Dancers enjoy elegant 18th-Century Assembly at Sidholme Hotel during Sidmouth Folk Festival
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Dancing Master Stuart Marsden led the 18th-Century Assembly, featuring English dances from the late 18th and early 19th centuries, in the Music Room at Sidholme hotel on Wednesday, August 7.
Stuart is a very experienced historical dance tutor whose teaching and choreography have been featured in TV programmes such as Poldark and Pride and Prejudice - Having a Ball.
His workshops at Sidmouth Folk festival have been extremely popular.
Stuart was accompanied by Boldwood, a group of talented musicians who played the energetic and joyful music of the period.
It was an enchanting and memorable event.
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Dancers welcomed the opportunity to celebrate in such beautiful surroundings.
"I love the dancing and the opportunity to dress up for historical dance events," said Janet Slootweg from County Durham.
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"And to do so in such a wonderful room with a stunning chandelier makes the evening even more special."