Newsletter Autumn 2015

Amazing Headbangers and a Geometrical Hedgehog are just two of the more unusually titled articles in this edition of the newsletter. There are the regular features such as Paul White’s Diary and accounts of anniversaries and trips, and a return of the interview feature. Plus, a wealth of photographs – has your side been caught on camera? For anyone not yet booked into the Fools and Beasts Unconvention please note that there is a new contact address only in this on-line edition of the newsletter.

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  • Interview: Doug Eunson & Sarah Matthews
  • The Lost Art of Communication
  • The Curious Incident of the Dog,etc.
  • Paul White’s Diary
  • Bells, Broomsticks, One-pots & Tinners
  • Ossett Beer Cart on the Map
  • English Miscellany’s 40 for 40th
  • Bear With Me – It’s All for Charity
  • Cardiff Ladies Morris 1973 -2015
  • Amazing Headbangers
  • Ridgeway Boards
  • Obituary: Peter Wallis
  • The Geometrical Hedgehog
  • Evesham Weekend
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/Intermediate (tbc) - 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 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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