Team: Shakespeare Morris

Team Details: Shakespeare Morris

Last updated: 24 Mar, 2023
NameShakespeare Morris
Web sitehttp://www.shakespearemorris.org.uk
LocationStratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
AffiliationRing
Genderjoint
StyleCotswold
CountryUK
Own Tradition Bid Bidford
Year Founded1959
Ceased (year)
General Notes
Shakespeare Morris consist of mens' and womens' sets and are based in Stratford-upon-Avon. 'Guardians' of the Bidford-on-Avon tradition, researched extensively by members Phil Taylor and Tony Parsons (Great Grandson of Bidford Foreman Ed Salsbury). Our womens' side was started 2015
Seasonal Customs
Jack in the Green, Mumming
Archive Notes

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Photos: Shakespeare Morris

Shakespeare Morris at their 2019 Joint Ring Meeting, Stratford-upon-Avon

Dance Repertoire for Shakespeare Morris

Trad Dance StyleOriginSet HandsNotes Team Variations
Bidford Abraham Brown Cots.. Collecte.. 6 Hankies 0 (own tradition)
Field Town Balance The Straws Cots.. 6 Long Stick 1
Bampton Banbury Bill Cots.. Bampton 6 Hankies 1
Badby Beaux Of London City Cots.. Badby 6 Long Stick 1
Bidford Bickmarsh Broom Da.. Cots.. Collecte.. 1 Broom 1 (own tradition)
Bidford Bidford Town Morris Cots.. Collecte.. undefined Hankies 0 (own tradition)
Bidford Black Joke Cots.. J.P Taylor 6 Short Stick 1 (own tradition)
Adderbury Black Joke Cots.. Adderbury 6 plus Hankies 1
Bidford Bluff King Hal Cots.. Collecte.. 6 Hankies 0 (own tradition)
Bampton Bonny Green Garters Cots.. Bampton variable Hankies 1
Bidford Brighton Camp Cots.. Collecte.. 6 Hankies 0 (own tradition)
Bidford Constant Billy Cots.. Collecte.. 6 Hankies, .. 0 (own tradition)
Bidford Cuckoo's Nest Cots.. Collecte.. 6 Hankies 1 (own tradition)
Bidford Devil Among Ye Tai.. Cots.. J.P. Tay.. 1 Short Stick 1 (own tradition)
Bampton Glorishears Cots.. Bampton 6 Hankies / .. 1
Stanton Ha.. Greensleeves Cots.. Stanton .. 6 Long stick.. 1
Bidford Heel And Toe Cots.. J.P. Tay.. 6 Hankies 1 (own tradition)
Bampton Highland Mary Cots.. Bampton 6 Hankies 1
Bidford In Wooden Shoon Cots.. J.P Taylor 6 Hankies 1 (own tradition)
Stanton Ha.. Jockey to the Fair Cots.. Icknield.. undefined 0
Adderbury Lads A Bunchum Cots.. Adderbury 4, 6, 8 Long stick 1
Bidford Maid Of Ye Mill Cots.. J.P Taylor 6 Hankies 1 (own tradition)
Bidford Merry-Go-Round Cots.. J.P Taylor 6 Hankies 1 (own tradition)
Bidford Morning Star Cots.. J.P Taylor 6 Hankies 1 (own tradition)
Bidford Morris Off Cots.. Collecte.. undefined Hankies 0 (own tradition)
Ilmington Nelson's Praise Cots.. Ilmington 1,6 Hankies 1
Bidford Old Trunko Cots.. J.P Taylor 6 Hankies 1 (own tradition)
Bidford Old Woman Tossed Up Cots.. Collecte.. 6 Hankies 0 (own tradition)
Stanton Ha.. Portsmouth Cots.. Icknield.. 6 0
Adderbury Postman's Knock Cots.. Adderbury 4, 6, 8 Long stick 2
Adderbury Princess Royal Cots.. Adderbury 1, 8 Hankies / .. 1
Bidford Princess Royal Cots.. Collecte.. 6 Hankies 0 (own tradition)
Bucknell Room For The Cucko.. Cots.. Bucknell 6 Long stick.. 1
Bampton Rose Tree Cots.. Bampton 6, 4 Hankies 1
Bucknell Saturday Night Cots.. Bucknell Even no. 6 or more Hankies 1
Bidford Shepherd's Hey Cots.. Collecte.. 6 Short Stic.. 0 (own tradition)
Adderbury Sweet Jenny Jones Cots.. Adderbury 6 Long Stick 2
Bidford Valentine Cots.. J.P Taylor 6 Hankies 0 (own tradition)
Bidford We Won't Go Home T.. Cots.. Collecte.. 6 Hankies 1 (own tradition)
Winster Winster Processional Cots.. Winster Any number of pairs Hankies 0
Bidford Young Collins Cots.. J.P Taylor 6 Short Stick 1 (own tradition)
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