England has many beautiful dances that date from as far back as medieval times. I was fortunate to be able to find videos of lovely performances, many by dancers in costume, on Andrew Carnie’s dance blog, Folk Dance Musings, a wonderful resource for international folk dancers which also contains detailed instructions for hundreds of dances.
Haste to the Wedding. There are many versions of this dance throughout the British Isles. This one is English/American:
Hole in the Wall:
Picking Up Sticks. Lots of intricate changing of positions in this one:
Margaret’s Waltz is in waltz time, but isn’t like an Austrian waltz:
St. Bernard’s Waltz came to England by way of Scotland. It is a more typical waltz, done in the round:
Dorset Reel. I don’t know why anyone would dance in the snow. I found another video where they did this dance on a beach, and I can’t think that would be any easier. And, apparently, it is customary to wear jingle bells while dancing this:
Cumberland Square Eight: