Dearest Dancing Friends, one didn't need a ballroom to dance in the 18th Century. A parlor would do nicely for most intimate gatherings. But for a grand ball like the upcoming Jane Austen Evening, bigger is most certainly better.
Here's a happy assembly in Bath with room to maneuver:
And a dance from the Jane Austen Festival with even more space, presented in HD:
Just watching these people cavort lifts my heart. But soon I will be dancing again among fine ladies and gentlemen! I'm so ready...
Dance On, My Friends!