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Diary 2019

Sat 30th March JMO National Day of Dance, Manchester

Sun 14th April Blackrod Spring Fair, Blackrod Sports and Community Centre, Blackrod, Lancashire

Sat 20th April St George's Day Celebration organised by Horwich Morris Men, Horwich, Lancsashire

Sat 11th May Holmfirth Festival of Folk, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire

Sat 18th - Sun 19th May Shepley Spring Festival, West Yorkshire

Sat 8th June Longridge Field Day & Parade, Longridge, Lancashire

Fri 14th - Sun 16th June Guests of Kirtlington Morris at Kirtlington Lamb Ale, Oxfordshire

Wed 19th June Evening Pub dance out with White Rose Morris Men and Oakenhoof, at the Medicine Tap, The Esplanade, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL16 1AQ

Sat 22nd June Lytham Club Day & Rose Queen Festival, Lytham, Lancashire

Sun 7th July Rawtenstall Annual Fair, Rawtenstall, Lancashire

Wed 17th July Evening Pub dance out with Royal Preston Morris Men, The Continental, Preston, PR1 8JP

Sat 20th - Sun 21st July Littleborough Rushcart, Littleborough, Rochdale, Greater Manchester

Sat 3rd - Fri 9th August Sidmouth Folk Week, Devon

Sun 1st September Guests of Whitworth Morris Men at Whitworth Rushcart, The Riverside, Market Street, Whitworth, Lancashire, OL12 8DP

Sat 7th - Sun 8th September York Festival of Traditional Dance, guests of Ebor Morris, York

Diary 2018

Sat 21st April St George's Day dance out organised by Horwich Morris Men, starting at the Crown in Horwich, Lancs.

Sat 28th - Sun 29th April Day of Dance in Newark, Nottinghamshire and 'Mastering Performance' Workshop for The Morris Federation

Sat 12th May Holmfirth Festival of Folk, West Yorks.

Sun 20th May East Lancashire Railway fundraiser, Bolton, Lancs.

Sat 2nd - Sun 3rd June Osset Beercart organised by Wakefield Morris, West Yorks.

Sat 9th June Longridge Field Day & Parade, Longridge, Lancs.

Thu 21st June Guests of Stone the Crows Border Morris at the Lord Nelson pub, Croston, Lancs., with other guest teams

Fri 20th - Sun 22nd July White Rose Morris Men - 65th Anniversary dance weekend, Huddersfield, W. Yorks.

Sat 28th - Sun 29th July Warwick Folk Festival, Warwickshire

Sat 25th - Fri 31st August Whitby Folk Week, N. Yorks.

Sat 15th September Day of Dance as guests of Southport Swords to celebrate their 50th year, Southport, Merseyside

Fri 5th October Evening ceilidh at Edgworth Folk Festival at The Barlow, Edgworth, Bolton

Sat 13th October Day of Dance in Bolton with guest teams Perspehone Women's North West Morris, Stone the Crows Border Morris and Horwich Morris Men.

Sat 17th November A celebration of Lancashire Day at East Lancashire Railway Bolton, Lancs.

Secretary: Sheila Kennedy (
Leaders: Melanie Barber and Louise Gott