2016 AGM

The very exciting, but equally necessary, AGM is being held on Tuesday 15th November.

Details, discussions and notable points to follow…

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Billy’s Big Birthday Do…

Plans and preparation are underway for our continuing birthday celebrations. We are very excited to see ex-members and old friends again on Saturday 12th November.

Watch this space for photos and memories of what should be a great evening.

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Did we mention we were 30?…

And we’re having a bit of a do!

Come and find us on our mini tour on Saturday 10th September or at the National Mining Museum on Sunday 11th September.

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Monday night dance out…

Find us tonight at The Monkey Club, Armitage Bridge – we’ll be dancing from 8pm with Thieving Magpie

 

 

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A busy Billy’s weekend…

We are off to take part in the Cleckheaton Folk Festival on Saturday including the annual procession, Wickham Trophy and hopefully lots of dancing.

Then on Sunday we have been invited to join The Britannia Coconut dancers at their annual Crown Affair at The Crown Inn, Bacup.

How much fun can one have in a weekend? All of it, that’s how much!

 

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Happy birthday to us!…

15th June 1986 – newly formed Slubbing Billy’s had their first dance out with Kirkburton Rapier at The Woodman, Thunderbridge. They danced their only 2 dances – Alderley Edge and Ashfield – and that was the start of an amazing Morris adventure that has taken them all over the UK, and into Europe, dancing, playing, having the best sort of fun and making a many great friends.

Tonight, we recreate that first night with a dance out back at The Woodman with Kirkburton Rapier for a very special birthday celebration.

Hope to see you there 🙂

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The summer dance outs are here!..

Here’s our list so far:

Tuesday 7th June – with Persephone at The Saville Arms, Hunsworth from 8pm.

Wednesday 15th June – with Kirkburton for our 30th Birthday at The Woodman Inn at Thunderbridge.

Monday June 27th – with Wakefield at The Blacksmiths Arms, Kirkheaton.

Wednesday 13th July – with White Rose Morris Men at The Sair, Linthwaite.

Plus more to be confirmed.

Hope to see you there 🙂

 

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Summer dance outs…

We are beginning to finalise our plans for the summer midweek dance outs and wondered where you’d like to see us dancing!

All ideas and suggestion welcomed…

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Upton upon Severn was fabulous…

And we’ve just about recovered to do it all again this weekend.

Closer to home this time – we are all off to dance at Holmfirth Festival of Folk 2016.

Do come and say hello if you get chance, there’s also plenty of other things to do and lots of great artists and dance sides to see.

Should be another great Billy’s weekend!..

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Rhubarb Fest 2016…

We’ve added a new blog!

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