Close this search box.

thumbnail of 1998-summerEditor: Jude Nancarrow

Published: Summer 1998

Number: 16

DownloadNewsletter Summer 1998 (1Mb)



#Editor: Judi Nancarrow
#Citation: Morris Federation Newsletter, summer 1998,


President’s Prologue: Janet reports on MayDay around the world, and Rochester & Hastings, In her other articles she brings us up to date with work on the Internet, Funding and the National Lottery, with information and contact numbers for your use, and an update on Morris and the media.

General: Beth Neil a reminder about AGM invitations, please contact her if you have not yet received your documentation, also please submit any questions or matters arising for discussion at AGM, together with any nominations for committee posts.
Membership: please check your renewals.
Will Kemp: information about the revival of his Nine Daies Wonder, 400th anniversary in 2000.
Instrument Insurance: this is not covered by MF insurance, feedback requested about insurance offered by Musicians Union.
Members Manual: updates enclosed with newsletter.

Financial Services: Rachel Pinkney, Group Personal Accident Insurance, closing date for remittance is 20th July 1998.
T shirt sale.

Technical Services, Archive: Lynn Rogers, thanks for the response regarding information on Clogmakers, in particular to Trefor Owen.
Archive for sale: incorporating recordings on 78 records from 1940’s and 1950’s. Please contact Lynn for details.

Events: Jethro Anderson, updates on forthcoming events, acknowledgements for recent workshops and observations to get you talking!

Whitstable Jack in the Green: Rhian Collinson, Rhian gives an account of this event from her perspective as a participant.

North West Orient:David Dunham, Chiltern Hundreds participation in the Chinese New Year Celebrations in Hong Kong.

Bobbins & Reelers: Margaret Cannon, 10th anniversary celebrations.

In Response: Your comments on items from the Spring Newsletter.

Arts 4 Everyone: Linda Hewing, Green Velvet Outlaws, womens Rapper workshop.

Childrens Rapper on the Box: Marie Rogers, Rapper as a “hot hobby” on Scratchy & Co.

Focus on Youth: Louise Gibbs, children as an integral part of Hertfordshire Holly.

New Kid in the Side: Jennie Hooper and Irene Harlow, how good are we at welcoming new members to the side? Your comments requested.

Newsletter Survey: Your responses, and our actions/ solutions reported.

Clogmakers: Trefor Owen, “not the only list, not even totally comprehensive”. It gives a breakdown of the Trade using the words “handmade” and “machined”-including contacts and sources.

Noticeboard: Helen English, Hand Woven Braid, Barbara Davies, “Bodywatching”, Frances Thomas, Old Mother Redcaps’s alive and well!

My thanks to all those who have contributed to this newsletter, making it another bumper issue!

Copy date for the Autumn newsletter is 1st August 1998, please send contributions by this date, and don’t forget to include photo’s or your team logo where appropriate. issue,

Finally, my apologies for the late publication of this technical difficulties, it seems, abound at the moment, however, on the positive side, it did allow the inclusion of some late en tires! There is no Diary this issue either, again due to a computer having a dose of the gremlins, apologies to those whose information does not therefore appear.

Have a wonderful summer season, let’s hope for good weather!!

Jude Nancarrow


  • President’s Prologue
  • Editorial
  • General
  • Financial
  • Archive
  • Owd Ooty
  • Events
  • Whitstable Jack in the Green
  • North West Orient
  • Clogmakers
  • Bobbins & Reelers 10th Anniversary
  • Arts 4 Everyone
  • Childrens Rapper on the Box
  • Focus on Youth
  • Noticeboard
  • In Response
  • The “New Kid” in the Side
  • Morris on the Internet
  • Newsletter Survey Report




Don't miss out

Get The Morris Federation's News

Subscribe for news about The Morris Federation and morris related activities. Available for all.