Dance on Dartmoor: Ancient and Modern - Janet Coopey

Nine Maidens, Belstone

Nine Maidens Stone Circle, Belstone. Photo: Tom Greeves


In this article, I have attempted to unearth some of the dancing legends surrounding the stone circles on Dartmoor and contrast them with the modern, by exploring how some contemporary choreographers are using Dartmoor for their inspiration.  This is not about the history of how those stone circles came to be built.