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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Contents:

04: Welcome to the Winter/Spring 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, AGM, and could you be president?
06: Malkin Morris: Heritage Lottery Grant for local NW clog, step and tunes
07: Belles and Broomsticks: Weekend of dance with friends on Guernsey
08: News roundup: festivals, celebrations, memorials and competitions
10: North West Morris: a brief history of this traditional dance
12: TradMad: mixed gender team promoting the art of rapper dancing to a new generation
13: 25 years of Green Dragons: looking back and looking forward to another 25 years
14: Becoming a Clog Maker: the fourth and final part of Simon Brock’s journey
16: Temporary Measured: the story of a new ladies North West clog team
17: AGM Day of Dance, London: pics of the day hosted by New Esperance Morris
18: Birthdays: Danegeld Morris turn 30 and Chip Off the Old celebrate their 40th
20: Malmesbury Morris: Being the Mayor with bells on at St Aldhelm’s Fair
21: White Rose: 40th anniversary for Scarborough-based garland dancers
22: Oyster Morris: Hopping around the Channel Islands with Belles and Broomsticks
23: Brighton Morrismen: 50 years of dancing in Brighton and beyond
24: John Bacon Gold Badge Award: citation from Barry Goodman
26: Slubbing Billy’s: open workshops bring new members
27: Paul White’s Diary: When is a greenhouse not a greenhouse?
28: AGM 2019, Scotland: Kinfauns host the day of dance in Perth on 28 September

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Joint Morris Organisations’ Day of Dance 2022

The Joint Morris Organisations’ Day of Dance will take place on Saturday 9th April 2022 in Liverpool City Centre hosted by The Morris Ring in the North West.  This was postponed from 2020 due to the Coronavirus Covid-19 outbreak. For more info click on the link below.

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