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11/09/2018 King John's MM, Moulton MM and many others Daily Echo Two hundred Morris dancers to descend on city in second annual Folk Dance Southampton
10/09/2018 Exeter MM Exmouth Journal East Budleigh street party celebrates life of Sir Walter Raleigh
12/08/2018 Hartley MM and many others The Isle of Thanet News Matthew Munson: A fan of Folk Week – even if Morris Men are terrifying
07/08/2018 Bathampton MM Frome Times Morris Men first to claim 'fountain plaza'
02/08/2018 Towersey Morris MS Trust Towersey Morris supporting the MS Trust
30/07/2018 King John's MM and many others Daily Echo Hundreds to take part in Folk Active in Southampton
30/07/2018 Ashdown Forest MM Shropshire Star Ashdown Forest Morris Men perform in Bridgnorth and Ironbridge
26/07/2018 East Suffolk MM and many others Ipswich Star Throwback Thursday: Looking back to July 1975 when the Co-op fete returned to Christchurch Park
24/07/2018 Chapel-en-le-Frith MM Buxton Advertiser Pat on the back for award-winning Buxton Festival Fringe stars
19/07/2018 Exeter MM Devon Live Star of Mid Devon Show's music pavilion Doug Parish can't wait to welcome you
17/07/2018 Thelwall MM Warrington Worldwide Morris dancers bring history to life at Culcheth
16/07/2018 Victory MM The News Portsmouth in awe as armada of Morris dancers hit the streets for festival
08/07/2018 East Suffolk MM Suffolk Free Press Sunshine draws thousands to Long Melford Street Fair
07/07/2018 Peterborough, Leicester MM and many others North Norfolk News Dancers go potty for Sheringham's beautiful beaches
05/07/2018 Whitchurch MM Bucks Herald Traditional celebration for Whitchurch Morris Men
02/07/2018 Datchet Border MM Windsor Observer NOSTALGIA: Go back to your town in 1986
02/07/2018 Thelwall MM Warrington Worldwide Morris Men celebrate their 45th anniversary
01/07/2018 Uttoxeter Heart of Oak MM Lichfield Live Lichfield MP hails “fabulous day out” after being invited to open the 2018 Burntwood Wakes
29/06/2018 Whitchurch Morris Men Bucks Herald Step into the world of morris dancing this weekend as Whitchurch Morris Men celebrate turning 70
29/06/2018 Leominster Morris Ludlow Advertiser/Hereford Times Morris dance spectacular in the Marches
28/06/2018 Chalice MM Burnham-On-Sea Chalice Morris Men perform on Burnham-On-Sea seafront
20/06/2018 Long Man MM Eastbourne Herald 40 years of Long Man Morris Men's folk dancing tradition
19/06/2018 White Hart MM Stratford upon Avon Herald VIDEO: Music and dance at Alcester Street Market
17/06/2018 Chalice MM Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News Brent Knoll Summer Fete
17/06/2018 Thelwall MM Warrington-worldwide Thelwall Rose Queen avoids the rain
15/06/2018 Bathampton MM The Midsomer Norton & Radstock Journal A Sizzling Success for Westfield Fun Day
15/06/2018 Britannia Coconut Dancers , Whitworth Morris Men and others Rossendale Free Press Whitworth Rushcart details unveiled
13/06/2018 Chipping Campden MM Cotswold Journal Scuttlebrook Wake sees more than 1000 visitors
10/06/2018 Mendip MM Somerset County Gazette South West comes alive at Royal Bath and West
08/06/2018 Dolphin MM Nottinghamshire Live The mysterious case of the Morris men and their illicit dance
06/06/2018 Forest of Dean Morris The Forest of Dean Review It's the biggest ever Forest knees-up!
