Dances


Details for "Wigan"
(Wigan)

NameWigan
StyleNorthwest
Tradition (Wig) Wigan
New dance ?no
OriginWigan St John's School Morris Dancers (Traditional)
Size of setMultiples of 4, anything up to 32 dancers
HandsDecorated sticks with bells and short ribbons, held in middle
Tunes
Church Street
References
Other NotesCollected by Dan Howison in 1959. It was performed during the annual Whit Walks and occasionally elsewhere. The team was active between 1890s and 1950s.
Some teams use rattles
CodenWigWGAN
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Teams That Perform This Dance

TeamLocVars.
Buttercross Belles Yorkshire,UK (none)
Ringheye of Mobberley Cheshire,UK (none)
Rose & Castle Northamptonshire,UK (none)
Sergeant Musgrave's Nottinghamshire,UK (none)
St Clement's Clog Kent,UK tunes
Wakefield Yorkshire,UK (none)