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Wednesday 13 December - 7.30-10pm
Our Christmas dance (and sing) at the Willoughby Arms, Willoughby Road, Kingston KT2 6LN, with our friends Pielarks singers, Phoenix Clog and Ewell St Mary Morris Men - all welcome to join our Wassail!
Monday 9 October
Practices start at St John's Church, Grove Lane, Kingston, 8-9.30pm. Do come and join us - dancers and musicians welcome, no experience needed. (Contact us beforehand as the entrance to the church can be hard to find.)
EARLIER THIS YEAR
23 April 2023
St George's Day.
Dancing with Phoenix Clog at two pubs in Thames Ditton:
3.30pm at The Angel (Giggs Green)
5.00pm at the George and Dragon (High Street, Thames Ditton)
1 May 2023
We'll be dancing at dawn to welcome in the summer, by Salomon's Memorial on top of Box Hill, along with Ewell St Mary Morris Men and Rampant Rooster Morris. Later that day we will dance in Kingston town centre, by the riverside.
Monday 15 May 2023
Dancing on Kingston riverside, behind The Ram pub.
Monday 22 May 2023
We'll be dancing at The Boaters Inn, Canbury Gardens, KT2 5AU, from 8pm. Hope to see you there!
Monday 5 June 2023
We'll be dancing out with Datchet Morris Men in Richmond at The Cricketers and The White Cross on the riverside.
Wednesday 21 June 2023
Our celebration of midsummer will take place in Twickenham on the riverside with our friends Greensleeves Morris Men, Phoenix Clog and Thames Valley Morris. We start at the White Swan TW1 3DN at 8pm and move on to The Barmy Arms TW1 3DU at around 9pm.
Apologies - we have cancelled our dance-out in Kingston on Monday 26 June 2023
Monday 10 July 2023
From 8pm: dancing on Kingston riverside, behind The Ram pub, with our friends Madder Mill Molly dancers from Carshalton.
Tuesday 11 July 2023
We'll be at The Bell, Withybed Corner, Walton on the Hill KT20 7UJ with Rampant Rooster, border-style Morris dancers from the Dorking area.
Monday 17 July 2023
We'll be back in Kingston at The Albion, 45 Fairfield Road, KT1 2PY from 8pm - hope to see you there!
Monday 24 July 2023
Dancing from 8pm at The Willoughby Arms, 47 Willoughby Road, Kingston-on-Thames KT2 6LN.
Saturday 16 September
As part of Kingston's Heritage Festival, we danced at the Coronation Stone, Guildhall, Kingston-on-Thames.
Saturday 23 September
We joined the procession from 12noon, then danced in Surbiton station forecourt.
We practise through the winter months every Monday evening 8.00-9.30pm in St John's Church, Spring Grove, Kingston-on-Thames. We'll start again in October - a very good time to join us! We welcome new members at any time, but if possible please get in touch beforehand, as finding the correct entrance to the church can be very confusing.
Vibrant Kingston – the Mayor’s Spring Event, Rose Theatre
Evening dance performance alongside other Kingston community groups, at the Rose Theatre, Kingston.
Saturday 23 April - St George’s Day
We danced to enthusiastic crowds at Whitton Festival, then on to a cheerful and receptive audience at the George and Dragon, Thames Ditton KT7 ORY
Monday 25 April - Comedy night
We opened a comedy night for the charity Man and boy at our practice venue, St John's Church, hamming it up with some joyous and vigorous stick dances.
Sunday 1 May
Dancing the summer in at dawn (5.00am) by Salomon’s Memorial viewpoint on top of Box Hill, Tadworth KT20 7LB, with Rampant Rooster Morris and Ewell St Mary Morris Men
Tuesday 10 May, 8pm
Dancing at The Sultan pub, Wimbledon SW19 1BT with Wild Hunt Border Morris
Tuesday 14 June
Dancing with Rampant Rooster Morris at The Tree, Box Hill
Wednesday 22 June
Our celebration of midsummer on Twickenham riverside, starting at the White Swan (TW1 3DN) at 8pm, moving on to the Barmy Arms around 9pm, with our friends Phoenix Clog, Ewell St Mary Morris Men and Thames Valley Morris Men.
Saturday 24 September
We danced in the procession and the station forecourt.
Friday 29 September
Our performance at a barn dance in Putney was enthusiastically received.
Monday 19 December
Willoughby Arms, Willoughby Road, Kingston
With guests Ewell St Mary Morris Men, and Phoenix Clog. We gathered in the courtyard at the back of the pub - dancing, songs, mince pies and jollity.
It was great to be back dancing together during the summer of 2021. We practised regularly in Laurie's garden, and danced out at the following events (see Facebook for photos and more):
Monday 19 July:
The first dance out since 2019! We had a brilliant time at the Royal Oak, Brockham, as guests of our friends Rampant Rooster.
Saturday 24 July:
Kingston Environment Centre Open Day, next to Nando's, by the Fountain roundabout in New Malden - we danced at 12 noon. It was very good to be there to support the centre and its excellent work.
Saturday 31 July:
Our dancing and playing was enjoyed by residents at a private event in Rosebery Care Home, Epsom.
Saturday 7 August:
We were enthusiastically welcomed at a private party in Thames Ditton, and had a great time.
Saturday 25 September
Cheers and claps greeted us at Surbiton Festival - a brilliant event, wonderful to be part of it again.
Monday 20 December
Our Christmas Wassail at the Willoughby Arms, Kingston, with Phoenix Clog.
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