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Cornish Dance Workshop – Wonderful Wednesdays
September 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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)