May Day is a popular day for Morris dancing, as a start to the morris ‘season’ of performing, rather than practising. Some teams get up and ‘dance up the sun’ at dawn (about 05:31). Then go off to a pub for a hearty breakfast. But this year it is different. With social distancing, morris teams […]
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The UK's largest association of
morris and traditional dance teams
The Morris Federation is an association of self-governing morris teams, which aims to: encourage and maintain interest in the practice of morris dancing by people of all ages; provide a channel of communication between member sides; and encourage the improvement of standards of dancing among its members.
The Morris Federation has always taken the view that the dances themselves are more important than the gender of the dancers who perform them. It seeks to encourage all who are interested to experience the pleasure of morris dancing and to strive for the highest standard of which they are capable.