This event is NOT a Sword Dance Union event, but is run by interested parties.
Who would like to run one in 2014 or 2015?
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The 5th International Sword Spectacular
York – May 23rd – 26th 2008
Sword dancing teams from all over the world came together in York for a weekend of public performances and showing off.
The world’s biggest gathering of sword dancers was back – this time in the wonderful historic city of York. there were around 40 sword dance groups from the UK, elsewhere in Europe and North America. There in nothing quite like the Sword Spectacular – anywhere!
Remember, you can be at the heart of it -the International Sword Spectacular is open to ALL sword dance groups who perform Longsword, Rapper or other related dances.
You can download the 2008 programme by clicking on the link – Sword Spectacular Programme