Occasional Workshops

In addition to her regular classes, Philippa is often invited to teach Baroque and historical dance workshops for dancers, musicians, actors and other interested groups.  If you are interested in organising a workshop, either private or open, please see our page on inviting Philippa to teach.

Unless stated otherwise, all the workshops below are open to outside participants.  Please contact the organisers for details.


Forthcoming Workshops

Baroque Dance Weekend Workshop in Tarporley, Cheshire

17th/18th February 2018

Workshop details to be anounced.

Contact Geoff Hodges g.hodges@coldmail.co.uk
(e-mail mangled to reduce junk-mail – please correct "cold" to "hot") for updates.


Muffat Festival: Baroque Dance Workshop

Saturday 24th February 2018
10:30am–12:15pm

St. John's Smith Square, London

Philippa will be teaching an introductory Baroque dance workshop as part of the Muffat Festival.
For all ages from 8 years upwards. No experience or partner required.

Musical accompaniment from members of The Brook Street Band.

Full details: Download the Festival Leaflet (PDF)
Buy tickets: SJSS Website


Spring Baroque Dance Workshop in the USA

28th March to 1st April 2018

Philippa teaches an annual spring workshop for all levels in Ashland, Oregon.

Details of the Ashland Baroque dance workshop.


Baroque Dance Summer School 2018

17th to 27th August 2018
Cardiff, UK

Our annual summer school, for all levels from the complete beginner to the professional performer.

Preliminary information about our summer school.


Recent Workshops

Baroque Dance Workshop in Dortmund, Germany

25th/26th November 2017

A weekend workshop for La Riverenza looking at dances to music by Georg Philipp Telemann.

For notification of future workshops, please join our mailing list.


Baroque Dance Day Workshop in Cheshire

Sunday 24th September 2017
11:30am – 4:45pm

Philippa will teach Baroque Dance technique, including arms where appropriate,
leading to a short dance in one of the main Baroque dance rhythms. Dancers at all levels are welcome.


Oxford Historical Dance Society

15th Century Renaissance Dances

Saturday 16th September 2017

Complete beginners welcome.

Note: OHDS classes have moved to All Saints Youth & Community Hall in Didcot.

For further information see the OHDS website.


Baroque Dance Summer School 2017

18th to 28th August 2017
Cardiff, UK

Our annual summer school, for all levels from the complete beginner to the professional performer.

Preliminary information about next year's summer school.


Oxford Historical Dance Society

Country Dances from the 17th & 18th Centuries

Saturday 15th July 2017

Complete beginners welcome.

Note: OHDS classes have moved to All Saints Youth & Community Hall in Didcot.

For further information see the OHDS website.


Baroque Dance Workshop in Dortmund, Germany

20th May/21st May 2017

A weekend workshop for La Riverenza looking at theatrical dances to music by Purcell and Marais.

For notification of future workshops, please join our mailing list.


Beginners Workshop in Dortmund, Germany

For La Riverenza.

Baroque steps for use in 17th & 18th Century Country Dances.

Friday 19th May 2017

For notification of future workshops, please join our mailing list.