Holme Chapel


The dance was first introduced in 197? and performed in public for the first time in 197?. In 1986 the processional version of the dance became our normal processional, replacing the Polka Processional and the processional was used again in 1987 and 1988. 

Sidmouth 1990 on The Ham


YouTube video outside Ely Cathedral at the Ely Folk Festival in 2010


Available Documents

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Fred Hamer's notes from 1938 which he had copied from Maud Karpeles' original notes

Geoff's handwritten notes taken from Fred Hamer's notes (above) and re-ordered to create a working document

Geoff's notes (2016) on why he thought the dance was from Holme Chapel when it was actually collected in Mossley

Holme Chapel processional (Geoff's working notes)

Rumworth Notation of our version including Music

Rumworth Notation with introduction amended in 2016

Gary Young's original handwritten music notation