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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04: Welcome to the Summer/Autumn issue: a message from the editor
04: Contact your committee: details of how to get in touch
05: President’s prologue: JMO Day of Dance, workshops and team constitutions
06: East Sussex Schools Dance Festival: John Bacon reports on the 9th event
07: Dancing England returns: Nottingham Playhouse, Saturday 26 January
08: National Morris Weekend: a report on the 12th annual morris event
10: ‘Skull’ animals: Ron Shuttleworth shares advice for obtaining animal skulls
11: Common Morris: a new side in Cornwall gets some professional design input
12: World Cup Morris: alternative opening ceremony with Northfields Morris
13: Ditchling Morris: 2018 joint-winners of the infamous Evesham Stick
14: Becoming a Clog Maker: the third part of Simon Brock’s journey
16: JMO National Day of Dance, Peterborough: pics of the day hosted by Crosskey Clog
18: Committee news: Bells, archive snippets, and the new renewals database
20: Maypole in Leicestershire: Jerusalem Jammers swap garlands for ribbons
22: Women revive an Ilmington tradition: The Flowers of Ilmington Women’s Morris
24: Morris Dance Database: Colin Andrews unveils progress on this resource
26: Black Diamond: The new Cotswold morris team on the block in Darlington
27: Paul White’s Diary: Photographs, toilets, evening classes and musicians

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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