Phoenix Morris

Dance sides, Free

Phoenix Morris, a Cotswold side from Rickmansworth, wearing black britches or skirts, black waistcoats, floral hats, & red, yellow, and orange ribbons
From: Rickmansworth
Style: Cotswold
Phoenix Morris, dancers at the Swanage Folk Festival
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Festival locations

Events are located around the town centre, mainly Sandpit Field and Shore road. Click here for a map of the locations.


Some parts of the Festival are free and others need you to buy a ticket. Click here for more details about tickets.

Phoenix Morris

Phoenix Morris are a side of Morris dancing men and women based in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire and meet every Wednesday night. They formed in 1952 and went mixed in 1987.

Their dances are traditional Cotswold Morris Dances with some developed on traditional Cotswold lines.

They dance in black shoes, red socks, black skirt or britches, black waistcoat over white shirt with red stripes and half top hat.

Each year Swanage is filled with a music and dance spectacle,
including FREE and ticketed events across the weekend.


Craft fair, children’s entertainment, afternoon concerts – On Sandpit field

Dance displays, a procession and music – all around the town

Tickets needed

Evening concerts – on Sandpit field

Comedy Club  and concerts and in the Conservative Club  –

Ceilidh in Swanage School

Workshops – various locations