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The Summer's Morning
The Summer's Morning An arrangement of a folk tune from Durham for Senior Orchestra by Ian Stephenson. As part of The Full English learning programme, Ian Stephenson worked closely with Edwin and Jessica Holmes in the Music Department at Durham...
   
Sea Songs and Shanties Pack
Sea Songs and Shanties Pack by Carolyn Robson This pack was devised for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 pupils, and brings together sea songs and shanties collected in and around Bristol. Each song has teaching notes attached, and you can download the...
   
Cheerful Arn
Cheerful Arn This is a song about fox hunting - a practice now illegal in England, Wales and Scotland. It is arranged in 2 parts for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 pupils. It is accompanied by teaching notes that provide general information about...
   
A Roving
A Roving This song, arranged in 2 parts for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 pupils, is a sea song, collected from Mr Stileman by Cecil Sharp in Bristol on 14 July 1914. This song is duplicated in two resource packs which include teaching notes. You...
   
Tis Of A Gallant Southerner
Tis Of a Gallant Southerner This song, arranged in 2 parts for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 pupils, is a sea song, c ollected from James Tucker by Cecil Sharp in Bristol on 14 July 1914. This song is duplicated in two resource packs which include...
   
Times Are Hard
Times Are Hard A sea shanty arranged in 3 parts, suitable for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 pupils. This song was collected from Mr Stileman by Cecil Sharp in Bristol on 14 July 1914 . A shanty is a work song that was sung by the sailors on large...
   
Bold Pirate
Bold Pirate This song, arranged in 2 parts for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 pupils, is a sea song, collected from Joseph Elliott by Henry Hammond in Todber, Dorset during September 1905. This song is duplicated in two resource packs which include...
   
Yeave Ho
Yeave Ho A sea shanty arranged in 3 parts, suitable for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 pupils. This songs was collected from Miss Dobbyn and her brother and collected by Cecil Sharp at 85a Redland Road, Bristol, July 13 1914 A shanty is a work song...
   
Cambridgeshire Children's Games
Cambridgeshire Children's Games by Mary Humphreys The games presented in this pack were collected from girls at Littleport Town Girls’ School, in Cambridgeshire, by Cecil Sharp on 8 September 1911. Many children's games were collected in...
   
Resource Bank
Inspire learning with folk Explore free, downloadable materials for using English traditional folk song, music, dance, drama and other arts in your teaching and learning. Resources are suitable for use in formal and informal settings including: primary,...
Thanks
An enormous thank you to all the photographers and dancers who participated in the compilation of the presentation. Thanks for very helpful feedback to: Liza Austin Strange, Toby Bennett, Barry Goodman, Sue Coe, Laura Connolly, Jeff Dent, Alex...
Social Dance (5)
As with performance dance, social dancing is a thriving and evolving tradition; new dances are constantly being devised. The old dances have moved around the country and indeed, to other countries and back and have developed along with the music,...
Social Dance (4)
The dances can be in several different formations such as, circles, squares and longways sets ( a column of pairs). There will always be a caller who first teaches the moves, and figures, and then calls the figures throughout the dance. These have...
Social Dance (2)
The terms used can be interchangeable and have much crossover. The nature of the occasion in which the dances take place tends to determine whether it’s called a ceilidh, country or barn dance. For example, ceilidh, country, and barn dance may be...
Social Dance
English social dancing is dancing in groups, most often with a partner and one or more other couples with a caller to guide and lead the dances. The dances are made up of a sequence of figures , which may be more or less complex. Many people have...
Maypole
Dancing at May time is an old custom, common in many cultures, to welcome in the summer, and probably began by dancing around a significant tree or bush in the village. In Europe, from mediaeval times, the maypole was a tall tree trunk bedecked...
Southern English Step dance
There are continuing traditions and thriving enclaves of hard-soled shoe stepping in East Anglia and Devon, including within the Romany/Gypsy and Traveller community. More recently, stepping is enjoying a resurgence across Cornwall, Hampshire,...
Northern English clog
The north of England is the home of step dancing in wooden-soled clogs. Dances and steps are most notably found in Durham, Northumberland, Lakeland (Cumbria), and Lancashire. As well as being danced in social settings, there are also some...
Clog and Step
Clog and step are percussive forms of dance, generally performed by small groups and solo dancers. At one time most of the country would have had some kind of step dance tradition, often danced in the street, in pubs, and during social occasions....
Broom (2)
Morris dancer Sam Bennett, of Ilmington, was famed for his own broom dance. A 1926 film of him performing it, complete with sound, was made in the year before the release of Hollywood’s first ‘talkie.’ Sam’s broom dance is still performed in...

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