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England

North Yorkshire

Redcar Sword Dancers [Website]

Category:

Sword Dance Group

Home Town:

Great Ayton, Grid Ref.: NZ5610, Lat.& Long.: 54.4893, -1.1315

Description:

Redcar Sword Dancers perform traditional English longsword dances from the north east of England. Although chiefly known for our revival of the Greatham dance and the associated mummers play, we perform Eston and California and other dances from the north east corner of Yorkshire.

Established:

1967

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered

 

Past events: 2002 (1), 2004 (1), 2005 (1), 2006 (1), 2008 (1), 2009 (1), 2010 (1), 2011 (1), 2012 (1), 2013 (1), 2014 (1), 2015 (1), 2016 (1), 2017 (1), 2018 (1)

Media Links:

1. Redcar Sword Dancers performing Greatham Sword Dance Play at Greatham, Co. Durham, 26th Dec.2004 - Validated link
Folk Play Research - Photo(s) [2 images], Hannah Pearce, 26-Dec-2004

Contact:

Brian Pearce (brian.pearce11@btinternet.com), Phone: 01642 725129 (Home) or 07910 479922 (Mob.)
Address: 140 Newton Road Great Ayton TS9 6DL

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