One of the longest-running folk dance teams in the country

After three years of research, our very own Boz has published a brand new book on the history of Sword Dancing in Handsworth and Woodhouse.

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We’re a mixed team keeping Sheffield’s beloved longsword dance alive. Join us as a dancer, musician or spectator and contribute to our local folk tradition.

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The unbroken heritage of the Handsworth Sword Dance stretches back over 130 years. We’re immensely proud of this unique history.

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