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Midsummer Rejoicing - 24th & 25 June 2017

Midsummer will soon be upon us, and that means Bishop’s Castle Midsummer Rejoicing Weekend.

As part of the festivities The Shropshire Bedlams and Martha Rhoden’s Tuppenny Dish will be dancing out and about as follows:

Saturday 24th June in Ludlow

In The Square, Ludlow, from approx. 11.00am to 1.00pm, as part of the Ludlow Fringe

At Ludlow Brewery, from approx 2.00pm - 3.00pm

Sunday 25th June in Bishop’s Castle

Stone House from 10.00am

The Rushbearing Procession at 10.30am

Outside The Church of St. John The Baptist at approx. 12.00 noon, followed by a dance up the hill to the Three Tuns for more dancing until mid-afternoon-ish.

Our guests for the weekend are Gaorsach Rapper and Jake and Dan Appalachian Dancers, all fabulous dancers, not to be missed.

Power and Speed

Gaorsach Rapper at Whitby, 2016

It's Thirsty Work

Jake and Dan at Shrewsbury - proving you can drink and dance safely (he never stopped dancing the whole time!)



Provisional Dance Programme for 2017

Monday 17th April: Traditional Easter Monday Tour

Monday 1st May: Clun Green Man Day

Saturday 13th May: Church Stretton Festival

Tuesday 6th June: Evening dance at The Sun Inn, Clun

Saturday 24th - Sunday 25th June: Midsummer Rejoicing with Gaorsach Rapper and Jake and Dan

Saturday 15th July: Annual Birthday Tour

Friday 4th - Friday 11th August: Sidmouth Folk Festival

Saturday 26th - Sunday 27th August: Shrewsbury Folk Festival

Saturday 30th September - Sunday 1st October: Guests of Hammersmith Morris


Full details of tours will be added when available.

We are looking for new members !

Oswestry Square

If you are over 12 years of age, fairly fit and with a reasonable sense of rhythm, why not give Border Morris a go.

To find out more contact the secretaries using the form on the 'Getting In Touch' page of this website.