February 18th (Sunday) - ACCE Chinese New Year Show 2018 - 7pm, Ipswich Corn Exchange
We are delighted to be dancing at the Chinese New Year show in 2018 for the Anglo Chinese Cultural Exchange (ACCE) to welcome in the Year of the Dog. (We love dogs!)
Tickets for the show are available online from the Ipswich Regent box office.
April 28th - (Saturday) Rumburgh Day of Dance, Bungay
We join our friends in Norfolk for a celebratory Day of Day in honour of Rumburgh Morris's 10th Anniversary in Bungay, Norfolk. Starts at 10.45am in Bungay, Suffolk.
April 22nd - (Sunday) St Georges Day Celebrations with Belchamp Morris
12.30pm Hundon Rose & Crown, Suffolk
Dancing to celebrate St Georges Day with a variety of local Morris dancing teams - this is becoming a very popular local event so get there early if you want to park close by!
May 1st - DAWN 'Dancing up the Sun', Henley Community Centre, Suffolk 5.15am
Westrefelda join Morris teams all over the country by 'dancing up the sun' on May 1st, a traditional celebration to the start of spring for all folk people. The sun rises at 5.24am in Henley we gather at 5.15pm in the Community Centre car park for this short but inspiring dance out. Come and join us to welcome in the spring officially!
May 5th to 7th - Rochester Sweeps Festival Weekend
Rochester Sweeps May Festival, Rochester, Kent, UK
Dancing for three days at one of the UK's largest Morris dancing festivals.
Dancing commences from 10am - 4.30pm Sat and Sunday and 11am to 4pm on Monday
Public folk festival - free admittance
9th June - St Neot's Folk Festival
A day of dance with our Morris friends in St Neot's - dancing in and around the town all day from 11am, pub locations included!
16th June - Folk at the Boat, Steamboat Tavern, Ipswich
12-2pm dancing with local teams at the Steamboat Tavern before the folk sessions begin in the afternoon.
21st June - Summer Solstice celebrations with Little Egypt Morris Men
7.00pm, Queens Head, Hawkedon, Suffolk
Dancing with Little Egypt Morris men and other invited teams prior to the ritual burning of the Glemsford Straw Man
30th June - Britannia Primary School Fete, Britannia Road, Ipswich
12-1.30pm Dancing for Britannia Road Primary School, there will be an opportunity at this event for adults and children to learn a Morris dance!
7th July - Sherringham 'Potties' Festival
10am - 5pm, Sherringham, Norfolk
Dancing in and around Sherringham town centre at the Lobster Potties popular folk festival
36 Morris teams come together to produce a colourful dancing festival by the seaside!
Guiness Book of World Record attempt to get the most Morris dancers dancing the same dance together during the day!
14th July - Ely Folk Festival
10am - 5pm, Ely, Cambridgeshire
Dancing in and around Ely town centre with teams from around East Anglia and beyond. Also dancing at main Ely Folk Festival site at some point during the day. Shuttle buses from the town to the folk festival run all day.
4th August - Burstall Village Show
Dancing for Burstall village in their anniversary year. Times as yet to be confirmed.
17th-19th August - Folk East
10am - 5pm, Glemham, Suffolk
Popular East Anglian Folk Festival, Westrefelda will be dancing throughout the festival.
Cotswold Morris workshop - learn 'Bonny Green Garters' - the Cotswold finale dance.
15th September - Westrefelda 20th Anniversary Ale, Coddenham, Suffolk
Yes, Westrefelda is 20 years old on the 14th September 2018 so we are having a Morris Ale to celebrate. Sadly this event is by invitation only but if you are a Cotswold team and would like us to send you an invitation please send a request via the contact submission form. The cost will be £10 per person food & Ale (plus soft drinks inc).
16th September - Lunchtime dance out at Ufford White Lion, Lower Ufford
Lunchtime dance out for the Ufford Arts Festival,
Ufford White Lion, Lower Ufford, Woodbridge, Suffolk.
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