As guests of the legendary Black Annis women from Leicester, Boggarts fielded a rather small team for a great 30th birthday weekend at the beginning of October. We were hosted and toasted in style, joined by our fellow dancers Sheffield City Morris who are always great fun to be with. The… Read more“Black Annis Ale”
It’s September which means festival season is over (boo, hiss!) and it also means that I really need to write about Whitby Folk Week. Whitby is a beautiful place, I’d never been before although the team has, and there were plenty of spots with great teams overlooking the sea. We… Read more“Whitby Folk Week”
A couple of weeks ago we danced at Warwick folk festival. It was deliciously hot, we were with some awesome teams, the campsite was comfortable, the beer tent was close by and we got to dance inside the castle grounds. What an exciting festival! Unfortunately those pesky boggarts showed up… Read more“Warwick Folk Festival”
A friend of Computational Neuro Boggart came to see us at the Tour de France dancing and took some great pictures of us. No bikes or other teams in these pictures but at least we look cool. Click on the picture below to see more.
We risk a lot for your enjoyment you know! Here’s Lizzy sporting one of the most impressive sticking injuries I think I’ve seen in my time in Boggart’s Breakfast (except perhaps when I hit myself in the eye but I really couldn’t see then). … Read more“The Dangers of Being a Morris Dancer”
Yesterday we had a lot of fun dancing in Sheffield city centre to mark the finish of the Yorkshire stages of the Tour de France. Thanks to Five Rivers for organising it and providing us with pasties and chocolate! A couple of us attempted bicycle themed face paint and hat… Read more“Tour De Dance”
We’re super excited to dance in Sheffield city centre at the end of the Sheffield leg of the Tour de France on Sunday 6th July, come along to see us there. Meanwhile, here are a couple of pictures from our last dance out, at the Angler’s Rest pub in Bamford…. Read more“Tour de Dance”
This was a really lovely event, if a little wet – at least it was sunny between the showers! We debuted our newest dance, The Afternoon Tea Dance (above), which was written just before Christmas. This is possibly a new record for us; sometimes we work on a dance for… Read more“Holmfirth Folk Festival”
Come see us at Holmfirth Folk Festival alongside many other exciting teams. It’s a really cute little festival in an adorable village. Expect to see pictures in the next couple of days.
Well, that was exciting! We danced a quick tour of the building, gathering a crowd while the northern soul dancers collected their own followers and finished in the main room for a dance off. We were initially unsure as to how a dance off between northern soul and morris dancing… Read more“Victoria Baths”