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Morris dancing in the Midlands

12 Jul 07 - 02:16 PM (#2100877)
Subject: Morris dancing in the Midlands
From: Desdemona

I'll be in and around Warwickshire for the next 2 weeks, and am keen to see some morris dancing (sadly, I won't be able to go to Warwick festival this year). Anyone here dancing, or know who else is dancing when or where?

Many thanks,

~D


12 Jul 07 - 03:05 PM (#2100914)
Subject: RE: Morris dancing in the Midlands
From: Herga Kitty

Snuffy or Alanww should be able to help with this!

Kitty


12 Jul 07 - 03:12 PM (#2100918)
Subject: RE: Morris dancing in the Midlands
From: Geoff the Duck

In the meantime you could use this to locate teams in the area:-
Morris Ring Side Finder. Many will have a web site which may contain a current dance-out programme.
Quack!
GtD.


12 Jul 07 - 03:18 PM (#2100923)
Subject: RE: Morris dancing in the Midlands
From: Geoff the Duck

For instance (a fairly random choice - I don't actually know them) Elephant up a pole.
There may be more out there if you look.
Quack!
GtD


12 Jul 07 - 03:29 PM (#2100929)
Subject: RE: Morris dancing in the Midlands
From: Desdemona

Geoff--that's brilliant, one hit already! I'm staying about 10 minutes from Tanworth (and am planning a TiA pilgrimage in any case, as my partner's a huge Nick Drake fan), and so will definitely drop by the Bell on the 19th!

Thanks!

~D


12 Jul 07 - 03:43 PM (#2100945)
Subject: RE: Morris dancing in the Midlands
From: Geoff the Duck

I've NO IDEA where it is...
Purely a random selection from the web sites linked from the Side Finder.
Quack!
Geoff.


12 Jul 07 - 04:04 PM (#2100958)
Subject: RE: Morris dancing in the Midlands
From: RTim

The Adderbury Morris Men are dancing with Ilmington Morris (two revival Traditional teams) on Wednesday, 18th July at the Dun Cow, Hornton with Ilmington, 8.00pm.
A great rural pub in a wonderful North Oxfordshire village not far from the warwickshire border.

Tim Radford (ex squire & Foreman of the Adderbury Morris Men)


12 Jul 07 - 04:52 PM (#2101006)
Subject: RE: Morris dancing in the Midlands
From: Herga Kitty

Desdemona - if you want a map, the postcode for the Dun Cow is OX15 6DA, and it's about 3 miles north west of Banbury. (BTW, Banbury folk club will be meeting the same night, 18 July, at the Mill.)

Kitty


12 Jul 07 - 05:18 PM (#2101018)
Subject: RE: Morris dancing in the Midlands
From: Mitch the Bass

Some 40 miles away there's a ring meeting on Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd July.

See the Stafford Morris Men's web site for details - http://www.staffordmorris.org.uk/

Mitch


12 Jul 07 - 06:12 PM (#2101061)
Subject: RE: Morris dancing in the Midlands
From: LesB

Hi Desdemona, I'm sure you'll find plenty going on, but my little contribution to your datebase is that.....
Rose & Castle and Queens Oak are having their joint weekend of dance this weekend. Based at Ashton near Northampton The teams will be bussed around the area on Sat & the Sunday lunchtime farewell dance will be at Stoke Bruerne. The actual places we will be dancing at you will have to check with the organisers. I will be dancing with Southport Swords
and I believe that Persephone & Stockport will be there as well. There may be others.


12 Jul 07 - 08:18 PM (#2101155)
Subject: RE: Morris dancing in the Midlands
From: Desdemona

You guys are amazing, thanks; at this point we'll definitely be at Tanworth and probably be at the Dun Cow. This place always comes through!

D


13 Jul 07 - 02:39 AM (#2101310)
Subject: RE: Morris dancing in the Midlands
From: jonm

Anker Morris Men (Nuneaton based) will be in the market square in Atherstone from 8:15 next Wednesday (18th) with the Earlsdon men, then in Rugby the following Wednesday.


13 Jul 07 - 04:29 AM (#2101367)
Subject: RE: Morris dancing in the Midlands
From: Snuffy

Shakespeare MM will be dancing in Warwick on Mon 18th with Jockey MM - start 8pm in the Market Place, and on Wed 25th at the Holly Bush, Alcester, with Faithful City MM


13 Jul 07 - 09:51 AM (#2101555)
Subject: RE: Morris dancing in the Midlands
From: Mr Red

Steamchicken are doing a ceilidh the Thur before Warwick - about 4 miles from Warwick in Leamington Spa Newbold Nights no Morris by the looks.


13 Jul 07 - 09:57 AM (#2101560)
Subject: RE: Morris dancing in the Midlands
From: Mr Red

Emma - are you going to Warwick or is toe wrestling pulling you the other way?