Historical Dancing

Watch and join in if you wish with a costumed display of Elizabethan dancing.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Watch and join in if you wish with a costumed display of Elizabethan dancing.


Event ticket prices
This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.
View admission charges
Montacute House


Whole property
Gift Aid Standard
Adult £13.20 £12.00
Child £6.60 £6.00
Family £33.00 £30.00
1 Adult Family £19.80 £18.00
Group Adult N/A £11.20
Group Child N/A £5.60

What is Gift Aid?

Most of our places run the Gift Aid on Entry scheme at their admission points. Under this scheme, if you're not a member you have the choice of two entry tickets:

  • Gift Aid Admission or
  • Standard admission

If the place runs Gift Aid on Entry, we'll offer you the Gift Aid Admission prices. But it's entirely up to you which ticket you choose. If you want the Standard Admission instead, just let us know when you come to pay.

Gift Aid Admission includes a 10 per cent or more voluntary donation. Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid* — an extra 25 per cent — potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.

An extra £1 paid under the scheme can be worth over £3 to the National Trust as shown below: Payment of the additional percentage donation is entirely voluntary, so if you prefer to pay the standard admission please advise our reception staff at the till point.

  Gift Aid Standard
Amount paid by visitor £11.00 £10.00
Tax refund from Government* £2.75 £0.00
Total received by the National Trust £13.75 £10.00


*Gift Aid donations must be supported by a valid Gift Aid declaration and a Gift Aid declaration can only cover donations made by an individual for him/herself or for him/herself and members of his/her family.

Please note...

The basics

Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
The dancing displays are weather dependent and timings may be changed or performances cancelled.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
23 June 2018 11:30 - 15:45 Available
24 June 2018 11:30 - 15:45 Available
6 August 2018 11:30 - 15:45 Available
27 August 2018 11:30 - 15:45 Available

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