Rochdale Coconut Dance

Rochdale Coconut Dance

Rochdale Coconut Dance

Rochdale Coconut Dance has been around forever. I know these fellas are not from Rochdale, but they have been part of our local heritage since time immemorial, how many remember seeing them?


Photo from Joe Healey
Rochdale Coconut Dance

The Britannia Coco-nut Dancers of Bacup.
www.coconutters.co.uk
Official website of the Britannia Coconut Dancers, traditional Clog dancing from Bacup, Rossendale Lancashire

Britannia Coco-Nutters Bacup
Easter Saturday 2006 at Bacup Fire Station
  Joe Healey  we dance every Easter Saturday in Bacup a full day not to be missed !
13 August 2013 at 19:50
  Joe Healey  you actually did have a team The Shawclough Coconutters !
13 August 2013 at 19:47
  Gordon Monks  Rochdale connection: one of their dances is performed to the tune “The Rochdale Nutters”.
13 August 2013 at 19:59
  Gordon MonksI wouldn’t say “time immemorial”; the current (Britannia) team took over from another team on the other side of Bacup, and the history goes back about 150 years, I believe.
13 August 2013 at 19:59
13 August 2013 at 18:39
  Donna Kershaw Mann  The bacup nutters…!!
13 August 2013 at 20:06
  Mark Hayes  Is it the Britannia coconutters seen them at the Crown in Bacup
13 August 2013 at 20:07
  Margaret E-Banham  britannia coconutters
13 August 2013 at 19:42
  Chris Whitworth  Bacup. They danced at bacup market last year around December time
13 August 2013 at 19:38
  John Woolfenden  bacup coconut dancers….
13 August 2013 at 18:45
  Brenda Marie Costello  Er Britannia Coconutters I think.
13 August 2013 at 18:50
  Mark Doherty  Are these fellas from Bacup way?
13 August 2013 at 18:42
  Briony HillLauren Hill are these what you and dad were talking about the other day?
06 August 2014 at 11:42
  Lauren Hill YES!
06 August 2014 at 11:42
  Kathleen Mary Hill  SAW THEM ON TV HERE IN PERTH AUSTRALIA RECENTLY ON ADE EDMUNDSONS PROGRAMME
17 August 2013 at 16:19
  Susan Buckley  great photo
14 August 2013 at 11:08
  Margaret Brocklehurst  Should have read Sunday 8 September not this Sunday.
14 August 2013 at 10:49
  Brian Townsend  Yes they are still going,and very good they are too. If you get the chance go and see them.
13 August 2013 at 22:54
  Elizabeth Macpherson  I’ve learned quite a lot of history tonight! Thx for posting Joe
13 August 2013 at 21:52
  Guy Lewis  My mate’s a Brittania Coconutter
13 August 2013 at 20:07
  Margaret Brocklehurst  They will be at the Whitworth Rushbearing this Sunday.
13 August 2013 at 19:50
  Simon Turner  Bacup, they was on tv last year
13 August 2013 at 19:35
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