Dance sides

There are many forms of Morris Dances and the styles vary from different parts of Britain.

The basis for most dances is rhythmic stepping and the execution of choreographed figures performed by groups of dancers usually wielding handkerchiefs, sticks, swords, mollies, garlands and staves etc.

The Festival also encompasses traditional folk dances from Bulgaria, Slovak Czeck, Middle East, England and Ireland.

Click on any of the entries below to get more information. At the bottom of this page is a map of the festival locations.

Twizi

Twizi

Association tiwizi d’arts populaires perform Belly, Border, North West, Dance kabyle tradition Famous traditional Algerian folklore to the drum and bender flute.

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Twizi

Blackrock

Blackrock School of Irish Dance are traditional Irish dancers. They wear Traditional Irish dancing dresses, hand made by parents over 40 years ago. Made from velvet with hand stitched designs.

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Mayflower Morris

Mayflower Morris

Mayflower Morris are a women's dance side from Ash on the Hampshire / Surrey border. They dance in black pinafore over red blouse and red clogs with white tights. The musicians wear black trousers...

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