Was a dynamic day of presentations and practical sessions on the delivery of high-quality morris dance workshops, both in school and out.
Held on Sunday 2 November 2014 at Cecil Sharp House, London, NW1 7AY
The conference was aimed at experienced morris dancers, teachers and morris sides, and offered a fantastic opportunity to learn more about the delivery of great morris dancing sessions to young people!
Workshop leaders, presenters and speakers included practitioners from across England who are experienced in teaching morris to young people, including:
Content was across a range of morris and sword dance traditions and styles, and included topics such as:
More Morris, Better Morris, review - Jack Worth (word)
Promoted by the English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) in association with the Morris Federation, Open Morris, The Morris Ring, (The Joint Morris Organisations), supported using public funding by Arts Council England
Two UK tours featuring English and Canadian artists in unique collaborations will take place this Autumn. English folk musicians Bella Hardy and Dan Walsh team up with Canadian counterparts Cara Luft and Meaghan Blanchard.