Welcome to the Glory of the West website

Here you can find all sorts of information about Glory of the West and about what we do, including our Summer Programme and contact details.

We practise during the winter months at Bowhill Primary School, Buddle Lane, St Thomas, Exeter, Wednesday nights at 8.00 pm.

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We're super proud of Jenny, Kim and Emma for representing us in the 2020 virtual John Gasson Jig Competition - they came in 2nd place with their double jig of Jockey to the Fair in the Ascot-under-Wychwood tradition, which if you've spent time with us you'll recognise as one of our favourite dances to dance out. You can see their jig below.

Also huge congratulations to Crispin (once a Glory always a Glory!) who won the single jig competition! A good day for Glory 😀
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Glory of the West are a morris side comprised of people from all walks of life drawn together by a love of dance and traditional music. It has come to our attention that unfounded links are being made between the morris community and nationalism. We would like to make it clear that we are committed to working against nationalism, racism, homophobia, sexism and any forms of bigotry and discrimination. ...

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Glory would have been at Polperro Festival this weekend had we been allowed out to play.. Instead we did a few dances in our back gardens (and a few of us congregated at Sue's for some socially distanced dancing) and had tea and cake afterwards. Because what is the point of morris dancing if there is no cake after?

Here are some edited highlights:
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