Newsletter Autumn 2012

Well, the Olympics eventually turned out to more of a showcase for morris than we had been led to believe. A cameo appearance in the closing ceremony, and several sides dancing at the Olympic venues during the games at least brought our traditional dance to the attention of a world audience, though many of us feel that morris in the rural setting of the opening ceremony was a missed opportunity.

There is another high profile event in which morris can again get national publicity. This Newsletter gives details of a Joint Morris Organisation initiative to present a large cheque for Children in Need, with (hopefully) all of this country’s morris sides making a contribution.

View and download: Newsletter Autumn 2012 (4Mb)

Contents:

  • Interview with Dick Stanger
  • John Gasson Jig Competition
  • Channel Hopping
  • Morris Olympians
  • Morris for Children in Need
  • Jubilee Year Celebrations
  • Plumpton Traditional Dance Festival
  • Paul White’s Diary
  • Our Cotswold Heritage
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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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