Swanage Folk Festival

Swanage Bay

Morris sides prepare for the procession


 

Some musicians of Wicket Brood performing on the sea front.
Another picture on the morris pages of this site.

Wicket Brood

 


 

The Bismarcks

The Bismarcks at the Saturday night ceili, 2005.

video clip

A video clip of the Bismarks taken at this ceili is available at www.flickr.com/english-music
Needs broadband and flash player.

 


 

Gordon Potts and Nina Hansell

Caller Gordon Potts and Nina Hansell dancing at the Bismarcks ceili.

video clip

Unmissable!
See tiny micro - video
of this dance here and now!
Dial-up friendly. Only 1.5MB. Needs no special software.

 


 

Morris at St. Mary's Church

Morris at St. Mary's Church on the Sunday morning, 2007.


 

The bagpipe player with Bare Bones Morris in 2007 taken here at the Sunday morning event at St. Mary's church.

video clip

See video of this performance playing Brian Boru's March at:

www.flickr.com/english-music

Bare Bones Morris piper.

 


 

Massed morris dancing on the sea front

Massed morris dancing on the sea front on the Sunday
Shown here are OBJ, Wicket Brood, Exmoor, and Knockhundred.


 

Dancers, musicians (and a photographer) in the sea at the end of the Massed Morris Dance on the Sunday. This has become a tradition at Swanage.

Dancing in the sea.

 

Morris in the sea.

More morris in the sea, another year.

 


 

video clip

More video clips taken at Swanage Festival are available at
www.flickr.com/english-music
Needs broadband and flash player.

See also:

Folk Music in the South - More about this festival, and other festivals on the south coast.
English Music - Main contents page for the site, with a search facility.

See also the Morris section of this site for more pictures taken at Swanage festival.


 

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www.english-music.co.uk

The direct address of this page: www.english-music.co.uk/swanage

All pictures are copyright S. J. Farthing. 2004 - 2008

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