04/06/2018 Bourne River MM Dorset Echo Dancing in the sunshine: Crowds come out for 'wonderful' Weymouth Folk Festival
02/06/2018 Abingdon Traditional Morris Dancers Oxford Mail Families flock to Abingdon's Fun and Music in the Park
01/06/2018 Chipping Campden MM, Harry Taylor's Morris Stratford upon Avon Herald Cotswold Olimpicks returns after year off
26/05/2018 Vancouver Morris Men North Delta Reporter Historic Stewart Farm's Royal Victorian Party
21/05/2018 Forest of Dean MM Main Online Village axes centuries-old tradition of dancing round the maypole
18/05/2018 Joint Morris Organisation Peterborough Telegraph Festival will have all the bells and whistles
18/05/2018 Broadwood MM and many others The District Post Horsham English Festival – a unique spectacle
15/05/2018 Adderbury Village MM Stratford upon Avon Herald Hundreds turn out for Kineton Farmers Market
14/05/2018 Thaxted MM Dunmow Broadcast Town residents are captured in a whole new light for photography book
14/05/2018 Mayflower MM Echo Memories of May Day fun and morris dancers
13/05/2018 Kemp's Men Enjoy Cromer More Amazing shots show the action at Cromer's Folk on the Pier festival
13/05/2018 Ashdown Forest MM Uckfield News Maypole dancing is highlight of Framfield fair
08/05/2018 Victory MM The News St Mary's Church May Fair 
07/05/2018 East Suffolk MM East Anglian Daily Times Morris men, clog dancers and farm machinery display make for 'fantastic' Mendlesham Street Fair
06/05/2018 Abingdon Traditional Morris Dancers The Herald Eyes to the sunny skies for Abingdon Air and Country Show
06/05/2018 Icknield Way MM Swindon Advertiser Pirates pack Highworth for May Day festival
03/05/2018 Forest of Dean MM  The Forest of Dean Review A dance of defiance around the maypole
02/05/2018 Gloucestershire MM Stroud News and Journal 44 photos of Morris sides dancing in the May Day dawn on Painswick Beacon
02/05/2018 Helier MM Jersey Evening Post Jersey Morris dancers mark May Day in traditional style
26/04/2018 The Traditional Ilmington MM Stratford upon Avon Herald lmington Morris Men May Day tour! 
24/04/2018 Coventry MM Coventry Live This is why a dragon was in Coventry city centre today
24/04/2018 Saddleworth MM and several others The Bolton News Horwich and Rivington Morris dancers delight spectators
22/04/2018 Leicester MM Leicester Mercury St George's Day celebrations in Leicester this weekend - in pictures
19/04/2018 Victory MM The News - Portsmouth Meet the Morris Men keeping the tradition alive
04/04/2018 Long Man MM BBC News Beards are not compulsory
03/04/2018 Silurian Border MM Ledbury Reporter Silurians will host another Morris "Blackmeet" in Ledbury
20/03/2018 Saddleworth MM Saddleworth Independent  Saddleworth Morris Men to launch 2018 with Easter programme
10/02/2018 Thelwall MM (and Mummers) Warrington Guardian  Helping preserve the history of Lymm 
02/02/2018 The Traditional Ilmington MM Stratford upon Avon Herald  Ilmington’s turn under the TV spotlight
301/01/2018 Coventry MM Coventry Telegraph  Morris and Irish dancers are going head-to-head - and here's why 
301/01/2018 Long Man MM Eastbourne Herald  Fancy learning to dance with Long Man Morris dancers? 
