Programme 2020

PLEASE NOTE: This programme is provisional and subject to change at short notice. Please make sure to check this page again if you're planning to come and find us.

 

Covid 19

 Due to the on-going situation concerning the Covid 19 virus Stroud Morris have taken the decision to cancel our weekly practice sessions until further notice. Our summer programme will likely also be affected so please check this page and our Facebook page for further updates. We hope to resume our normal programme as soon as practically possible. Thank you for your understanding and continued support.

 

  • Stroud Wassail - Saturday 11th January 2020: This event has become a popular staple of Stroud's post-Christmas celebrations. Please do come along and join in with the revels. We'll be dancing all around Stroud Town Centre and there is  lot more stuff going on too. Follow the link above to their website for more information.

 

  • Mendip Morris Ale - Friday 13th March 2020: We are looking forward to dancing with our old friends Mendip Morris and many other sides. - cancelled due to COVID -19
  • Oxford Folk Weekend -  Saturday 18th April 2020: Oxford Folk Weekend has returned after a break last year. It will run from 17th to 19th April. Follow the link above for more information. Cancelled due to COVID -19

 

  • May Morning - Friday 1st May 2020 - Painswick Beacon - 5:15am (approx): The traditional start of the dancing season and a chance to watch us dance in the summer, accompanied by Gloucestershire Morris Men and Miserden Morris. Sadly due to COVID - 19 this was cancelled but one of our members danced solo with her husband's musical support. Phewee - the sun did come up!

 

  • Jack in the Green - Friday 1st May - Sunday 3rd May 2020. We are looking forward to dancing at this true British May Day celebration held annually in Hastings. Cancelled due to COVID -19

 

  • Bradford -on-Avon Green Man Festival - Saturday 16th May 2020. We really enjoyed dancing at this event last year and are delighted to have been invited back. Cancelled due to COVID -19

 

  • Dance out with Sabotage Clog - Monday 1st June 2020. We will be dancing at 7 Tuns, Chedwoth from 8.00pm.  Join us for good ale and toe tapping company. Cancelled due to COVID -19

  

  • Dance out with Mendip Morris - Thursday 18th June 2020 from 8pm  at the Salutation Inn, Berkeley. The Salutation Inn has won numerous awards over the years from CAMRA , Western Daily Press, SIBA UK and BBC Country File. 

 

  • Great Western Morris 50th Birthday Weekend - Saturday 11th  and Sunday 12th July 2020  Last year Stroud Morris celebrated our 40th birthday. This year we will be travelling south to celebrate with Great Western Morris. Postponed to July 2021 due to COVID -19

   

  • Sidmouth Folk Festival - Sunday 2nd August 2020: Unfortunately we shall not  be dancing on the Esplanade again this year at this iconic folk festival. Cancelled due to COVID -19

 

  • Wimborne  Minster Folk Festival- Friday 7th June - Sunday 9th August 2020. (Rescheduled from original June dates) This will be our second consecutive year at Wimborne.  Not only is this dance packed festival , it is also set in a charming, historic town boasting a minster and a model village

 

  • Dance out with Ragged and Old at  the Old Crown Inn, Uley from 8pm. on Wednesday 12th August 2020. Ragged and Old are old friends of ours and are local to the Stroud valleys.

 

  • Stroud Folk Weekend - Saturday 19th September - around Stroud: Stroud's very own annual folk extravaganza.

 

Like what you see and fancy having a go?

 

Our official dancing season runs from May to September, but as you can see, we don't sit on our laurels! We recruit and practice all year round, so if you're interested in joining, you can get more information by emailing us: join@stroudmorris.org.uk

 

We offer a fabulous opportunity for women of all ages to dust off their dancing shoes and have a go at our national dance. We promise fun, friendship and frolicks! No obligation to join, just come along and have a go.

 

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For more information about our programme, or if you'd like to book us for an event, please email our Bagman at: bagman@stroudmorris.org.uk

 

 

 

 

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