Buxton Day of Dance
Buxton Day of Dance 2020 – Sat 18th July 10.30 – 16.30
If your dance side would like to join us for a wonderful day’s dancing in the beautiful spa town of Buxton, during the bustling Buxton International Festival and Buxton Festival Fringe, please click the button.
We are limited to 15 visiting sides and always try to arrange a variety of different traditional dance styles.
A feast of traditional dancing from around the country. Over 200 dancers & musicians from 16 different dancing sides performed at our annual Day of Dance on Saturday 20th July 2019. A huge thank you to everyone who helped make this day happen.
If you have any photos or videos from the day that you are happy to share, please share via Facebook, Twitter or by email to email@example.com. You can see some of the photos we took
Buxton DoD2019 Poster
Buxton DoD2019 Spot the Sides
Magic of the Morris
Wow, just look at the different dancing sides who performed at Buxton Day of Dance 2019. Click on the images below to be directed to each side’s individual website.
A women's Cotswold Morris side from Ansley Village, N. Warwickshire and formed in 2007. First visit to Buxton DoD.
a mixed Border Morris side from Leicester, aiming to entertain and get others involved. First time at Buxton DoD.
Black Adder Morris
a mixed gender, all ages, side from Selly Oak, Birmingham with dances based on the North West tradition.
Chip Off the Old
a ladies Morris dance side based in Derby performing traditional Cotswold Morris since 1978. Welcome back to Buxton DoD.
East Kent Morris
a mixed Cotswold Morris side. Red, white and blue kit to celebrate the coronation in 1953 - the year they were formed. Newcomers to Buxton DoD.
Glorishears of Brummagem
Birmingham's premier women's Morris side performing traditional Cotswold Morris dances. Back for their second visit to Buxton.
a Cotswold Morris dancing side from the most southerly village in Yorkshire. Regulars at Buxton.
from Ironbridge, Shropshire, one of the original'revival' Border morris teams - lots of noise, stick clashing and energy. First time at Buxton.
formed in 2004 and hailing from Nidderdale (N Yorkshire) Pateley intersperse longsword with other dances. First time at Buxton DoD.
a North West Processional Morris side from nr Cleckheaton. Distinctive kit and impeccable dancing. First time at Buxton DoD.
a mixed group based in Whaley Bridge who dance Traditional & Evolving Border Morris. Buxton Day of Dance regulars.
St Katharine's Morris
a mixed side from Irchester in Northamptonshire dancing mainly Cotswold dances but developing some Border dances as well.
a women's North West style team from Ironbridge, named after the Gilders who put the gold edging on Coalport china. First visit to Buxton DoD.
Stone the Crows
a Border Morris side from Leyland, Lancashire who teach and perform morris in the North West and across the UK. Delighted to be back at Buxton.
Thelwall Morris Men
A Cotswold Morris side from nr Warrington and founded in 1973. Welcome return to Buxton DoD.
the local hosts from Chapel-en-le-Frith performing Cotswold Morris in the Peak District since 1975.
For photo/video memories of previous Buxton Days of Dance visit our Facebook page or click the following links:
videos from Buxton DoD 2018 (courtesy of Stewart Ward)
photos (courtesy of Bill Rich)
photos (courtesy of Wytchwood Morris)
videos on our You Tube page
Buxton Day of Dance is part of
Buxton Festival Fringe