28/01/2018 West Somerset MM West Somerset Free Press Carhampton orchard wassail
25/01/2018 Cam Valley MM Midsomer Norton & Radstock Journal Wassailing returns to Midsomer Norton 
24/01/2018 Bathampton MM Wiltshire Times  Morris men stage free event in Rode
24/01/2018 East Suffolk MM East Anglian Daily Times  Tartan for Rabbie, codpieces for Will
23/01/2018 Taunton Deane MM Somerset County Gazette Wassailing at Sheppy's Cider, Bradford-on-Tone
22/01/2018 Rutland MM The Drinks Business 'Innovative' Oakham Ales founder John Wood dies 
20/01/2018 Leominster MM Daily Mail Blacked-up Mummers and Morris Men court controversy as they traipse to an orchard in 500-year-old Wassailing ceremony
19/01/2018 Saddleworth MM Saddleworth Independent  Saddleworth Round Table helps keep wheels turning for Morris Men traditions 
18/01/2018 Cam Valley MM Midsomer Norton & Radstock Journal Time to 'wake up the trees', as Wassailing returns to Midsomer Norton 
17/01/2017 Ewell St Mary's MM Epsom Guardian  Ewell Morris Men's tour makes cash for charities
16/01/2018 Thaxted MM Dunmow Broadcast  Plough Sunday marked with traditional church service and blessing
12/01/2018 Perth MM Western Suburbs Weekly Merry Morris men and women trot out invite to all to try traditional folk dance in Nedlands
11/01/2018 Belchamp MM Gazette Morris Men wearing makeup and wigs celebrate Plough Monday in Colchester 
11/01/2018 Thaxted MM East Anglian Daily Times  Essex Plough Sunday to be hosted by Thaxted Parish Church on January 14 
10/01/2018 Bathampton MM Wiltshire Times Morris men to celebrate Plough Sunday 
08/01/2018 East Suffolk MM Ipswich Star  Villagers at Mendlesham join worshippers across county to mark Plough Sunday 
07/01/2018 Leominster MM Daily Mail Fire, cider and faces painted black: Morris dancers celebrate ancient pagan custom of wassailing as they prepare orchards for the New Year
07/01/2018 Leicester MM Leicester Mercury  Red-faced Morris men dance away winter blues 
02/01/2018 Bathampton MM Wiltshire Times  Morris Men raise £375 for RUH Forever Friends Appeal 
02/01/2018 Greensleeves MM Wimbledon Guardian  Hundreds gather for Boxing Day performance by Merton's popular Morris dancers
02/01/2018 Towersey Morris & Taeppa's Tump Maidenhead Advertiser  Morris dancers ring in the new year in Holyport 
28/12/2017 Datchet Border Morris Slough and Windsor Observer  Flashing swords and conquering heroes at Datchet's Boxing Day celebrations 
28/12/2017 Rose & Castle MM AboutMyArea  Rose and Castle Morris Men To Celeberate 40th Year On New Year's Day
28/12/2017 Winchester MM Hampshire Chronicle  Morris dancers return put on annual Boxing Day performance at the Buttercross
27/12/2017 Coventry MM Kenilworth Weekly News  Kenilworth duck race a washout - but mayor's event at Kenilworth Castle a hit 
27/12/2017 Headington Quarry MM Oxford Mail Hundreds enjoy traditional Mummers Play across Headington
26/12/2017 Southport Swords Southport Visiter  Southport Swords prepare for traditional Boxing Day dances
21/12/2017 Saddleworth MM Saddleworth Independent Annual festive Lordsmere Longsword returns to end Saddleworth Morris Men season
21/12/2017 Hartley MM Kent Online  Boxing Day Morris dancing at pubs across Kent 2017 
15/12/2017 Dartington MM Totnes Times  Morris men sign off the year in style
11/12/2017 Leominster MM Hereford Times Leominster Victorian Market 2017
11/12/2017 Pinewoods MM The Patriot Ledger  Revels' 'Venetian Celebration' glitters 
08/12/2017 Letchworth MM Comet 24  Hitchin's Walsworth Festival saved after surge of support
08/12/2017 Abingdon Traditional Morris Dancers Oxfordshire Guardian  Piping in the festive season
06/12/2017 Dartington MM South Hams Gazette  Dartington Morris Men have danced their way through their 49th season
