Dances


Details for "Blackburn"
(Blackburn)

NameBlackburn
StyleNorthwest
Tradition (Bbn) Blackburn
New dance ?no
OriginMorris team in Bank Top area of Blackburn
Size of set16
HandsShort sticks with bells and ribbons held in middle
Tunes
Rattle The Cash
Lady In The Boat
Villagers, The
ReferencesMalkin Morris - The Dance Goes On
https://www.facebook.com/319201895197199/videos/372489643462601/
Other NotesCollected by Preston Royal (now Royal Preston) from Annie Croasdale, former leader of a girls' team in Bank Top in 1920s
There were other teams in Blackburn in the early 1900s
Some sides use shakers
CodenBbnBLBN
Checked1

Variations as Danced by Mixed Pickle

Set size8
Hands
Source
Notes
References
Tunes
Lilli Bulero

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Teams That Perform This Dance

TeamLocVars.
Dorset Buttons Dorset,UK set
Malkin Lancashire,UK (none)
Mixed Pickle Sunbury-on-Thames, Surrey,UK set, tunes
Rainbow Yorkshire,UK (none)
Rivington Lancashire,UK links
Royal Preston Lancashire,UK (none)
Villagegreen MM Manitoba,Canada tunes