24 - 27 May 2024
24 - 27
May
2024
Dance displays
On:Saturday 25th May 2024
Starting at:10:00
Finishing at:17:30
Price:Donation
Where:Rose and Crown
Opposite St Andrews. Hosts one of our regular busking spots throughout the day. They also have an extended licence for late night drinks and welcome any impromptu sessions. Pop in for a beer while you watch the Display sides or call in for some tunes.
 

From: 10:00
to: 17:30
The Knots of May
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.
Yateley Morris
The Yateley Morris Men have been in action since 1975 and are based in Yateley, a village tucked away in the North East corner of Hampshire. However, our members come from a wide catchment area.
From: 10:30
to: 11:00
The Tattered Court
The Tattered Court are a mixed Border side from Cheltenham, dancing intricate and complicated dances.
Knights of King Ina
Specialists in solo and duet Cotswold Jigs from traditional and new sources danced as first recorded.
Kittiwake Border Morris
Founded in 2022, Kittiwake are a dark Border Morris side from Bristol who perform a mixture of original and traditional dances. We're an LGBT inclusive side, with a diverse range of members, and fall on the younger side of Morris dancers. Our band consists of tenor sax with Matthew Keegan-Phipps formally of Styx of Stroud, accordion, fiddle, guitar and drum. Our dream dinner date would be Beltane Border Morris.
From: 11:00
to: 11:30
Sutton Masque
Sutton Masque is a Morris dancing side from Sutton-in-the-Isle in the southern reaches of the Cambridgeshire fens.
Chippenham
Our local Cotswold Morris. Widely travelled stars of TV, film and pop video, they have been going nearly as long as the festival itself.
From: 11:30
to: 12:00
Tatters and Tails Border Morris
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!
Hips and Haws
Hips and Haws are a Chippenham-based female Clog morris dance side who perform dances in their own style, and some step dancing traditions.
From: 12:00
to: 12:30
Mr Wilkins Shilling
A mixed North West side based in Bath, Somerset.
Hereburgh Morris
A mixed bunch of men and women who like to learn and perform Morris dances that come primarily from the villages of the Cotswolds
From: 12:30
to: 13:00
Sarum
Mixed Cotswold morris side from Salisbury. Mostly dance in the style of Oddington and Ilmington. Recently celebrated our 40th anniversary.
Wild Moon Morris
Dark Border Morris side from the heart of Somerset.
From: 13:00
to: 13:30
Miserden Morris
We are a mixed side dancing traditional Cotswold dances from the villages of Oddington, Bledington, Sherborne and Longborough.
Forest of Dean Morris
Mixed Cotswold side from the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, dancing for enjoyment and to keep the tradition alive.
From: 13:30
to: 14:00
Old Meg Morris
Old Meg is a mixed side dancing traditional Northwest Morris. We are based in Malvern, Worcestershire.
Sussex Junction Morris
Sussex Junction Morris are an energetic mixed cotswold Morris team drawn from across Sussex
From: 15:00
to: 15:30
Mortimer's Morris
Mortimer's Morris are an energetic women's North West side from Nottingham dancing to tunes from across Europe.
Rose Hips
Rose Hips is a folk-fusion belly dance troupe based in Oxfordshire.
From: 15:30
to: 16:00
White Horse Morris
A mixed side based in Wylye, near Warminster. Dancing a mix of Cotswold and Border.
Belle D'Vain
Ladies Northwest side, based in Bretforton, Evesham
From: 16:00
to: 16:30
Mary Rose And Royal George
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.
Dawnswyr Tipyn O Bopeth
Tipyn o Bopeth perform traditional Welsh dances in instantly recognisable costumes.
Galliard Folk Dance Group
We meet to dance English and Welsh country dances from 17th century publications to the present day.
From: 16:30
to: 17:00
Wild Thyme
Instant Border morris team. They provide the tatter jackets and sticks. You provide the body. No experience required.
From: 17:00
to: 17:30
Gwerinwyr Gwent
Gwerinwyr Gwent aim to keep the tradition and culture of Welsh music and dance. The name translates as 'folk of Gwent'.
Ely and Littleport Riot
Ely & Littleport Riot Border Morris is a Fenland morris side who perform traditional and original dances in the Border style.

Ending at: 1730