04/12/2017 Saddleworth MM Saddleworth Independent 1000 Santas dash through Uppermill for festive fun and fundraising 
29/11/2017 White Hart MM  Redditch Advertiser  Sparkling night as Alcester celebrates St Nicholas Night
29/11/2017 Uplyme MM Midweek Herald  Uplyme Morris Men perform for village pre-school
27/11/2017 Silurian Border MM Ledbury Reporter  Ledbury Christmas Lights was a huge community success
22/11/2017 Plymouth MM Tavistock Times Gazette  Tavistock area supports Children in Need — with a great Pudsey Day of Morris
07/11/2017 Hartley MM Kent Live  Fireworks will light up the sky over Tonbridge for this year's Christmas light switch on 
25/10/2017 Icknield Way MM Oxford Mail  Baggy trousers: hundreds of former pupils at King Alfred's East Site in Wantage look around their old stomping ground one last time
20/10/2017 Saddleworth MM Saddleworth Independent Festive fun in store as Santa Dash and Winter Wonderland returns to Uppermill
20/10/2017 Grimsby MM Grimsby Telegraph  Grimsby Morris Men celebrate their 50th anniversary - and you could help them continue
14/10/2017 Lord Conyers MM Newark Advertiser  Bramley Apple FestivalAuthors from overseas to visit
13/10/2017 Ravensbourne MM Biggin Hill News  Bromley and Neuwied twin towns celebrate 30th anniversary
10/10/2017 Bathampton MM White Horse News  Prost! Hundreds attend this year's Oktoberfest
09/10/2017 Yateley MM Farnham Herald  Double celebration at Hogs Back Brewery
21/09/2017 Saddleworth MM Saddleworth Independent Saddleworth Morris Men invite potential members to try out their tradition at open practice
19/09/2017 King John's MM and many others Southern Daily Echo Folk Dance Southampton grips the city
13/09/2017 Belchamp MM East Anglian Daily Times Musicians, morris men and magicians entertain at Sudbury’s Big Busk event
13/09/2017 Bourne River MM  Bournemouth Echo  Keep dancing! Bourne River Morris Men celebrate their 50th anniversary
08/09/2017 Wessex MM Dorset Echo Wessex Morris Men ready to celebrate their 60th anniversary
06/09/2017 Forest of Dean MM The Forest of Dean Review  Summer mummers boost for charity
28/08/2017 Saddleworth MM Oldham Chronicle* Simon leads the way at Rushcart 
23/08/2017 Plymouth MM South Hams Gazette  Frogmore Regatta a success despite 'unrelenting rain from dawn to dusk' 
23/08/2017 Saddleworth MM Saddleworth Independent Preparations well underway for Saddleworth Morris Men's 43rd Rushcart Festival
21/08/2017 Taunton Deane MM Somerset County Gazette  Taunton Deane Morris Dancers raise £500 for Taunton cancer charity SURE
08/08/2017 King John's MM Southern Daily Echo Day of Dance set to revive old Morris customs 
02/08/2017 Lassington Oak MM The Forest of Dean Review  Bigger and better
28/07/2017 Grimsby MM Grimsby Telegraph  Bells to ring out and handkerchiefs to be waved in Morris Men's 50th celebrations
16/07/2017 The Traditional Ilmington MM Stratford upon Avon Herald  Village of The Year?
07/07/2017 Thaxted MM Suffolk Free Press  Thousands flock to Clare's Party in the Park 
20/06/2017 Jockey MM Broadway World  Bumper Year for Summer In Southside Festival as Countryside Fun Comes to Brum 
20/06/2017 Chapel-en-le-Frith MM Buxton Advertiser  High Peak pupils celebrate the things they have in common
20/06/2017 Saddleworth MM Saddleworth Independent  Call for support from local businesses to help keep the Rushcart weekend alive
19/06/2017 Abingdon Traditional MM Oxford Times Morris dancing and plenty of cheer as Abingdon elects its mock mayor
14/06/2017 Hartley MM Times of Tunbridge Wells A true Yankee Doodle Dandy
11/06/2017 Forest of Deane MM The Forester  Gloucester Bishop Rachel joins in the dance at St Briavels
11/06/2017 Forest of Deane MM Gloucestershire Live  Baby George won the hearts of everybody at the Morris Dancing Festival in the Forest of Dean
