Morris Dancing

  • (noun): Any of various English folk dances performed by men in costume.
    Synonyms: morris dance

Some articles on morris dancing, dancing, morris:

Bricket Wood - Activities - Morris Dancing
... The village is home to the border Morris Dancing team Wicket Brood, one of the best known teams in the area ...
Bampton, Oxfordshire - Amenities - Bampton Morris
... Bampton has a tradition of morris dancing which may be 600 years old ... Documentary and circumstantial evidence show that morris dancing in Bampton goes back at least to the 1790s ... Morris dancing used to be performed in Bampton on Whit Monday but the date has recently changed to the late May Bank Holiday ...
Pebworth - Morris Dancing
... An active Morris dancing side has existed in Pebworth since early 1979 ... The side first performed in public on 16 June 1979 to mark the 25th anniversary of Pebworth Village Hall ...
Traditional May Day Celebrations - Europe - Great Britain
... Traditional British May Day rites and celebrations include Morris dancing, crowning a May Queen and celebrations involving a Maypole ... gather on Prebend's Bridge to see the sunrise and enjoy festivities, folk music, dancing, madrigal singing and a barbecue breakfast ... in the Green festival was revived in 1976 and continues to lead an annual procession of morris dancers through the town on the May Bank Holiday ...
Hong Kong Morris - Notable Events
... During the mid-1980s the Hong Kong Morris performed on most weekends, though in recent years performances have been less frequent ... and educational groups for the use of its premises, the Hong Kong Morris successfully argued that it was a religious group on the grounds that morris dancing was a survival of a pre-Christian fertility rite ... This myth was exploded with the publication in 1999 of A History of Morris Dancing, John Forrest's magisterial study of the historical roots of morris dancing (no ...

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