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  1. Last call for the DERT survey 2017, and the SDU Longsword Tournament

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    January 11, 2017 by tommy

    After like a million sword dancers took time out from their busy lives to enrich the DERT Committee with their …
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  2. Handsworth Traditional Sword Dancers do West Street, and now have a six man dance (and kit)

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    November 11, 2016 by tommy

    Time for a little longsword now with an update from the Handsworth Traditional Sword Dancers. They’re on tour on the …
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  3. Survey feedback reminder, Tower Ravens, festivals, new teams, Scouts, and some artwork.

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    April 21, 2016 by tommy

    The mercifully short but certainly sweet survey about the SDU closes today at 5pm, we’ve had 24 responses so far, not …
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  4. A new but mercifully short SDU survey now live, please help with your feedback and opinions

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    April 7, 2016 by tommy

    Afternoon all. We’ve published a short but sweet survey to further collect your feedback and opinions about the work of the …
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  5. The Banks of Green Willow – a tribute to Daisy Caroline Dakin and the Demonstration Team

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    March 19, 2016 by tommy

    ‘I feel quite fit and in condition now and am making myself still more so by teaching and doing a …
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  6. Advance notice of the 2016 Longsword Tournament; Saturday 8th October in Goathland.

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    February 8, 2016 by tommy

    Goathland Plough Stots

    The Goathland Plough Stots will again be hosting the Longsword Tournament, this time on Saturday 8th October 2016 in Goathland. …
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  7. M@HoT – a traditional music and dance project in Teesdale, including a Longsword revival

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    January 19, 2016 by tommy

    Teesdale-School-Longsword-Dance-workshop

    Patrick Langdon (ex Spen Valley Longsword) sent us some information on the Music at the Heart of Teesdale (M@HoT) project, designed …
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  8. A Rose Rapper workshop, ‘try it’ with Redcar, and the NE Rapper Gathering. Plus an SDU website update.

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    January 7, 2016 by tommy

    Redcar Sword Dancers

    Welcome then to 2016! Are we all another year older, possibly wiser and still dead keen on things sword? Though not …
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  9. Project Rapper continues apace with a spot of longsword, lots of biscuits and a brace of Naked Ladies.

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    December 8, 2015 by tommy

    Although you might have seen the proliferation of biscuit-orientated postings on Facebook, we thought an update on Project Rapper was in …
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  10. IMPORTANT! Properly crediting photographers and image sources on your sword based websites etc.

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    December 1, 2015 by tommy

    A Mr Simon Vaughan from London Town raised a very pertinent issue with the SDU today. It concerned a paucity …
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