09/06/2017 Chipping Campden MM Stratford upon Avon Herald  Photo special of the Scuttlebrook Wake in Chipping Campden
09/06/2017 Saddleworth MM Oldham Chronicle* Weekend treat for fans of folk
07/06/2017 Taunton Deane MM Somerset County Gazette  Halsway Manor holds successful 2017 fete 
07/06/2017 Thaxted MM and many others Dunmow Broadcast  Streets are lined with more than 1000 people as morris dancers return to Thaxted
03/06/2017 Rutland MM Rutland and Stamford Mercury Villain helps to boost charities by £1000
03/06/2017 Grimsby MM Market Rasen Mail  Morris Men to bless Kelsey and Caistor Pumps
29/05/2017 Taunton Deane MM as guests of Sweet Coppin & others West Somerset Free Press  Dancing at Halsway fete
29/05/2017 Grimsby MM Grimsby Telegraph  Folks lap up the cider and sunshine in Cleethorpes this weekend
22/05/2017 Letchworth MM Comet 24  Hitchin’s Walsworth Festival is huge hit
22/05/2017 Towersey MM Bucks Herald  Morris dancing festival tours Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire to mark group’s 50 years with a day of dancing
19/05/2017 Lassington Oak MM and others The Forest of Dean Review  Tap routine for folkies
18/05/2017 Mendip MM Weston & Somerset Mercury  Thatchers Cider celebrates Somerset Day in Sandford
13/05/2017 Leicester MM and many others Leicester Mercury  Everywhere you go in Leicester city centre there's a Morris dancer 
12/05/2017 Dartington MM Brixham News & Totnes Times   Morris dancers greet May Day dawn 
12/05/2017 London Pride MM Islington Tribune Going wild at the Mildmay Festival of Nature 
12/05/2017 Leicester MM and many others Leicester Mercury  Why 800 Morris dancers are coming to Leicester city centre this weekend 
11/05/2017 Dartington MM Totnes Times  Party in the Town is a hit for second time
09/05/2017 Chalice MM Weston & Somerset Mercury  Morris Men wow big crowd in town's pub
08/05/2017 Westminster MM, Blackheath MM and Greensleeves MM Fitzrovia News  Morris dancers to face up to each other in the streets of Fitzrovia
08/05/2017 Stafford MM Express & Star Hundreds flock to Stafford fair
07/05/2017 Saddleworth MM and others Huddersfield Examiner  A flurry of colour at Holmfirth Folk Festival 2017 
05/05/2017 Thames Valley MM Surrey Comet  Walton May Day lead by The Riverhouse Barn Arts Centre
05/05/2017 Manchester MM Knutsford Guardian  Thousands set to line the streets for Royal May Day this weekend
04/05/2017 Kemps Men, White Rose MM and others Norfolk Eastern Daily Press  Focus on folk dancing through the decades
04/05/2017 Cambridge MM + Eddie Worrall Ely Weekly News One really eely fantastic Ely Weekend
02/05/2017 Gloucestershire MM Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard  Cirencester's first Fleece Fayre celebrates town's history of the wool trade
02/05/2017 Yateley MM Bracknell News  3000 went to the Morgan Recreation Ground for the annual fair
02/05/2017 Victory MM The Argus Crowds turn out for May Day morris dancing and parades 
02/05/2017 Leicester MM Leicester Mercury  Watch Leicester Morrismen celebrating May Day at Bradgate Park 
02/05/2017 Chalice MM Burnham-On-Sea.com Burnham-On-Sea's Marine Cove hosts May Day celebration
02/05/2017 Manchester MM Rochdale Online  Middleton May Day celebrations a huge success
01/05/2017 Plymouth MM Plymouth Herald  Town criers steal the show at May Day celebrations in Cornwall
01/05/2017 Blackheath MM ITV News Man dressed as a tree parades through London for May Day
01/05/2017 Abingdon Traditional Morris Dancers Aljazeera.com Millions hit the streets in worldwide May Day rallies
01/05/2017 Gloucestershire MM Stroud News and Journal Morris dancers welcome the start of May on Painswick Beacon
27/04/2017 Icknield Way MM The Oxford Times  Obituary: Renowned Morris Dancer dies
