Dances


Details for "St Helen's Gala"
(St Helen's)

NameSt Helen's Gala
StyleNorthwest
Tradition (Sth) St Helen's
New dance ?no
OriginTraditional - 1920s team in St Helens
Size of set8
HandsShillelaghs or Shakers
Tunes
Mallard No.2
St Lawrence Jig
References
Other NotesShillelaghs or Shakers are made from short sticks with bunches of paper strips at each end.

Trefor Owen collected the dance from a member of a 1920s female revival side of a pre 1914 men's team. The original men's team used slings.

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Teams That Perform This Dance

TeamLocVars.
Barley Brigg Suffolk,UK (none)
Buttercross Belles Yorkshire,UK (none)
Chelmsford Essex,UK (none)
Chesterfield Garland Derbyshire,UK (none)
Fidlers Fancy Cheshire,UK (none)
St Clement's Clog Kent,UK tunes