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FedExtra Winter/Spring 2018

The events that led to the Bucknell Pipe and Tabor being discovered and reunited, women teams win over DERT 2018, Simon Brock takes us on the second stage of his journey to becoming a clog maker, Judith Proctor talks about creating, adapting and sharing dances, Phil and Pat Honeysett celebrate their diamond wedding anniversary, New Esperance Morris welcome you to our AGM and Festival of Dance, a women’s day of dance in celebration of Maud Karpeles, plus pictures of Whittlesey Straw Bear, birthday celebrations and more…

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FedExtra Autumn 2017

Simon Brock takes us on the first stage of his journey to becoming a clog maker, New Esperance celebrate diversity at Pride London and win best parade team, we add to the colour and life of Hull – city of culture with our annual day of dance, Belfagan dodge the showers at the Largs Viking Festival, Crook Morris host a successful DERT in Kendal, plus 25th and 40th birthday celebrations from a number of teams, and lots of festivals both at home and abroad, and more…

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FedExtra Summer 2017

Priya Sundar and Lisa Heywood fuse the dance and music of Bharatanatyam and morris, Ron Shuttleworth’s Folk Play Collection is now available to view at Sheffield University, Dr Turberville’s Morris grabs the headlines on St George’s Day in Somerset, Wakefield Morris celebrate their fourth Ossett Beercart, The JMO Day of Dance in pictures, Simon Costin gives an update on The Museum of British Folklore, Mary and Mike Wilson-Jones are honoured at Cecil Sharp House with EFDSS Gold Badges, an introduction to the Fools & Beasts Unconvention for the uninitiated, JKL Videos of Sidmouth Folk Festival 1987-2004 are now available on DVD, plus Paul White’s Diary, Leek Morris visit Italy, and four more teams turn 40!

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FedExtra Winter/Spring 2017

Bob 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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FedExtra Autumn 2016

Fool’s gambit pay tribute to four of Cecil Sharp’s demonstration team who died during the Battle of the Somme, how a shared interest in rural traditions led to the forming of Langport Mummers, a dancer’s eye view of the John Gasson Jig Competition, Tony Forster concludes his polemic: Burn Your Baldrics!, some photos from our AGM day of dance hosted in Nottingham by Mortimer’s Morris, plus birthday celebrations, colourful festivals at home and abroad, a review of the Knots of May Band’s new CD, and much, much more!

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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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