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Dancing in the trenches to honour the morris men killed at the Somme

Article in The Telegraph, “Now a century on from their deaths a modern day troupe of young morris dancers are heading out to the Somme in July to perform at the cemeteries and memorials where the names of their forefathers are recorded. The dancers are part of a side called ‘Fool’s Gambit’ whose 16 members hail from across the country and are aged between 17 and 25.”

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Dancing England 2017

The Joint Morris Organisations welcome the return of Dancing England in 2017 as an opportunity to showcase the best of our broad range of traditional dance to the highest standard. We look forward to some of our member teams participating and wish you every success.

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Money, money, money

If you had £1,000 to spend supporting morris, sword and traditional dancing, what would you do? In addition to the current Bursary scheme, we have earmarked the funds from selling

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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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