Where can you see Morris Dancing in action in Hull and district? Best check the websites of the various local Morris teams which give details of dance outs (see “Links”). There may be last minute alterations. Remember also that weather is important and rain may lead to last minute cancellations. Sadly, not all team websites are bang up to date!
Some local dates and venues will be published here from time to time:
This page last updated 1st September 2018
Saturday 1st September will be the Lincoln Big Morris Festival. Usually about twenty teams dancing around Lincoln Centre.
Sunday 2nd September, 2018 Makara Morris (possibly others) will be dancing out at the Yorkshire Museum of Farming at Murton nr York, near the York Livestock centre.
Saturday 8th September, 2018 Rackaback Morris will be dancing out as part of the Hull Heritage Days beginning at the Beverley Gate at Monument Bridge at 10.30 and later at Trinity Square.
Saturday & Sunday 8th & 9th September, 2018 16 teams will gather in the centre of York for York Day of Dance.
Saturday September 8th, 2018 Beverley Garland will be dancing out at the Snaith and Cowick Heritage Day.
September 9th, 12th 16th; The Ravens Morris production of The York Mystery Play THE LAST JUDGEMENT. “An extraordinary carnival of people, noise and steampunkery.”
Friday to Sunday, 21st to 23rd September, will see the Otley Folk Festival. A bit of a drive but worth the effort.
Saturday October 27th, 2018 Makara Morris will be dancing out at the Micklemas Fayre at Burton Agnes Hall.
Did you miss Father Christmas dancing with Rackaback at the 2014 South Cave lights switch on? You can catch it at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ejEY1eno89w .
Freaks in the Peaks. This Morris gathering usually consists of groups and individuals learning dances on the Saturday morning which are then danced out at local venues in the afternoon and on the following Sunday. Learners are particularly welcome. Youtube has a wealth of video from past events for those who wish to get the flavour. Check their website http://www.freaksinthepeaks.com
For video of the recent Freaks in Ferriby event please click on:
Duke of Cumberland https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2tOdw6PyDRg
North Ferriby Social Club https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Whp8R1ISvSI
Green Dragon Welton https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BOGDYjDF8-k