Andrew Swaine is a dedicated folk dance geek and proponent. He researches and interprets historical country dances from the Playford collection and other contemporary manuscripts and publications, emphasizing having as much fun as the people who originally danced them. He is an experienced caller of English ceilidh and contra. He was responsible for defining many aspects of the style of Gog Magog Molly, and since moving to Sheffield now dances with Boggart’s Breakfast Border Morris. When armed with his accordion, he also plays for, composes music for, and teaches dances from the traditional French / balfolk repertoire.