Whilst the Coronation of King Charles was taking place in London, we visited the Tredegar House Folk Festival in Newport today, entertaining the masses there. Sadly, rain prevented us from dancing until the afternoon but we were able to give displays in the Courtyard Marquee and the Main Dance Marquee. We were able to field two full sides so we started our sets with Brighton Camp and Lads of Bunchum for twelve dancers and it looked very good.
Apart from ourselves, friends Isca Morris were there as well as a Cornish folk dancing group called Hevva, Matenik from The Czech Republic and Schwabische from southern Germany. Gwerinyr Gwent dancers were also there.
It was great seeing many old friends at the festival. That’s what makes them so good!
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