Dance sides confirmed for Banbury Folk Festival and Hobby Horse Festival 2017


Dance sides perform in the centre of Banbury on Saturday and Sunday, as well as taking part in the Grand Hobby Horse Procession,  which this year is at 11am starting at the White Horse Pub and weaving its way through Banbury Old Town to the Bandstand.


Dance sides performing at this year’s Festival

Adderbury Village Morris

Men’s Cotswold side from Adderbury (Saturday)

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Barefoot Bellydance

Gypsy Caravan style troupe from Aylesbury (Saturday)

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Belle d’Vain

Ladies Northwest Clog from the Vale of Evesham (Sunday)

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Brackley Morris

Men’s Cotswold side from Brackley (Saturday)

Foxs Border Morris

Mixed Border Morris side from Cookley, Worcs (Saturday)

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Haddenham Hoofers

Appalachian side from Haddenham (Saturday)

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Mason’s Apron

Ladies Northwest Clog from Long Hanborough (Saturday)

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Shakespeare Morris

Men’s & Ladies Cotswold sides from Stratford-upon-Avon (Sunday)

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Sharp & Blunt

Ladies Cotswold side from Adderbury, N. Oxfordshire (Saturday)

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Dance sides will be performing at the following locations:

Parsons Street outside the Reindeer
JT Davies pub in the Market Place
Banbury Cross Courtyard in Butchers Row
High Street (near White Lion Walk)
The Bandstand near the Town Hall