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Addison Rapper & Clog Ryton - Tyne and Wear Traditional dance from the North East of England. Northumberland and Durham style clog dancing and rapper dancing.
Barnsley Longsword Barnsley - South Yorkshire Traditional English Sword Dance Team performing both Longsword and Rapper.
Benfieldside Longsword Durham - County Durham Benfieldside perform both Cotswold Morris and Sword.
Bishop Gundulf's Morris Rochford - Kent Bishops Gundulf Morris from Rochester, Kent dance Northwest Clog, Longsword and Rapper Sword styles.
Black Swan Rapper North Yorks - Leeds Black Swan Rapper is a male traditional sword dance side practicing in Leeds. The epitome of manliness and esteem, causers of trouble, thieves of hearts.
Blackstone Edge Rapper Oakenhoof - West Yorkshire Up and coming rapper team from Littleborough- born of millstone grit and moowergrime
Bristol Rapper Sword Dancers Bristol - Bristol

Bristol Rapper performs dances based on three of the above traditions (High Spen, Newbiggin-by-the-Sea and Winlaton), and uses the calling-on song from Earsdon.
Brompton Scorpers
No contact details available A male team dancing Longsword and Rapper, both traditional and own tradition.
Carlisle Clog and Sword Carlisle - Lancashire Traditional Clog and Step Dancing side- based in Carlisle. Also English Longsword- with B(r)ampton Weavers- Papastour and Elgin as the repertoire.
Cinquefoil Rapper Leicester - Leicestershire We are Cinquefoil Rapper (pronounced Sank-foil. We are a mixed Rapper Sword Dance side based in the sunny city of Leicester.
Claro Sword and Morris Men Pannal - off A61 - West Yorkshire Claro Sword and Morris Men dance Yorkshire Longsword- drink beer- and are generally a good bunch of chaps based in and around Knaresborough- North Yorkshire. We practice most Thursday evenings from 8 - 10 p.m. at Pannal Scout Hut- Spring Lane- Pannal
Coventry Mummers Coventry - Coventry Fifteen jolly boys are ready to act- sing- dance  (!) and fight glorious battles of yore.
Crook Morris Kendal - Cumbria We are a mixed morris team- performing morris dances fom the Cotswolds and the Welsh Borders- and Rapper dances from the North East of England
Dancing Spires Rapper Oxford - Oxfordshire We are a mixed gender rapper side- practising in Oxford on Monday evenings. We are very welcoming and looking for new dancers of any ability. 
Dorset Buttons Wareham - Dorset The very finest North West Morris team and Rapper team in the whole of Wareham. Female team performing North West morris and Male team performing Rapper.
Durham Rams Durham - County Durham See the facebook page for details and contact.
Durham University Rapper Team Durham - County Durham The Durham University Folk Society exists to promote folk music and traditional dance throughout the University. Non students are welcome.
Ebor Morris Heworth- York - North Yorkshire We are proud to perform the traditional Escrick Longsword Dance from a village just east of York- as well as various cotswold dances
Exeter University Exeter - Devonshire We are a music and dance society at Exeter University embracing all aspects of folk.
Faithful City Morris Men Worcester - Worcestershire Faithful City Morris Men are based around Worcester England.
Flamborough Flamborough - East Yorks No contact details available Flamborough Longsword. A tradional sword dance performed annually in the village on boxing day. Sword- gansey- cap- white jeans- shoes & big thirst just needed!
Folk Friedzy Folk - Folk We are a dance group for young people that perform traditional dance in our unique way and style- ensuring that traditions continue for new and old audiences
Foresters Morris & Sword Nottingham - Nottinghamshire We perform mainly English morris dances from the Cotswold and border regions. We also include rapper sword dancing in our repertoire.
Gaorsach Rapper and Step Aberdeen - Aberdeenshire A rapper team originating in Aberdeen- now more often found wandering the British countryside in search of Trevor. They have a reputation for dancing "on the edge"
Goathland Goathland - North Yorkshire The Goathland Plough Stots is one of Yorkshires traditional long sword teams- if not the oldest still dancing their own dance as performed as far back as the early 19th century.
Great Meadow Sudbury - MA. USA We do two types of traditional English ritual dances- Rapper Sword Dancing and Morris Dancing. We perform as able at various events and venues throughout the year.
Green Man Sword Ewell - Surrey Green Man Sword – bringing together experienced and beginner sword dancers.
Greensleeves Wimbledon We regularly perform figures from the North Skelton longsword dance from Yorkshire.
Grenoside Sword Dancers Grenoside Sword - Grenoside Grenoside Sword Dancers are one of the 5 remaining traditional longsword dance sides in the UK. Our annual event is on Boxing Day- outside the Old Harrow
Handsworth Traditionals Sword Dancers Sheffield - South Yorkshire The Handsworth Traditional Sword Dancers have been dancing their iconic Yorkshire longsword dance for around 130 years - making them one of the longest continuously-running folk dance teams in the country.
Hawksword Leytonstone - London London's best mixed rapper and longsword team as seen on Radio 2.
Haymarket Rapper No fixed venue - Haymarket Rapper is a rapper team for chaps who know the Kingsmen dance.
Heage Windmillers Belper - Derbyshire We perform a wide range of traditional dances including English- Irish and Scottish dance- Maypole- Morris- Clog and Rapper Sword dances
Hellbilly Rapper North Yorks - Barnsley No contact details available Details to follow
Hexham Morrismen Hexham - Northumberland Hexham Morrismen and the Hexhamshire Lassses are two closely associated teams of dancers- dancing seperately but mostly appearing together.
High Spen Blue Diamonds Birtley - Tyne and Wear The High Spen Blue Diamonds are the only remaining traditional rapper sword dancing team in the world
High Spen Pink Diamonds Birtley - Tyne and Wear Sister side to High Spen Blue Diamonds
Highside Longsword Kirkby Malzeard - North Yorkshire Please see website for more information
Hoxon Hundreds Suffolk A morris dancing side from the Norfolk/Suffolk border of East Anglia. We are a side with a significant repertoire including Cotswold, North West Morris, Garland, Rapper Sword and Step dances. Our membership includes people with a range of ages from the pre-teens to the somewhat more mature.
Jockey Morris Birmingham Jockey Men’s Morris Club have been active in Birmingham since their formation in 1949. They have performed all over the country and have been proud to represent morris dancing- and the City of Birmingham
Kelham Island Rapper Sheffield - South Yorkshire Kelham Island Rapper is a male rapper team based in Sheffield. We practice Mondays- 8-10 at the Fat Cat.
Kesteven Morris Sleaford - Lincolnshire Based in Sleaford- Lincolnshire- Kesteven Morris are two teams in one; A men's team- dancing mainly Cotswold Morris and Rapper Sword; and a Women's team dancing Cotswold Morris- North West Processional and East Anglian Molly Dances.
Kirkburton Rapier Huddersfield - West Yorks A Huddersfield based team who perform their own folk dances in the Yorkshire Longsword tradition.
Leeding Edge Rapper Leeds - West Yorkshire Leeding Edge Rapper is a mixed rapper dancing side in Leeds. We have beer- swords and music- what's not to like?
Locksided Rapper Bristol - Bristol Formed in August 2014- Locksided Rapper are a mixed team based in Bristol bringing enthusiasm and energy to traditional rapper dances- identifiable by our sashes and socks in blue and ruby colours.
Lord Conyers Sheffield - South Yorkshire Lord Conyers Morris Men are a traditional Morris Dancing side from Sheffield- South Yorkshire- founded in 1974.
Lordsmere Uppermill- Tameside See website for further details
Mabel Gubbins Rapper Brightwell-cum-Sotwell - Oxfordshire They perform traditional and evolved rapper sword dances- which originate from the mining regions of Northumberland and Durham.
Maltby Sword Dancers Maltby - South Yorkshire We are a community-based team of enthusiasts who specialise in traditional English Traditional Sword Dancing.
Martlet Morris Martlet - Martlet We are a Traditional Men Only Morris side- dancing in and around the Chichester area
Medlock Rapper Manchester - Greater Manchester Founded in April 2013- Medlock Rapper are Manchester's premier (and only) rapper sword team.
Monkseaton Morris Men Monkseaton - North Sheilds We are a traditional Morris/folk/sword dancing team based in the North East of England- and the world. Message our facebook page to enquire.
Mons Meg Rapper Edinburgh - Midlothian

