Folk Events

Weekend prior to Easter - Bury Pace Eggers out and about 0161 761 1544

Easter - Saddleworth Morris Men - Villages of Saddleworth - All day. 01457 874769

Easter Saturday - Britannia Coconut Dancers in Bacup 01706 874872

Saturday nearest to St George's Day - 'A day for St George', Horwich Prize Medal Morris Men 01204 840949

May Day -Southport Swords Dance at Dawn, Scarisbrick Hotel, Southport. 01704 212422

May - Victoria Hall, Saltaire, Bradford. Forty to fifty dance, music & song workshops throughout the day, followed by a big celebration of dance in the evening, including a ceilidh in the main hall.See or contact or tel. 01274 730795.

June -Leyland Festival (includes Morris teams and children's Country Dancing - 01772 434458

June - Alison Arms Free Folk Festival Alison Arms - Simon Goodfellow 07815 289323

Late June/Early July - Avenham Park Children's Country Dance Festival, Preston 01257 791323

4th Saturday in June -Lytham Club Day (includes Morris and Sword Dance team) 01253 730991

3rd Weekend August - (Sat) Saddleworth Longwood Thump Rushcart (Sun afternoon) Mass Display Morris Dancing at Saddleworth Church - 01457 874769

Late August/early September - Fleetwood Folk and Blues Website Facebook

1st Sunday in September - Whitworth Rushcart Festival, Rossendale

1st Weekend in September - Kirkby Lonsdale Victoria Fair (includes Morris, Sword & Clog dance teams) - 01524 271007