12 - 14 June 2019
12 - 14
|On:||Thursday 13th June 2019|
Dorset Buttons Rapper
Male rapper sword dance side from Wareham, Dorset. white shirt, black hoggers, red cummerbund, black clogs. Clogs are rare in rapper.
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.
Energetic Border morris team from the Otter Valley in East Devon.
Ladies North West morris side from Wareham, Dorset. Green skirts, red bodice, red clogs. Straw hats decorated with hand-made Dorset buttons.
Knights of King Ina
Specialists in solo and duet Cotswold Jigs from traditional and new sources danced as first recorded
New Moon Morris
Based in Ivinghoe, Bucks. Bright colours, lots of noise & above all fun - a mixed side, dancing mostly North West with some Border & other styles.
Mixed Border Morris side from Sussex, with stories embedded in their performances. Black tatter jackets with yellow or red stripe. Individual masks.
Ladies Cotswold side from Bristol/Bath area. Also do stave dances, which originate from the Friendly Societies (early form of insurance companies).
Men's Cotswold side from Uplyme, Devon. White shirt and trousers, green + white baldric, black top 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
Mixed Cotswold side from Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire. Black hat with flowers, black skirt/trousers, red socks, red hankies. Spot their wickerwork phoenix.
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.
Maenads come from Lenham in Kent. We dance our own versions of border styled dances.
Bulgarian Dance group performing traditional 'Horos' (circle dances) and dressed in traditional village costume.
The Fabulous Fezheads are Englands 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.
Customs and Exiles
Customs And Exiles are a North West Morris side who dance with a high degree of energy and precision.
Stroud Morris bring you Cotswold dances from the Five Valleys. Look out for the white swirling skirts, dashing red jackets and a flash of green and red bloomers.
Wreckers Border Morris
A lively fun loving bunch, Wreckers Border Morris are a mixed side from up and down the valley of the Tamar, the blue bit between Cornwall and the U.K. We perform a mix of traditional and self penned dances with gust - and big sticks!
Ending at: 1700