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FedExtra Winter/Spring 2020

John Bacon remembered in words and pictures, Windsor Morris and Hook Eagle Morris both have appearances on TV, morris dancing also features on the TV programme ‘Dancing on Ice’, new team Barrel Border Morris starts up in Bude, Morris Federation publications now free to all members, an introduction to the Notation Library, an update on the MDDB, plus festivals, morris anniversaries, morris book reviews and more!

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FedExtra Autumn 2019

Melanie Barber reflects on her six years as president, Goathland Stots take on a Three Peaks challenge, Montenegro morris with Dr Turberville’s, our AGM day of dance in photos, Boss Morris go to Glastonbury, while Rivington Morris return to Sidmouth for the third time, a new booklet on warming up and down from Andrew Knight, Kettle Bridge Clogs call time after 35 years, plus a roundup of birthdays, festivals, and other celebrations.

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FedExtra Summer 2019

Laura Bailey sets out to explain feminism in morris, photos from the John Gasson jig competition held in Sidmouth, new teams Ripon Spur Rapper and Black-Gate Morris head out for their first season of dance, photography tips from Dorset Morri’arty, Sarum Morris host a special day of dance, report from the Morris Ring ARM, birthdays, festivals, and celebrations, and congratulations to Pauline Woods-Wilson for being voted in as our new President at the AGM!

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FedExtra Winter/Spring 2019

Could you be the next Morris Federation President, Malkin Morris land Heritage Lottery Grant for local North-West clog, step and tunes, photos from the AGM day of dance with New Esperance Morris in London, a brief history of North-West Morris, Simon Brock takes us on the final leg of his journey to becoming a clog maker, Malmesbury Morris’ mayor with bells on, John Bacon receives EFDSS Gold Badge, plus a roundup of weekends of dance at home and abroad, birthdays, festivals, memorials, competitions and celebrations.

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FedExtra Summer/Autumn 2018

The Flowers of Ilmington revive a local tradition, Dancing England gets ready to return in 2019, Ron Shuttleworth shares advice for obtaining animal skulls, a new side in Cornwall gets some professional design input, Northfields Morris become part of an alternative opening ceremony for the World Cup, Simon Brock takes us on the third stage of his journey to becoming a clog maker, the JMO National Day of Dance in pictures, plus new teams, festivals, morris weekend shenanigans and more…

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Joint Morris Organisations’ Day of Dance 2016

The JMO Day of Dance is a collaborative event organised in turn by one of the three morris organisations in the UK – The Morris Federation, The Morris Ring, and Open Morris. The day of dance is a celebration of morris and traditional dancing held annually at a different location around the UK.

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Morris Federation Day of Dance and AGM 2016

The Morris Federation and Mortimer’s Morris extend a warm welcome to all members of the Federation to join us in a day of dance in Nottingham on Saturday 24 September 2016, followed by the Morris Federation AGM at 4.30pm (4pm sign-in) at the Canalhouse. Please note that applications to the day of dance are now closed, but all members are still welcome to come and watch the dancing and to join us at the AGM.

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Morris Federation Day of Dance and AGM 2017

The Morris Federation, Green Ginger Garland, Beverley Garland, Makara Morris, and Rackaback Morris invite all members to join us in a day of dance on Saturday 23 September 2017, as part of the Hull City of Culture. The day of dance will be followed by the Morris Federation AGM.

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Joint Morris Organisations’ Day of Dance 2017

The JMO Day of Dance is a collaborative event organised in turn by one of the three morris organisations in the UK – The Morris Federation, The Morris Ring, and Open Morris. The day of dance is a celebration of morris and traditional dancing held annually at a different location around the UK.

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