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English Country Dancing for 60 years in the village of Adlington in North West England
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The Adlington Folk Dance Club has existed for over 50 years, to enjoy and promote English country dances, both as a participation activity and an art form by giving costume performances.

In 1993 The Adlington Folk Dancers were formed as a separate section specializing in costume performances.

The dancers perform English traditional country dances from 1651 to date in a variety of period costumes and have performed in folk dance festivals at home and abroad, including:
2011 58th International Folklore Festival in Kröv, Germany
2011 The World Folk Dance Festival in Palma de Mallorca
2010 34th Salland International Festival in the Netherlands
2009 Myjave International Festival in Slovakia
2009 Straznice International Festival in the Czech Republic
2009 The World Folk Dance Festival in Palma de Mallorca
2008 Billingham International Festival in the UK
2007 23rd International Festival Hasselt in Belgium
2007 Affligem – Knipoog Festival in Belgium
2006 Llangollen International Musical Festival in Wales
2006 2nd European Folklore Fetsival, Spital am Pyhrn in Austria
2005 Flower of the Sun Fesival in Siauliai, Lithuania.

Videos - Click the links to see the dancers perform Jacks Maggot and Rufty Tufty at Palma de Mallorca in 2009:
jack's maggot Rufty Tufty
     
17th century costumes regency 20th century
The dancers in costumes of
17th century village people
Regency costume of the
late 18th – early 19th century
Early 20th Century costume