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Masked dancers step out to help draw in more park users

The Wild Hunt Bedlam Morris, a slightly scary-looking Border Morris side, are dancing in Croydon next Tuesday evening to help to encourage local people to use the park again. Locals have been staying away from King George’s Field in Sydenham … Continue reading

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Lords of the dance: Purley’s Morris Men are on the march

The next couple of weekends will be busy for the area’s merry band of English folk dancers, the North Wood Morris Men (they’re actually based in Purley; North Wood is a reference to ancient wood which dominated the hilly slopes … Continue reading

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Folk festival sets the tune for a Jubilee dance

The Maclennan Scottish Group is hosting its 31st International Folk Dance and Music Festival during the Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend (June  1-4) at Langley Park School for Boys in Beckenham. The timetable has been adjusted to allow all participants (and … Continue reading

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