24 - 27 May 2024
24 - 27
May
2024
Parade
On:Saturday 25th May 2024
Starting at:14:00
Finishing at:15:00
Price:Donation
Starting Location:Market Square
Also at:Rose and Crown, Island Park Stage, Lower High Street, Upper High Street, Middle High Street

Participants in order:

Aurora (Appalachian)

Aurora is an Appalachian Display Dance group made up of experienced dancers who love dancing. We have fun at practices, performing and writing dances.

Ouse Washes Molly Dancers (Molly)

Creating and performing traditional molly dances from The Fens of East Anglia

The North British Sword Dancers (Longsword and rapper)

We perform rapper and longsword dances from Scotland, the Isle of Man, and Northern England (but not Yorkshire) with, we are told, style and panache.

Alton Morris (Border)

Alton Morris are a lively and colourful, mixed side who dance in the Border style usually wielding long sticks.

Bathampton Morris (Cotswold Morris)

In their 90th year, Bathampton

Belle D'Vain (North West)

Ladies Northwest side, based in Bretforton, Evesham

Englands Glory (Cotswold)

Celebrating their 50th anniversary last year, England's Glory were one of the earliest women's Morris sides.

Bow Brook Border Morris (Border)

A traditional border Morris dancing side from East Worcestershire. We meet once a week to practice dances then hydrate in the pub...

Dawnswyr Tipyn O Bopeth (Welsh Folk Dance)

Tipyn o Bopeth perform traditional Welsh dances in instantly recognisable costumes.

Chalice Morris Men (Cotswold Morris)

One of Somerset's finest (or so we tell ourselves) Cotswold Morris Dancing Teams with a wealth of knowledge and experience under our belts.

Galliard Folk Dance Group (English Country Dancing)

We meet to dance English and Welsh country dances from 17th century publications to the present day.

Forest of Dean Morris (Cotswold)

Mixed Cotswold side from the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, dancing for enjoyment and to keep the tradition alive.

Glastonbury Border Morris (Border)

Glastonbury Border Morris embodies the wild, theatrical, jovial side of the great Border Morris tradition. Our dances celebrate the turn of the seasons, the wild huntress and the crow ancestors.

Gwerinwyr Gwent (Welsh Folk)

Gwerinwyr Gwent aim to keep the tradition and culture of Welsh music and dance. The name translates as 'folk of Gwent'.

Hereburgh Morris (Cotswold)

A mixed bunch of men and women who like to learn and perform Morris dances that come primarily from the villages of the Cotswolds

Hips and Haws (North Wiltshire)

Hips and Haws are a Chippenham-based female Clog morris dance side who perform dances in their own style, and some step dancing traditions.

Knights of King Ina (Jigs)

Specialists in solo and duet Cotswold Jigs from traditional and new sources danced as first recorded.

Mary Rose And Royal George (Non traditional style)

Mary Rose and Royal George are a Portsmouth based dancing team, who aim to bring a lively new approach to the entertaining morris style of dancing.

Mortimer's Morris (North West)

Mortimer's Morris are an energetic women's North West side from Nottingham dancing to tunes from across Europe.

Ely and Littleport Riot (Border)

Ely & Littleport Riot Border Morris is a Fenland morris side who perform traditional and original dances in the Border style.

Rockhopper Morris (Cotswold)

A mixed Cotswold morris side who practise near Stokenchurch, Bucks. We perform hanky dances from the Raglan tradition and our own stick dances.

White Horse Morris (Cotswold and Border)

A mixed side based in Wylye, near Warminster. Dancing a mix of Cotswold and Border.

New Moon Morris (Mixed Morris)

Based in Ivinghoe, Bucks. Bright colours, a mix of traditions, & above all fun.

Miserden Morris (Cotswold)

We are a mixed side dancing traditional Cotswold dances from the villages of Oddington, Bledington, Sherborne and Longborough.

Steampunk morris (Border)

The name says it all! Morris dancing in an unwritten alternative future. Mostly modern tunes.

Mr Wilkins Shilling (North West)

A mixed North West side based in Bath, Somerset.

Sutton Masque (Border)

Sutton Masque is a Morris dancing side from Sutton-in-the-Isle in the southern reaches of the Cambridgeshire fens.

Rose Hips (Belly dance)

Rose Hips is a folk-fusion belly dance troupe based in Oxfordshire.

Tatters and Tails Border Morris (Border)

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!

Sarum (Cotswold)

Mixed Cotswold morris side from Salisbury. Mostly dance in the style of Oddington and Ilmington. Recently celebrated our 40th anniversary.

The Tattered Court (Border)

The Tattered Court are a mixed Border side from Cheltenham, dancing intricate and complicated dances.

Sweyn’s Ey (Welsh Morris)

Sweyn's Ey were formed in 1966 and have been performing around the Swansea area every year since. We dance mostly Cotswold and Border morris.

Wild Moon Morris (Border)

Dark Border Morris side from the heart of Somerset.

The Knots of May (North West)

We are from Lewes, East Sussex and this year are celebrating our 50th anniversary. We perform dances from NW of England, and also from Europe and America. A number of dances have also been written for us.

Winterbourn Down Border Morris (Border)

Mixed side of border morris dancers from north of Bristol.

NYFTE (National Youth Folk Troupe of England) (Youth)

Some of the most exciting young performers of traditional dance, music and song in the country.