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Bare Bones take part in London dance and workshop.

ACADEMIC Archers is a community of BBC Radio 4's The Archers fans, with an academic interest in the show.

It is an experimental form of academic community with The Archers as a lens through which wider issues can be explored.

And Bare Bones Border Morris from Loughborough were invited to dance and hold a workshop at the group's third annual conference and held at the British Library, London.

A former member of Bare Bones , Helen Burrows, presented a paper entitled 'The Morris in The Archers - and The Archers in The Morris.'.

Morris dance sides play a small but significant part in Ambridge village life and despite being located close both to the Cotswolds and the Welsh Borders, both of which have their own distinctive dance styles.

Bare Bones dance in the Border Morris style and performed a dance to Barwick Green, the theme tune for the Archers, and also invited 'Academic Archers ' to join them in a short workshop.

Helen Burrows was awarded the prize for 'Audience Participation' and Bare Bones were very proud to be a part of the conference. Bare Bones can next be seen at the Ceilidh at Fearon Hall, Saturday, March 3, some tickets still available from


Loughborough's Bare Bones Border Morris were invited to dance and hold a workshop at the British Library in London, for the Academic Archers, which is a community of BBC Radio 4's The Archers fans.

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Title Annotation:News; Teasers
Publication:Loughborough Echo (Loughborough, England)
Geographic Code:4EUUK
Date:Feb 28, 2018
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