Sign up with bells on – dancers appeal for new members

Yorkshire Coast Morris Dancers
Yorkshire Coast Morris Dancers

Yorkshire Coast Morris Dancers is on the look-out for new members to join its long-established group.

Member June Richland said: “All are welcome of any age. You don’t have to be able to dance, it’s just about having fun and there’s a good social aspect to it too.

“We do different styles so there’s something that appeals to everybody. It’s good fun and it keeps you fit.”

The Scarborough-based group currently has members from Whitby, Thornton-le-Dale, Hunmanby and the surrounding areas.

Practice takes place every Thursday at the Sea Cadet Hall in East Sandgate from 7.45-9.15pm in winter.

Performances regularly takes place throughout the summer at Peasholm Park, Scalby Mills, Robin Hood’s Bay and Whitby, for example.

Membership costs £10 a year. Anyone interested in joining the group is welcome to turn up at the Thursday rehearsals, or for more information, ring June Richland on 07756 474048.