Workshops for 2019

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Workshops on Saturday 8th June 2019
WhenWhatWhereDescriptionPrice
10:00 to 11:00Broom DancingHigh Street SalamanderBoth children and adults enjoy a chance to learn how to do broom dances.

With: FolkActive

Free
10:30 to 11:30Dancing Round the MaypoleAllendale Children's MeadowMaypole dances, garland dances and other traditional dances for children.

With: Let's Dance!

Free
11:00 to 12:00Mumming Workshop for kids, age 10+Allendale House (Large Room Upstairs)Mumming workshop for children age 10+. May involve acting, mock sword fights, etc.

With: Stephen Rowley

Free
11:00 to 12:00Molly Dance WorkshopHigh Street SalamanderWith: Seven Champions (Molly) Free
11:30 to 14:00Festival Workshop & instrument tryoutRising SunWith: The Folk OrcFree
12:00 to 13:00Step Dance for AllHigh Street SalamanderStep dancing is fun. Last year, we had children queuing to have a turn!

With: FolkActive

Free
12:00 to 13:30Longsword Adult WorkshopModel Town Garden ArenaWith: Green Man Sword (Longsword) Free
13:00 to 14:00Dancing Round the MaypoleAllendale Children's MeadowMaypole dances, garland dances and other traditional dances for children.

With: Let's Dance!

Free
13:00 to 14:00Cotswold WorkshopHigh Street SalamanderWith: Nonesuch Morris (Cotswold) Free
15:30 to 16:30Dancing Round the MaypoleAllendale Children's MeadowMaypole dances, garland dances and other traditional dances for children.

With: Let's Dance!

Free
15:30 to 16:30Broom DancingHigh Street SalamanderBoth children and adults enjoy a chance to learn how to do broom dances.

With: FolkActive

Free
15:30 to 16:30Appalachian WorkshopModel Town MarqueeWith: Raise The Dust (Appalachian) Free
16:00 to 17:00North West Dance WorkshopAllendale Centre Main HallLearn North West Morris from the genuine item- Rumworth Morris, all the way from Wigan in Lancashire. Please wear ordinary shoes. (not clogs)

With: Rumworth Morris (North West) 

Free
16:30 to 17:30Jig WorkshopHigh Street SalamanderWith: Knights of King Ina (Jigs) Free
17:30 to 19:00A Life With Bells OnOlive Branch Upstairs RoomA Life With Bells On is a gentle comedy about morris, part of it was filmed at Wimborne Folk Festival. The cast includes Derek Jacobi and Ian Hart.

Free
17:30 to 18:30Morris Dancing - Where does it come from?Allendale House (Large Room Upstairs)What are the origins of morris dancing? Who performed it? Where did they dance? Why did they do it?

With: Stephen Rowley

£3

Workshops on Sunday 9th June 2019
WhenWhatWhereDescriptionPrice
09:30 to 10:30Playing for Cotswold MorrisModel Town Garden ArenaLearn how to play for Cotswold, morris, with its changes of pace and to respond to the dancers. All welcome. In Model Town, Hanham Room if wet.

With: Stephen Rowley, Knights of King Ina (Jigs) 

Free
10:30 to 11:30Step Dance for AllHigh Street SalamanderChildren love learning how to do broom dances. (So do their parents!)

With: FolkActive

Free
10:30 to 11:15Dancing Round the MaypoleAllendale Children's MeadowMaypole dances, garland dances and other traditional dances for children.

With: Let's Dance!

Free
11:00 to 12:00Beginners Anglo Concertina - playing for danceAllendale House (Large Room Upstairs)Bring along your Anglo concertina (remember Hobgoblin will have their shop downstairs) and learn how to play for dance. No experience required.

With: Stephen Rowley

£3
11:00 to 13:00Square Dance WorkshopRoyal British Legion (outside)With: Stepping Squares (Square Dance) Free
11:30 to 12:00Traditional Welsh Dancing WorkshopHigh Street SalamanderWith: Tipyn O Bopeth (International, Welsh) Free
12:00 to 13:00Broom DancingHigh Street SalamanderChildren love learning how to do broom dances. (So do their parents!)

With: FolkActive

Free
12:00 to 13:00Step Dancing WorkshopModel Town MarqueeWith: Camden Clog (Step dance) Free
12:00 to 13:00How to Engage an AudienceAllendale House (Large Room Upstairs)With Brian Harries. Helpful hints for anyone whether they are performing, speaking or running meetings!

Free
13:00 to 14:00Longsword WorkshopHigh Street SalamanderFor children 7 years and up that parents can join in with

With: Green Man Sword (Longsword) 

Free
13:00 to 14:00Songwriting WorkshopAllendale House (Large Room Upstairs)With Polly Morris. An informal get-together to discuss songwriting strategies.

With: Polly Morris (Singer, Songwriter) 

Free
14:00 to 15:00Pipe and Tabor for beginnersAllendale House (Large Room Upstairs)Learn to play pipe and tabor - instruments will be available for you to use and you'll have the option to buy one afterwards.

With: Stephen Rowley

£3
14:00 to 15:00Maypole DancingMinster GreenMaypole dancing for children and all the family.

With: FolkActive

Free
14:00 to 15:00Dancing Round the MaypoleAllendale Children's MeadowMaypole dances, garland dances and other traditional dances for children.

With: Let's Dance!

Free
14:00 to 15:00Cotswold WorkshopHigh Street SalamanderWith: Nonesuch Morris (Cotswold) Free
14:00 to 16:00Square Dance WorkshopGreen Man (Outside)With: Stepping Squares (Square Dance) Free
15:30 to 16:30Nyckelharpa and Pipe Workshop Allendale House (Small Room upstairs)Vicki Swan talks about the nyckelharpa and the pipes and the repertoire of both instruments

Free

Workshops in 2018