Category: Events

  • St Kew Inn, 2024

    St Kew Inn, 2024

    Dancing out at the St Kew Inn with Trigg Morris is always fun. The pub are very welcoming and provided some beer to start us off and chips once we had all danced and repaired to the bar for a sing, something Trigg delight in. What wonderful evening with Morris friends. Photos to follow It…

  • Boscastle, 2024

    Boscastle, 2024

    For the second week in a row we danced at the harbour in Boscastle. This was a quieter affair than the May Day one but we still pulled an appreciative audience and had a good dance. Starting, as we always will now, with our Ow Tevi and a quick Bear Down Man we moved on…

  • May Day, 2024

    May Day, 2024

    Our first dance out of the season, the May Day, Beltane or Kala Me (May Day in Cornish) dance where Morris sides traditionally dance the sun up and start their year. Well, with the almost constant rain over the past few months our place to dance the sun up, the stitches, was too wet so…

  • Pentire Wassail

    Pentire Wassail

    Our first dance out of 2024 was at the National Trust Pentire site where we have danced a couple of times before. This time we were supporting the wassail to ensure a good crop from the apple trees and plenty of cider in the coming year! A cold, bright day with a good crowd so…

  • Lovers’ Green

    Lovers’ Green

    A special day when one of our own got married and we provided a surprise guard of honour as the happy couple came out of the registry office – followed by some dancing at The Wellington Hotel in Boscastle to entertain the guests. Included in our dance set was a new dance written especially for…

  • Boscastle Christmas Lights

    Boscastle Christmas Lights

    On Friday 1st December we performed in the Cobweb Carpark prior to the turning on of the village Christmas lights on our lobster pot tree. In addition to our dances, the entertainment included the children, teachers and staff of Boscastle School and the Boscastle Buoys singing carols. Despite the real cold, a pretty large crowd…

  • Day of Morris

    Day of Morris

    On 18th November we went on a road trip to Tavistock to take part on the annual Day of Morris arranged by Dartmoor Border Morris in aid of Pudsey BBC’s Children in Need. What a truly fabulous day we had! Thanks to Laurence, a member of our side who happens to collect buses(!), we were…

  • Boscastle Shanty Festival

    Boscastle Shanty Festival

    The Boscastle Shanty Festival was held at the Cobweb Inn from 10th to 12th November and on the Saturday around midday, we gave a display of border morris dancing in the tent. It was a tight space, not least because we had a great audience, but we managed to fit in a full and energetic…

  • Apple Day

    Apple Day

    On 21st October we danced out at the National Trust Pentire visitors’ centre. We gave them two displays as part of their celebration and had a great time, not even the small shower could dampen our enthusiasm for the day. For each set we gave the audience a Bear Down Man, a September 4th, a…