Percy, Mr Tom & Mrs

Mr and Mrs Tom Percy, Over Wyresdale, England, 2nd visit, 3 April 1960 3rd visit: Over Wyresdale, England, 3rd visit, 1 July 1960 Dances: Brush dance Cottagers Greensleeves Square Eight Swinging Six People: James Winder John Winder

Valeta

Old time couple dance, also known as the Valeta Waltz, known from oral tradition in the southern Lakes, Lancashire and Yorkshire. Known to have been taught by: Richard Allan of Langwathby Tommy Cannon of Underbarrow and Crosthwaite. Oliver Cowper of Workington Joseph

Wyresdale Greensleeves Dance

  A notation was provided by Mrs George Airey and Ridding, Mrs S.E.. Partial notation from Jackson, Mr Thomas Links: Brindle, Septimus Brown, Mrs David Burns. Dave Doddin(g), Bartle Pedder, Jack Percy, Mr Tom & Mrs Percy, Tom, Over-Wyresdale, Lancashire, England,

Mat Dancing

A performance of a clog, step, tap or even soft shoe dance on a dancing mat.  These consisted of laths of wood generally glued to a cloth or canvas backing enabling them to be rolled up and carried from place

Step dancing [steps] : England

Step dancing [steps] : Shuffle off, Single Shuffle, Double Shuffle, Treble Shuffle, Crunch, Double Crunch, Hagworm Crawl:   Miss Lucy Short, White Platts, Ambleside, England, 3 January 1960 Airey, Mrs George Akrigg, Mr & Mrs Jack Batty, Mrs Arthur Bell, Sam

Reel, Eight Hand

Dance for eight recorded from oral tradition in many parts of England and Scotland. In the southern Lake District (where it was often known as the Square Eight), Yorkshire and north Lancashire, it featured in the repertoire of almost every local  dancing

Swinging Six

Social dance for six, known fro oral tradition in Yorkshire, Lancashire and the southern Lakes. Known to have been taught by the following dancing master: Billy Urquhart in Bleamoor, Ribblehead “Pop” John Mason in Dent Notations for the dance were collected from Mr and

Winder, James

Dancer from Over Wyresdale, Lancashire. Performer of the Greensleeves Dance. Information derived from an interview by Tom Flett with Tom Percy, 31 March 1960 and Mrs David Brown, 31 March 1960   Percy, Mr and Mrs Tom, Over Wyresdale, England, 2nd visit, 3 April

Doddin(g), Bartle

Dancer from Over Wyresdale, Lancashire. Performer of the Greensleeves Dance. Information derived from an interview by Tom Flett with Tom Percy, 31 March 1960 and Mrs David Brown, 31 March 1960.  

Greensleeves

At least teo distinct dances are known by this name. Comic dance known only from the Wyresdale area on Lancashire. A complete notation was provided by Brindle, Septimus and Winder, Richard and a partial notation by Jackson, Mr Thomas Information derived from and interview by Tom