Friday, 24 April 2015

Spring Balls of 1793

On Friday the 12th of April at the Lower Assembly Rooms they held a benefit ball for the Master of the Ceremonies Mr. King. At benefit balls, the Master of the Ceremonies kept the profits.

James King

On Monday the 22nd of April the New Rooms held a benefit ball for their man Mr. Tyson.

On the 24th of April, the Miss Flemings put on their spring ball at the New Rooms to show off the talents of the students from their dance academy.

The Miss Flemings were the sisters Anne and Kitty the then proprietors of the famous Fleming family dance academy which had been a prominent Bath institution since the 1740s and which was famous for throwing magnificent balls often attended by Royalty.

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