Here is a review of the talk about Morris from the Archives, given by Jameson Wooders on 30th January. It was attended by around 200 online guests from the UK, […]
Here is a review of the talk about the history of the Goathland Plough Stots Long Sword Tradition, given by Keith Thompson, Steve Pierson, Jim Eldon and Sally Smith on 10th January. It was attended by over 70 online guests from the UK, Netherlands, USA and Canada. “Keith Thompson is the Honorary President of Goathland Plough Stots, one of Britain’s oldest sword teams and his talk was the story of their tradition. It linked a long history of the team dating back to 1812 to social movements in and around the village with a selection of live music, slides and videos.
Here is a review of a demonstration & talk by Frank Lee on how he makes rapper swords. The rapper sword he made in the filming for the demonstration was sword number 2549. He has made 433 sets to date which have been sold worldwide.
Here is a review of our first Cotswold Morris workshop held over 3 weeks, for participants to learn ‘Jockey to the Fair’ in the style of Ilmington.
It is not often Morris dancing can be said to have made history but Redbornstoke Morris (1976-2018) and Bedfordshire Lace Morris (1981-2016) are the focus of a new display at The Higgins Museum in Bedford.
May Day is a popular day for Morris dancing, as a start to the morris ‘season’ of performing, rather than practising. Some teams get up and ‘dance up the sun’ […]
The third solo dance to be released in the ‘Isolation Instructionals’ series of videos made during the Covid-19 outbreak is a Sailor’s Hornpipe. It is danced and taught by Martyn […]
Following the International success of the #LoneMorrisFestival on Sat 21st March 2020, it was repeated as the St George’s Day bash on Saturday 25th April 2020, being the nearest Saturday […]
The second solo dance to be released in the ‘Isolation Instructionals’ series of videos made during the Covid-19 outbreak is a dance in the North West style called Celebration. It […]
Many of us know the importance of warming up before dancing and stretching and cooling down afterwards, but we don’t always do it, do we? Andrew Knight D.O. has kindly […]