CIOFF UK Group
 

Group

Sheffield City Morris

Country

United Kingdom

Group founded in

1975

Members in the group

20-45

Type of folklore

Dance

Music

Song

Performance style

Essentially a Morris group but, with the aid of families and friends, able to present a repertoire of dances, music and song from the whole of the British Isles

Performance experience

April 1985, Bochum, Germany. Part of a Sheffield folklore group participating in the celebration of 25 years of ‘twinning’ between Bochum and Sheffield. August 1988, International Folklore Festival, Montoire, France. August 1989, International Folk Festival, Dublin, Ireland. August 1990, International Folklore Festival, Sidmouth, England. July 1991, World Student Games, Sheffield, England. Participation in the opening ceremony of the Games and in the Cultural Festival accompanying the Games. June 1992, 10-yearly world gathering of Giants at Matadapera, The only non-Giant group participating at this event. June 1993, Festa de Verao, Braga, Portugal. August 1993, Festival of the ‘Middle of the Earth’, Ecuador. Performances in Quito, Ambato, Riobamba, Puyo and Guayaquil over a three week period. August 1994, Festival of the Luberon, Manosque, France. August 1995, Festa Major, Manresa, Catalunya, Spain. August 1998, International Folklore Festival, Gyöngyös, Hungary . June 2002 - Pyrzyce, Poland August 2004 - CIOFF WORLD FOLKLORIADA, Pecs, Sarvar and Budapest, HUNGARY

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Contact address

41 Broad Elms Lane
Shefffield, S11 9RQ

United Kingdom

Contact name(s) and position(s) in the group

Kevin Allbones, Bagman

Telephone

0114 236 1276

Fax

0870 7059560

E-mail

bagman@citymorris.f9.co.uk

Web-site

Sheffield City Morris

 

 

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