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Handsworth Traditional Sword Dancers do West Street, and now have a six man dance (and kit)


November 11, 2016 by tommy

Handsworth Longsword team c. 1910

Time for a little longsword now with an update from the Handsworth Traditional Sword Dancers.

They’re on tour on the 16th November starting at 8:00pm in the West Street area of Sheffield. the details are as follows;


  • 8:00 – Bar One
  • 8:30 – The Hop Sheffield
  • 9:00 – The Beehive
  • 9:30 – Cavendish
  • 10:00 The Bath Hotel

The boys have expressly asked for thronging crowds to come along and cheer, jeer and/or throw things.

As stated before on this website, Handsworth are in need of members to learn the traditional longsword dances and carry things on. Please do consider going along to their tour and introduce yourself to a team member if you’re that way so inclined.



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