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:
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: 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?).
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

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 ( 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
Click here for more details.

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