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The Maypole Manual

Written by Mike Ruff and Jenny Read, the Ms and diagrams of 19 dances along with a 14 track CD.

The manual  also has information on the origins and history of Maypole Dancing, Inclusion, Links to the wider curriculum, music for musicians anaypole Manual has full colour pictured much more.

Book & cd £30 + p&p

 Book only    £20 + £3.50 p&p

 CD only    £12 + £2.50 p&p

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Maypole for indoor or outdoor use

Tradamis can supply maypoles

Steel pole is in 2 sections for easy transport and storage

Surmounted by revolving circle and crown, both fitted with hooks to allow for up to 24 dancers

Special steel base now with added weight for extra stability

Epoxy coated in Forest Green

Ribbons (braids) in red, yellow, green and blue

274 cm pole

square base 95 cm

Overall height 366 cm

£ £399.99 +VAT free carriage

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The books, cds and DVDs are supplied by us; we source Maypoles and ribbons from our suppliers.

maypole and ribbons maypole base Maypole packed for travel

Morris! Hey!  An Introduction to Morris Dancing

By Mike Ruff  & The Morris Hey Set

The Morris! Hey! pack contains instructions for 6 Morris Dances, three from the Cotswold traditions, one each from the North West and Border traditions and an introduction to Molly Dancing with suggestions for creating your own dances.

Book, cd & DVD

Thanks to the generosity of one of our benefactors we have a limited number of copies of Morris! Hey! for at the amazing price of £20+p&p

- usual price £40+p&p

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Morris Hey!

Quicksilver Barn Dance Book

Seven "Quick and Easy" Dances suitable for young children, inexperienced dancers and teachers.

There are four more to take you to the next stage and a bonus three Tudor dances for some instant history.

This can be used with the Maypole Madness CD     £10 + p&p

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Maypole Madness  CD

Quicksilver has produced their own version of the music for the Maypole  Manual

£10 + p&p   

£5 +p&p

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If ordering more than one product we may be able to arrange a small discount.  Please contact to discuss.

Set of Maypole Braids

If your braids are a bit tatty or you can’t find them we can supply a new set.

£102.43 + VAT free carriage

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Bold Nelsons Praise

Bold Nelson's Praise

Dances, Songs, Tunes and Costume from 1805

Sing a Song of Nelson ballads & songs of Nelson's Navy

Sprigs of laurel for Admiral Nelson country dances from around 1805

A Tune for the Times selection of dance, band and other tunes

The Sailor's Hornpipe by Anne Daye

Dressing the part: Simple costumes

£10 + p&p

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The Complete Resource Pack

All you need for Traditional Dancing

Morris! Hey! Pack, Maypole Manual ,Quicksilver Barn Dance Book  – FOR £50 & P+P