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JMO 20th Anniversary – Regional Day of Dance 2023 (Norwich)

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In 2023 the Joint Morris Organisations are running a series of regional days of dance to celebrate 20 years since the national Day of Dance in Trafalgar Square in November 2003 which was held to celebrate the exemption of “morris dancing” from the Licensing Act 2003.

The regional event for the East is in Norwich on Sat 16th September 2023. Click on the name of the event for more info. #JMO20TH

JMO 20th Anniversary – Regional Day of Dance 2023 (Newcastle)

JMO 3 logos in line

In 2023 the Joint Morris Organisations are running a series of regional days of dance to celebrate 20 years since the national Day of Dance in Trafalgar Square in November 2003 which was held to celebrate the exemption of “morris dancing” from the Licensing Act 2003.

The regional event for the North East is in Newcastle City Centre & Gateshead Quays on Sat 7th October 2023. Click on the name of the event for more info. #JMO20TH

Joint Morris Organisations’ Day of Dance 2024 (Newark)

Trentside Holmes in Newark 2019

The Joint Morris Organisations (JMO) National 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.

In 2024 the day of dance is on Saturday 13th April 2024 in Newark, hosted by Trentside Holmes Morris on behalf of The Morris Federation. BOOKINGS OPEN! Click on the name of the event for more info.

Joint Morris Organisations’ Day of Dance 2023 (Exeter)

Beltane 2022

The Joint Morris Organisations (JMO) National 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.

In 2023 the day of dance is on Saturday 22nd April 2023 in Exeter, hosted by Beltane Border Morris on behalf of Open Morris.

Bookings closed on 14th March. There may be spare places – click on the name of the event for more info.

Joint Morris Organisations’ Virtual Day of Dance 2021 (LIVE on Zoom)

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The ‘virtual’ JMO Day of Dance will be on Saturday 24th April 2021 – online over Zoom. There will be 2 streams with separate Zoom links: In the ‘Virtual Pub’ 10:00-15:00 Morris Music Sessions. In the ‘Virtual Dance Tent’ 10:00-16:00 Dance Workshops then 16:00-17:00 Massed Dancing. Click on the link below for more info and to book a place, and you will be sent the Zoom links to access both streams.

Joint Morris Organisations’ Day of Dance 2022 (Liverpool)

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The Joint Morris Organisations (JMO) National 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.

This year it is on Saturday 9th April 2022 in Liverpool City Centre hosted by The Morris Ring in the North West.  Click on the name of the event for more info, to book a place for your team, and to see which teams are booked.

Joint Morris Organisations’ Day of Dance 2020 – #nogoJMO

As a result of Coronavirus Covid 19, running the JMO DoD in Liverpool in 2020 became impractical, so the decision was made to postpone the event until Saturday 17th April 2021. See the video of the teams who would have attended or look for team photos and videos of the virtual event by searching for #nogoJMO

For Folk’s Sake!

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For Folk’s Sake! Morris Dancing and Me – Richard Macer’s personal journey as he learns to dance morris with Manchester Morris Men

Joint Morris Organisatons’ Day of Dance 2018

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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