Workshops

Music

For example, English & Anglo Concertina; Flute; Melodeon; Banjo, Ukelele; Guitar; Mandolin; Whistle; Festival Orchestra.

Morris Dancing

Daily workshops include North West Morris with Persephone Morris (Sunday & Monday), Chinewrde Morris (Tuesday & Wednesday) & Chiltern Hundreds (Thursday & Friday);  Cotswold Morris with Berkshire Bedlam; Rapper with Four Corner Sword; Longsword with North British Sword; Clog Dance with Jane Sheard (beginners), Barbara Wigg (intermediate) and Camden Clog (advanced).

Social Dance

There will be daily workshops in Running Set with Mike Courthold, Contra (American Dance) with Diane Silver, Playford with Andrew Swaine, Playford for All with Daisy Black and Ivan Aitken, and Irish Set with Jerry O’Reilly. 

Other workshops during the week include: ‘Dancing to the music’ with Mike Courthold and The Falconers, Quadrilles with Martyn Harvey, ‘Recent dances of the North East’ with Joey Oliver, and ‘Festival calling for experienced callers’ with Martyn Harvey.

de Mowbray’s Musicke will also be running a couple of historical dance workshops.

Poetry

Singing & Songwriting