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Celebrate Twelfth Night!

Monday, December 10th, 2012

Seasonal celebrations don’t have to come to a screeching halt on January 1st!  Extend the festive merriment by celebrating Twelfth Night.  Our first Twelfth Night event is in Cambridge, Ontario. 

Twelfth Night, An Ancient Midwinter Celebration

The Mill Race Folk Society and the City of Cambridge have joined forces to present an evening of midwinter revelry.  Highlights include, traditional English folk dances from Orange Peel Morris, Oakville Ale & Sword Dancers, and Wolf at the Door Molly Dancers.  There will also be a traditional Cornish Mummers play, St. George and the Dragon.

Tickets are only $15 and will be available at the door. HOWEVER, the event regularly sells out so it is better to purchase tickets beforehand. Advance tickets are available at:

  • Cambridge City Hall & the Cambridge Centre for the Arts ( 50 & 60 Dickson St) 519-740-4681 ext. 4565

  • Grand River Books 70 Dickson Street 519-624-9842

  • The Best of British (in the Southworks Outlet Mall), 64 Grand Ave S. www.bestofbritish.ca  519-622-2993

  • Nature’s Vibe, 20 Ainslie St N. www.naturesvibe.ca  519-622-0770

  • The British (United Kingdom) Club 519-623-6580

Date: Saturday, January 5, 2013

Time: 8:00 pm

Location: The United Kingdom Club of Cambridge, 35 International Village Drive, Cambridge (map)

Contact Info: http://www.millracefolksociety.com/mrEvents.shtml#tn

Twelfth Night Dance Party

Enjoy an evening of Regency era revelry at JaneAustinDancing’s Twelfth Night Dance Party:

“Step into the atmosphere of times gone by. Explore the holiday customs of Old England — dance by the fire to traditional live music, enjoy a delicious supper and seasonal treats, play games and tour this fascinating historic Inn by candlelight, in all its festive decorations.”

Tickets $50 (Seniors/Students $40)

Space is limited — be sure to register early to avoid disappointment.

Tickets and event details available at: JaneAustenDancing.ca

Date: Saturday, January 5, 2012

Times:

Workshop at 4:30 p.m.

Cold Supper at 6 p.m.

Ball at 7:30 p.m.

Location: Historic Montgomery’s Inn, 4709 Dundas Street West, Toronto (map)

Contact Info: 12thNightDance@gmail.com