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Tower Ravens Rapper
London's premier rapper sword dance team
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Tower Ravens Rapper Sidmouth folk festival 2018 torchlight procession
- Welcome -

Tower Ravens are London's premier rapper sword dance team.  

We take our name from the feathered guardians of the Tower of London, and are accompanied by a brazen Beefeater. We dance out in the city on a monthly pub crawl and attend events and festivals throughout the year.

“But what is rapper dancing?” we hear you say. Rapper sword dancing is a form of traditional dance which comes from the north east of England. The “swords” (inch wide strips of metal with a handle at each end) are used to make intricate locks and patterns whilst the dancers perform precise and neat stepping combined with fast and exciting movements. But rather than reading about it, how about watching some! - check out the Media and Forthcoming Events sections of our website to see us in action.

Tower Ravens Rapper at Broadstairs Aug 2022
- Events -

Monthly Pub Crawls 

Typically we crawl around London on the last Thursday of the month 

Festivals and Events 

Catch us at all kinds of events and festivals throughout the year

Click here to find out about our upcoming outings

Tower Ravens Rapper at Sidmouth Folk festival 2018

- Contact -

Tower Ravens love dancing out!

Book us for your folk festival or event, contact us for

availability by email at:

towerravensrapper [at] gmail [dot] com

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- Join Us -

Tower Ravens practise on Monday evenings between 7.30pm - 9.30pm near Bank station in London.

Ravens are open to new members, with no prior experience required. We welcome dancers who identify as female or non-binary and are happy to dance in our style and kit.


Please contact us to find out about attending an open practice.

If you’re male and looking to dance rapper in London, contact our brothers in arms, the most excellent Thrales Rapper.

Tower Ravens Rapper at Strawbear
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