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Programme for 2019


2019 The Programme So Far

February 24th: Morris Dancing Workshop in The Three Tuns, 12.00 noon - 2.00pm

February 24th: 'Border Morris Gala Night’ in the top room of The Three Tuns, 8.00pm onwards

March 15th Quiz Night at Hyssington Village Hall, 7.30pm onwards

March 16th: Dancing in Ludlow

April 12th: Beetle Drive, Lydbury North Village Hall, 7.30pm onwards

April 18th: 'Strolling to Scotland’ illustrated talk, Bishop’s Castle Town Hall, 7.30pm

April 22nd: Traditional Easter Monday Tour

May 6th: Green Man Day Festival in Clun

May 24th -  27th: Marlboro Ale, Vermont, USA

June 22nd - 23rd: Bishop’s Castle Midsummer Rejoicing with Harlequin Morris

July 13th: The 44th Birthday Tour

August 17th - 20th: Whitby Folk Festival

August 24th - 25th: Shrewsbury Folk Festival

September 7th - 8th: Bromyard Folk Festival

October 26th: Halloween Ceilidh at Lydbury North Village Hall

December 26th: Boxing Day at The Three Tuns


More details as they become available.

Ceilidhs 2019

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

26th October 2019 at Lydbury North Village Hall - Halloween Ceilidh

Put the date in your diary now.

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

More details to follow.

Shrewsbury Folk Festival - Saturday 24th - Sunday 25th August 2019

Martha Rhoden's Tuppenny Dish and The Shropshire Bedlams will be dancing at Shrewsbury Folk Festival this weekend, 24th - 25th August. 


Dance performances take place in the town centre as well as on the festival site.


On Saturday see the teams:

In The Square at 10.45am

Outside St. Mary's Church at 11.45am and 2.30pm. 

Both teams will also be in the procession through town, leaving the Castle at 1.30pm. 


On Sunday see the teams:

In The Square at 12.30pm

Outside St. Mary's Church at 1.45 pm

On Pride Hill at 3.30pm


Festival Ticket Holders

If you have tickets, make sure to watch the performances on The Village Stage on Saturday at 4.25pm and Sunday at 10.45am


NB All times are approximate and appearances might depend on the weather


Martha Rhodens lead the procession through the town, 2015



Boxing Day Collection 2018

The Shropshire Bedlams and Martha Rhoden’s Tuppenny Dish would like to thank all those who so gave to the collection on Boxing Day. Thanks to your generosity, and the persuasive efforts of out collectors, £424.24 was raised for Air Ambulance.

Churning Butter on Boxing Day
Boxing Day at The Three Tuns, 26th December 2018


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.