Research Associate at Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Research expertise

Eighteenth-century cultural history; dance history; the intersection of politics and social dance in late Georgian Britain


Places Practices

Assembly rooms

In the long eighteenth century, assembly rooms became an established institution in Britain’s towns and cities, growing in number over the course of the ‘century’. Assembly rooms across Great Britain became the physical and social heart of the community, places where men and women could meet to converse, dance, and attend lectures and concerts.