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Dance teams: West Yorkshire

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  • Persephone Women's Morris
    Women's North West Morris.
    Meets Tuesdays, weekly, 7.30 pm at Hunsworth Community Centre, Green Lane, Hunsworth, BD19 4DZ. near M62 junction 26 (male musicians welcome).
    Contact: Rose Hudson (Secretary)
    Telephone: 01132 561265
    Email: rose.hudson1@btinternet.com
    Website: http://www.persephonemorris.co.uk/
  • Castleford Sword Dancers
    Men's Longsword.
    Meets Tuesdays, weekly.
    Contact: Barry Green
    Telephone: 01977 510770
    Email: bagman@caslongsword.co.uk
  • Spen Valley Longsword
    Traditional Yorkshire Longsword.
    Social emphasis, new members welcome.
    Contact: For information on meeting times and email details visit the website
    Website: http://www.spenvalleylongsword.org.uk/
  • Annapurna Indian Dance Company
    We provide Indian dance and storytelling workshops with demonstrations using Indian music and drumming. Our workshops are suitable for all ages and abilities.
    Contact: Shantha Rao
    Telephone: 01422 209906
    Email: shantha@annapurnadance.com
    Website: http://www.annapurnadance.com/
    See also Workshops
Hebden Bridge Huddersfield Keighley
Leeds Marsden
  • Thieving Magpie
    Border morris; mixed.
    Open Morris; "Leave nowt but wood, blood and feathers". Meets Mondays at Marsden Parochial Hall.
    Contact: Helen Armitage
    Telephone:01274 682717
    Email: thievingmagpiemarsden@gmail.com
  • Oakworth Village Morris Men
    Meetings : Monday evenings at 8 o'clock, Oakworth Methodist Church, Lidget, Keighley Road, Oakworth, West Yorkshire, BD22 7HN. Male Cotswold Side. Members of the Morris Ring. Dances performed from various traditions.
    Contact: Peter Spurr (Bagman) or Nigel Yeo (Squire)
    Telephone: 01274 402927 or 01484 650532
    Email: rosemary.spurr@blueyonder.co.uk
Ripponden Saltaire
  • Clogaire
    Step clog routines from trad and not-so-trad sources.
    Meets Mondays at Victoria Hall, Saltaire.
    Mixed team, all ages; new members welcome. Emphasis on fun.
    Contact: Barbara Binless
    5 Norfolk Mount, Chapel Allerton, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS7 4PU
    Telephone: 0113 2694764
    Email: clogaire@binless.co.uk
    Website: http://www.clogaire.binless.co.uk/

  • Rainbow Morris
    Mixed North West Morris.
    Meets Mondays, weekly at Shipley Resource Centre.
    Contact: Kay Wilkinson
    Telephone: 01943 463443
    Mobile: 07906 876155
    Email: kay.wilkinson@aol.co.uk
Sowerby Bridge
  • Sowerby Bridge Morris Dancers
    Originally an all-male side formed in 1979, Sowerby Bridge Morris performed until 2003. The team was revived as a mixed side in 2012 with the aim to perform high quality North-west morris accompanied by excellent music.
    Practices take place every Tuesday evening between 8:00pm & 10:00pm. Venue is either The Works or The Puzzle Hall Inn (depending on weather and time of year.) Both venues are found on Hollins Mill Lane, Sowerby Bridge, HX6 2RF and are 5 mins walk from the railway station.

    Contact: Amy-Rose Atkinson

    Telephone: 01422 350980
    Mobile: 07837 438410
    Email: amyroseatkinson@yahoo.co.uk
    Website: http://www.sowerbybridgemorris.co.uk

  • Rhubarb Tarts
    Mixed Molly. New dancers welcome.
    Meets Sundays 10-12 , from September to late Spring.
    Contact: Liz Harwood (Squire)
    Telephone: 07904 519688
    Email: contact@rhubarbtarts.com
    Website: http://www.rhubarbtarts.com

  • Wakefield Morris Dancers
    Mixed North West Morris.
    M eet on the first, second and fourth Monday nights of the month from 8pm until 10pm at the Cluntergate Community Centre, Horbury and on the third Monday 7.45pm until 9.45pm at Horbury Academy. from September to May.
    Contact: Ian and Anne Osborne
    Telephone: 01924 290 351
    Email: watah@tiscali.co.uk
    Website: http://www.wakefieldmorris.org

  • Great Yorkshire Morris
    Men's Cotswold, Longsword, Border and Rapper.
    Meets alternate Wednesdays, 8 - 10 pm at Pool Memorial Hall, Pool in Wharfedale.
    Contact: Bob Carter
    Brookside Cottage, Forest Moor Road, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire HG5 8JY
    Telephone: 01423 863433
    Email: bjcarter@ntlworld.com
  • Spiral Dancers Maypole Team
    A mixed team of dancers and musicians, who perform at local festivals in the springtime such as at St George's Day in Marsden, at the Marsden Cuckoo Festival and the Holmfirth Festival of Folk. New dancers always welcome! Meetings at Wilshaw Village Hall, one Sunday afternoon per month leading up to the Marsden Cuckoo Festival (typically Jan - Apr). Email for more information on specific dates.
    Contact: Kirsty Burnet
    Email: Silverskiesabove@yahoo.co.uk
    Website: http://www.facebook.com/groups/147038196078/

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