Mixed side who dance both Longsword and Rapper either in mixed or single sets

Natty Jack Sword Southport - Merseyside Natty Jack are a mixed Traditional Sword Team from the northwest- formed in 2017 to help Southport Swords celebrate their 50th year. The Swords used to have a mast hobby of a natterjack toad. It was terrifying- therefore it seemed oddly fitting to have a name inspired by “the toad”.
Newcastle Kingsmen Byker - Tyne and Wear Founded in 1949 for the King's College rag week in Newcastle upon Tyne- the Newcastle Kingsmen evolved into widely acclaimed masters of the traditional Northumbrian Rapper sword dance- and are also expert practitioners of the Grenoside longsword dance and Royton northwest dance.
North British No fixed venue - Noted for our elegant dress sense and our 'sophisticated' time-management skills- North British perform sword dances from England- Scotland- and the Isle of Man
North Star Rapper and Clog Hexham - Northumberland Performing traditional rapper and clog dances from the North East of England
Northgate Rapper Bath - Somerset Bath's only traditional male sword dancing team! A plethora of fine sorts dedicated to bending metal- it's the perfect hobby for those seeking mild peril.
NYFTE - England under 18s NYFTE performances are a mixture of traditional material complemented by modern items in keeping with the tradition.
Oakenyouth Rapper Littleborough - Greater Manchester Group of traditional English sword dancers from Littleborough.
Papa Stour Shetland The Papa Stour Sword Dance is a masque which represents the age-old theme of the struggle between good and evil. 
Pateley Longsword Ripon - North Yorkshire

Non traditional Yorkshire Longsword dancers with attitude.

