Welcome to the website for New Haven English Country Dancing and Elm City Assembly Ball

The 2020 New Haven English Ball will take place January 25, 2020

at the High Lane Club, with Mistress of Ceremonies, Margaret Bary

evening music by Chip Prince, Marnen Laibow-Koser, and Dominique Gagné

afternoon music by Robin Russell

 Registration Forms

Directions to High Lane Club

Dance Directions (pdf)

Dance Review: 2:00 to 4:30 p.m. Sherry and waltzing 6:30 p.m. Evening English Dance: 7:00 to 11:00 p.m.

List of Dances
An Early Frost
Barbarini’s Tambourine
Bloomsbury Market
Dancing Across the Atlantic
Key to the Cellar
Lilli Burlero
Margaret’s Waltz
Mary K
Mendocino Redwood
Michael and All Angels
Phoenix Rejuvenated
Potter’s Wheel
Round About Our Coal Fire
Saint Margaret’s Hill
Scotch Cap
Shrewsbury Lasses
Softly Good Tummas
Sun Assembly
Wa Is Me, What Mun I Do
Wibsey Roundabout

Dances will be walked-through briefly and prompted. Attendees are expected to know basic ECD figures, and to dance without needing assistance from others. Registrations will be accepted in the order received without regard to gender. Multiple individuals at the same address may register on one form. Acceptances, dance instructions, and directions will be sent via email. Formal, period, or fancy attire appropriate. Contributions of refreshments for the break are welcome.

Videos of program dances can be viewed, courtesy of David Tilove at Lambertville Country Dancers.


If you are interested in being a part of ongoing English dancing in new haven, please contact Susan Leff at 203 264-0870, or by email etdavis4@netzero.net.