"Her sights and sounds; dreams happy as her day;
and laughter, learnt of friends; and gentleness,
in hearts at peace under an English heaven
Rupert Brooke, The Soldier (1914)

The Mother Of All Morris

Folks A Bunchum

Morris On 1972

Son of Morris On 1976

Grandson of Morris On 2002

Great Grandson of Morris On 2004

Morris On The Road 2005

Morris On The Road 2006

The Mother of All Morris 2007

The Magic Of Morris 2005

The Magic Of Morris 2 2006

Rattlebone and Ploughjack 1976

Womens Morris Sides

West Midlands Morris

The Duck Race 2004

Dancing Days 2004




Ceilidh and Dance Bands

Sensational music for ceilidhs
and barn dances, from the
South East of England.

Further Dance Links

from Wikipedia and all over
the world. includes Cotswold,
Border, North-Western, Molly,
Garland and Rapper Sword dancing.

Shakespeare's references to morris dancing
in his plays

The English Folk Dance Project
An ongoing project instigated in 2001
to capture the music and atmosphere of
English folk dancing at the start of the 21st century.

Music Related Shops

they have shops all over England
and a worldwide website. this link
is to their Birmingham (UK) shop

On-Line Folk Related Magazines and Books

an online magazine celebrating
all aspects of traditional music
Rod Strading and company
doing an incredibly fine job
keeping us informed.

by Joseph Strutt
[2nd ed.,1903]
references to, and old  illustrations of,
morris dancing and mumming.

The online guide to folk song,
dance and roots music for the
West Midland counties
Clubs and Sessions

Black Diamond Folk Club - The Globe, corner Blews St/Manchester St. Birmingham B6 4NH. 8.30 pm Fridays Mainly traditional music/song with alternating Guest/Singers Nights Contact Phil Cross 0121 357 4098 or Paul Ryan 0121 358 2665  

to be found in Birmingham  and
the West Midlands area

The Runway - At the Legendary Boggery HQ, Field Lane, Between Lugtrout Lane and Hampton Lane, Solihull, B91 2RT. Every Friday. Phone Tony for details 0121 6807723