Swanage Folk Festival 2019

Dance Lineup

Below is the 2019 Dance Lineup listed from A-Z. It is currently being updated daily so please check back regularly to see who’s performing.


Angle Twitch Morris
A mixed group based on the Welsh Border morris tradition.
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Anonymous Morris
A mixed border morris side from Poole with an energetic, free-flowing dance style and we write many of our own dances.
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Armaleggan
Oxfordshire Border Morris side with added Grrr…
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Baharah Bellydance
Dance group mixing Middle Eastern moves with modern music.
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Basingclog
Performing the North West style of clog.
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Beetlecrushers
Performing clog routines from all over the UK, with step dances from the Isle of Man, Quebec and Cape Breton.
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Bideford Phoenix
Dancing a mix of Cotswold and Border Morris.
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Bourne River Morris Men
A men’s Cotswold Morris dance team.
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Bradninch Millers
A mixed side performing various traditions including Cotswold, Border, Molly and Wessex Stave
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Cogs & Wheels
A women’s Cotswold and Border Morris dance team.
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Cornucopia
Performing Appalachian Step Clogging and British Clog Dancing to a variety of American, Irish and British acoustic folk music.
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Cry Havoc Morris
A mixed Cotswold Morris dance side based in Botley, Oxford.
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Customs & Exiles
A mixed Morris side based in Berkshire. They perform traditional North West Morris dances.
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Deorfirth Morris
A mixed Morris side based in The New Forest in Hampshire.
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Dorset Buttons Morris
A women’s North West Morris dance team.
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Dorset Button Rapper
In 1991, it dawned upon some of the band that there might be something in this dancing lark so they formed the Rapper team.
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Dr Tuberville’s Morris
A mixed Morris side performing mostly Cotswold Morris and some Border Morris
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England’s Glory
A women’s Cotswold Morris dance team.
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Exmoor Border Morris
A mixed Border Morris side.
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Festus Derriman
A mixed Morris side performing mainly Cotswold Morris.
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Fishbourne Mill Morris
A mixed side dancing mainly in the Cotswold tradition.
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Fleet Morris
The side has a wide repertoire of dances, mainly in the Cotswold style.
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Fleur de Lys Morris
A ladies group set up during the folk revival in 1976, dancing Stave, Cotswold and some Border dances.
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Foxs Morris
Performing an interpretation of the ‘Border’ Morris dances collected in Worcestershire, Herefordshire and Shropshire.
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Full Moon Morris
A mixed Cotswold Morris dancing side loosely based around South Wales.
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Gong Scourers Manic Morris
Performing the Border style of dances, originating in the English/Welsh border areas.
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Hips And Haw Clog
A female North West Clog morris dance side who perform dances in the North West and step dancing traditions.
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Hobos Morris
A female border morris side, formed in 1993 and based in Poole, Dorset.
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Holly Copse Molly
Molly Dancing originated in the English Midlands and East Anglia and is associated with Plough Monday.
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Holt Morris
Performing a broad mix of Cotswold Morris styles, though many of the dances are based on a liberal interpretation of the Fieldtown Morris tradition.
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Horizon Dance
A group of students from Horizon Community College.
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Hurst Morris People
A mixed group performing Cotswold Morris.
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Ilfracombe Red Petticoats
They are a Morris dancing group, performing North West style clog dances.
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Knickerbocker Glory
Performing the precision clogging style of Appalachian dance.
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Magog Morris
A ladies side and dance a variety of traditions including Cotswold, Stave, North West Clog and Garland.

Marling Morris
Performing North West Morris, which is one of the more spectacular, giving a noisy and colourful display.
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Mary Rose and Royal George Street Dancers
A Portsmouth based team who aimed to bring a lively new approach to folk-style dancing with influences from all traditional types of morris.
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Mayflower Morris
A women’s team dancing in the North West style, based in Ash Vale on the Surrey/Hampshire border.
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Merrydowners Morris
A mixed men’s and women’s Cotswold Morris side based in North Harrow, Middlesex.
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Morena Dance
Offers very colourful, energetic, fast, temperament and quite physical show based on Slovak dance.
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Mr Wilkins Shilling
A women’s side based in Bath, performing North West Morris.
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New Forest Meddlars
A mixed Morris dance side, dancing mainly in the Cotswold and Border traditions.
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New Moon Morris
They began in the ‘North West clog tradition’ dances but now are adding other dances from other traditions, as well as making new dances of their own.
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No Mean Feet
A lively traditional style, with brightly coloured costumes and hard soled shoes with taps which emphasize the percussive element of Appalachian dance.
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OBJ Morris
A mixed Border Morris group.
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Old Palace Clog
A women’s Northwest clog dancing group (with male and female musicians) based in Croydon.
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Phoenix Morris
A mixed Morris side performing traditional Cotswold dances.
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Pump House Clog Morris
Performing a style of English traditional dance called North West Morris.
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Quayside Cloggies
A Ladies only dance side performing in the North-West tradition.
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Raddon Hill Clog Morris
Dancing in the North West tradition, which originated in the cotton mills and factories of the North West of England.
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Ragged Phoenix Morris
They are an Eastbourne based mixed Border Morris side.
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Ridgeway Step Clog
A group of step-clog dancers using traditional, mainly English clog steps as a base.
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Sarum Morris
A mixed Cotswold Morris dance side based in Sailsbury.
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Sidmouth Steppers
A Ladies dance side performing dances from the North of England.
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Southern Lights Dancers
A Ladies group dancing mainly in a Southern style.
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Spank The Planks
Their dancing style is based on traditional Appalachian steps and incorporating other percussive forms of dance.
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Steps In Time
A junior folk dance side based in North Dorset, mostly made up of girls between the ages of 4 and 14, although more boys have joined the group. They perform mainly traditional English / Dorset folk dances.
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Stony Steppers
They perform high energy, Traditional Step Clog Dances from the British Isles, English Music Hall, and from America and Canada.
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Sweet Coppin
A Ladies Clog Dance team based in Taunton who dance a mixture of Clog stepping, North West Team Dances and a selection of other dances from across the British Isles.
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Taeppas Tump
A Ladies North West Morris side which was formed in 1981.
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Tatters And Tails
A mixed Border Morris team from Bath.
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Treacle Eater
A North West Morris dancing team, based in Yeovil and founded in 1983.
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Whitethorn Morris
A ladies north west morris side from Harrow, formed in 1977.
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Wyld Morris
A mixed Morris side of dancers and musicians dancing in the Cotswold tradition.
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