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Published: Autumn 2017
Number: 90

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Simon Brock takes us on the first stage of his journey to becoming a clog maker, New Esperance celebrate diversity at Pride London and win best parade team, we add to the colour and life of Hull – city of culture with our annual day of dance, Belfagan dodge the showers at the Largs Viking Festival, Crook Morris host a successful DERT in Kendal, plus 25th and 40th birthday celebrations from a number of teams, and lots of festivals both at home and abroad, and more…


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04: Welcome to the Autumn issue: a message from the editor
04: Contact your committee: details of how to get in touch
05: President’s prologue: introducing the mastering performance workshop
06: Rivington Morris: 40 years of women’s North West Morris
07: New Esperance at Pride London: winners of Best Parade Team
08: The ‘First’ Bridport Folk Music and Dance Festival: a review by the organiser
09: Ridgeway Step Clog and Garston Gallopers: moving and shaking in Belgium
10: Boss Morris: a new team making tracks into different audiences
12: Dates for your diary: events and workshops coming up in the new year
13: Chelmsford Morris: harnessing the power of local and national press to recruit
14: Becoming a Clog Maker: Simon Brock takes us on the first part of his journey
16: Our AGM Day of Dance: pics of the day in Hull – city of culture
18: Rampant Rooster: braving the storms at Wickham Festival
19: Mayflower Morris: stomping and shaking and enjoying
a year of big days out
20: Bourne Borderers: celebrating 25 years of Border Morris
20: Buttercross Belles: celebrating 25 years of North West Morris in Otley
21: Belfagan Morris: dodging the showers at Largs Viking Festival, Ayrshire
22: NYFTE: can you help give youngsters the opportunity to get to know English folk?
23: National Morris Weekend: a roundup of the event and the winners of the Evesham Stick
24: Crook Morris: proving that the small town of Kendal was up to the challenge of DERT
26: Ellington Morris: dancing and making merry around Lake Garda and beyond
28: Marlings Morris: a French adventure at Le Doulieu Ducasse
29: Hook Eagle Morris: a roundup of events and dance-outs – in pictures
30: Silkstone Greens in Berlin:
an Easter weekend of dancing and friendship
31: Paul White’s Diary: adventures on the road to Hull, and an invite to dance in Cornwall




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