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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Happy birthday to Christine, our sax player who has danced with Glory of the West for many years. We performed at her birthday party today at West Town Farm, Ide where Christine runs Organic Arts . The audience were fabulous and did some excellent joining in. We also enjoyed entertainment from Red Shed Ceilidh Band and Exeter Street Band , both of whom Christine plays for, so it was a busy party for Christine! 🎉AND a big well done to Alice, our newest recruit, who danced out in kit for the first time today and has only been practising with us for one month..... amazing 🎊 ... See MoreSee Less
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Ever wondered how morris sticks are made? Here's Dave stripping a length of locally sourced hazel, which will be then be seasoned before being put into action. ... See MoreSee Less
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We've really enjoyed getting back to a normal practice season. After a pandemic of pratising remotely on Zoom, socially distanced in a hall and outdoors on a basketball court with midges, it's been great to practice our dances properly again. Wednesday evenings, 8pm-10pm, Bowhill Primary School, Exeter.We are a women's Cotswold Morris side, welcoming dancers who identify as women or non-binary and musicians of any gender. ... See MoreSee Less
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Thanks to the Stowey Arms, Exminster for having us last night. We had a great time and will be dancing there again on 8th September. ... See MoreSee Less
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We're dancing on Sidmouth seafront this morning for Sidmouth Folk Week. So exciting after dancing on Zoom for most of the pandemic, plus some socially distanced practices in a hall and a few sessions at a pub in the last few weeks. We have two brand new lockdown inspired dances to share with you! ... See MoreSee Less
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