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M@HoT – a traditional music and dance project in Teesdale, including a Longsword revival

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January 19, 2016 by tommy

Teesdale-School-Longsword-Dance-workshop

Patrick Langdon (ex Spen Valley Longsword) sent us some information on the Music at the Heart of Teesdale (M@HoT) project, designed …
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A Rose Rapper workshop, ‘try it’ with Redcar, and the NE Rapper Gathering. Plus an SDU website update.

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January 7, 2016 by tommy

Redcar Sword Dancers

Welcome then to 2016! Are we all another year older, possibly wiser and still dead keen on things sword? Though not …
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Project Rapper continues apace with a spot of longsword, lots of biscuits and a brace of Naked Ladies.

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December 8, 2015 by tommy

Although you might have seen the proliferation of biscuit-orientated postings on Facebook, we thought an update on Project Rapper was in …
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And it’s back to work today (boo) after a lovely Mabel Day in Oxford. Thank you Mabel Gubbins!

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December 7, 2015 by tommy

The 15th International Mabel Day took place yesterday in and around some cracking pubs in Oxford. Teams present were Thrales …
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IMPORTANT! Properly crediting photographers and image sources on your sword based websites etc.

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December 1, 2015 by tommy

A Mr Simon Vaughan from London Town raised a very pertinent issue with the SDU today. It concerned a paucity …
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Festivals overseas, a Warwick rapper crawl (IVFDF) and some team recruitment tips

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December 1, 2015 by tommy

A chap called Attila has been in touch with a huge list of festivals in Hungary and Croatia that are …
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Mummers International Festival 2016, RUMB, Cultural Exchanges, Mid-winter Longsword and lots more besides.

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November 30, 2015 by tommy

The International Mummers Festival takes place on the 8th and 9th January 2016 in Stroud, kicking off with the Symposium …
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Needed in Northants, a sprightly Tyneside Earsdon, Razorback Rapper and a Chief Falconer. A fairly normal day then.

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November 11, 2015 by tommy

In today’s news. A keen as mustard rapper dancer is looking for a couple of people to assist in the …
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November and December’s events; Thrales Day of Dance, Mabel Day and Tower Ravens workshop

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November 4, 2015 by tommy

Its autumnal in weather and most people’s heating is on. Yes its the season of shedding leaves and two of the rapper …
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Yes, it’s Autumn, that must mean that subs are due for being part of the SDU. Learn more within.

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October 20, 2015 by tommy

Hi there, it’s that time again! Your team’s SDU subs for 2015/16 are now due. If you wish to renew, …
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