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Talks and Concerts

Mike has been doing talks since 2012 for U3A groups, Local History Groups, Libraries, Women’s Institute Groups, English Heritage and Museums and more.

He has a variety of talks about Country Dance History and Dance in Literature and also offers ones about Morris Dance and Maypoles . 

Lecture/recitals, where he adds some songs, are also available on

Christmas Customs and Carols,

Songs of the Trenches

History through Song

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New talk on Dance in Literature

everything from Shakespeare and Arbeau through



Dickens and Hardy

to Edward Lear and Terry Pratchett

Georgians and Jane Austen – completely revised

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