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About this issue of "Morris Matters"

thumbnail of MM 12-1Summary: Vol. 12 Issue 1

Published: 1993

Editor: Beth Neill


  • Notice Board
  • The Great Wishford Claims Dance by George Frampton
  • Morris at Sidmouth 
    . .. interview with Sally Wearing and Sue Swift
    . . . review of the workshops
  • Morris Dancing in America prior to 1913, part 2 by Rhett Krause
  • Running a weekend of dance .. . a reply by Adrian Williams
  • Dances for four and five people by Roy Dommett
  • Review of Wantage Instructional weekend by Jameson Wooders
  • Thoughts on the Bidford Tradition by Jonathon Hooton


#Editor: Beth Neill
#Citation: Morris Matters, 12(1),


Note from the editor: another year starts and we’ re looking forward to the dancing season; this might prompt you to think about penning a few lines to me about what you read in this issue or what you’d like to read.

I was recently reading a book published around 20 years ago about dance history and I liked the very simple distinctions they made for the four surviving traditional teams; written I assume by one who wasn’t particularly struck by the intricacies of morris .. …
“Abingdon (top hats), Chipping Camden (no hats) , Bampton in the Bush (bowler hats) and Headington (caps).”

Now read on . ….



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