Edinburgh Renaissance Band: Passion and Manners – 16th Century Dance workshop
  • Edinburgh Fringe

This workshop is suitable for anyone looking for a fun afternoon of unfamiliar dances, while still providing challenges for experienced dancers. Led by early dance specialist Robin Benie (Regency Waltz, BBC4 with Lucy Worsley) and joined by Edinburgh Renaissance Band plus Polyhymnia in costume. Based on published Italian 16th century choreographies (see where film and TV get it wrong) and guides to manners, eg, how to behave if a princess should gatecrash your party. Interested in the music, dance, theatre or history of the period? Dont miss this workshop.