You don’t have to visit England to enjoy Morris Dancing. One of the nicest things about the dance is that it is celebratory. It’s your chance to express the goodwill you feel just for being alive and well. The display of dance and music may well be performed at seasonal festivals and holidays, but the […]
Each year, when May approaches, dancers prepare to welcome Spring with morris dancing. Now’s the time to dress your kids in colourful costumes and let them practice dancing with the jingling of bells worn on the legs. Young kids love to dance, and morris dancing can be a perfect way to get them to exercise.
Take your first step towards Morris Dancing, suited for people of all ages and shapes. Part of the British dance scene since the 16th century, this traditional English folk dance can be done individually or with a group of 8 dancers, all beating sticks in time to rhythmic steps. Bells and handkerchiefs are part of […]
There isn’t quite a definition for Morris dancing tunes. Different forms of Morris dancing have different metre formats such as 6/8, 9/8, 4/4 etc. The tunes that accompany the sounds of sticks, bells, and handkerchiefs can be thought of as the tunes for the dances. Though Morris dancing tunes are slower than other traditional tunes […]