A Spring in our step*

As with most new year’s resolutions, the one we made to blog more appears to have been forgotten about until April. But there is something fresh-feeling about Spring and at least this way we have plenty to update you all with! Following on from our last post,

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Glorious Resolutions!

Glorious Resolutions!

Happy New Year from all of us at Glory! It’s been a while since we’ve updated our blog but what better time to start something new than New Year? Tonight was our first practice of 2019 and we had 19 dancers in attendance (plus musicians!), including all

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Practice Season

Practice Season

Doesn’t time fly past when you are having fun?  Once more we are coming to the end of our summer dancing season.  We have taken it a bit easier this year after the excesses of our 40th Anniversary last year, but we have still had some great

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Winter’s Over

Winter’s Over

Well, we have had a winter of weddings, walks and mosaics.  Not to mention all the usual dance practices. Our hard-working foreman, Steph, has been beating us into shape for the new season.  We have an exciting new dance to try out in public to a tune

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Ruby, ruby, ruby!

Ruby, ruby, ruby!

Well, we had a fantastic celebration of our 40 years at our Ruby Party on 15th October. We were joined by our founder members, many ex-members from over the years and many friends, old and new. There was singing and dancing, and heaps of good food –

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Practice Time

Practice Time

Well, what a great summer we’ve had!  So many good times, culminating in our Day of Dance in Lympstone and Topsham in the company of our good friends Great Western Morris, Exeter Morris and Cogs and Wheels. We still have some of our 40th Anniversary events to

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Dancing!

Dancing!

Our summer dancing season has now started.  We began in a blaze of glory – pun absolutely intended – dancing at dawn on Haytor with our friends Beltane Border Morris, Grimspound Border and Black Bess.  We have since been seen around quaysides in Exeter and Topsham.  Check

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We are 40!

We are 40!

Glory of the West are celebrating their 40th Anniversary this year. The side was started at Exeter University as part of the big morris revival in the 1970s. We were delighted to have some of the founding members join us for our first event of the year

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Christmas Lunch

Christmas Lunch

Glory enjoyed a fabulous early Christmas walk and lunch on Sunday 22nd November. The sun shone on the walkers and we has a fabulous spread of delicious home made food. When we retire from dancing maybe we should open a restaurant! Of course the puds were plentiful.

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Winter is Coming

Winter is Coming

Which means that we are now in practice season. If you would like to come and join us you would be very welcome. We meet on a Wednesday evening in Bowhill School in Buddle Lane, St Thomas, at 8.00pm Dancers must be women but we welcome men

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