Support by Eddy O Dwyer

Eddy O Dwyer

We’re very happy to announce that Eddy O’Dwyer will be supporting our upcoming shows at

Basingstoke
Birmingham
Canterbury
Derby
Doncaster
Halifax
Newcastle Under Lyme
Norwich
Scarborough

Eddy’s a young singer from the old style of traditional folk song that inspired our director, Damien Barber, to go professonial back in the 80s and his no holds barred approach will be a perfect complement to The Lock in!

Check out his tracks from his album ‘I’ll Go And ‘List For A Sailor’ which includes one of our favourites ‘Mandalay’

 

 

 

 

 

 

Morris Groups Wanted For Community Project

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Breaking Tradition is currently working on a new Folk & Hip Hop dance show aimed primarily at children and families. We’re working with a number of organisations to secure funding for a UK tour this coming Autumn and with an accompanying outreach and education programme.

As part of this programme we are looking for Morris groups who would be interested in taking part in school/community group workshops in Sep/Oct 2014 with a view to a presenting a short display at the tour venues in Oct/Nov 2014. Through this project we hope to help raise the profile of traditional English dance at local level along with developing positive links between schools & community groups, Morris groups and high profile theatre venues.

We are looking for groups in the following areas:

Barrow in Furness, Bromsgrove, Bury St Edmunds, Buxton, Canterbury, Crawley, Derby, Doncaster, Hull, Ilfracombe, Ipswich, Leeds, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Newbury, Norwich, Nottingham, Shrewsbury, Tewkesbury, Wakefield, Yeovil

If you would like more details please contact [email protected]

Workshops – Schools Needed

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We are currently working on a new project which we hope to launch this coming Autumn. The project will involve workshops in schools with Folk and Hip Hop dancers and musicians from The Lock In and we are looking for schools who would be interested in taking part in the following areas:

Barrow
Brecon
Bromsgrove
Crawley
Derby
Doncaster
Hull
Ipswich
Keswick
Leeds
Milton Keynes
Nottingham
Shrewsbury
Tewkesbury
Yeovil

If anyone is interested in taking part please contact Damien [email protected]

Thanks!

Dance Displays Feb 2014

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Over the last couple of years we’ve been overwhelmed by the support from dance groups across the UK with over 150 groups and nearly 2000 dancers displaying before, after and sometimes during our shows!

We’re currently working on displays for our February tour with many already confirmed.

Tour dates are:

13th Feb – Basingstoke – The Anvil

14th Feb – Canterbury – The Gulbenkian Theatre

16th Feb – Scarborough – Coastival

17th Feb – Newcastle under Lyme – New Vic Theatre

18th Feb – Birmingham – MAC

19th Feb – Norwich – OPEN

20th Feb – Manchester- RNCM

21st Feb – Doncaster – CAST

22nd Feb – Halifax – Victoria Theatre

23rd Feb – Derby – Assembly Rooms

 

Shaun Lambley will be coordinating the displays again so if you are interested in taking part, please contact him direct [email protected]

As usual, we will be arranging discounted tickets for dance groups, where possible, along with website links in our Dance Display section of this website. Displays will also be promoted through our Twitter & Facebook networks.

Thanks everyone!

Feb 2014 Tour Dates Confirmed

We’re very excited to announce our next tour!

For more info on the shows please click the links below…

13th Feb – Basingstoke – The Anvil

14th Feb – Canterbury – The Gulbenkian Theatre

16th Feb – Scarborough – Coastival

17th Feb – Newcastle under Lyme – New Vic Theatre

18th Feb – Birmingham – MAC

19th Feb – Norwich – OPEN

20th Feb – Manchester- RNCM

21st Feb – Doncaster – CAST

22nd Feb – Halifax – Victoria Theatre

23rd Feb – Derby – Assembly Rooms

See you there!

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