Rapper Workshop Sat 22nd Nov 2014

Your chance to have a go at Rapper Sword dancing.
This traditional dance style from the North East of England involves 5 dancers linked together
with 2 handled flexible swords. Lots of twisting and turning, and moves which amaze
coupled with percussive footwork makes this an experience not to be missed!
Open to all abilities. Wear comfy clothes and smooth soled shoes.
Hosted by Natasha Woodward - ahead of Open Morris' AGM,
the workshop will run from 10.30am - 3pm and lunch is included.
The cost of the workshop is £10 per person, payable in advance
or on the day. (Cheques payable to 'Open Morris')
St.Mary's Church Hall, Lidster Close, Leicester LE5 1AD
**NB. For those wishing to attend the rapper workshop, please may we ask you to contact
Bethan, by emailing chair@open-morris.org so that we can get an idea of numbers.

Knights of King Ina

This Autumn the Knights of King Ina are running 2 workshops.
There is a beginners workshop offering Bucknell and an advanced workshop offering Sherborne, Longborough and Oddington. Booking instructions and details are given, any questions? please be in touch

Bucknell for beginners
Places are strictly limited to 25 attendees. Our last workshop was fully booked, so please get in early.
16 th November 2014, from 10.00am to 4.30pm, coffee from 9:30.
Where: Meadway Hall, Ham Lane, Compton Dundon, Somerton, Somerset TA11 6PQ. Map ref: http://goo.gl/vFv9KL
Cost: £10
What you need to bring: Lunch, hankies and suitable dancing shoes.
What we are providing inclusive in the cost: Tea, coffee, cake, fruit and biscuits. There will also be an honesty bar (ale and cider) for purchase on the day, so bring a tankard!
Contact: Andrew Knight (Knights of King Ina) on: 01458 223300 or email: squire@koki.org.uk to book in,
please leaving your name and a contact number / email so I can confirm, thanks!
Please drop me a line once you get this - even if I took your name in the Summer dancing season!

Advanced Workshop
given by Dave Easeman covering the Cotswold morris traditions of Longborough, Oddington, Sherborne
When - Sunday 19th October 2014 10am - 4:30pm
Where - The workshop will be held at Misterton Village Hall,
Unity Lane, Misterton, Crewkerne, Somerset, TA18 8NA (or 8NY?). https://goo.gl/maps/B4cUQ
There is plenty of parking at the hall. Misterton is a mile south of Crewkerne on the A356;
Crewkerne railway station is a ten minute walk.
Cost - for the day is £10
What is included in the cost - notation/music, buffet lunch, tea/coffee, soft drinks.
What you need to Bring - Please bring one long and two short sticks, and of course, your hankies. Bring your own beer!
Contact - For booking and more information please contact dave@easeman.eclipse.co.uk.

Morris Musician's workshops open to all!


Iím delighted to inform you that we shall be running another series of Morris Musicianís Workshops this autumn.
Commencing Wednesday 1 st October, we shall be meeting in the upstairs room of
the Three Horseshoes, Baldock Lane, Willian SG6 2AE from 8.00 Ė 10.00pm Sessions cost £2.00 per person, and once again we will explore, by discussion,
example and sheet music, not only how to turn a tune into a Morris tune, but the role of musicians in any side.

We do hope you will be able to join us! Further planned dates are 5 th November and 3 rd December.

Theo Thomas
Letchworth Morris Men
07702 339702

The Great Caper Morris is looking for tutors

The Great Caper (www.thegreatcaper.co.uk) currently has space for new trainee tutors.
You need to have a youthful image, be available during weekdays and have,
or be willing to apply for, a DBS (CRB) document.
If you have a background in traditional English dance and customs that is useful,
but don't worry if you haven't as if we think you will fit in to the Great Caper team we can train you.
Workshops can be anywhere in the country but are mostly in the South, South West and Midlands.

To find out more please contact tel/text Kim on 07813 346819 / 0117 9401566
or email greatcapermorris@aol.com