The morris dances that originated in a particular village share common characteristics of style and figure, and are referred to collectively as a tradition
. Click here
for a map showing the villages and towns that spawned traditions.
The dances we do are taken from five main traditions (in red below), with a few waifs and strays from other traditions, because we like them! The dances usually require a set
of 6 dancers - those that differ have the number written in square brackets, e.g. . Morris jigs
are for a solo dancer or are occasionally performed as a "dance-off" for two.Adderbury
Bluebells of Scotland, Lads a’Bunchum, Beaux of London City, The Lollipop Man, Cobb’s Horse , The Black Joke, Sweet Jenny Jones, Lanlord Fill the Flowing Bowl.