The Victorian era was during the reign of Queen Victoria, 1837-1901.
We learn dances that were popular during the Victorian era such as the Waltz, Quadrilles, Grand March, Schottische, Virginia Reel, and others.
No. Public performances requiring period clothing are optional for each member.
I know nothing about Victorian clothing but I would like to have some period costumes. What do I do?
Many of our members have much experience in making and/or acquiring Victorian period costumes. They will be more than happy to assist you in any way they can.
The Amherst Victorian Dance Society meets at 7 PM on the Third Wednesday of the month at the Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village in Amherst, N.Y and on the fourth Wednesday at the VFW Post on E. Spring Street in the Village Williamsville, N.Y.
No. You may attend up to three meetings without becoming a member. This way you can check us out and decide if the Victorian Dance Society is for you before paying for a membership.
Annual dues are $35 for individuals, $50 for Couples / Families, $25 for students and $30 for seniors. This includes membership in both the Society and Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village.