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SDU Longsword Tournament

October 8 @ 11:30 am - 6:00 pm BST

Handsworth Sword Dancers completing a sword dance by the sea at Whitby Folk Festival.

The Sword Dance Union (SDU) Longsword Tournament is a chance for longsword dance teams to show off their skills and compete against other teams from around the country and abroad.

The 2022 event is hosted by Southport Swords and will incorporate warm-up dance spots (11:30-14:00), before the main competition at 15:00.

Signing on will be at  The Guest House pub on Union Street from 10.30. Refreshments available.

This will be followed by warm-up tours between 11.30 and 14.00, 3 spots within a 5-minute walking distance of Lord Street.

The tournament followed by the AGM will be at the Scarisbrick Hotel on Lord Street from 15.00.

There is the option to compete or display.

If you intend to attend please contact the organisers as soon as you can, so that they can enhance your Longsword experience: southport.swords@gmail.com.


October 8
11:30 am - 6:00 pm BST
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Scarisbrick Hotel
239 Lord Street
Southport, Merseyside PR8 1NZ
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0871 222 7006

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