Morris dancers across the Midwest of the United States – and beyond!
Posted by: Simon One local Morris group includes not only a team of men and a team of women but also a team of children I suppose they dance to the 'Stutter Rap'?
See [ www. Posted by: Auntysassy I was on Long Island in and went to a 'folk festival' which had 'Morris Dancers' - it was unlike anything I had ever seen before!
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Posted by: Skiffle I wouldn't make jokes about Morris dancing to a Northern side. The climax of one dance comes with the swords all being interlaced together to form a six-pointed star, which is held aloft by one man; very impressive.
Don't bother insulting them, they can't read English anyway. The person driving left the members outside on the green with their football with bells on it. It's a form of country dance, usually accompanied by an accordian or similar, and maybe whistle and drum. Longsword morris is similar, but uses flexible metal strips with a handle at one end.
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Far worse than anything over here - and I've seen some dodgy stuff in my time! In Cotswald Morris, the dancers wear white shirts and trousers and have rows of bells strapped to their shins.
Posted by: jon There is a lot of Morris round our way. I've never danced Morris myself, but I've seen it at Folk Dance festivals and other occasions. Posted by: Anonymous User Morris dancers are traditionally male, although there are now female sides groups.
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A: So they can annoy blind people as well. The whole thing is unspeakably silly.
Heavy clogs are worn, and accordions feature. It seems to require a lot of beer. Northen Morris either wear similar outfits, but with black trousers, or coloured motley. All Ye Olde Worlde s and embroided hankies waved about by Morris Dancers wearing every colour but white.
They had a jolly good time and stopped at a pub on the way home. Nextian Chat : www. Small black hats with greenery stuck in, and crossed braces suspenders, in American.
They tend to carry sticks or 'swords' to dance with. I have friends who Morris. Posted by: poetscientistdrinker I had such fun at the Upton Folk Festival, especially at the accordian repair man's stall.
A group of morris dancers wearing hats of pheasant feathers chatting between performances at winchester mayfest
I am specialising in the Universe and everything surrounding it. Northern Morris involves large sticks, clogs and much stamping, and is danced six inches below the ground Watching an enthusiastic Morris team in green and purple rags and face paint, all swinging pick-axe handles at one another, is not a sight morris dancing chat the faint-hearted.
Re: Jokes. Morris Dancing, probably the origin of the phrase 'folk off' Sorry, only registered users may post in this forum.
This forum powered by Phorum. Morris dancers form lines, circle, advance back and forth and generally form patterns as they go through a repeated routine. In Northern Morris, dancers usually carry long sticks, which they bash against one another, or on the ground, at certain points in the dance, usually shouting at the same time.
Cotswald Morris is the sort that involves hanky waving and is danced six inches above the ground. Posted by: Lycanthra Pod There morris dancing chat to be lots of jokes all over the place, what about clubbing some together the RSPCJ Royal Society of Prevention of Cruelty to Jokes would have a field day As we have a Folk Festival kicking off in my fair town this weekend the highlight of the year here are a few for starters: The local members of the blind association went on a day trip.