Jan 282014
 

Joint Morris Organisations Day of Dance 2014 (latest page update: 29/mar/14)

Organised by The Morris Ring and Cambridge Morris Men

Invitation

Where and when?

In Cambridge on Saturday 10th May 2014 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

How do we get to be part of this event?

Contact your side’s Morris national organisation (Morris Federation, here Morris Ring or Open Morris) as soon as possible and in any case *before the end of February* with the following information:

 

Team name

Contact name

Contact email

Contact mobile phone

Dance style (e.g. Cotswold, North-West, Rapper, Border, Molly, Longsword, …)

Brief description of kit

Approximate number attending (only for information)

Will your side be staying in Cambridge for Saturday evening?

Any additional notes (e.g. children’s side, sharing musician with…)

 

Places will be allocated in proportion 55% - 25% - 20% so there will be room for 33 Federation sides, 15 Morris Ring sides and 12 Open Morris sides.

What’s the programme?

Dancing in Cambridge during the day at a number of dance spots within walking distance.  All get together briefly at the end of the afternoon for a very few massed dances and a few show dances from the young stars of the Morris.  There will also be an opportunity to get together later for music, singing and socialising.

 

Each side is responsible for your own travel, accommodation and victualling so you manage all your own costs.  Information on B&Bs, hotels, hostels, campsites etc., on rail links, park+ride etc. and on pubs etc. will be provided later to every side registered to attend.  A page of the Cambridge MM website will soon be set up, dedicated to this day of dance and updated as more information is gathered.

 

At the moment, we should like you just to register your intention to come to the event – please let us know by the end of February at the latest, so that Cambridge MM can make the final arrangements with full knowledge of the number and styles of teams attending.

 

FILES:

JMO 2014 Info pack - Who, what, where, when how etc.. JMO_2014_DoD info_140325

A bit of reading - buskers code of practice

Jan 282014
 

Thanks to Ian Trouse for shooting and uploading this video of the Cambridge Morris Men on Plough Monday in Balsham 2014 

http://vimeo.com/85043670

 

Sep 262013
 

Come and try Morris Dancing! On Tuesday 1st October at 8.15 pm, search there’s a taster session, try free and open to all. Come along to the Arbury Community Centre on Campkin Road, CB4 2LD. This is your opportunity for a workout, improved coordination and a better life.

You can find full details on Cambridge Morris Men Practices on our Morris Practice Page

May 172013
 

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Jan 072013
 

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With thanks to George Bennett.

Jul 082012
 

The Travelling Morrice will be touring Herefordshire between Wendesday August 1st and Saturday August 4th, side effects visiting pubs and venues in Hereford, view Leominster, there Eardisford, Munstone,Withington, Almely, Pembridge, Dilwyn, Weobley, Norton Canon and Brimfield.

The Travelling Morrice has toured twice a year, nearly every year since 1924 and continues to the present day.

You can find a full schedule on our programme here

Feb 272012
 

It is with great sadness that we have to pass on the news that Travelling Morrice member and Cambridge Morris Man John Colbert passed away at 4am on Sunday 26th February 2012.

John was the life and soul of many tours, and a real asset to the Cambridge Morris Men, as well as his home side, Stafford Morris Men. I'm sure we will all remember him for his cheery nature, the excellent tours he helped organize, and his wonderful renditions of Les Barker monologues.

Our thoughts of course go to his wife Barbara, and all those at Stafford MM during this hard time.

His obituary can be found on the Stafford Morris Men site

Jan 142002
 

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Aug 282000
 

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