Newsletter Summer 2014

Welcoming in the summer proved a little damp for some sides who were up at the crack on dawn on the 1st May, as the back page pictures show. Congratulations to Crook Morris who join the elite of the rapper sword teams by winning more than one category at the DERT weekend this year, plus  Jack Worth writes about the morris census, which he is undertaking across all three morris organisations.

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  • Crook Morris Steal The Show
  • Morris Census
  • Trials & Tribulations Of A Treasurer
  • Premier Pitch For Jerusalem Jammers
  • 21 Ways To Celebrate 21 Years
  • Dancing With Staves
  • BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards
  • JMO Day of Dance, Cambridge
  • Paul White’s Diary
  • Thank You, Border Morris
  • What Do You Think You Look Like
  • It’s All About Spring
  • Scottish Border Morris
  • All On A May Morning
  • Literary Corner
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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