The Fox dance has been displayed at feasts and fairs up and down England. Here are a few of our highlights.
Reveal We enjoy putting together a special show for people who want something utterly stunning.
- 2008 Birthday Party, Kinnersley Castle, Herefordshire
- 2009 Birthday Party, Barrow-upon-Soar, Leicestershire
- 2010 Wedding Party, Marsden, Yorkshire
Reveal You can't blame them for wanting us - we provide that element so often missing from the arts in this country. Fire.
- 1996 Sheffield University Arts Festival
- 2000 Multicultural Festival, Devonshire Green, Sheffield
- 2002, 2005 Festival At The Edge, Much Wenlock, Shropshire
- 2005 Ripley Timelines Festival, Derbyshire
- 2007, 2009 Beacon's Project, Sheffield
- 2008 Fright Night, Sheffield
Reveal Especially in Sussex, bonfire night celebrations are a high point in many peoples' lives. We are particularly suited to these - our drumming and fiery presence makes a huge impression.
- 1995, 2000, 2005 Lewes Bonfire Night celebrations with Borough Bonfire Society
- 1999 Show at Clumber Park Fireworks Party
- 2001 Hastings bonfire celebrations
- 2002, 2007 Rye Bonfire Festival
Reveal The Fox show benefits from getting its audience close-up, preferably in a square or other confined space. If the event itself is a small one, we create a correspondingly big effect.
- 2000 Show at the Beltane Bash, Conway Hall, London.
- 2000, 2005 Windy Bottom Folk Festival
- 2001 Hastings, Jack in the Green festival
- 2003 Wheaton Aston Village Festival, Staffordshire
- 2003 Nantwich Folk and Roots Festival, Cheshire
- 2003 Hallowe'en Festival, Queen Mary College, London
- 2005 and 2006 Morris on Moira, Leicestershire
- 2005, 2006 Sheffield Folk Festival
- 2009 Southwell Folk Festival
Reveal Imbolc was a Saxon festival to celebrate the end of winter and the start of lambing. Mmm, yes, foxes like lambs! The Imbolc celebrations every year at Marsden (on the first Saturday in February) are great fun.
- 1999 to 2010, 2014 Imbolc at Marsden
Reveal Just because we make a big bang at small festivals, doesn't mean we don't hold our own at the biggest festivals. You can see how we've remained popular with festival organisers for many years.
- 1997, 1998, 2005, 2008, 2010 Holmfirth Folk Festival
- 1997 Performance at the Whitby Folk Week
- 2009 The last ever Moor and Coast, Whitby
- August 1998 Three performances at the Whitby Folk Week
- 1999 One show at the Warwick Folk Festival (sorry about the tree)
- 2000 Two shows with torchlight procession, Sidmouth International
- 2000, 2002, 2004, 2007 Whitby Moor & Coast Folk Festival
- 2002 Towersey Village Festival, Oxfordshire
- 2004 Warwick Folk Festival
- 2006 Stainsby Folk Festival, Derbyshire
Reveal A raid is when we do a show just for the hell of it - we'll pick an event where there's already an audience, and then go in with all drums blazing.
- 1996 We raid the Scarborough Arms, Tickhill, Yorkshire, in the
presence of Bampton Morris Men
- 1997 We raid the Boat Inn, Sprotborough, Yorkshire, in the presence
of Yorkshire Chandelier and Handsworth Sword Dancers
- 2000, 2002, 2007 Raid at Whittlesey Straw Bear Festival, Cambridgeshire