Dances


Details for "Preston"
(Poulton le Fylde)

NamePreston
StyleNorthwest
Tradition (Plf) Poulton le Fylde
New dance ?no
OriginPoulton Morris Dancers (Traditional) a mixed juvenile team
Size of set20 in multiples of 4
HandsShort sticks with ribbons, held in middle
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ReferencesMorris Dancing on the Lancashire Plain: The Preston Tradition by Pruw Boswel
Other NotesThe dance known as Preston by some sides is actually the dance from Poulton-le-Fylde. It was incorrectly attributed to Preston Royal Morris Dancers when first collected but this was discounted following further research.
CodenPlfPRES
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Teams That Perform This Dance

TeamLocVars.
Barley Brigg Suffolk,UK (none)
Customs & Exiles Berkshire,UK (none)
Earlsdon West Midlands,UK (none)
Harlequin Durham,UK (none)
Oyster Girls Isle of Wight,UK (none)