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

All Dressed Up and
Ready to Dance!

Lilac-breasted Roller bird, Botswana.

Summer Ball

Saturday, June 8, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Herndon Senior Center

Bring a friend, or two, or more. 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

  • 🌼 2019 Summer Ball 🌼 Saturday, June 8, 6:30 – 9:30 pm. Herndon Senior Center, 873 Grace Street, #1 Herndon, VA. Called by Tom Spilsbury with music by Karen Ashbrook, Liz Donaldson, and Paul Oorts. $20 per person (adults), $15 high school students, payable at the door. Singles welcome and no experience is necessary. Period attire suggested but not required. To assist with refreshments please consider contributing hors d’oeuvres, a small entrée, a non-alcoholic beverage, or dessert. Volunteers wishing to assist with hall decoration should arrive by 6:00 pm. Contact Jean Self-Trail at selftrail@gmail.com for more information.
    Posted May 13, 2019, 6:20 AM by David Govoni
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Local Dance Events

  • Old Dominion Dancers' Friday English Country Dance Sessions May 24; June 21 & 28; July 5 & 19, from 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Saint Matthew's Episcopal Church, 201 E Frederick Dr, Sterling, VA (please come into the second entrance, behind the church, and park). These events are free and open to all ages. For more information call or text Chelle Fulk at 301-366-5579 or Jane Harding at 703-629-4153.
    Posted May 15, 2019, 7:08 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 May 20, 2018, 12:17 PM by David Govoni
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TLA Billboard (click to enlarge or download, below)

2019 TLA Summer Ball Flyer

FSGW ECD Announcement


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"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 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational organization (Tax ID: 46-5124775)  ❦

that promotes the learning, performance, appreciation, and preservation of traditional and modern English Country Dance.
David Govoni,
May 13, 2019, 6:35 AM