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National Folk Festival

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Upcoming Events
  1. National Folk Festival 2014

    April 18 - 21
    Exhibition Park in Canberra Flemington Road
  2. Fairbridge Festival 2014

    April 27 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
    Fairbridge Village South West Highway
  3. Perth Morris Men’s 1st practice for month

    May 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Seaward Guide Hall 117 Monash Avenue
  4. Perth Morris Men’s 2nd (last) practice of the month

    May 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Seaward Guide Hall 117 Monash Avenue
  5. 40th Anniversary Ale

    September 5 @ 6:00 pm - September 7 @ 5:00 pm
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dsc_9093 Kalamunda Farmers Markets - November 2011 Subiaco 21st of February 2009_12 Terry, Ric & Ken (behind)
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40th Anniversary Ale

The Perth Morris Men are holding a 40th Anniversary Ale on the 1st weekend in September 2014.  The PMM first performed in public in Hay Street in March 1974.

We are in the early stages of planning the event – this site will be updated as more details are confirmed.

RSVP Date is 25th of July.  Any enquiries should be directed to Steven Mansfield 0400 731 049 or squire@perthmorrismen.org

See flyer below.

Perth Morris Men’s 40th Anniversary

Fairbridge Festival 2014

The Perth Morris Men have been booked to perform at Fairbridge Festival. The annual Festival runs from the 25th to the 27th of April. We have been booked to perform on the Sunday.

For more information aabout Fairbridge see http://folkworldfestival.com.au/wp/

National Folk Festival 2014

The Perth Morris Men are booked to perform as a “Display” side at this year National Folk Festival.  Western Australia is the feature state this year.

For more information about the festival see http://folkfestival.org.au/

Buddha’s Birthday Performance

The Perth Morris Men are performing for Buddha’s Birthday on 13th of April from 3:40 to 4PM.

For more details of the event – see Buddha’s Birthday and for the full program see Program and for their poster – see Buddha’s Birthday Poster 2014

Guildford Heritage Festival 2014

Guildford Heritage poster

Guildford Heritage poster

We have been invited once again to attend the Guildford Heritage Festival on the 30th of March. We will be there from 11:30 to 1PM.

For their brochure – see GHF brochure

Perth Medieval Fayre 2014

The Perth Morris Men are once again performing for the Perth Medieval Faye on the 22nd of March doing a “roving” performance from 1 to 1:20 and again from 1:50 to 2:10 and performing on the floor stage from 12:20 to 12:40.  For the program see Medieval Fayre Program 2014

For their website see http://www.wama.asn.au/

Perth Medieval Fayre 2014

Visitor from Forrest of Dean Morris

On Wednesday 12th of March, 2014 we had a couple of visitors.  Thomas Mockford  of Forrest of Dean Morris Men and Anne attended practice.  Thomas taught us a dance and we taught him one of ours.

During the evening because this year is our 40th Anniversary Thomas presented our Squire with a collectors item – a stein that was made for the 40 year Forrest of Dean Morris Festival.  A card was also presented from the Forrest of Dean.

L to R Steve Mansfield (Squire PMM) and Thomas Mockford

L to R Steve Mansfield (Squire PMM) and Thomas Mockford

 

FODMM_Card

For the Forrest of Dean Morris Men – see http://www.forestmorris.org.uk/ Anne is involved with Wimberry Clog

Hay Street 40th Anniversary Performance

The Perth Morris men first performed in public in Hay Street in March 1974.  Forty years alter in order to celebrate the Anniversary we did it again.

We were joined in celebration by the Mad Tatters Morris and the Fair Maids of Perth.  We performed from 11 to 12:30 and some of the founder members of the Perth Morris Men joined us for the occasion.

Perth Morris Men - 1st Gig March 1974  Perth Morris Men - Hay St 2014

Some videoing was done of the whole event by Richard Watson and a DVD can be purchased for $10 if you are interested.  For an example of the videoing that day see Abram Circle Dance  If interested contact Steve on squire@perthmorrismen.org

Down South Tour 2014

The Perth Morris Men went on tour to the Yalingup, Dunsborough and Margaret River areas on the March long weekend.  We were joined again by the Mad Tatters Morris and we visited the following establishments:

Saturday

Sunday

Monday

The Perth Morris Men would like to thank all of the above breweries for providing much needed liquid refreshments to thirsty Morris dancers.

Perth Morris Men at Cowaramup Brewery

Perth Morris Men at Cowaramup Brewery

 

Perth Morris Men’s 2nd (last) practice of the month

The Perth Morris Men usually practice on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month.  This event listing is to cover the 3rd Wednesday.  We practice in the Seaward Guide Hall adjacent to the Hollywood Primary School in Monash Avenue, Nedlands.

If attending for the 1st time it is adviseable to contact the “Squire” Steven Mansfield on 0400 731 049 or via email squire@perthmorrismen.org as there are occasions where we may do a performance somewhere instead of practice.