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Postponed until 2023 due to industrial strike action.

Travelcard Day of the Dance

October 8

A black street sign with Morris Dancing Here written in chalk

Note that our map points to Cecil Sharp House for this event, although the dance-outs are London-wide. For more information, head to our Travelcard Day of the Dance article. Note that the timings listed below are subject to change. Follow @johnocleese on Instagram for the most recent updates. People are welcome to dance along, dropping in and out of the event as they see fit.

  • 8am – A dance for Sandy Denny (the organiser is a relative) at Putney Vale Cemetery, with a blessing for the success of the day
  • 8.30am – Sides convene at The Wibbas Down Inn, Wimbledon, for breakfast
  • 10am – train dance to Vaxuhall
  • 10.15am to 11am – dance next to Vauxhall Pier
  • 11.11am (timed) – ferry dance to Embankment
  • 11.40am – dance, drink, lunch at the South Bank, plus a massed jig on the beach, should the tides allow
  • 1pm – dance/process to Blackfriars Station
  • 1.40pm – train dance to Farringdon, then tube dance to Baker Street
  • 2.20pm – walk to Regent’s Park – opportunity to top up drinks on the way
  • 2.50pm – dance/process across Regent’s Park to Cecil Sharp House
  • 3.20pm to 4pm – dance outside Cecil Sharp House
  • 4.23pm (timed) – train dance from Camden Road to Stratford
  • 4.45pm – opportunity to perform with local scout group, possible pub stop
  • 5.15pm – DLR dance to King George V then walk to North Woolwich Pier – opportunity to top up drinks on the way
  • 6pm – Ferry dance to Woolwich Arsenal then walk to railway station – opportunity to dance and top up drinks on the way
  • 7pm – train dance to Waterloo East, followed by a music session (TBC)


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Cecil Sharp House
2 Regent's Park Rd
Camden, London NW1 7AY United Kingdom
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