Derwent Regency Festival 2019

Derwent Regency Festival 2019

Celebrate the Regency era in style here in Hobart and the Derwent Valley with an evening at Narryna, dance workshops and a Grand Regency Ball in the fine St James Church Hall in New Town and a House and Garden Party of Regency activities and food at the historic Glen Derwent Estate, New Norfolk.

Friday 29th November – Sunday 1st December 2019

Friday: Georgian and Regency Evening at Narryna Heritage Museum: Regency costume showings, Georgian Kitchen Garden exhibition, tours of Narryna house (1830s merchant house), refreshments in the garden, meet and greet other festival goers. $15.

Saturday: Grand Regency Ball: Dance or enjoy the spectacle
Divine period music including many Tasmanian pieces, by Van Diemen’s Angels (harp, piano, fiddle and flute)
Dancing Master David Wanless will lead you through an evening of fun and lively dances. No partner or dancing experience required, though attending the morning workshop would make it even more fun. Dress in something period or formal if you can.

There are also dance workshops during the day on the Saturday.

Sunday: Regency House & Garden Party: A day of Regency activities, fine food and tea at the historic Glen Derwent Heritage Retreat in the lovely Derwent valley. Your ticket includes all-day delicious period sweet and savoury food and hot and cold drinks as well as Regency dancing, live music, croquet, historic tours, maypole dancing, draught horses and historic carts to view and period games to play. Period attire admired but not required.

Tickets: or at the door. Tickets are available for individual sessions – you are most welcome to come to any or all of the events. Discounted weekend and early bird tickets are available.

All ages welcome.

Facebook/Meetup: Dance Folk Tasmania
Folk Federation of Tasmania Inc
6273 2127

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Hobart and Derwent Valley Show Phone Number *****


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