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FedExtra Spring/Summer 2023

FedExtra-Spring.Summer-2023-cover-page-portraitEditor: Jess Searle
Published: Spring/Summer 2023
Number: 97

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A welcome return for FedExtra and welcome to our new editor, Jess Searle.

Note FedExtra was not published in 2021-2022 due to the limited about of dancing due to Covid.


#Editor: Jess Searle
#Citation: FedExtra, Spring/Summer 2023,



02: Welcome to the latest issue & how to contact your committee
04: A bit about Jess Searle, your new editor
05: President’s Prologue, by Pauline Woods-Wilson
07: MF Badge presentations to Fee Lock, Sam Ross, and Mike Adamson
09: JMO day of dance in Liverpool, by Jess Searle
12: ‘Unwrapped’ – The Story of Sweet Rapper, by Alan Courtney
15: A Virtual Straw Bear, by Brian Kell
17: Sarum Morris 40th Anniversary 1982–2022, by Chris Cox
20: 25 years of Cobbled Together
22: Duke’s Dandy Turns 40 + 1! (2022), by David Wigg
24: 2024 Ebor Morris 50th Birthday Celebrations, by Kevin Holland
25: Mersey Morris Musicians’ Workshop – Exploring the Strange Relationship between Music and Dance in the Morris, by Paul Williamson
28: What Shape should your Clog Sole be? by Phil Howard
30: Sword Techniques, Ravens Morris, by Jon Watkin
32: Sharp & Blunt’s Television Debut, by Beth Flemming
34: Huginn and Muninn – The Morris Men Movie, by Vaughan Grandin
36: The Morris Federation AGM 2022, by Nick Appleyard one of the organisers
38: The Illustrious Order of Fools and Beasts by Jed Dunn
40: ‘ROOM ROOM’ The Winter Season with the Langport Mummers
42: Obituaries – Alison Ross, Geri Fussell, Doug Deedman, and The Boston Mega Bash – Mike Boston remembered at Sidmouth
47: Chasing The Moment, by photographer Dorset Morri’arty
49: Book Review – ‘All Step Up: The History of the Manley Morris Dancers’, by Derek Schofield, reviewed by Geoff Bibby
50: Book Review – ‘Carnivals, Contests and Coronations’ by Richard Nelson, reviewed by Peter Bearon
52: The Morris Dance Database (MDDB) – an update from Colin Andrews
53: Brian’s IT Top Tips, by Brian Kelly
54: Dacre Crossword, by Colin Merry
55: So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish! Jess Searle




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