On April 10, Jane Austen in Nederland will hold a ball in Amsterdam. I wish I could join them! The ball will likely be a rousing success for the Society has only 5 slots left! From these images taken at last year's ball, all the elements are in place for an authentic evening: costumes, setting, and the dances "cotillions, quadrilles, longways en contre-dances zoals Mr Beveridge's Maggot (below) (longway),La Boulangere, Shrewsbury Lasses(longway) en The Hole in the Wall(longway."
Inquiring readers: In honor of Raquel Sallaberry's contribution from Brazil, Jane Austen Today will be featuring blog posts and events around the world this week and next.