26/04/2017 Adderbury Village MM and others Banbury Guardian  Sun comes out for Adderbury’s dancing day
26/04/2017 Silurian Border MM and others Evesham Journal  Morris dancing spectacle in Ledbury
25/04/2017 Oakworth Village MM Keighley News  Local Morris Dancer groups appealing for public support to keep their traditional performances alive
25/04/2017 Brackley MM AboutMyArea The Brackley Morris Men, May Day morning 
24/04/2017 Icknield Way MM The Oxford Times  Wantage's Icknield Way Morris Men performed for six counties at once on top of Bronze Age White Horse Hill on St George's
24/04/2017 Silurian Border MM Hereford Times St George's Day celebrated in Herefordshire 
24/04/2017 Chester City MM The Chester Chronicle Chester's most patriotic publican misses St George's Day celebrations
23/04/2017 Coventry MM Coventry Telegraph  St George's Day - 10 patriotic photos from a sun-drenched city centre 
18/04/2017 Thaxted MM Saffron Walden Reporter  Morris Men bring crowds to Thaxted craft fair
18/04/2017 Saddleworth MM Saddleworth Independent Sound of Morris Men back in Saddleworth for new season
18/04/2017 Icknield Way MM The Oxford Times  Morris men to perform on St George's Day
18/04/2017 Chipping Campden MM Stratford upon Avon Herald  Public meeting planned over Cotswold Olimpicks Games' future 
18/04/2017 Leyland MM Lancashire Evening Post  Leyland Morris Men mark golden era of merriment
14/04/2017 Silurian Border MM Ledbury Reporter  Streets of Ledbury to be filled with morris dancing for St George's Day
14/04/2017 North Wood MM Caterham County Border News  May Queen crowning will be highlight of a day of free live music 
14/04/2017 Ripley MM Nottingham Post  Thousands expected for St George's Day celebrations in Nottingham 
12/04/2017 Lincoln and Micklebarrow MM Grantham Journal  May Day merriment for Grantham’s Wyndham Park
12/04/2017 Headington Quarry Morris Dancers The Oxford Times New blue plaque unveiled to remember collector and Morris Dancing pioneer
11/04/2017 Silurian Border MM Ledbury Reporter  A FEAST of food, drink, music and poetry will fill the High Street in a community celebration 
08/04/2017 Mendip MM Bridgwater Mercury  Somerset Day - celebration of the county's talent
07/04/2017 Ripley MM

Derbyshire Times

Something for all the family at annual festival
07/04/2017 Grimsby MM Grimsby Telegraph  Bank on a Bank Holiday to remember at the Cleethorpes Folk and Cider Festival 2017
06/04/2017 Saddleworth MM Saddleworth Independent Saddleworth Morris Men return with call for members
03/04/2017 Ravensbourne MM Tandridge County Border News  Bluebells, views and maypole dancing - all part of Beating The Bounds
03/04/2017 Adderbury Village MM Banbury Guardian Doff your top hat to Adderbury Village Morris Men
27/03/2017 Ravensbourne MM Biggin Hill News Come along and Beat the Bounds in Westerham this spring bank holiday
27/03/2017 Long Man MM Eastbourne Herald Long Man Morris Men to show French how it’s done
01/03/2017 Bathampton MM Bath Echo Bathampton Morris Men make music for Cancer Care at the Royal United Hospital
22/02/2017 Leominster MM Hereford Times North Herefordshire Morris dancers to feature on BBC's Bargain Hunt
09/02/2017 Grimsby MM Grimsby Telegraph Morris Men help the battle against prostate cancer
05/02/2017 Taunton Deane MM Somerset County Gazette Taunton Deane Morris Men raise £454 for cancer charity
23/01/2017 Alvechurch MM Bromsgrove Standard Bromsgrove councillor wades into Morris dancing row
21/01/2017 Icknield Way MM Swindon Advertiser  Crowds flock to apple tree blessing 
08/01/2017 Alvechurch MM ITV News Morris dancers forced to stop performance after threats
08/01/2017 Alvechurch MM Daily Telegraph Morris dancers forced to abandon performance after being accused of racism 
08/01/2017 Leominster MM Daily Mail What could possibly go wrong? 
