The Monaro Folk Society’s
2018 Colonial Ball
7:30pm – 12:00am
Saturday 1st September
The Albert Hall – Canberra
Music by “The Currawong Bush Band”
Calling by John Short
The 37th annual Colonial Ball was held on Saturday 1st September 2018 at the Albert Hall in Canberra. Some photos from the Ball are above – if you have photos you would like to share, please email them to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll add them to this page.
Dress for the Ball was Colonial / early 1900’s evening dress wear or after five. This year we celebrated the States and Territories of Australia for their vital role in the development of social dancing in Australia.
“The Currawong Bush Band” has made regular appearances at Monaro Folk Society Dances over recent years.
John Short is an accomplished dance caller and composer from Sydney who has called at many dances in Canberra.
Welcome drinks and hors d’oeuvres from 7:30pm with dancing from 8:00pm to midnight, including a fully catered supper.
For ideas on what to wear, here are some photos from previous balls.