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Programme for 2018

At the moment the dance programme for 2018 is:

Monday 7th May: Dancing at Green Man Festival, Clun

Saturday 19th May: 'Not The Easter Tour’ with Silver flame Rapper

Saturday 9th June: Jumble/Boot/Table Top Sale, Lydbury North, Fund raising for Tour to USA in 2019

Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th June: Midsummer Rejoicing with Earlsdon Morris

Saturday 23rd June: Midsummer Ceilidh with ‘Kirkophany’, Lydbury North Village Hall

Saturday 14th July: The Birthday Tour to the Strettons

Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th August: Dancing at Shrewsbury Folk Festival

Full details will appear on separate pages

Don’t forget The Shropshire Bedlams and Martha Rhodens and Friends will be hosting two more ceilidhs in 2018, details on accompanying pages

Midsummer Rejoicing, 23rd and 24th June 2018

Martha Rhoden’s Tuppenny Dish and The Shropshire Bedlams will once again be taking part in the Bishop’s Castle Midsummer Rejoicing on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th June.

Our guests this year will be the truly magnificent Earlsdon Morris Men


On the Saturday we will be dancing in Ludlow:

11.00am - 1.00pm in The Square outside the Castle

2.00 - 3.00pm Outside the Ludlow Brewery


On the Sunday in Bishop’s Castle:

10.00am At Stonehouse 

10.30am The Rushbearing Procession will head up Uniuon Street and then down High Street to the Church

12.00 noon Dancing in the churchyard followed by the second procession, up to The Three Tuns

Early Afternoon, dancing at The Three Tuns


A great weekend in rural South West Shropshire, so come out and join us.

Don’t forget, the Saturday concludes with a ceilidh at Lydbury North Village Hall ‘Kirkophany’!

Click the links for further details on the weekend, the guest side, and the brilliant ceilidh band.

Earlsdon Morris

A few of Earlsdon Morris at Warwick Folk Festival, July 2016



Midsummer Ceilidh, 23rd June 2018

Not to be missed, a Midsummer Ceilidh with the brilliant ceilidh band ‘Kirkophany’

Full details on the poster below:

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Ceilidhs 2018

Everyone loves a good ceilidh, especially when it’s run by The Shropshire Bedlams and Martha Rhoden’s Tuppenny Dish, so next year we are putting on four Ceilidhs in South-West Shropshire:

6th January at Walcot Hall - Twelfth Night Ceilidh

21st April at Hope Village Hall - St George’s Ceilidh

23rd June at Lydbury North Village Hall - Midsummer Ceilidh with ‘Kirkophany’

26th October at Lydbury North Village Hall - Halloween Ceilidh

Put the dates in your diary now.

Tickets can be ordered from Marion 01588 660513 or Lee 01588 680364.

More details to follow.

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.