FedExtra Winter/Spring 2017

thumbnail of 2017-winter-springBob Dunlop marks the centenary of the death of historian, folklorist, and archaeologist Percy Manning, Cardiff Ladies invite teams to keep the Llareggub Tradition alive, Oyster Girls, Rumworth Morris, Bare Bones Border, Invicta, and Oyster Morris all celebrate significant birthdays, NYFTE is looking for invites to dance in 2018, Leap to your Feet pay tribute to musician Debbie Howard, plus a review of the rebooted Dancing England, Goathland get a new community hub, and lots of reports of successful dance outs both in the UK and overseas.

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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 intouch
05: President’s prologue: email broadcasts, website revamp, and risk assessments
06: The Centenary of Percy Manning: the man who collected Oxfordshire
08: The Isle of Wight’s Oyster Girls celebrate their 35th anniversary
09: Cardiff Ladies Morris invite teams to keep the Llareggub Tradition alive
10: An introduction to the Rumworth Morris of Bolton as they turn 40 years young
11: The Morris Ring dance in/out: Adam Garland passes the baton to Eddie Worrall
12: Bare Bones Border Morris celebrate their 30th year out and about in Loughborough
12: “I didn’t know women were allowed to do that!”: our 40th photo exhibition
14: The National Youth Folklore Troupe of England: could they appear at your event?
15: Boss Morris: an introduction to the team and their unique morris style
16: Invicta: The first ladies team in Kent mark their 40th year by dancing with friends
17: Dancing England: a review of the rebooted celebration of traditional dance
18: Mepal Molly: one of the first Molly revival teams looks back over the last 40 years
20: Oyster Morris: continuing their year of 40th anniversary celebrations
21: Morris Dance Database: a resource for searching traditional dance repertoires
22: Kingston Morris in Poland: providing a very English display on the Baltic Coast
23: Dartmoor Border Morris: Go West! with photos of local shenanigans
24: Mayflower Morris: the Hants/Surrey North-West side, share details of last year’s events
25: Goathland Community Hub: the new cultural exhibition centre for sword dancing
25: Debbie’s Dance: a fitting tribute to a sadly missed musician, Debbie Howard
25: Diary Dates: a collection of up-coming dance events from around the UK
27: Paul White’s Diary: Going nuts in May, and what’s morris got to do with wassail?
28: Get set for our Day of Dance and AGM in Hull – the 2017 city of culture!

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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