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British Isles/Ireland - DANCE [clear filter]
Saturday, May 26
 

11:00am PDT

Belladonna Border Morris
Reinterpretation of Border Morris

Performers
BB

Belladonna Border Morris

Reinterpretation of Border Morris


Saturday May 26, 2018 11:00am - 11:50am PDT
Armory Court Stage 305 Harrison

11:00am PDT

North By Northwest Morris
Northwest English Clog Morris

Performers
NB

North By Northwest Morris

The North West style clog Morris from Lancashire and north Cheshire in s Northwest England. It has its origins in the industrial towns of the region and is from the 19th century. The dances involve much stepping, and the clogs add to the rhythm provided by the band, generally playing... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 11:00am - 11:50am PDT
Armory Court Stage 305 Harrison

11:00am PDT

The Merry Missives of Moscow
Merry Missives Morris Dance

Performers
TM

The Merry Missives of Moscow

The Merry Missives of Moscow is a children’s dance troupe (ages from 2nd through 9th grade) performing out of Moscow Charter School in Moscow, Idaho, for the last 8 years. The troupe performs English Country Dance & traditional English Morris Dance. Morris Dance is a very ancient... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 11:00am - 11:50am PDT
Armory Court Stage 305 Harrison

11:00am PDT

Vancouver Morris Men
Traditional English Morris Dance

Performers
VM

Vancouver Morris Men

We were formed in Vancouver BC Canada in 1982 to maintain English folk traditions, specifically the Morris, locally.We use our performances to celebrate the changing of the seasons throughout the year. The Spring and Summer are the seasons when we perform South Midlands morris, while... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 11:00am - 11:50am PDT
Armory Court Stage 305 Harrison

12:00pm PDT

Bridgetown Morris Men
Morris Men from Portland.

Performers
BM

Bridgetown Morris Men

Morris Men from Portland.


Saturday May 26, 2018 12:00pm - 12:50pm PDT
Armory Court Stage 305 Harrison

12:00pm PDT

Renegade Rose Morris
Fun Dances, Good Music.

Performers
RR

Renegade Rose Morris

Fun Dances, Good Music.


Saturday May 26, 2018 12:00pm - 12:50pm PDT
Armory Court Stage 305 Harrison

12:00pm PDT

Sound & Fury Morris
Energetic Morris in Kilts

Performers
SA

Sound & Fury Morris

Sound & Fury Morris & Sword have been dancing around Seattle and the rest of the west coast of North America since the waning days of last century. These are dance traditions dating back a long time, from various regions of England. Traditionally, Morris Dance is a community-based... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 12:00pm - 12:50pm PDT
Armory Court Stage 305 Harrison

2:00pm PDT

Bonnie Dundee Scottish Dancers
Scottish Dance: Ancient, Modern

Performers
BD

Bonnie Dundee Scottish Dancers

We are an ensemble of dancers from greater Seattle area. Bonnie Dundee was founded in 1992 and we still have several founder members in the group.We enjoy ancient and modern Scottish dance and include country, highland, step, and hardshoe forms. Bonnie Dundee brings the atmosphere... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 2:00pm - 2:45pm PDT
Open-Air Dance Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

2:00pm PDT

Belladonna Border Morris
Reinterpretation of Border Morris

Performers
BB

Belladonna Border Morris

Reinterpretation of Border Morris


Saturday May 26, 2018 2:00pm - 2:50pm PDT
McCaw Promenade 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

2:00pm PDT

MossyBack Morris Men
Morris Men Rise Again

Performers
MM

MossyBack Morris Men

The MossyBack Morris Men dance an English tradition of dance known as Morris Dancing since 1980. This type of dance was well known in Shakespeare’s times and has been danced every year in England for at least 500 years.


Saturday May 26, 2018 2:00pm - 2:50pm PDT
McCaw Promenade 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

2:00pm PDT

Two Rivers Morris/Side of the Tide Morris
Border Morris from Oregon

Performers
TR

Two Rivers Morris/Side of the Tide Morris

Two Rivers Morris dancers and musicians are centered in the southern Willamette Valley of Oregon and Side of the Tide Morris have a home on the Oregon Coast. We come together to dance with the other Northwest sides at Folklife. Throughout the year our sides dance out at local festivals... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 2:00pm - 2:50pm PDT
McCaw Promenade 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

2:00pm PDT

Vancouver Morris Men
Traditional English Morris Dance

Performers
VM

Vancouver Morris Men

We were formed in Vancouver BC Canada in 1982 to maintain English folk traditions, specifically the Morris, locally.We use our performances to celebrate the changing of the seasons throughout the year. The Spring and Summer are the seasons when we perform South Midlands morris, while... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 2:00pm - 2:50pm PDT
McCaw Promenade 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

3:00pm PDT

Bridgetown Morris Men
Morris Men from Portland.

Performers
BM

Bridgetown Morris Men

Morris Men from Portland.


Saturday May 26, 2018 3:00pm - 3:50pm PDT
McCaw Promenade 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

3:00pm PDT

Renegade Rose Morris
Fun Dances, Good Music.

Performers
RR

Renegade Rose Morris

Fun Dances, Good Music.


