Altes Rathaus (City Hall)

Altes Rathaus, Hauptstraße 137

63897 Miltenberg


The Lord Baron and the Lady Baroness of the Ancient Barony of Knights Crossing in the Kingdom of Drachenwald hereby invite one and all to days of learning, music, feasting, and dancing at the 11th Known World Dance and Music Symposium. One of the Barony's holdings, the 14th century city hall of the picturesque city of Miltenberg am Main, shall once more see balls and revelry like it has not seen in hundreds of years – come and be part of the experience!

Update December 15, 2014

The Lodging page has been updated. Other accommodation in Miltenberg guest houses and hotels can be found on this site's lodging page or at

Information on Historic Miltenberg

One of our two KWDS Hall Stewards, Lady Alithia de Ainwik has put together an informational brouchure about the historic sites and museums available in and around Miltenberg. There is much to see and do in this picturesque medieval city. A PDF version of this brochure is now available for download at

Initial Class Information is Available

As the number of attendees grows so does the list of dance and music class offerings. The class schedule will be finalized in March, but you can read about the current class offerings on the Class Listing page. These include:

Bransles, bransles, bransles
Social dancing for beginners - with flirting tips

Queen of the Dance: A bassadanza for three
Dressed up Pavans: 16th Century Balletti

Courtship gone awry: Fia Guilemina for Four
Theatrical Dance of the Renaissance

Reading movement: translations from ms to dance hall
Introduction to the Pattricke/Lovelace/Church Manuscript

Balls, Revels, Masques and More

In addition to full days of classes and the Masque Ball and Feast on Saturday, KWDS will feature other revels and balls starting on Wednesday evening. A full list of current ball and revel planning can be downloaded at

Questions or Comments About KWDS XI?
This site's FAQ page answers many common questions about the event. If you need to contact the event or registration stewards, you can send them an email from the Contact page. If you're on Facebook, join in on the KWDS XI conversation in the KWDS 2015 group.