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Mrs Parkyn's Jig

Mrs Parkyns Jig 1897.pdf

Mrs Parkyn's Jig

Taught to Cornish Dance Group “Cam Kernewek” by Mrs Margaret Parkyn, Lostwithiel 1987. Mrs Parkyn remembered this dance as it was done in her family…

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Lattapouch

Lattapouch Catch Up Your Heels 2005.pdf

Lattapouch

As recalled by Edward Veal of Newquay

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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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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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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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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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Tin Stamp

Tin_Stamp-Tam_Kernewek.pdf

Tin Stamp

Written in 1988 by Alison Davey and Kirsty Crewes using traditional Scoot dance steps to emulate the sound of the Tin Stamp. The Tin Stamps were large…

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Mr Martins Reel

Mr_Martins_Reel-Tam_Kernewek.pdf

Mr Martins Reel

This is a Cornish Scoot (step) dance originally communicated by Mr Hedley Martin, Morval Nr Looe (1980), and Mrs Gwen Masters, Blisland (1997). The…

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