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Cornish Dance Workshop – Wonderful Wednesdays
November 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
As part of Liskeard Cornish Christmas come and learn some Cornish dancing so you will be ready to strut your stuff at the Gool Nadelik Christmas Party on Saturday 30th November.
Join us in the Liskerrett Centre for a spot of footstompin’ fun Cornish dancing with LIVE music from our community musicians and occasional guests! Wednesday nights, 7-9pm.
An opportunity to learn or refresh a selection of Cornish Dances with . . .
- a furry dance or two
- a handful of reels : Newlyn, Three Hand, Four Hand, Six Hand
- a few challenges: Mrs Parkyn’s Jig, Boscastle Breakdown, Mesk yn Merdh, An Scubel, Lattapuch, Corwedhen, Turkey Rhubarb, Gwari Pymp (a game of 5’s)
- an industrial revolution or two: Tin Stamp, Cock-in-Britche
s, Fish, Tin & Copper, Millers Dance
All dances taught from scratch, and adapted to suit the dancers and numbers. Suitable for all levels.
A chance to play Cornish folk music for dancing: our dance tunes over the series will include:
Awel Vase (Oll A Dro)
Begone From My Window (Kabm Dew)
Bouncing Sam Jago
Cock in Britches
Fish, Tin And Copper
Hernen Widn (Mrs Parkyn’s Jig)
Keel Row/Cats Got The Measles (Cornish Mating Dance)
King of Sweden
Mind the Nettles
Neidges Awarra / Oll an Gerriow / Coer Elath (Kabm Pymp)
Plethan A Beswar (4 Hand Reel)
Plethen A Dry (3 Hand Reel)
Polka Covath (Corwedhen)
Tom Bawcock’s Eve / Truro Agricultural Show / Breakfast at Bryony’s (Old Hand-in-Hand)