Antique print showing Regency Era dancers
Welcome to
The Leesburg Assembly
an English Country Dance community
in Northern Virginia

Come take a dance!
Antique print showing Regency Era dancers

Special Assembly Announcements

Celebrate Spring!

Bouquet of flowers.

Join us Saturday, May 23, for our monthly dance.
Why not?

What You Will Find Here

 About us  Who we are; our principles and goals; our organization and bylaws; where and what we dance; frequently asked questions

 News  Current and past news and announcements about the Assembly and sister organizations

Our annual calendar of events

 Membership  Information about becoming a supporting member of the Assembly

 Education  Links to educational and related resources for both new and experienced English country dancers

 Contact us  How to contact us for more information

 File cabinet  A downloadable collection of current brochures, fliers, calendars, and other Assembly publications

Current Assembly News and Events

  • May Dance Saturday, May 23, 2015, 7:30 – 10:30 pm. Saint Francis Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 9220 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, Virginia. Called by Susan Taylor. Music by Catherine Chapman & Judy Meyers. $10.00 per person ($5.00 for high school students) at the door. Singles welcome and no experience is necessary. Dress is casual. Contact Laurel (lbybell@gmail.com) or Jean (selftrail@gmail.com) for more information.
    Posted Apr 21, 2015, 7:14 AM by David Govoni
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Local Dance Events

  • An English Trifle Dance Weekend: May 23-25, 2015 Inaugural English Trifle dance event, Timber Ridge Camp in High View, WV. Saturday, May 23, from 2:00 pm through lunch on Monday, May 25. Lots of ECD, in a hall that allows for expansive dancing. Featured callers are Scott Higgs, Gaye Fifer, and Tom Spilsbury, with wonderful musicians, playing in duos, trios, quartets — maybe even an octet on Sunday night. For more information and to register, visit the English Trifle website at anenglishtrifle.org.
    Posted Apr 11, 2015, 8:08 AM by David Govoni
  • Folklore Society of Greater Washington: 29th Annual Washington Spring Ball Saturday, May 9, 2015, Cherry Hill Park Conference Center, 9800 Cherry Hill Road, College Park, MD 20740. Practice session: 2:30 to 5:00 pm; Potluck: 5:15 to 6:30 pm; Ball: 7:30-11:00 pm. Music by Waverley Station -- David Knight (fiddle), Liz Donaldson (piano), and Ralph Gordon (cello). For more information and to register, visit the 2015 FSGW Spring Ball information site at www.bronord.com/ball2015.
    Posted Apr 11, 2015, 8:07 AM by David Govoni
  • FSGW Weekly Wednesday English Country Dance Every Wednesday, 8:00 – 10:30 pm, Glen Echo Town Hall, 6106 Harvard Ave, Glen Echo, MD. Visit The Folklore Society of Greater Washington's English Country Dance information page for details.
    Posted Feb 22, 2014, 8:05 AM by David Govoni
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Billboard (click on image to enlarge)

"Merrily, merrily whirled the wheels of the dizzying dances
Under the orchard-trees and down the path to the meadows;
Old folk and young together, and children mingled among them."

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie (1847)
❦  The Leesburg Assembly is an educational organization that promotes the learning, performance, appreciation, and preservation of traditional and modern English Country Dance.  ❦
David Govoni,
Apr 21, 2015, 7:37 AM