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Annie Askee

Harvey_Darvey-Annie_Askee.PNG

Annie Askee

Alison Davey choreographed this dance in Summer 1991. It is an adaptation of the scoot dance Harvey Darvey for use as a social dance. The name "Annie…

Boscastle Breakdown Dance

Boscastle_Breakdown-Tam_Kernewek.pdf

Boscastle Breakdown Dance

Scoot dances like Boscastle Breakdown are a conversation between dancer and musician, a duet between melody and percussion. Both musician and dancer…

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Broom Stick Dance

Broom Stick Dance .pdf

Broom Stick Dance

Taught to Cornish Dance Group Cam Kernewek by Evan Trick, Boscastle, 1981. He explained that it was performed as a competition between dancers.

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Cock In Britches

Cock In Britches Catch Up Your Heels 2005.pdf

Cock In Britches

Cornish Harvest Dance telling the story of the corn miming the sowing, weeding, cutting and winnowing. Audio file: CAtch Up Your Heels Project 2005

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Cornish Broom Dances

Cornish Broom Dances.pdf

Cornish Broom Dances

Popular across Cornwall at social events like the Harvest Supper and as part of Guize Dancing. The Broom dance in the Madron Guize dance can be traced…

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Cornish Girls / Mowysi Kernow / Trip To Truro

Cornish Girls - Trip To Truro.pdf

Cornish Girls / Mowysi Kernow / Trip To Truro

W. Arthur, Pascoe was an active member of the Old Cornwall Movement in Liskeard and a native of the nearby village of St Neot. He recalled this song…

Four Hand Reel / Plethen a Beswar

Four Hand Reel - Arthur Biddick 1982.pdf

Four Hand Reel / Plethen a Beswar

Taught to Cornish dance group Cam Kernewek by Arthur Biddick of Boscastle in 1982. Arthur strongly associated the tune with the Boscastle Breakdown…

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Harvey Darvey

Harvey Darvey R J Noall 1927.pdf

Harvey Darvey

The dance was recalled by a Mr R J Noall, in an Old Cornwall Society article (October 1927 page 36), as a dance game that he used to perform as a…

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Heva Dance

Heva - Tam Kernewek.pdf

Heva Dance

Communicated by Miss Rowland in June 1980, Mrs Hydon July 1980, Mr Nigel Tangye March 1985.The Heva dance was written in 1961 to provide a distinctive…

Lattapouch

Lattapouch Catch Up Your Heels 2005.pdf

Lattapouch

As recalled by Edward Veal of Newquay

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