Dancers dancing. The dance was held in a section of the Strategic Air and Space Museum’s large hanger where the history festival was held. The floor was very slippery, so some people(myself included) decided going barefoot was better than cracking thier heads on the floor, but the floor was also […]

Our next dance is October 15th, 7pm at Faithful Shepherd Presbyterian Church(165th and Center). English Country Dancing is a family-friendly event, and we welcome families with children to attend; however, be aware that there is no nursery and parents will need to keep young children out of the way of […]

Our next dance will be presented in collaboration with Omaha’s own Providential History Festival at the Strategic Air and Space Museum, Friday evening starting at 8:30. There is a cost to attend the Festival, but for those just coming for the dance there is no fee. Just arrive after 8pm. […]

In my experience, watching movies with historic dancing is a great help in understanding movement style and dance steps; plus I just love those historical(and maybe slightly romantic) movies! Here are the few that I could think of off the top of my head: Wives and Daughters Emma(2009) Last Dance […]

Outdated? Maybe. Good for a laugh? Definitely! But in my mind, chivalry can never be encouraged enough, and dancing is one way to bring gentlemanly conduct back into favor. Laugh, learn, and apply, guys. It is the duty of every person to arrive as early as possible to the hour […]

Upon a Summer’s Day Jefferson’s Reel Gathering Peascods Row Well, ye Mariners Dressed Ship Intermission Well Done Jack Ship’s Cook Stingo Waves of Tory Gay Gordon These are the dances we will be doing at the Ball tomorrow. I’ve tried to link to the best Youtube videos I could find; […]

Even though we won’t be dancing to “Hole in the Wall”, it may be helpful for some to watch this version to get a grasp on how ECD flows. We are planning on doing this dance. It’s always very helpful to see a dance done before hearing it called; but […]

RULES FOR DANCING From Boston Weekly Magazine, October 29, 1803 Rules for Dancing 1. The music to consist of a fiddle, a pipe and tabor, a hurdy gurdy (N.B. No chorus to be sung until dancing is over). 2. Those ladies who have not white cotton stockings and black Morocco […]