Festival of Morris Dancing

SCARBOROUGH-BASED Yorkshire Coast Morris is hosting a Morris dancing festival in the town this weekend.

The group of dancers, calling themselves “Freaks on the Beach”, come from all over the country and will be performing in town tomorrow in Aberdeen Walk from 2pm to 3pm, in St Nicholas Street from 3pm to 4pm, and the Harbour area from 3pm to 4pm.

On Sunday they will be at Scarborough Castle from 11am to noon and at the Scalby Mills pub from 1pm to 2pm.

The group will be wearing distinctive “Border costume” and will also have a range of traditional musical instruments to accompany the dancing.