Whapweasel at Towersey 2022
These are the dances I called in my ceilidh with Whapweasel at Towersey Festival 2022. A few people asked for the names of dances they didn’t recognise, so here’s the list! If you know the origin/name of some of these, please let me know.
Country Bumpkin – by Michael Barraclough
Balance The Star – from the McLain family
The Rifleman – trad.
Flowers Of Chirk – by Pat Shaw (adapted slightly)
Atlantic Hornpipe – origin unknown
Cornish Six Hand Reel – by John Searle
Sicilian Circle Waltz – a cross between Waltz Country Dance and Circle Waltz – origin and real name unknown!
Hazel’s Jig – by Tony Slinger
Regency Hornpipe – a fantastic variation of Nottingham Swing, by Eddie Upton
Muffin Man Jig – origin unknown
Thady You Gander – from the Community Dance Manual
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