Set the dodgy controls of your favourite time travelling vehicle and whirl your way back in time to the Victorian era, but with a difference.
Destination: St James Hall, 462 Elizabeth St, Hobart (off Rupert Ave, enter behind church)
Date and time: Saturday, 29th May 2021 (or should that be 1871?), 7:15 for 7:30-11:30pm.
What: Steampunk Ball
Fun and lively period dances with simply thrilling music by the Black Swans of Trespass.
Dancing master: David “Oddsocks” Wanless
Tea duelling under the masterful direction of our Tiffin Master.
Hat and glove elimination cotillon. Bring hat or gloves to participate.
You are most definitely encouraged to dress in your finest steampunk, Victoriana or formal attire. Dress to impress. (For ideas, search the web for “make steampunk outfit”, “dress like a Victorian” or “make victorian outfit”, or look at the event page below. You can do a lot with opp shop clothes and trinkets.)
All dances taught. No dancing experience or partner required. All ages welcome.
Please bring a plate of supper.
Tickets $19/$17/$16/$10. Online bookings preferred at events.humanitix.com/steampunkball.
Conditions of entry: folktas.org/coronavirus
Folk Federation of Tasmania Inc
Steampunk Workshop: The Chess Dance and other wonders. 1:15 for 1:30-3:30pm, North Hobart Uniting Church Hall, $8. We will all take on the roles of chess pieces on our giant chess board. All being well, we’ll be doing the dance during the evening at the ball.