Dance Kaleidoscope Gallery

Dance Kaleidoscope has appeared at the following venues.

National Folk Festival - March 24 to 28, 2016

Dance Kaleidoscope perform Rapper Sword dance on the street.

Ron Coxall Workshop - February 27, 2016

Ron Coxall from England held a dance camp for Dance Kaleidoscope. One of the highlights was the Appalachian Running Set.

Regency Dance - January 24, 2016

Dance Kaleidoscope commences the year with a Regency Dance - with our own special band Sounds Austen.

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Woodford Folk Festival - December 27, 2015 to January 1, 2016

At the Woodford Folk Festival Dance Kaleidoscope were involved in a stage performance of Sword, Clogging and Broom; a workshop teaching The Lobster Quadrille; and performing Sword dance on the Streets of Woodford.

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National Morris Dance Ale - September 7, 2015

At the National Morris Dance Ale Dance Kaleidoscope contributed Longsword dance, Rapper Sword Dance, and Clogging.

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Picnic at Pemberley - September 19, 2015

Dance Kaleidoscope got eveyone up and dancing at the Abbey Museum's Picnic at Pemberley. Once again Sounds Austen provided the music.

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Wiosna Polish Spring Festival - September 13, 2015

Dance Kaleidoscope demonstrated English Country dancing at the Wiosna Polish Spring Festival.

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History Alive - June 6 - 7, 2015

Dance Kaleidoscope once again added to the period atmosphere at History Alive.

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Wolston House - May 3, 2015

Members of the public joined the dancing at Wolston House.

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Fort Lytton - March 28, 2015

Dance Kaleidoscope danced at Fort Lytton as part of a photo shoot by the Wynnum Bayside Camera Club.

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Redlands Nursing Home - March 9, 2015

At the Redlands Nursing Home, Dance Kaleidoscope put on a display of Regency dancing.

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Ron Coxall - January 30 to February 2, 2015

Dance Kaleidoscope brought Ron Coxall to Queensland for a weekend of dancing.

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Woodford Folk Festival - December 27, 2014 to January 1, 2015

At the Woodford Folk Festival Dance Kaleidoscope ran sessions of English Country dancing, Longsword, and Contra.

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Day of Delight - October 11, 2014

Dance Kaleidoscope hosted a Day of Delight at Mt Tamborine, featuring activities from the Regency period, including dancing.

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British Car Club Rally - September 28, 2014

Dance Kaleidoscope provided entertainment at the British Car Club rally, with a combination of English country dancing and Longsword.

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Picnic at Pemberley - August 30, 2014

Dance Kaleidoscope got eveyone up and dancing at the Abbey Museum's Picnic at Pemberley. Once again Sounds Austen provided the music.

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Regency Dinner - August 9, 2014

Dance Kaleidoscope provided a night of dancing with a Regency dinner. Music was supplied by Sounds Austen.

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Contra (Sydney) - July 20, 2014

Dance Kaleidoscope ran a Contra session in Sydney. A "feast" of Contra - all dances with food names!

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History Alive - June 7 - 8, 2014

Dance Kaleidoscope added to the period atmosphere at History Alive.

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Wolston House - May 4, 2014

Wolston House invited Dance Kaleidoscope to display dancing of the period.

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Dance Up the Sun - May 1, 2014

Dance Kaleidoscope joined the Morris dancers to dance up the sun at Mt Cootha.

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Dance Camp - April 5, 2014

Dance Kaleidoscope organised a dance camp over the weekend in Maleny.

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Ormiston House - March 30, 2014

Dance Kaleidoscope danced at Ormiston House's Highland Celtic Day once again. Photos taken by Lynette Rees from Esprit Studios.

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Contra (Sydney) - February 16, 2014

Dance Kaleidoscope ran a Contra session in Sydney. Pastrami on Ryebuck provided live music!

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Woodford Folk Festival - December 29, 2013 - January 1, 2014

At Woodford Dance Kaleidoscope demonstrated several different styles of English dance including longsword and English clogging. They hosted an English Country dance one evening and ran a longsword workshop.

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Contra (Sydney) - November 17, 2013

Dance Kaleidoscope ran a Contra session in Sydney.

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Contra (Brisbane) - November 2, 2013

Dance Kaleidoscope ran a Contra session in Brisbane.

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University of Queensland - October 11, 2013

A re-enactment of the ballroom scene from Pride and Prejudice saw Dance Kaleidoscope teaching and dancing with the actors from the Shakespeare Ensemble.

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Picnic at Pemberley - September 14, 2013

Dance Kaleidoscope demonstrated English country dances and got eveyone dancing at the Abbey Museum's Picnic at Pemberley.

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Wolston House - June 23, 2013

Wolston House celebrated its 160th anniversary and Dance Kaleidoscope attended the party.

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History Alive - June 8, 2013

Dance Kaleidoscope joined the History Alive festival to show Colonial dancing.

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Contra (Sydney) - May 19, 2013

Dance Kaleidoscope ran a Contra session in Sydney.

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Junction Park State School - April 28, 2013

Dance Kaleidoscope performed at the Junction Park State School fete.

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Day of Dance and Delight - April 13, 2013

At Zamia Hall in North Tamborine, Dance Kaleidoscope participated in a day of activities from the 1800s. These included an exposition on the surgical practices of the day, singing around the piano-forte, sewing, and, or course, dancing. An evening dance followed for all to enjoy.

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Contra (Sydney) - March 16, 2013

Dance Kaleidoscope ran a Contra session in Sydney.

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Woodford Folk Festival - December 30-31, 2012

At Woodford Dance Kaleidoscope ran a Contra dance workshop. We then demonstrated several different styles of English dance including longsword and rapper dancing. Then a New Year's Eve Playford dance that was enjoyed by all.

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Harp Society Recital - November 25, 2012

The Harp Society presented a recital by its members and Dance Kaleidoscope performed some stately dances.

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Picnic at Pemberley - September 15, 2012

Dance Kaleidoscope demonstrated English country dances and got eveyone dancing at the Abbey Museum's Picnic at Pemberley.

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Teneriffe Festival - July 7, 2012

Dance Kaleidoscope joined in the Teneriffe Festival, showing off some English Longsword and Rapper dancing.

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Old Government House - May 6, 2012

Old Government House celebrated its 150th anniversary and Dance Kaleidoscope attended to add some atmosphere and dance in the ballroom.

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Ormiston House - April 22, 2012

Dance Kaleidoscope returned to Ormiston House for their Highland celebrations.

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National Folk Festival - April 5-9, 2012

Dance Kaleidoscope presented a display of dances from around the United Kingdom, including longsword, rapper, and clogging. We also hosted a Playford Ball.

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A video of the longsword dance is also available.

Longsword on the Piazza at NFF 2012
Wolston House - Nov 27, 2011

At Wolston House Dance Kaleidoscope demonstrated dances from the Colonial period.

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Earlier Appearances

See earlier appearances by Dance Kaleidoscope.