Morris Musician's workshops open to all!

Letchworth Morris are putting on an Autumn series of Morris Musician's workshops
These will take place on Wednesday evenings on the 1st of October, 5th of November and 3rd of December at the Three Horseshoes, Willian, Letchworth SG6 2AE from 20:00-22:00PM
The cost will be £2 per person per session

The workshops aim to help explore the role of musicians in a side, as well as helping to turn unusual tunes into a morris tune and will be a platform for discussions and notes on the practical use of instruments. These workshops are open to all musicians, on any instrument, who wish to improve their musicianship within the Morris environment.Tunes for the workshops will be available before hand via Dropbox, with Further dates up until April planned

If you are interested in attending the workshops and would like to recieve copies of the tunes, please email Theo Thomas on

The Great Caper Morris is looking for tutors

The Great Caper ( 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

CRMM North West Workshop Sat 18th October 2014

In 2015 Chanctonbury Ring Morris Men (CRMM) will be celebrating their anniversary of 40 years performing traditional clog Morris dances from the North-West counties of England. Dedicated North-West clog dancing sides remain rare in the South East - In their enthusiasm to keep this tradition alive and well in this region, CRMM will be running a one-day workshop in October for anyone wanting to try it or brush up their skills with some keen and enthusiastic 'Chancs' men.

It's on Saturday 18th October 2014 at Washington Village Hall, West Sussex, RH20 4AP from 9am to 4pm and is open to all*! £10 includes refreshments and buffet ploughman's lunch. To guarantee your place, you'll need to book ASAP.

For more details or to book, contact or visit

* men, women, and accompanied children; musicians, and dancers, whether novices or experienced in any Morris tradition
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JMO Workshop Sat 18th October 2014 at Rickmansworth

This informative workshop covers a multitude of items of general interest to those
involved in the administration of sides and/or considering hosting public events. -
eg. Admin/Legal/accounting/Constitutional/insurance and liabilities
Click here for more details.

Open Morris Workshops

If you or your side would like to run a workshop Open Morris would be happy to help. We can help find teachers, musicians, give advise on venues and budgets and advertise the event. With prior consent OM can also underwrite workshops to an agreed limit to save sides and individuals carrying any losses should an event have to be cancelled. If you would be interested in hosting a workshop please contact our secretary or your Area Rep.       Planning an Open Morris workshop >>

OM members are welcome to attend all Morris Federation workshops