Welcome to the Capriol Society for Early Dance website.

Dance Classes

All classes are suspended for the rest of 2021.

We hope to start again in 2022.

Watch this space!


The Society was founded in 1979 to encourage the revival and enjoyment of early dance. Classes are held at St. Mark’s Hall, Barton Road, Cambridge, England.

Teaching covers mainly Early Mediaeval, Renaissance, Tudor and Elizabethan dance as practiced at the courts of Europe in the 14th‐17th centuries. Some attention is also paid to dance styles of the 18th and 19th centuries. Most evenings finish with a dance from the Playford collection.Stourbridge_2014b