Buxton Day of Dance, Buxton
18th July 2015

A full day's dancing in Buxton at various locations with loads of other teams (15 others, in fact)

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The end of day team photo outside Buxton Opera House
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The day, for us, started at the Opera House

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Setting up camp - Geoff spots the picture being taken
Devoted newby, Malcolm, unable to dance due to injury - doing a (walking) stick dance all day

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First dance of the day, The Quaker


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Good lines, eh?

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Everyone on inside foot at this point - spot on, lads


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Swooping down - how many dirty hankies from brushing the floor?
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Lining up for dance 2 - Galopede

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Steve (right), travelling at lightning speed, secures hat during rounds

On then to The Slopes

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Camp Thelwall, watching fellow dancers, on this occasion the fellows were ladies.

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Ready for the jump start

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Some elevation during the dance

After lunch, it's on to Pavillion Gardens

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Display team for the day on display - Malcolm, not dancing today, but was still there
L-R: Kevin, Steve, Jasper, Martin, Dave, Rick, Geoff, Rob, Andrew, Pierre, Del

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Mid Lichfield Hey in Ring O Bells.
First corners (diagonals) arriving in place as second corners are poised to go.

It's round about the now the photographer was losing interest in watching use - so fewer pictures

Last spot before big finish is at The Hydro

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Camp Thelwall - lounge about waiting to dance

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Everyone striding to get into the hook leg, mid whole gypsy figure

Back to the Opera  House for everyone's show dance

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Lining up for Hunt the Squirrel, a short but pacy dance

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Look at that right side - one foot on the ground and the other up

Well, that was us - who else was there (of whom one of us took a picture)

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Black Adder Morris
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Britannia Coconut Dancers
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Fiddle and Feet
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Manchester Morris Men
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Chapel-en-le-Frith
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Shrewsbury Morris (the ladies bit)
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Black Dog Molly
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Wychwood Morris
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Waters Green Morris
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Powderkegs

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Last updated 21 July 2015