Morris Matters

Welcome to the official archive of Morris Matters, dating back to January 1978.

The Morris Matters magazine is currently published twice a year (January and July) by Beth Neill. An annual subscription is £6 for two issues (£8 outside EU).

Please note that Morris Matters is not published by The Morris Federation and is not part of our membership package, so to subscribe, send a review or other contribution, please contact Beth using the contact form on this page.

thumbnail of Roy Dommentt and Morris Matters – Beth NeillRoy Dommett and Morris Matters
Beth Neill March 2017

A special collection of articles written by Roy Dommett and originally published in Morris Matters. Reproduced digitally for the first time from the original articles, with minor typographical errors corrected. One or two images did not reproduce well but can be seen in the issues below.

Note: abbreviations for dance notation are generally those used in Lionel Bacon’s A Handbook of Morris Dances (also known as ‘The Black Book’).

Jan 30
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Workshop - Fieldtown Jig - 'Ladies' Pleasure' - Owain Boorman (LIVE on Zoom)
Feb 05
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Talk - "Custom and creativity: the chicken and egg of folk performance histories" - Peter Harrop (LIVE on Zoom)
Apr 09
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Joint Morris Organisations' Day of Dance 2022 (Liverpool)
Sep 24
All day
Morris Federation Day of Dance and AGM 2022 (Darlington)

Don't miss out

Get The Morris Federation's News

Subscribe for news about The Morris Federation and morris related activities. Available for all.