Saturday May 26, 2018 3:00pm - 3:50pm PDT
McCaw Promenade 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

3:00pm PDT

Sound & Fury Morris
Energetic Morris in Kilts

Performers
SA

Sound & Fury Morris

Sound & Fury Morris & Sword have been dancing around Seattle and the rest of the west coast of North America since the waning days of last century. These are dance traditions dating back a long time, from various regions of England. Traditionally, Morris Dance is a community-based... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 3:00pm - 3:50pm PDT
McCaw Promenade 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

3:00pm PDT

The Merry Missives of Moscow
Merry Missives Morris Dance

Performers
TM

The Merry Missives of Moscow

The Merry Missives of Moscow is a children’s dance troupe (ages from 2nd through 9th grade) performing out of Moscow Charter School in Moscow, Idaho, for the last 8 years. The troupe performs English Country Dance & traditional English Morris Dance. Morris Dance is a very ancient... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 3:00pm - 3:50pm PDT
McCaw Promenade 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

3:00pm PDT

Tiddley Cove Morris
Traditional English Folk Dance

Performers
TC

Tiddley Cove Morris

Tiddley Cove Morris is a women’s dance side based in Vancouver, British Columbia. In the summer, we perform contemporary dances written by the Betty Lupton's Ladle Laikers and traditional dances from the Cotswold tradition. In the winter we perform Border dances, from the border... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 3:00pm - 3:50pm PDT
McCaw Promenade 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

4:00pm PDT

Scottish Country Dancing for Ceilidhs and Parties
With Elinor Vandegrift

Performers
SC

Scottish Country Dancing for Ceilidhs and Parties

Elinor Mackenzie Vandegrift has been dancing SCD since she was a child growing up in the U.K. She has taught all ages and ability levels for many years. She has taught throughout N. America, several Australian winter Schools and Summer Schools in the UK. She has taught at several... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 4:00pm - 4:50pm PDT
Theatre 4 - Dance Workshops 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

6:00pm PDT

Seattle Irish Dance Company
Traditional Technique, Contemporary Dancers.

Performers
SI

Seattle Irish Dance Company

Since 2012, SIDC has been promoting and sharing Irish music, dance and heritage throughout the Pacific Northwest. In our short history, our dancers have toured regionally, nationally, and internationally, charming audiences with our contemporary, challenging choreography. SIDC was... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 6:00pm - 6:30pm PDT
Exhibition Hall Sponsored by Seattle Globalist 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

6:40pm PDT

Fire & Ice Irish Dance Company
Irish Ensemble Choreography

Performers
FA

Fire & Ice Irish Dance Company

Fire and Ice Irish Dance Company began in September 2001 to give children, youth and adults the opportunity to learn Irish step dancing and to perform ensemble choreography. It is our pleasure to present to you the fruit of our 17th season. We hope you enjoy the show.


Saturday May 26, 2018 6:40pm - 7:10pm PDT
Exhibition Hall Sponsored by Seattle Globalist 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109
 
Sunday, May 27
 

12:00pm PDT

Twisted Sisters
English Rapper Sword Dance

Performers
TS

Twisted Sisters

Twisted Sisters was formed in 2015 by a group of women who knew that life was not complete without rapper. Our first performance was on a rainy weekend in Jan of 2016. We are based in the SF Bay Area and have danced at the Dickens Faire and at local Farmers Markets. This is our first... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 12:00pm - 12:45pm PDT
Open-Air Dance Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

12:00pm PDT

Two Rivers Morris/Side of the Tide Morris
Border Morris from Oregon

Performers
TR

Two Rivers Morris/Side of the Tide Morris

Two Rivers Morris dancers and musicians are centered in the southern Willamette Valley of Oregon and Side of the Tide Morris have a home on the Oregon Coast. We come together to dance with the other Northwest sides at Folklife. Throughout the year our sides dance out at local festivals... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 12:00pm - 12:45pm PDT
Open-Air Dance Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

12:25pm PDT

North By Northwest Morris
Northwest English Clog Morris

Performers
NB

North By Northwest Morris

The North West style clog Morris from Lancashire and north Cheshire in s Northwest England. It has its origins in the industrial towns of the region and is from the 19th century. The dances involve much stepping, and the clogs add to the rhythm provided by the band, generally playing... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 12:25pm - 12:45pm PDT
Armory Court Stage 305 Harrison

2:00pm PDT

Nonesuch English Country Dancers
Elegant and Exuberant English

Performers
NE

Nonesuch English Country Dancers

Nonesuch was founded in 1988 as a way to entice people into participating in English Country Dance and to delight audiences with the beauty of the dances. The group has performed at Folklife and other ethnic festivals: the Shoreline Arts festival, for nursing homes, senior centers... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 2:00pm - 2:30pm PDT
Exhibition Hall Sponsored by Seattle Globalist 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109
 
Monday, May 28
 

1:00pm PDT

Rowan Fae Irish Dance
Traditional Irish Step Dancing

Performers
RF

Rowan Fae Irish Dance

A small, recreational Irish Dance school, with dancers ages 5 through adults perform lively jigs, reels, and hornpipes in the step dance style of Ireland. Baile Glas Irish Dancers perform throughout the year at multicultural celebrations including numerous appearances at Kent Cornucopia... Read More →


Monday May 28, 2018 1:00pm - 1:45pm PDT
Open-Air Dance Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109