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  1. Barnsley Longsword’s final dance of 2013, and a new video.

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    January 2, 2014 by tommy

    Yorkshire-based Barnsley Longsword’s Annual Dance took place in Cawthorne on Sunday December 29th. There was mumming and long-swording galore, and …
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  2. Barnsley Longsword and Brompton Scorpers out and about in Yorkshire in December

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    December 11, 2013 by tommy

    On Tuesday 17th December, Barnsley Longsword are dancing at the Dodworth Fire Festival from 19.30 ish onwards, starting at The …
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  3. Lots and lots of European folk and dance festivals looking for swordists!

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    December 3, 2013 by tommy

    Phil Heaton has just forwarded an email listing plenty of folk and dance festival details for 2014. If any are …
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  4. Video archive page updated! The Kirkby Malzeard Sword Dancers (1930), Flamborough (1957) and Highside Longsword (2011)

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    November 20, 2013 by tommy

    We’ve been sent some archive film links by Chris Brady and they’re now uploaded onto the Video Gallery page. There’s …
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  5. The EFDSS and Sword Dance Union working together to archive traditional sword dances. Your help needed.

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    November 19, 2013 by tommy

    Malcolm Taylor, Librarian at the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library has been in touch to inform us of a potential project …
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  6. Barnsley Longsword now online on Facebook. Make friends, make friends, never ever break friends?

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    November 18, 2013 by tommy

    Jack Ledger from Barnsley Longsword has taken the plunge and entered the somewhat murky but ultimately rewarding world of Facebook. …
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  7. Stephen D Corrsin’s European sword dance history research website.

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    November 15, 2013 by tommy

    There’s a short book review from Phil H. of Stephen’s book “Sword Dancing in Europe: A History” on the Book …
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  8. Now 65 sword dance and morris teams on the SDU Map of UK swordists. Who do you know on the remaining list?

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    November 13, 2013 by tommy

    A week ago the SDU placed a Google map on the website, listing sword dance teams in the UK. It …
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  9. Rattle Up, My Boys: The Trevor Stone Archive. Cecil Sharp House from 26th November

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    November 11, 2013 by tommy

    From Tuesday 26 November, 9:30am – 5:30pm Cecil Sharp House, London Trevor Stone (1939 – 2009) was a keen longsword …
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  10. Not only Thrales birthday and a crawl, but a whole weekend of swords, stepping and clog too! In London.

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    November 8, 2013 by tommy

    There will be more than several teams in London this weekend, particularly on Sunday. By clicking to the facebook event …
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