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The Slubbing Billys were one of a number of dance troupes which performed on both Saturday and Sunday in the city's Market Place as part of Durham Folk Party 2011, camping overnight at the city's rowing club.
STEPPING OUT The dancers in action, and above, the offending shoes PUB BAN The Slubbing Billys morris dancers were ordered to leave the Swan and Three Cygnets pub in Durham because of their bells
Slubbing Billy's are a clog-shod Morris side, based in Yorkshire - the real ale capital of the world - who like to dance, enjoy a pint of real ale and need new members.
Don't worry, Slubbing Billys member Steve Scotland-Judd makes it absolutely clear they are 'not the hanky waving brigade.' Your view?
But North West morris dancing as practised by the Slubbing Billys who meet each week at Slaithwaite Community Centre has its origins in the tough 19th century mill culture of Lancashire and the Pennines.
Call 01484 682496 or look at the website | KEEPING TRIM: Slubbing Billys, Morris dancers from Slaithwaite
* SMASHING TIME: The Slubbing Billys morris dancers will take part in this weekend's Luddite celebrations at the Colne Valley Museum
Local acts included the Giants Causeway Rock Band, Frumptarn Guggenband, Marsden Brass Band, Slubbing Billy's Morris Dance Team and Huddersfield Light Opera Company.
SLUBBING Billys morris men and women performed at the Sportsman public house in Huddersfield town centre - by special invitation.
A cooling drink on a hot summer's day was all the thirsty members of the Huddersfield-based Slubbing Billys Morris dance team wanted.
The group arrived in Marsden this week and were welcomed with a display of dancing from the White Rose Morris Men of Gledholt; the Thieving Magpies from Marsden; Slubbing Billys based in Huddersfield and the Stockport Morris Men.
cuckoo dance flashback to last year's festival, with Morris dancers the Slubbing Billys in full spring swing
The Slubbing Billys clog dancers helped herald in the spring at the 14th annual Marsden Cuckoo Day after the sunshine fnally broke through the snow and hail in time for the Marsden procession.
The group is also helped by Slubbing Billy morris dancers, the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds and Colne Valley Lions.
Other voluntary organisations who have assisted are Colne Valley Lions, the Slubbing Billy morris dancers and the RSPB bird charity.