Winter Weekend Workshops, Talks and Demos

Our events calendar is filling up with ‘live’ events which we’ll run over Zoom. We are planning a selection of Talks, Demonstrations, Dance and Music Workshops, and Meet The Team events over Winter 2020-2021.

So far booked are … a Talk on the Hastings Jack in the Green event on May Day weekend / a Demonstration of how to make clogs to dance in / a Workshop to learn a North West processional dance from Nelson in Lancashire / a Talk on the history of Morris music / a Workshop on the pipe and tabor instrument for beginners.

More coming soon … a Talk on Morris from the Archives / a Demo of making rapper swords / Workshops on Cotswold jig / Meet a Longsword team / How to make a beast

How to Register

See the events listings at: and look for the section on how to Register.


How to access the event

Register for the event you’re interested in. A couple of days before the event we’ll email you a link to access the event.


Nov 06
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Talk - "Considering Morris Dance Costumes as English National Dress" - Chloe Middleton-Metcalfe (LIVE on Zoom)
Nov 07
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Workshop - Whitby Toesday Hornpipe Clog Routine for Beginners/Intermediate (tbc) - Melanie Barber (LIVE on Zoom)
Nov 14
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Talk - "A History of Mumming" - Stephen Rowley (LIVE on Zoom)
Dec 04
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Talk - "Coconut Dancing – more than just a Lancashire tradition” - Peter Bearon (LIVE on Zoom)
Dec 11
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Talk - "Morris Dolls in the Museum of British Folklore" - Simon Costin (LIVE on Zoom)
Dec 12
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Talk - "Straw Bear - 40 Years of Straw & String" - Brian Kell (LIVE on Zoom)
Apr 09
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Joint Morris Organisations' Day of Dance 2022
Sep 24
All day
Morris Federation Day of Dance and AGM 2022

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