Derwent Regency Festival 2024

Friday 29th November - Monday 2nd December

Hobart and New Norfolk, Van Diemen’s Land

Tickets: https://events.humanitix.com/derwentregencyfestival
Entry conditions, health and safety, inclusion: https://folktas.org/conditions

Main events:
Friday: Georgian and Regency Evening at Narryna Heritage Museum:

Saturday: Grand Regency Ball
Period music by Van Diemen’s Angels (harp, piano, fiddle and flute)
Dancing Master David Wanless will lead you through the 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.
St James Hall, 462 Elizabeth St, New Town (off Rupert Avenue, enter behind church)

Sunday: Regency Garden Party: A day of Regency activities, fine food and tea at the historic Glen Derwent Heritage Retreat. Period attire admired but not required.

Monday: An afternoon sail on the Derwent river on the Lady Nelson.

Also on Monday evening. Monday night folk dance, historically themed Contra Dances. Live music and lots of fun. St James Hall.

All ages and identities welcome.

Tickets and info: https://folktas.org/regency or at the door. Online bookings preferred. Events often sell out. Tickets are available for individual sessions - you are most welcome to come to any or all of the events. Early bird and weekend tickets are available.

Details: https://folktas.org/regency (including hints re. costuming, venues, transport etc.)
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1142485053442211

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