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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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FedExtra Summer 2016

Edwin Dyson explains why he’s rebooting Dancing England, Dartmoor Morris rocket to fame with gluten-free sausages, Priston Jubilee Morris go out with a bang after 39 years, Tony Forster sets out the first part of his polemic: Burn Your Baldrics!, some fantastic photos from the JMO day of dance hosted in York by Minster Strays, plus the usual roundup of birthday and annual May Day celebrations that have been keeping everyone busy through the early part of the year.

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FedExtra Spring 2016

Roy Dommett CBE is remembered, Fool’s Gambit get involved with the ‘Banks of Green Willow’ project, excerpts from the Morris Federation’s 40th anniversary exhibition, “I didn’t know women were allowed to do that!”, plus the usual roundup of morris and traditional dance activities.

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Joint Morris Organisations’ Day of Dance 2016

The JMO Day of Dance is a collaborative event organised in turn by one of the three morris organisations in the UK – The Morris Federation, The Morris Ring, and Open Morris. The day of dance is a celebration of morris and traditional dancing held annually at a different location around the UK.

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Morris Federation Day of Dance and AGM 2016

The Morris Federation and Mortimer’s Morris extend a warm welcome to all members of the Federation to join us in a day of dance in Nottingham on Saturday 24 September 2016, followed by the Morris Federation AGM at 4.30pm (4pm sign-in) at the Canalhouse. Please note that applications to the day of dance are now closed, but all members are still welcome to come and watch the dancing and to join us at the AGM.

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Morris Federation Day of Dance and AGM 2017

The Morris Federation, Green Ginger Garland, Beverley Garland, Makara Morris, and Rackaback Morris invite all members to join us in a day of dance on Saturday 23 September 2017, as part of the Hull City of Culture. The day of dance will be followed by the Morris Federation AGM.

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Joint Morris Organisations’ Day of Dance 2017

The JMO Day of Dance is a collaborative event organised in turn by one of the three morris organisations in the UK – The Morris Federation, The Morris Ring, and Open Morris. The day of dance is a celebration of morris and traditional dancing held annually at a different location around the UK.

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