Leadership passed on to Helmuts Libietis in 1974. Sprīdītis have performed across the UK and at the European Latvian Song Festivals: Cologne (19-22 July 1973); London (19-22 Jūly 1978); Leeds (27 Jūly - 1 August 1982) and Gotand (Denmark) 1986 and danced alongside Saules Josta from Canberra (1976). Toured Germany, attended the annual English Latvian Song Festivals (Leeds - Jubilee Hall and Leicester - De Montfort Hall) and celebrated their Latvian heritage either solo or alongside other dance groups and musicians.
Photo: Left to right - Tekla Becs, Aina Uzans, Gillian Pickles, Monika Lisovskis, Rita Uzans, Karen Bennett
Some Sprīdītis members also played kokle. They also formed an all female acapella quartet.