The dance list consisted of the following dances from
15th Century Italy.
The following cheat sheets were posted as we
learned each of the dances in practices
A Step Glossary can be found here
Were held on Sundays the 18th & 25th July and 1st August at the Richmond School hall on Pavitt
The hall opened at 10:00am, but the practice proper was from noon (or more acurately when the
fighters arrived from their practice) until 2:00pm at the latest.
We danced to a combination of music
from the Eschewyng of
Ydlenesse CD produced by
Gaita and Misericordia and the
Jealousy Music arranged by Monica Cellio.
Monica Cellio's arrangements can also be found on Del's
The Rose Chapel
866 Colombo Street
Doors opened at six o’clock on the evening of August
dancing began at half past
Dancers were encouraged to dress in the Venetian
style, and many did.
visitors from neighbouring states prefered to
wear clothes of their homeland
for familiarity of movement while
( Chopines were
forbidden in order to protect the site.)
No food or drink was allowed in the Rose Chapel at
Participants needed to ensure they were sufficiently
well fed and hydrated before attending.
There was next to no onsite parking - but
there was plenty on Colombo Street
Further Information for Participants
Those of you who desired
an insight into local customs and etiquette, the following laws and
were supplied well ahead of
Should you require any further information please
contact the event steward:
Helois de Mont St Michel. (Contact
details available in FTT.)