Character or novelty dance for girls known in oral tradition from the Lake district. Probably synonymous with the Gypsy Dance.

Known to have been taught by the following dancing masters:

Tommy Cannon of Crosthwaite
Miss Harding of Ulverston, operating in the 1880s
James Howson operating in Flookborough
Alfred Threlfall Robinson
Joseph William  Robinson (Old Jos)
Thomas Stainton of Backbarrow

Information derived from interviews by Tom Flett with:

See also Soulby’s Ulverston Advertiser 2/1/1886 and 23/9/1886