Dances


Details for "Knutsford"
(Knutsford)

NameKnutsford
StyleNorthwest
Tradition (Knu) Knutsford
New dance ?no
OriginCranford and Gaskell Morris Dance Teams (Traditional)
Size of set16 (A file of 8 men and a file of 8 women)
HandsShillelaghs
Tunes
Fair Maids of Poynton
Off She Goes
Upton
J.B. Milne
Portsmouth
Brighton Camp
L&B Polka
References
Other NotesThe dance was collected from an ex-dancer in the Cranford and later Gaskell teams in Knutsford in the early 1920s. She had also danced in the Mobberley team.
Some teams dance with 8, and some use rattles or short sticks
CodenKnuKNUT
Checked1

Variations as Danced by Brandragon

Set size8
Hands
Source
Notes
Referenceshttps://youtu.be/TMexbx3rxL4
Tunes

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Teams That Perform This Dance

TeamLocVars.
Bangles Beads and Bloomers Colne, Lancashire,UK (none)
Beverley Garland Dancers Yorkshire,UK (none)
Brandragon Melbourne,Australia set, links
Dorset Buttons Dorset,UK (none)
Fair Maids of Perth Perth,Australia (none)
Fidlers Fancy Cheshire,UK (none)
Hanmer Springers Hanmer Springs,New Zealand tunes
Haughley Hoofers Suffolk,UK set, hands, links, tunes
Heather & Gorse Devon,UK set
Hexhamshire Lasses Northumberland,UK (none)
Ilfracombe Red Petticoats Devon,UK (none)
Knots of May East Sussex,UK (none)
Nancy Butterfly Worcestershire,UK (none)
Nor'West Arch Christchurch,New Zealand (none)
Oyster Girls Isle of Wight,UK (none)
Persephone W. Yorkshire,UK tunes
Poynton Jemmers Cheshire,UK (none)
Ringheye of Mobberley Cheshire,UK (none)
Rose & Castle Northamptonshire,UK (none)
St Clement's Clog Kent,UK tunes
Tatterfoals Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire,UK (none)
Westmorland Step & Garland Cumbria,UK tunes