Leeds Morris Men go digital

Leeds Morris Men in West Yorkshire say: “Like many Morris teams we have not danced, entertained or danced the tradition in 2020 as we would have once done. However we have turned to the digital media to entertain and keep the traditions alive. Our 2020 annual Dales tour, mummers plays and other Morris activities have turned to other forms of production and expression. Below are our latest Christmas videos for your enjoyment.

Lockdown Mummers Play (May 2020) 14 mins:

Meet our horse, Dick (August 2020) 3 mins:

‘The Night Before Christmas’ (December 2020) 3 mins:

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 & Intermediates - 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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