variations are learned
in this fun and upbeat class.

In January we will be focused on dances for the upcoming
JANE AUSTEN Ball & JANE AUSTEN Tea Dance!
Tickets for the tea dance are available on this page.

Advance your dance skills!
If you've wanted to join in on the advanced dances at our tea social or popular balls this is a sure way to learn how!

LEARN dances you have seen in popular movies
from Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice to Gone with the Wind.

WE ALSO REVIEW DANCES
FOR OTHER UPCOMING BALLS!
Each week will feature a different assortment of dances
and review of finer details of dance to improve your skills
including couples dances.

ALL DANCE CLASSES ARE HELD
AT THE SCOTTISH RITE CATHEDRAL HALL.
Dance workshops are $8

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A REMINDER:

NO TEA SOCIAL IN FEBRUARY!
We recommend our friends attend
one of the other wonderful events going on including:

The Riverside Dickens Festival Feb 25-26
with Saturday evening Ball in a lovely hall.
Many of us attend this event.
www.dickensfest.com

The Revolution Feb 10-11
Huntington Beach Colonial-era reenactment weekend.
Sure to put you in the spirit of President's Day!
www.hbhistory.org/revolution
OR
Strathearn Civil War Days Feb 10-11
Including a daytime dance class and Barn Dance in evening
www.simihistory.com/event

Or check the Mass Historia calendar found online.

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The Victorian Tea & Dance Society
holds most of its Tea Socials at the
Scottish Rite Cathedral hall
150 North Madison Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101

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FIRST TIME ATTENDING OUR TEA SOCIAL?
If you are new to this style of dancing please let us know
at the front desk. We have many friendly experienced dancers
available to give you a hand in learning the dances.

NO COSTUME IS REQUIRED!
We welcome those who dress in Victorian or fanciful attire
however many come in modern day clothing.

NO PARTNER NEEDED.
Many of our dancers come as individuals.
It is a great way to meet people and
make new friends. Dances are easy & fun!

Though walk-ins are welcome when space is available,
it is important to plan properly to have abundance for all.

Though paper plates are available, we encourage guests
to bring their own settings for tea time. It adds
an elegant touch and helps reduce paper waste.**

LIKE US ON FACEBOOK:
www.facebook.com/VictorianTeaAndDanceSocietyMonthlyTeaDances.

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MORE ABOUT OUR LOVELY "HOME" HALL:

SCOTTISH RITE CATHEDRAL HALL
150 North Madison Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101

Join us at this lovely hall featuring
a wooden dance floor, air conditioning, and free parking.
Entrance to our tea hall is on the North Side of building.

No entrance is allowed through the south side
(kitchen) due to safety regulations.

**If you bring your own setting please bring a plastic bag or towel to wrap your used dishes in after tea to bring home to clean. Guests are not allowed in the kitchen and we do not have the resources to rinse or wash your dishes onsite.

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