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The 2014 Longsword Competition cometh to Richmond courtesy of Sallyport Sword Dancers


June 16, 2014 by tommy

Sallyport Sword Dancers would like to invite you to the 2014 Longsword Competition to be held at Richmond, North Yorkshire 11 October 2014.

There will be dancing around Richmond, including at the Richmond Ale Festival. The competitions will take place in Richmond Town hall with the following categories:

• Traditional dance
• Own dance
• Junior
• Youth
• Audience award
• Music

If you don’t want to compete you can exhibit and if you only dance rapper you are welcome to come along and dance.

After the competition the Sword Dance Union AGM will be held and in the evening a rapper tour will visit the pubs of Richmond.

Limited indoor camping will be available, on a first come basis.

Full details will be available soon.

We are currently looking for expressions of interest/no interest in order to manage numbers. To that end we would be grateful for a reply to by the end of July, giving team name and contact details.

We do hope you can join us.

Kind regards

Sallyport Sword



  1. Paul Carey says:

    Ashdown Forest Morris Men have been dancing Longsword at the end of their regular stands several times this summer. They have been tutored by Brian Tasker.

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