Performing both traditional and self-choreographed dances in their trademark clogs.
Old Palace Clog are a fun and thriving all female Morris Dancing team, based in South Norwood. North Wood Morris meet in Purley, and this year celebrated 48 years as Croydon’s foremost Morris team. The dancers wear white shirts and trousers, green waistcoats, bellpads decorated with green and yellow ribbon, and yellow and green baldricks.
These baldricks worn across the shirt are derived from the harness once used for carrying a sword, and North Wood’s bears the badge of an acorn, symbolic of the oak trees which were predominant in the North Wood.
This event is a highlight within the “This is Croydon” programme, featuring festive activities coordinated by local community organisations and multi-faith groups under the theme ‘A Very Croydon Christmas‘. For more details, visit this link.