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Loftus Sword Dancers, Llangollen

Loftus Sword Dancers, Llangollen

An unknown date, but I reckon it must have been about 1984/1985 and the took a Gold too! Posing proudly with their trophy:
Back Row (L to R): Sid Robson, Colin Galilee, John Waite (musician), David Gratton (old woman).
Front Row (L to R): Colin Locker, John Hill, Colin Chisholm, Kevin Hullah.

(image courtesy of J Hill)

Loftus Sword Dancers (1970)

Loftus Sword Dancers (1970)

Taken by caters photographic of Birmingham, Loftus Sword Dancers at Birmingham TV Studios in 1970. They are:
musicians: John Waite, Maurice Brignall.
old woman: Stephen Galilee.
Sword Dancers: Keith Galilee, Harry Cuthbert, Sid Robson, Colin Galilee, John Hill, Eric Lancaster.
In the suit – Malcom Gratton (leader).
(image courtesy of J Hill)

Arthur Marshall (1951)

Arthur Marshall (1951)

Taken by the Arlington Studio of William E. Grier in Loftus a striking profile pose of Arthur Marshall, musician with The Loftus Sword Dancers, taken either during a practice or at a performance at the School.
(image courtesy of J Hill)

Loftus Sword Dancers – In the Beginning (1951)

Loftus Sword Dancers – In the Beginning (1951)

How it all started – At the Back (L to R): Mr. H Norminton and Mr. W Heseltine. At the Front (L to R): Arthur Marshall (musician), Ronnie Knight, Ken Johnson, Harry Joplin, John Hill, Hilton George, Eric Tyreman.

Image courtesy of John Hill and photograph originally copyright Northern Echo.