Cornish Broom Dances

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Cornish Broom Dances

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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 back to the mid nineteenth century. Dances notated here given by: Mrs Baker, Rilla Mill (1980), Mrs Bill Glanville, St Columb (1994), Mr Hedley Martin, Morval Nr Looe (1980), 9th Truro St Georges Guides (1980), Mrs Watts, Madron (1980). Audio File from the Catch Up Your Heels Project 2005

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Cornish Broom Dances

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“Cornish Broom Dances,” An Daras, accessed August 10, 2022, https://andaras.omeka.net/items/show/72.

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