07/01/2017 Brackley MM AboutMyArea Brackley Morris 'Open Tasters' 
06/01/2107 Grimsby MM Market Rasen Mail Market Rasen Mail Masters of Morris start golden year at Caistor Waes-hal
06/01/2107 Mendip MM North Somerset TImes Morris troupe delights villagers in Boxing Day spectacle
05/01/2017 Leominster MM BBC News In pictures: Here we come a-wassailing
04/01/2017 Letchworth MM Biggleswade Today  Get ready to wassail in the apple orchard 
04/01/2017 Men of Wight MM Island Echo  Men of Wight Handover Bequeathed Accordion
03/01/2017 Men of Sweyn's Ey Morris & Sword Dancers South Wales Evening Post Wassail Food and Music Festival brings ancient tradition back to Gower
03/01/2017 Shakespeare MM Redditch Advertiser/Evesham Journal History of Bidford dancers being explored at event 
02/01/2017 Monkseaton MM & Folk Dance Group News Guardian  A dancing New Year's Day tradition in Monkseaton
01/01/2017 Alvechurch MM Birmingham Mail  Alvechurch Morris Men slay a dragon on New Year's Day 
01/01/2017 Rose & Castle MM AboutMyArea  Might Be Very Wet And Windy But Morris Men Celebrate New Year
28/12/2016 Headington Quarry M

Oxford Mail

King George slain by Turkish knight in Headington's 'most popular Mummers' play ever' 
28/12/2016 Grimsby MM Grimsby Telegraph  A Boxing Day knees-up for the Morris Men
27/12/2016 Wantage Mummers Oxford Mail  Donald Chump vs King Alfred: the Boxing Day news story you may have missed 
27/12/2016 Saddleworth MM Saddleworth Independent  Lordsmere Longsword finale for Saddleworth Morris Men until April
27/12/2016 Datchet MM Royal Borough Observer Datchet's Morris Men draw the crowds
24/12/2016 Mendip MM North Somerset Times  Christmas fair does not disappoint in Congresbury 
20/12/2016 Wantage Mummers Oxford Mail  Bizarre Boxing Day tradition saved by villagers' pop-up pub 
19/12/2016 Thaxted MM Clacton and Frinton Gazette  Iconic birthplace of the Morris dancing fraternity is up for sale
19/12/2016 Wessex MM Blackmore Vale Magazine Wessex Morris Men bringing Christmas cheer to Cerne Abbas
15/12/2016 John O'Gaunt & Wrigley Head MM The Visitor Tributes paid to popular Lancaster Morris Man
14/12/2015 Forest of Dean MM Forest of Dean & Wyre Valley Review Mummers’ return
13/12/2016 Leominster Morris Herford Times Leominster Victorian Market proves popular despite rain
12/12/2016 Oakworth Village MM Keighley News Flaming brilliant torchlight weekend draws huge crowd to Haworth Main Street
12/12/2016 Lincoln & Micklebarrow MM Newark Advertiser Newark Christmas Market draws in the crowds
07/12/2016 Wessex MM Blackmore Vale Magazine Wessex Morris Men's William Barnes Night boost for Dorset County Museum
07/12/2016 Icknield Way The Herald Celebrating Christmas the Dickensian Way with a dash of Santas
06/12/2016 Grimsby MM Cleethorpes People Grimsby Morris Men Boxing Day Tour
06/12/2016 Grimsby MM Grimsby Telegraph Join Morris Men on their Boxing Day tour of Cleethorpes
03/12/2016 Gloucestershire MM Wilts & Gloucestershire Standard Gloucestershire Morris Men raise £1,750 over the year for Alzheimer's Society
01/12/2016 Dartington MM Mid-Devon Advertiser A scary tale of blood-curdling hankie panky
28/11/2016 Oakworth MM and Leeds MM Keighley News Hundreds turn out to see spirit of Christmas invited into Haworth
28/11/2016 Offley MM The Comet ‘We mustn’t be parochial’ – Hitchin and twin town Nuits-St-George mark 40-year milestone
23/11/2016 Icknield Way MM The Herald Traders urged to go full Victorian at this year's Dickensian Evening in Wantage
15/11/2016 Mersey MM AboutMyArea Celebrations of the 150th Anniversary of Hadlow Road Station 
15/11/2016 Chipping Campden MM Evesham Journal Book reflects on life in Cotswolds
10/11/2016 Greensleeves MM London News Online Invitation to join the dance from Greenwich Morris Men
05/11/2016 Plymouth MM and many others Tavistock Times Gazette Pudsey Day of Morris for Children in Need in Tavistock's Bedford Square
27/10/2016 Lassington Oak MM Gloucester Review Celebrating an old tradition
25/10/2016 North Wood MM Croydon Citizen How Croydon Minster revived an ancient tradition: beating the bounds
20/10/2016 Trigg MM Cornwall Advertiser Can Morris dancing be part of your fitness regime?
