There was more Maypole dancing, as well as traditional Northumbrian clog dancing
and Highland, at Wallington Hall near Morpeth.
Pupils from Wilkinson School of Dance in West Monkseaton competed with great success at the Northern Counties Clog Dancing
A huge variety of activities are on offer throughout the day, including maypole dancing, morris dancing, clog dancing
, street entertainers, floats and a craft fair.
The Whitley Bay festival line-up includes composer and performer Michael Freeman with his music making from rubbish and junk; the Alley Cats, who play skiffle, early country and rhythmic Americana; Tyne Bridge Morris women's clog dancing
team; Smokin' Sisters, a 20-piece all female singing group; Cloud Nine Theatre company with comic mime plays and Housewife - five musical troubadours.
While one school is working on its school newspaper the `Brandling Bawl', another is working on a vegetable market and another is managing a clog dancing
The programme starts this Saturday, with traditional clog dancing
at 11am and 12.
The Slubbing Billys, a Slaithwaite-based clog dancing
morris team, are staging a special open evening for potential new dancers on Tuesday.
I've been to a few Folkworks events like this and thought clog dancing
would be good fun," says Alice, from Forest Hall.
But his break as an entertainer came when, with Tiny's encouragement, he answered a call for clog dancers to take part in the Northumberland and Durham Clog Dancing
These kids, competing in the Urdd Eisteddfod in Cardiff, clearly enjoy their clog dancing
, despite it being branded ``the epitome of uncool''.
There is morris and clog dancing
at Wessen Court and Argyle Street.
In a joyously feelgood concert, Folkestra probably got the loudest cheer for a combination of tight instrumentals, powerful song and even clog dancing
to Kurdistan folk music.