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Rivington Morris at Lytham in 2019
Rivington Morris at Lytham in 2019

Diary 2024

Wed 3rd January – first Wednesday evening practice after the Christmas and New Year break – welcome to new dancers and musicians! See Join Us

Wed 10th January – no evening practice, as we’ll be out for our Christmas meal

Wed 17th January – Welcome to new dancers and musicians, every Wednesday, 20:00-22:00 in Ladybridge near Horwich/Bolton! See Join Us

Sat 24th February and Sat 23rd March All Day Practices in Wheelton (not performing)

Sat 20th April ‘A Day for St George’, guests of Horwich Prize Medal Morris Men, with other teams dancing and processing around Horwich, Greater Manchester 10:15-16:00

Sat 8th June Longridge Field Day & Parade, Longridge, Lancashire. The parade starts at 12:30

Sat 13th July Adlington Carnival, Jubilee Playing Fields, Park Road, Adlington, near Chorley, Lancashire.

Sat 27th – Sun 28th July Lowther’s Folk, Roots & Maritime Festival, Lowther Pavilion Theatre & Gardens, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire FY8 5QQ.

Diary 2023

Wed 25th January Christmas Meal, Horwich (eating, not dancing)

Sat 25th March All Day Practice, Wheelton Village Hall (not performing)

Sat 22nd April ‘A Day for St George’, guests of Horwich Prize Medal Morris Men, with other teams dancing and processing around Horwich, Greater Manchester 10:15-16:00

Sat 6th May Holmfirth Festival of Folk, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire

Sat 13th May day of dance as guests of Betty Lupton’s Laidle Lakers, dancing with various teams around Knaresborough, North Yorkshire

Thu 25th May performance at the evening ceilidh 19:30-22:30 run by the Chorley Cakes Folk Ceilidh Band at St Mary’s Community Centre, Broadfield Walk, Broadfield Drive, Leyland, PR25 1PD (final Thursday of the month)

Wed 7th June dance at Bay Horse Inn, Babylon Lane, Heath Charnock, Chorley PR6 9ER between about 20:00-21:30

Sat 10th June Longridge Field Day & Parade, Longridge, Lancashire. The parade starts at 12:30

Wed 14th June dance at Pack Horse pub, 55 Church Lane, Culcheth, Warrington WA3 5ET 20:00-21:30, with Thelwall Morris Men

Wed 21st June The Crown pub, Horwich, BL6 7QJ between about 20:00-21:30

Wed 28th June dance at Hare & Hounds pub, 125 Bolton Rd, Abbey Village, Chorley PR6 8DP, between about 20:00-21:30

Fri 30th June – Sun 2nd July guests of White Rose Morris Men, to celebrate their 70th Birthday, dancing around the Huddersfield area, West Yorkshire

Wed 19th July dance out with Royal Preston Morris Men at The Continental pub, Preston, PR1 8JP from 20:00 onwards

Wed 26th July Workshop for all ages outside Preston Covered Market, Earl Street, Preston PR1 2JA, part of The Harris museum’s summer events. Two sessions: 10:00-12:00 and 12:30-14:30: https://www.theharris.org.uk/product/dont-miss-the-harris-summer-events/. Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/cc/the-harris-summer-events-2387119

Sat 23rd September JMO 20th Anniversary Day of Dance in Chester 10:00-16:00 with many other morris teams #JMO20TH

Thu 19th October Workshop for 77th Bolton Guides (private event)

Wed 13th December Last practice before Christmas – see you in the New Year!


Diary 2022

Sat 23rd April ‘A Day for St George’, guests of Horwich Prize Medal Morris Men, with other teams dancing and processing around Horwich, Greater Manchester 10:15-16:00

Sun 1st May Todmorden Folk Festival, dancing with other teams around Todmorden, West Yorkshire

Sun 7th May The Crown pub, Horwich, BL6 7QJ at 11:00, then Rivington Spring Festival, Rivington Village, BL6 at 13:00-14:00

Sun 14th May dancing in Blackrod (near where we practice) with Mockbeggar Morris, followed by dancing with The Rumworth Morris at Astley Hall then Croston, Lancashire

Wed 9th June Guests of Stone the Crows Border Morris at The Crown pub, Horwich, BL6 7QJ from 20:00 onwards

Sat 11th June Longridge Field Day & Parade, Longridge, Lancashire

Sun 12th June Rochdale Folk Festival dancing with various teams around Rochdale, Greater Manchester

Wed 15th June Private performance at Mytham Primary School, Little Lever, Bolton. Then at the Sparking Clog pub in Radcliffe, Bury, M26 3WY

Wed 13th July Evening Pub dance out with Royal Preston Morris Men, and Malkin Morris at The Continental pub, Preston, PR1 8JP from 20:00 onwards

Sat 1st – Sun 2nd October Hartlepool Folk Festival, County Durham


Diary 2021

We did not perform in the first half of 2021 due to the Coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic.

Sun 19th September Bolton Harriers Autumn Fayre, Bolton Arena, Horwich, Greater Manchester


Diary 2020

We did not perform in 2020 due to the Coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic.


Diary 2019

Sat 30th March JMO National Day of Dance, Manchester

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

Sat 20th April St George’s Day Celebration organised by Horwich Morris Men, on a walking tour of Horwich, Greater Manchester

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 MenThe 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

Wed 30th October Morris evening dance display with other morris teams at the Ye Olde Man & Scythe, 6-8 Churchgate, Bolton, BL1 1HL

Sat 23rd November Lancashire Weekend at the East Lancashire Railway, Bolton


Diary 2018

Sat 21st April St George’s Day dance out organised by Horwich Prize Medal Morris Men, starting at The Crown in Horwich, Greater Manchester

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 Yorkshire

Sun 20th May East Lancashire Railway fundraiser, Bolton

Sat 2nd – Sun 3rd June Osset Beercart organised by Wakefield Morris, West Yorkshire

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

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

Fri 20th – Sun 22nd July White Rose Morris Men – 65th Anniversary dance weekend, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

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

Sat 25th – Fri 31st August Whitby Folk Week, North Yorkshire

Sat 15th September Day of Dance as guests of Southport Swords to celebrate their 50th year, dancing around 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 MorrisStone the Crows Border Morris and Horwich Prize Medal Morris Men

Sat 17th November A celebration of Lancashire Day at East Lancashire Railway Bolton, Greater Manchester