16/10/2016 Dartington MM Mid-Devon Advertiser A scary tale of blood-curdling hankie panky
13/10/2016 The King's Morris Lynn News Now it’s Morris men and women dancers at King’s Lynn
02/10/2016 Letchworth MM The Comet ‘Good weather, well received, it was fantastic’ – All smiles for Letchworth Morris Men on away day tour including Bressingham Steam and Gardens
28/09/2016 Wessex MM Blackmore Vale Magazine Barnes Night celebrates life and work of Dorset dialect poet William Barnes
28/09/2016 Jockey MM Bromsgrove Standard Hairy Bikers ride in to Bromsgrove to film show with Lorenzo at the Wildmoor Oak
27/09/2016 Adlington MM Macclesfield Express Morris men and pampered pooches at Macclesfield Treacle Market
25/09/2016 East Surrey MM Sutton Guardian French folk dancers from Sutton's twin town give traditional performance in town centre
20/09/2016 Kennet MM The Guardian What the BBC needs is a Morris dance-off
20/09/2016 Saddleworth MM Oldham Evening Chronicle* Heritage site looks fabulous 
20/09/2016 Leominster Morris Ludlow & Tenbury Wells Advertiser Preparing for Tenbury Applefest
16/09/2016 Datchet Border MM Colnbrook Views Local firms at the heart of this year’s Colnbrook Apple Fair
14/09/2016 Greensleeves MM Your local Guardian Morden station celebrates 90th birthday - with a little help from Morris dancers
12/09/2016 Cinque Ports MM Hastings and St. Leonards Observer  VIDEO: Hop Festival Weekend at Bodiam Station
11/09/2016 Brackley MM About My Area Brackley Morris Men 'Open Tasters for all'
09/09/2016 Broadwood Sword & MM The Argus Well-wishers say final goodbye to Morris Dancing legend Sid Wakeham
03/09/2016 Leominster Morris Worcester News Tenbury Applefest celebrates the great British apple season
30/08/2016 Men of Sweyn's Ey Morris & Sword Dancers South Wales Evening Post Mass Morris Dance to celebrate 50th anniversary
26/08/2016 Saddleworth MM ITV News Boy, 4, morris dances his way to internet stardom
24/08/2016 Saddleworth MM Saddleworth Independent Diggle dancer Ollie is major hit as Morris Minor at Saddleworth Rushcart Festival
23/08/2016 North Wood MM The Croydon Citizen Croydon’s Night of Dance,Tuesday 16th August
22/08/2016 Saddleworth MM Saddleworth Independent Morris Men brave rain to fill Saddleworth streets with sound and colour for Rushcart Festival
17/08/2016 Saddleworth MM Saddleworth Independent Saddleworth Morris Men to dance in streets for Rushcart weekend
12/08/2016 Offley MM The Comet Final bell is tolling for Offley village’s Morris side
11/08/2016 Devil's Dyke MM Cambridge News Cambridge's Fitzwilliam Museum celebrates 200th birthday with a cake – and a £1.2 million present
11/08/2016 Rutland MM Rutland & Stamford Mercury Record turnout for Uppingham fete
20/07/2016 Plymouth MM Dartmouth Chronicle Horse and Groom raises more than £1,780 for the Brain Tumour Charity and Erme Valley RDA
18/07/2016 Belchamp MM East Anglian Daily Times Groups descend on Suffolk for milestone birthday of The Belchamp Morris Men
17/07/2016 Thomas Spence - Sword Dancer News Guardian The human stories behind the Somme casualty lists
17/07/2016 Kemp's Men of Norwich Eastern Daily Press European union to mark Norwich Morris dancers’ anniversary
12/07/2016 Silurian Border MM Ledbury Reporter Double birthday bash in Ledbury was a spectacle of Morris dancing and song
08/07/2016 Datchet Border M Windsor and Eton Express Datchet Village Fete hopes to raise thousands for good causes
08/07/2016 Greensleeves MM Watford Observer Morris dancers make their way to Chipperfield
03/07/2016 Kennet MM, Yateley MM (pic) & Foggy Bottom MM Reading Eagle Troupe of Morris Men dancers to perform throughout Kutztown