On September 10, 2011, five folk dance teams got on a big bus and went on a tour of the Wolds. Green Ginger Garland, Green Ginger Morris, Beverley Garland, Grimsby Morris and Tatterfoals (from Scunthorpe) all got together for this inaugural event, and a great time was had by all.
The first stop was North Newbald at just before 10am, where a few villagers were up early enough to see the spectacle. Continue reading →
In May, the Green Ginger Garland ladies helped teach a group of Year Four pupils, plus visiting students from India and pupils from St Anne’s special school in nearby Welton, how to dance around a maypole.
Other workshops on the day included traditional English folk songs, pottery-making and drama. The Indian students, from Bangalore, were in East Yorkshire as part of the UK India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI), which started in April 2006 with the aim of enhancing educational links between India and the UK.