Welcome to Nonsuch History and Dance, Britain's premier Historical Dance Company. Please explore our website. See our performances in pictures and video. Find out how you can learn the dances though our classes and Summer School. Read about our work in schools and the community. See what we do to fulfil our vision;

"Using the dances of history to teach, train and entertain"

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Downton Dinner Dance

Harrogate, North Yorkshire, UK - 12th July 2014

Dine and dance the night away to live music from “The Jazz Age” Just imagine yourself at Downton Abbey! Click Here for more information.

Dancing The Deadly Sins

Nonsuch's new project for 2014. Click Here to find out more

Summer Courses in Historical Dance :

Seville, Spain: 30th June to 4th July

Summer Course with the University Pablo de Olavide, Carmona, Seville. Based on the 1554 Dance play: Danza de los Pecados (Dance of the Deadly Sins) with option to perform in the processions and performances in historic locations in the town.  Directed by Darren Royston.

Harrogate, UK: 22nd to 25th August

2014 Summer School in Historical Dance "Dancing Deadly Sins" (including options for Dance from Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Country Dance, Regency. Includes “Historical Architectures: Movement Choir”) at Ashville College, Harrogate, North Yorkshire (fully residential). 22nd - 25th August 2014 (arrive evening 21st August, depart morning of 26th August). Day rates available.