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November 2020

Workshops – Cotswold Morris for Beginners – Ilmington (LIVE on Zoom)

Sunday 29 November @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online over Zoom
Knights of King Ina

3 consecutive workshops. Lin Steel and Andrew Knight will teach a Cotswold morris jig (solo dance) over 3 weeks, for those with some dance experience but that may be new to Cotswold morris.  The dance is 'Jockey to the Fair' from Ilmington.  They will cover warming up, Stepping, Choruses and Slows; building to the complete jig in the third week. Click on the link below to book a place and you will be sent a Zoom link to access the event.

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December 2020

Workshop – How to love tunes you hate! – Will Allen (LIVE on Zoom)

Sunday 13 December @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Online over Zoom
Will Allen

In this workshop we will go over loads of ways to take the most boring, old-hat, overplayed tunes … and kick them back into life!  We will hopefully see some tunes in a whole new light. Suitable for any standard morris instrument but particularly melodeons. Click on the link below to book a place and you will be sent a Zoom link to access the event.

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January 2021

Workshop – North West – Nelson Dance – Malkin Morris (LIVE on Zoom)

Sunday 10 January 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online over Zoom

Malkin Morris will teach a North West Processional Dance from Nelson, Lancashire, with a brief intro to the dance research, a practical session for you to learn the dance, and a Q&A. Suitable for beginner/intermediate. Click on the link below to book a place and you will be sent a Zoom link to access the event.

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Talk – How to make a beast – Geoff Roberts (LIVE on Zoom)

Saturday 23 January 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online over Zoom
Geoff Roberts with Giddy at Whitby

Geoff Roberts will talk about making a Morris beast - held up by a single pole with the carrier under a fabric body.  He has already made 3 beasts in his morris career, using just a workmate and some basic hand and power tools. Click on the link below to book a place and you will be sent a Zoom link to access the event.

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Talk – Morris from the Archives – Jameson Wooders (LIVE on Zoom)

Saturday 30 January 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Online over Zoom
Vinckenboom’s Morris dancers by the Thames at Richmond, c. 1620

From Tudor Treasury records, through gentry household accounts and local newspapers, join Jameson Wooders on a trawl through the archives in search of some of the actual people who performed and witnessed the morris between the fifteenth and the nineteenth centuries.  Think you know the history of morris dancing?  You may be in for some surprises! Click on the link below to book a place and you will be sent a Zoom link to access the event.

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