We’ve been out and about this spring and summer with Street Dance the Maypole workshops, Pop Up Ceilidh Jams and occasional performances of our short shows. We’re also delighted to have been working with members of the brilliant Climax Ceilidh Band and, with our fabulous fiddle player and beatboxer, we now have a brand new band, The Ceilidh Jammers. They’ve been getting people up and dancing with our fabulously fun, folky, funky Ceilidh Jams!
Step Hop House – Borough Market (by Peter Brock)
Here’s where we’ve been…
Sunday 6th April 2014
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Opening, Stratford, London
We had a great day running Street Dance the Maypole workshops at the opening of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford.
Monday 21st April 2014
Feast of St George, Trafalgar Square, London
We performed our short show to wonderful crowds as part of the amazing Feast of St George.
Wednesday 23rd April 2014
St Georges Day Celebrations, Swindon Town Centre, Wiltshire
We had 150 school children at our Street Dance the Maypole workshops and performed our short show in Swindon town centre as part of their wonderful St Georges Day celebrations – Giant St George was there too!
Friday 25th April 2014
Bites Remix: The Albany, Deptford, London
We were delighted to be asked to perform a short extract from our show and host a Ceilidh Jam social dance for all to join in with. Our first collaboration with the fabulous Climax Ceilidh Band and incredible sound artist Randolph Matthews – great night!
Sunday 27th April 2014
St Georges Day Celebrations Borough Market, London Bridge, London
Continuing to celebrate St Georges Day, we joined the Catalans with our own short Folk Dance Remixed show, for a day of sharing our patron Saint George, music, dance and delicious food!
Sunday 6th July
Regent’s Street Festival, London
We were there with the Big Dance Bus for an afternoon of Street Dance the Maypole workshops, Ceilidh Jam Pop Ups and our short show – the city was buzzing!
Friday 11th July
Camden Lock Live Festival, Camden, London
Street Dance the Maypole workshop and Ceilidh Jam with FDR & Climax Ceilidh band – the place was jumping!
Sunday 20th July
Milton Keynes Fringe Festival
Street Dance the Maypole workshop, our short show and a full-on evening Ceilidh Jam with FDR and Climax Ceilidh Band in the beautiful Chrysalis Theatre – it was a blast!
Thursday 24th July
Glasgow Green Commonwealth Games Festival
We headed North for another a morning Street Dance the Maypole and afternoon performance of our short show. We were delighted to be part of this amazing festival!
Friday 25th July
Brent Celebrates: a world of Dance, Wembley, London
We topped the bill for this evening’s show – it was full of wonders!
7th – 10th August
Wilderness Festival, Cornbury Park, Oxfordshire
Street dance the Maypole workshops and Pop Up Ceilidh Jams with some great people, young and old, all joined in at this fabulous festival!
Sunday 7th September
Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Festival, London
We hosted workshops by the Cutty Sark and Ceilidh Jam at the bandstand… with Climax Ceilidh band and the amazing beatboxer, Grace Savage! The Tall Ships were a wondrous sight too!
Saturday 20th September
Mimbre Circus Central Festival, Hackney, London
We were delighted to be invited back to Mimbre’s fabulous Circus Central Festival! We performed our shortest show, Keeping it Real with the 5 Hand Reel, and got the audience up with a Street Dance the Maypole workshop and Ceilidh Jam – much fun!
Saturday 27th September
City Diversions Festival, Chelmsford, Essex
Our maypole was centre stage right in the city centre! Working again with the fabulous Climax Ceilidh Band, we ran Street Dance the Maypole workshops and Ceilidh Jam Pop Ups in the day and a Ceilidh Jam early evening as part of the grand Finale… brilliant day!