Bedford Early Dance and Music

Bedford Early Dance and Music organises historical dance workshops and social events in and around Bedford.

For more information contact David Parsons

Renaissance dance day course

Baldock Arts and Heritage Centre
The Old Town Hall, High Street, Baldock, SG7 6AR
Saturday 6th May, 10 am – 5 pm
Joint event with Hertfordshire Early Dance

A day course led for those with some prior experience of early dance, led by Anne Daye and Hazel Dennison. It will comprise balletti from Caroso, Negri and Lupi. Anne will work on Alta Caretta and Hazel on La Nizzarda. There will be breaks for tea/coffee and lunch. Although there are pubs nearby, we suggest bringing a packed lunch.

Price £15. Pay on the day, but please notify Helen Young () if you are planning to come.

Provisional dates for Autumn 2017 – Spring 2018

We are planning for four of these to be Regency dance, led by Anne Daye, and two to be Italian Renaissance, led by Anne Daye and Hazel Dennison.

30 September 2017
28 October 2017
25 November 2017
13 January 2018Victorian party with Bedford Gallery Quire
27 January 2018
24 February 2018
24 March 2018


Brickhill Community Centre is about 2 miles north of Bedford town centre, just off Kimbolton Road (B660) at the intersection of Avon Drive and Waveney Avenue. There is a car park at the hall. Bus route no 6 runs every 12 minutes from Bedford bus station and stops just outside [Timetable]. If the door is locked, use the intercom beside it. Go through the doors to the back of the building and take the stairs up to the first floor.

The community centre car park entrance is adjacent to the bus stop on Avon Drive in the centre of the map below. Click 'View larger map' to go to the Google Maps web site for directions.

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Historical Dance