Conference 2017: Histories of the Morris in Britain
Cecil Sharp House
2 Regents Park Road, London NW1 7AY
25-26 March 2017
Morris dance has been an enduring feature of British culture for more than six centuries. To celebrate EFDSS is hosting a two-day conference of presentations, posters and dance, exploring morris dance’s evolution and spread from its elusive beginnings until the present day. Themes covered include:
- Women in Morris
- Morris at Court
- The Early Revival
- Material Culture
- The History of History
- The Later Revival
- The Morris Dark Ages: the 18th Century.
|Weekend ticket: £55||Day ticket: £35|
|Weekend ticket youth: £40||Day ticket youth: £25|
Saturday evening ceilidh with The Whole Hannekin (William Marshall (flute/recorder/pipes/trombone),
Manny Grimsley (fiddle), Simon Dumpleton (accordion)) and caller Andrew Swaine.
Tickets £10 / £8 for conference attenders.
For more information and to book tickets, visit EFDSS.
Organised by The Historical Dance Society in partnership with The English Folk Dance and Song Society.