Fieldtown

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Fieldtown (or "Field Town") is a Cotswold Morris tradition from the village of Leafield. The BerkMo repertoire contains lots of Fieldtown dances. This page might have some more historical information at some point, but for now it's mainly instructional content to help you practice.

Stepping

Introduction to basic steps

Video summary of all steps:

Double Step

  • 3 changes of weight and a hop
  • Hankies go up on beat 4

Hopbacks

  • Step hop step hop sequence
  • moving backwards

Foot Together Jump

3 variants

Galley

  • Leap onto one leg, swing the other around
  • Make 2 twizzles with the free leg, foot together jump

Side Step

Side Double

Plain Capers

Hucklebacks

Squash Beetles

Upright Capers

Figures

Figure Introduction

Basic Sequence

Foot Up

Half Hands

Back to Back

Rounds

Hey

See also