2017

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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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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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