Dance Out Calendar
Please double check event are happening before travelling if specifically to see us
We usually post on Facebook the week before for an upcoming event and any last minute cancellations.
We’ll probably be doing similar events as last year but to be confirmed so look at past events page below for rough idea. Some have been pencilled in.
Assume even during day if not specified but will hopefully clarify nearer time
Some event can go in a short notice, especially the local FirstSite Dance outs.
Next Dance out in Grey
1 April 2023, Sat – Halesworth Day of Dance, Suffolk.
10 April 2023, Mon(Easter). Maldon – Guests of Alive and Kicking , Promenade/ Hythe? Essex. –
CANCELLED IN MORNING – Sorry Bad weather and PC Broke so Only notified via Facebook
22/23 April 2023, Sat Sun. Frost Vandoorn Fest 2023. Essex – Struggling for people available Royal Liberty’s weekend on dance and merryment. I think we ususal do the Saturday.
Event on but our participation cancelled. Unfortunately not enough Dancers available (23rd dance out still on)
23 April 2023, Sun. 1pm. St George’s Day at the Dickie…Royal Oak East Bergholt. CO7 6XA Essex
CANCELLED as the pub refurbishment is still ongoing.
30 April 2023, Sun, First Site Colchester at 11am. – CO1 1JH. Provisional
1 May 2023, Mon(Bank Hol ), During Day – St Osyth & Point Clear Rotary club, Essex
Cancelled – Lacked maypole dancers they wanted. Sorry
7 May 2023, Sun, Coronation Party – Layer De la Haye, Essex. 2pm Dancing
Arriving at 1:30pm. Village Hall, New Cut, Layer CO2 0EH.
14 May 2023, Sun, First Site Colchester at 11am. CO1 1JH. Provisional – PRACTICE session – Not in kit but in the wild.
4 June 2023, Sun , Colonia Court Care Home Colchester CO4 3AN. 11am till noon – ** For the Residents ** – Provisional
10 June 2023, Sat , Hadleigh , Guest of Boudicca, Suffolk. Starts 11am.
11:00-12:30 : Meet Market Place, IP7 5DL, for show dance and parade round St Mary’s Church.
13:00-13:40 : Kings Head, IP7 5EF, with Green Dragon
14:20 – 1500: The Cock, IP7 5BP, with Dancegled & Hells Bells
15:20-16:00: The George, IP7 5AL, with Little Egypt and Hells Bells
16:00 George Car Park, IP7 5AL, All meeet up for hellos and tunes, Rochdael Coconut, Speed the Plough, Captail pugwash, Mominette, Stop the Cavalry etc
11 June 2023, Sun , New Town Open Gardens, Colchester Essex, CO1 2JQ. 1pm to 6pm
(Morris (rough) time, though start should be accurate. We may pick up other dance spots as we go)
1:00 pm Dancing at Opening Ceremony – The Artilleryman Pub, 54-56 Artillery St, Colchester CO1 2JQ
2:00pm Recreation Ground, at junction with Old Heath Rd and Wimpole Road. CO1 2ES (ish)
3:30pm St. Stephen’s Church, Canterbury Road.
????? Outside 3 Gladstone Road , CO1 2EB
18 June 2023, Sun , British Grenadier, Colchester. Noon – Provisional – Cancelled
67 Military Rd, Colchester CO1 2AP
21 June 2023, Wed Evening 7pm , Summer Solstice as guests of Little Egypt, Hawkedon, Suffolk
Queens Head, Rede Rd, Hawkedon, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29 4NN.
Lovely eveing burning a straw man. We alternate dance with all the side there, then there is the unveiling of the strawman (definietly a man) and then porocession to burn him as sun goes down.
Dancing usually starts 7:30pm
25 June 2023, Sun (Full Daytime), Leigh on Sea, Essex – Our participation cancelled
Event on but insufficent Dancers
1 & 2 Jul 2023 – Sat – Sun – Sheringham PottyFestival, North Norfolk.
Sat – Sherringham
10:00am – Lifeboat Plain, East Cliff, NR26 8BQ – Procession with everyone
10:30am till11:30 – Co-Op Street (High street)- NR26 8JP – With Kings Morris and Slack Ma Girdle
11:45am-12:45 – Tesco – R26 8RS – With Black Gate Morris, Pig Dyke Molly, Dark Horse Morris.
2:00pm to 3pm – Crown Inn (in front of ) – NR26 8BQ (as Start procession) – With Bury Fair Women’s Morris, Boudicca Border
3:15pm to 4:15pm – Two Lifeboats – 2 High Street – NR26 8JR – With Manor Mill Morris, Bourne Borderers, Rumburgh Morris
4:30pm – Main arena NR26 8BG. With everyone
Probably music things on in evening
Sun – Sherringham
10:30am – 11:30am – Town Clock – NR26 8DS – With Misfit Molly, Fenstanton Morris.
11:45am – 12:45pm – Crown Inn (in front of ) – NR26 8BQ – With Wicket Brood, Holt Ridge Morris
12:45 – all in arena NR26 8BG
8 Jul 2023 – Sat – Margaretting Horticultural Village Fete .
Margaretting Village Hall, Wantz Road, Margaretting, CM3 0EP Dancing at 2:30pm and 4pm
14 Jul 2023 – Fri – East Bergholt High School – Closed Event for Pupil Demo and Chat
6 Aug 2023 – Sun – Wickham Festival. Wickham, Fareham, South Hampshire. PO17 5HD
11&12 Aug 2023 , Sat & Sun – Broadstairs Folk Week, Kent. To confirm if both days.
Our participation cancelled – Sorry not enough people can make it
2 Sept 2023, Sat, Stowmarket Day of Traditional Music (and Dance). Suffolk
9 Sept 2023, Sat, Green Dragon day of dance at Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
16 Sept Norwich Joint regional day of dance, Norfolk – Very Provisional
8 Oct 2023, Sat, Tenterden Folk Festival, Kent – Provisional – Our participation Cancelled – Insuficent people
5 Nov 2023 – Sun – Harwich . New Bell Inn Harwich CO12 3EN, Essex. 12:30 till 2:30 ish
18 Nov 2023 – Sat – Red Lion Woodbridge, IP12 1AL, Suffolk. 10:00am till 12:00 ish. For Children in Need.
Guests of Danegeld from 10am until 12:00. 90 Thoroughfare, Woodbridge IP12 1AL
2024 Very Very Provisional – Sat 13 Jan 2024 Whittlesea Strawbear Festival, Cambridgshire.