12 - 14 June 2019
12 - 14
|On:||Thursday 13th June 2019|
|Where:||High St (By The Green)|
Dawnswyr Tipyn O Bopeth
Tipyn o Bopeth perform traditional Welsh dances in instantly recognisable costumes.
Fantastic Cotswold team from Bristol. White shirts, black trousers. White hankies. Red rosettes worn on the upper arm.
Alton Morris are a lively and colourful, mixed side who dance in the Border style usually wielding long sticks.
Cotswold morris side from Upwey near Weymouth. Name after a character in a Thomas Hardy novel. White trousers, short green and yellow tatter jacket. Men: white shirt + top hat. Women: green shirt, straw hat. One green sock, one yellow.
Pump House Clog Morris
North West morris side based in Watford, Hertfordshire.
Mr Wilkins Shilling
A women's North West side based in Bath, Somerset.
Mixed Cotswold side from Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire. Black hat with flowers, black skirt/trousers, red socks, red hankies. Spot their wickerwork phoenix.
Anonymous Morris are a popular local side meeting in Poole and have a reputation for their high-energy dance style.
The Rumworth Morris was formed in 1976 and has established an excellent reputation for performing and maintaining the North West Morris tradition.
Bournemouth and Christchurch U3A International Folk Dancers
Folk dancers from Bournemouth, performing international dances. Wide variety of colourful historical costumes.
Wimborne First School
The children from Wimborne First School will be performing their own special folk dance.
The first revival Molly dance team. Renowned for their deadpan sense of humour, hobnail boots and for dancing to unaccompanied female singers.
Ladies Cotswold side from Bristol/Bath area. Also do stave dances, which originate from the Friendly Societies (early form of insurance companies).
Ridgeway Step Clog
Step Clog side based in Oxfordshire. Named from their proximity to the ancient Ridgeway Path which runs from Avebury to Ivinghoe Beacon.
Female side from Poole. Red/mustard yellow/black tatter jackets. Faces painted as tigers. Named after a tank regiment!
Dorset Buttons Rapper
Male rapper sword dance side from Wareham, Dorset. white shirt, black hoggers, red cummerbund, black clogs. Clogs are rare in rapper.
Ladies North West morris side from Wareham, Dorset. Green skirts, red bodice, red clogs. Straw hats decorated with hand-made Dorset buttons.
Steps in Time
Mixed junior group from North Dorset. Traditional English social dances as well as Maypole and regional dances.
Men's Cotswold morris team from Bournemouth. White shirt and trousers. Blue and gold baldric with horse brass at front centre and two fish on back.
Ladies North West Morris side from Bournemouth. Blue dresses with pink apron. Blue clogs. Blue and pink hoops.
Ending at: 1700