2016 Dance Events

SATURDAY, 5 MARCH – Fairtrade Fortnight – Steam Train

Worth Valley Railway

As part of Fairtrade Fortnight, we will be dancing at Oxenhope Station in the morning, when the Lord Mayor of Bradford will place the FairTrade logo on the front of the steam train’s engine. Further details are available at http://www.fairtrade.org.uk/en/get-involved/supporter-events-map.

SATURDAY, 19 MARCH – Alive and Kicking Fun and Music Day

We will be joining several other morris teams to dance around Keighley in the afternoon – all joining together to dance in Victoria Hall from 3.30pm.

SATURDAY, 2 APRIL 10am – 12 noon

SPRING FAYRE, KIRKGATE CENTRE, SHIPLEY

We have held our annual Spring Fayre in Shipley Library for many years. However, as the Library is closed at the moment, this year we have moved the event to the Kirkgate Centre. As usual, there will be stalls selling books/toys, bric-a-brac, cakes and nearly new. There will also be a tombola stall and cafe. Please come along and support our only fund raising event of the year.

FRIDAY, 8 APRIL

Evening Dance Out with Oakworth Morris at the Ferrands Arms, Bingley from 7.30pm.

SATURDAY, 7 MAY – HORNBEAM MOLLY WEEKEND OF DANCE, KNARESBOROUGH

As part of Knaresborough Spring Fayre, Hornbeam Molly have invited us to join them and other guest teams to dance in the beautiful and historic market town of Knaresborough, in spots such as the Castle and the Market Square.

SATURDAY, 14 MAY – DAY OF DANCE WORKSHOP, SALTAIRE

Once again, we will be running a workshop at the Day of Dance in Saltaire. Please come along and have a go at morris dancing! More details to follow.

SUNDAY 19 JUNE
Valley Gardens, Harrogate
The Friends of Valley Gardens are once again holding a 1940s Day.  This promises to be a grand affair – the Mayor is performing the opening  ceremony and attractions include a flypast.  Rainbow are dancing at 12 noon and 2pm.

FRIDAY – SUNDAY, 24-26 JUNE – YORKSHIRE COAST WEEKEND, SCARBOROUGH

We are looking forward to joining our friends Yorkshire Coast Morris again on what is always a very enjoyable weekend.

FRIDAY – SUNDAY, 8-10 JULY – FURNESS FOLK FESTIVAL, ULVERSTON

We look forward to a return visit to Ulverston. A beautiful part of the world, we always look forward to joining our friends for an enjoyable weekend of dancing and socialising.

SATURDAY, 23 JULY – STREET FAIR, CLAPHAM

This will be our first visit to the event in the Yorkshire Dales and we’re all looking forward to it. We will be dancing for 30 minutes before and after lunch.

SATURDAY 3rd SEPTEMBER – SETTLE FESTIVAL
We are delighted to be invited back – we had a great time last year.  It will be good to catch up with old friends and enjoy dancing around beautiful Settle.
SATURDAy 10 SEPTEMBER
400 Roses Day of Dance at Saltaire Festival
We had a wonderful time at last year’s event, despite the terrible weather, and we’re looking forward to joining 400 Roses and guests teams again this year.
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SATURDAY 1st OCTOBER, INGLETON FESTIVAL
We’re looking forward to attending this Festival once again.  In previous years, we’ve occasionally had to endure torrential rain, but have also enjoyed some lovely weather on other occasions.  Let’s hope it’s kind to us this year.