Talk – Goathland Plough Stots – a Long Sword Tradition (LIVE on Zoom)

Goathland Plough Stots

Keith Thompson will talk about the history of the Goathland Plough Stots Long Sword tradition in North Yorkshire, with time for Q&A. Keith is the Honorary President of Goathland Plough Stots to which he has belonged for some 40 years – a novice compared with some team members who are younger than him. Click on the link below to book a place and you will be sent a Zoom link to access the event.

How to Make Rapper Swords by Frank Lee – online talk

Frank Lee

Here is a review of a demonstration & talk by Frank Lee on how he makes rapper swords.  The rapper sword he made in the filming for the demonstration was sword number 2549.  He has made 433 sets to date which have been sold worldwide.

DERT Rapper Tournament 2020 #DERTnotDERT

DERT 2020 imp and lock

On the weekend of Saturday 4th – Sunday 5th April 2020, the DERT-not-DERT rapper tournament was unleashed into our homes. Rapper teams from across the country, and over the pond, […]

Money, money, money

If you had £1,000 to spend supporting morris, sword and traditional dancing, what would you do? In addition to the current Bursary scheme, we have earmarked the funds from selling […]