Pengwyn Rapper Durham - County Durham Womans Rapper based in NothEast practice on wednesday nights and occasional saturdays between Newcastle- Durham and Northallerton.
Rattlejag Morris Retford - Nottinghamshire A mixed side based in Retford Nottinghamshire- dancing a new creative genre of morris dance- Plough Morris- rooted in our research into traditions from Nottinghamshire- Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire.
Red Mum Denmark Best Danish rapper team ever. Engelsk sværddans i danske klæder!
Redcar Sword Dancers Great Ayton - North Yorkshire Redcar Sword Dancers are a long established longsword team well known for their revival of the Greatham dance and play
Ripon Spur Rapper Ripon - North Yorkshire Mixed sex rapper sword dance team for retired or semi retired people. 
Rockingham Rapper & Step Whittlesey - Cambridgeshire The team performs Rapper sword dances based on the North East of England traditions and Appalachian step dances.
RX Sword Hastings - Kent RX Sword- a youngish group of Hastings locals...
Ryburn 3 Step Ryburn 3 - Ryburn An independent folk development project based in and around the Ryburn Valley- West Yorkshire. Share what you know- learn what you don't
Ryknild Rabble King's Bromley - Staffordshire Details to follow
Sallyport Sword Dancers Newcastle upon Tyne - Tyne and Wear Sallyport Sword Dancers are a sword dance team- founded in 1969- who perform the traditional rapper and longsword dances of the North-East of England.
Scally Rapper Thornton Hough - Merseyside New members are always welcome - as dancer or musician. Come along any Monday.
Seven Stars Platt Bridge - Greater Manchester Seven Stars are a group of enthusiasts who practise and perform dances in a traditional style.
Sheffield Steel Rapper Sheffield - South Yorkshire The gin-destroying stainless Sheffield Steel!
Shropshire Sharpshins Rapper Bridgenorth - Shropshire Your local rapper sword-dance team- always welcoming new members of all abilities- we practice every Sunday eve
Silver Flame Rapper Bath - Somerset Details to follow
Sisters in Arms Salford - Cheshire Cider and Gin drinking skills will be appreciated but not essential as full training will be provided- oh and we can teach you how to dance too.
Snark Alnwick - Northumberland Purveyors of North East English short sword dances.
Southport Swords Southport - Merseyside Details to follow
Spen Valley Sword Cleckheaton - West Yorks no team email available Details to follow
Star and Shadow Newcastle upon Tyne - Tyne and Wear Very friendly rapper dancers from Newcastle.
Stevenage Sword Stevenage - Hertfordshire Stevenage Sword Dancers perform traditional sword dances from the North-East of England - Rapper and Longsword.
Stone Monkey Derby - Derbyshire Sword dancers from the East Midlands wearing distinctive black & white socks. Performing rapper- longsword and occasional folky sessions.
Sulis Rapper Bath - Somerset We are a female rapper team based in Bath and are excited to be writing our first dance. We welcome any new members. 
Sullivans Sword Nottingham - Nottinghamshire Sullivan's Sword is a mixed longsword dance team based in Nottingham- England
Sweet Rapper No location details Details to follow
Sweyn's Ey Swansea The side was founded in Llanmadoc in 1966 and was originally known as the “Mighty Men of Madoc”. We moved to Swansea in 1968.
Teesdale Longsword Teesdale Music at the Heart of Teesdale (M@HoT) aims to revive the folk music- song and dance traditions of Teesdale.
Teeshyde Steel Birtley - Tyne and Wear Details to follow
Thrale's London - Home Counties Details to follow
Tower Ravens Near Bank Station - Central London Tower Ravens are an all female rapper dance team based in central London. We take our name from the feathered guardians of the Tower of London- and are accompanied by a brazen Beefeater.
Warwick University Warwick - Warwickshire The Rapper side of the University of Warwick Folk Society. Fast, snappy traditional sword dancing with a science-y twist.
Whip the Cat Nottingham - Nottinghamshire Whip the Cat are a Premier Rapper and Clog team based in Nottingham, UK. Winners of DERT 2018! Winners of DERT of DERTs 2021! Please contact
Young Miscellany in and around Harpenden Young Miscellany (YM) is a Hertfordshire-based folk dance group for young people between the ages of 6 and 18.