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Event Where Date/Time Guests

Friday Night Concert

Tickets ONLY £10.00
(+£1.50 booking fee if online)

friday concert

(no pets allowed)

Ivy Leaf Club,
Gracious Street
Friday 12th January
8:00pm - 11:30pm
(doors open 7.30pm)

1. Luke Jackson
pdf: click here

Vicki Swann & Jonny Dyer
2. Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer
pdf: click here

3. Kim Lowings and the Greenwood
pdf: click here

Saturday Daytime


Around town
See programme of events
Saturday 13th January
10:30am - 3:30pm

Various Dance Teams

Story Teller Sessions


Whittlesey Methodist / United  Reformed Church,
Queen Street
Saturday 13th January
Sessions at:
12:30pm, 1:30pm and 2:30pm

rose croft
Rose Croft

Acoustic Sessions


Town Hall,
Market Street

(Disabled lift access available)
Saturday 13th January
12:30pm - 1:30pm
poets united
Poets United
pdf: click here
Saturday 13th January
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Saturday 13th January
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Poets United

Saturday Night Barn Dance

Tickets ONLY £12.00

(+£1.50 booking fee if online)


PLEASE NOTE: Do not bring your own drinks to this event or our bar facilities will be withdrawn.

(no pets allowed)

Sir Harry Smith Community College, Eastrea Road Saturday 13th January
8:00pm -11:30pm

(doors open 7.30pm)

This Way Up
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Caller: John Brown
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Sunday Burning



PLEASE NOTE: Do not bring your own drinks to this event or our bar facilities will be withdrawn

Sir Harry Smith Community College Sunday 14th January
12:00pm - 2:30pm
Various Dance Teams and Separate Music Sessions
Sunday Plough Service St Mary's Church Sunday 14th January


Preferably using the paypallink below the ticket.

Or call our Box Office on 07857 357 970
or email boxoffice@strawbear.org.uk

(Available from 1st October)

Graham Bradshaw
Graham Bradshaw …..a sound man
Graham Bradshaw

straw bear burning
Sunday Burning / picture courtesy of Steffan Swingler (sb.swingler@live.co.uk)

*These sessions are not open to the general public.

Alderman Jacobs School Thursday 12th Jan (am)
Vicki Swann & Jonny Dyer
2. Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer
pdf: click here
New Road School Thursday 12th Jan (pm)
Park Lane School Friday 13th Jan (am)
Coates School Friday 13th Jan (pm)
Sir Harry Smith Community College Friday 13th Jan (All Day) rose croftRose Croft

Watch this space for the Dance Team Download

Here is a list of Dance Teams that have previously danced at your Festival

Team Style Web Address
Alderman Jacobs Molly  
Bourne Borderers Border Morris www.bourneborderers.co.uk
Chiltern Hundreds North West www.chilternhundredsmorris.co.uk
Clausentum Morris Cotswold Morris  
Cricket on the Hearth Appalachian  
Crosskey Clog North West www.crosskeyclog.org
Customs and Exiles North West / Border  
Danegald Morris North West  
Ely & Littleport Riot Border Morris  
Gog Magog Molly Molly www.gogmagogmolly.org.uk
Harry Taylor's Men Cotswold Morris  
Hemlock Morris Cotswold Morris www.hemlockmorris.com
Kemp's Men Cotswold www.kempsmen.org.uk
Kick Start Apalachian Appalachian  
Maltby Sword Dancers    
Manor Mill Morris North West www.manormillmorris.wordpress.com
Mepal Molly Molly www.facebook.com/MepalMolly
Midwinter Mummers Mummers Play  
Minster Strays Border Morris www.minsterstrays.org.uk
Mortimers Morris North West  
New Road Molly Molly  
North Green Sword (Coates) Longsword  
Old Glory Molly Molly www.old-glory.org.uk
Old Hunts Molly Molly www.fenstantonmorris.org.uk
Ouse Washes Molly www.ousewashesmolly.uk
Ox Blood Molly Molly  
Park Lane Molly Molly  
Pecsaetan Morris Cotswold Morris  
Peterborough Morris Cotswold Morris  
Pig Dyke Molly Molly www.pigdyke.co.uk
Rattlejag Mixed  
Red Leicester Border Morris www.leicestermorris.co.uk
Rockingham Rapper Rapper www.rockinghamrapper.org.uk
Rutland Morris Border & Cotswold www.morrismen.org.uk
Stevenage Sword Rapper www.stevenagesword.org.uk
Tap & Sync Appalachian  
The King's Morris Cotswold Morris www.thekingsmorris.co.uk
Tyler's Men Border Morris  
Wakefield Morris North West  
Waters Green Morris Cotswold Morris  
White Rose Morris Cotswold Morris www.whiterosemorrismen.org.uk
Witchmen Border Morris Border Morris www.witchmen.com


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