|On:||Saturday 9th June 2018|
|Where:||High St (By The Green)|
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.
Steps in Time
Mixed junior group from North Dorset. Traditional English social dances. Girls wear 'Jane Austen' style dresses, velvet jacket. Boys wear white shirt, black Breeches, waistcoat.
New Moon Morris
Mixed North West morris side from Ivinghoe, Buckinghamshire. Black shirt. Black trousers or self-coloured skirt. Patchwork waistcoat. Soft black hat.
Holt perform a broad mix of Cotswold styles, though many of their dances are based on a liberal interpretation of the Fieldtown morris tradition
Ladies North West morris team from Harrow. Blue dress and mill girl's hat, red apron. Whitethorn celebrated their 40th birthday in September 2017.
Tatters and Tails Border Morris
We are a Mixed Border Morris team from Bath, we are up for a laugh, with lots of energy, lots of dancing and lots of drinking!
Mixed Border Morris side from Sussex, with stories embedded in their performances. Black tatter jackets with yellow or red stripe. Individual masks.
Formed in 1999 in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, Barefoot Bellydance is a troupe of musicians and tribal style belly dancers.
Ladies Cotswold side from Bristol/Bath area. Also do stave dances, which originate from the Friendly Societies (early ancestor of insurance companies). Cream dress, maroon tabard. Brass-tipped staves.
Ladies Cotswold Morris team dancing with colourful hankies and 3 sizes of sticks based in Holt village, Wiltshire, near Bradford on Avon and Bath.
Young children from a school close to Wimborne perform a dance style from Yorkshire. We're looking forward to seeing their take on the tradition.
Ladies North West Morris side from Sidmouth in Devon. Dark Blue skirt, red apron, red/white/blue ribbons. Navy clogs.
Order of the Phoenix
A group of pupils from Allenbourn Middle School hope to show you a traditional dance from Preston in Lancashire, with their own twist.
King John's Morris Men
Men's side:Cotswold, North West, Border, Southampton, Hampshire. Black knee-breeches, white shirt. Yellow baldric with black stripe. Grey top hat.
Minehead Sailor's Horse
The Sailor's Horse is part of the traditional May Day celebrations in Minehead.
Maenads come from Lenham in Kent. We dance our own versions of border styled dances.
The Fabulous Fezheads are Englandís Premier Sand Dance Illusionists, either that, or an engaging bunch of lunatics who dance while swapping hats!
The name says it all! Morris dancing in an unwritten alternative future.
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.
Northgate Rapper are Bathís finest, and only, male sword dancing team. They perform high energy rapper dances in any pubs that will let them in.
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