Traditional folk music, dance and customs - Harrogate, North Yorkshire - Chas Marshall's Website

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Northern Lights Rapper outside Derby Guildhall - all set for DERT 2010 (9/4/2010)
Chas, Dan, Jem, Damien, Fred and Aaron

DERT 2010 - Northern Lights Rapper in front of the judges at the Brewery Tap. I must emphasise that I am playing the concertina and not just waiting at the bar for another beer!

Playing for the Northern Lights dancers who amassed a total of 94 points to take first place in the Children's Folk Dance Groups Competition at the Llangollen Eisteddfod on 9th July 2009.

Trying hard to look like a fisherman! Jean Smith in Cullercoats fishwife's costume dances clog steps for a multicultural assembly at Northburn School, Cramlington. 14th October 2010.

The Northern Lights dancers celebrating their success at the Llangollen Eisteddfod in July 2009.

White Rose Morris Men's Nidderdale tour 4th July 2009. Playing for the Upton on Severn Stick Dance outside the Crown Hotel at Middlesmoor, while Nick was getting the beer in! Photo courtesy Diane Richardson.

Session at Stean Cottage on Sunday 24th May 2009 - Chas, Heather, Anahata, Mary Humphreys and Nick Barber. Photo courtesy Diane Richardson.

Ripon City Morris Dancers : founder members - on the left Paul Freeman, ex-Ripon mayor

Chas and Paul celebrating RCMD's 500th dance out at Whitby Folk Week (20th August 2007) with a "swift half" of Copper Dragon Golden Pippin.

The Anglo Hour Panel at Bradfield Traditional Music Weekend 2008. Chas, Dan Worrall, Jody Kruskal, Roger Digby, Alan Day, Dave Prebble

Knaresborough Mummers as the Blue Stots - in the Wellington at Darley - Christmas 2003

Some Cotswold style morris dancer in Pomfret Morris kit! Outside the Prince of Wales in Starbeck, Harrogate. Late 1970's.

As guest musician for Mabel Gubbins Rapper. Outside the Marie Antoinette Cake Shop!
Whitby Folk Week August 2008.

See - I don't always frown when I am playing. Trying to provide some music for Twostep (Jean Smith and Ian Craigs) while Steve Flower attempts to put me off! Clogfest July 2011.

A "King" for a day! In June 2005 as an attendant on the Abram Morris Dancers' annual tour. "We certainly enjoyed your regal presence" - Geoff Hughes.

My 500th performance with Knaresborough Mummers, playing the part of Toby Shipton.

Ripon Swords Dancers at Mr. Hudleston's home Cayton Hall, South Stainley - 27th November 2004 for "The Feast of St. Daphne".

John Major meets Preston Royal Morris Dancers in Budapest, Hungary. 28 May 1992

With Mary Barber at Stean Cottage on Easter Saturday, 11th April 2009. Just so happy to be there, only 8 days after a heart attack landed me in hospital. Enjoying Nidderdale, the sunshine and playing some English dance tunes. Photo: Nick Barber