Tag Archives: Somerset

Give Morris dance a chance…two left feet welcomed

August is rapidly coming to a close and Priston Jubilee Morris will soon be returning home to the hall at Priston Village for the beginning of the practice season starting on Monday 14 September 2015 and running through to the end of April 2016. This is the time when we learn new dances, sharpen up on […]

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Free Morris Dancing Workshop!

Cam Valley Arts Trail logo

Priston Jubilee Morris is a men’s dance group based in Priston, who perform traditional Morris dances with both sticks and hankies. We dance for the May Day sunrise, folk festivals and local events throughout the year, as well as pubs on summer evenings, often finishing with some tunes or songs over a pint or two. […]

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The Maid at The Mill…

A bride joins in soem Morris dancing

On Saturday 6 April, Priston Jubilee Morris danced at Carla and Luke’s wedding reception held at Priston Mill. Our arrival was supposed to be a surprise, but the bells (as usual) gave us away as we arrived. We were, however, welcomed to the party and our first couple of dances received rapturous applause. With the party […]

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Priston Morris Needs You!

Poster advertising Morris Dancing Workshops

With the advent of autumn, Priston Jubilee Morris is back in the hall at Priston Village for the practice season, following a fantastic 35th anniversary year of dance. This is the time when we learn new dances, sharpen up on old ones and start to make decisions about where we’d like to perform in the […]

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Folk and Blues and Cock-a-doodle-doos at the Priston Festival 2012

A group of Priston Morris men at Priston Festival 2012

No rain, but some sunshine; it must be the end of summer and time for the Priston Festival! Just before noon on Sunday 16 September, Priston village was buzzing with activity on the green from a gathering audience perusing stalls and looking forward to the colourful performances of the forthcoming celebration of all things Morris. […]

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Going out with a bang with (Olympic) Rag Morris

Musicians and dancers from Priston Jubilee and Rag Morris

All too soon the fourteenth and final date on our Grand Jubilee Tour came to greet us. However, the summer-long dance extravaganza wasn’t going to pass us by without something of a celebration, and so we found ourselves at The Old Station Inn, Hallatrow in the company of Rag Morris. For those who don’t know, Rag was one […]

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Getting jiggy with Billy No Mates and Somerset Morris

Dancers and musicians from Priston Jubilee, Somerset and Billy No Mates Morris

Not content with being the 13th day in August, the penultimate date of our tour was also the thirteenth date on our Grand Jubilee Tour. For this auspicious date, we found ourselves at The Old Green Tree in Bath, alongside Somerset Morris and Billy No Mates Morris (the one-man Morris side), in support of the […]

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Natural Born Morris…at the Railway Inn, Clutton

Priston Morris with regulars of the Railway Inn, Clutton

After having had so much fun with guest sides all through the summer, Monday night’s dance out proved that you don’t need a guest side to have a good time. The twelfth date on our Grand Jubilee Tour looked like it was going to be a quiet affair, but the punters at the Railway Inn, […]

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Bath-time Border with Tatters and Tails

Performers and musicians from Priston Jubilee and Tatters and Tails

The eleventh date on the Grand Jubilee Tour continued at the Somerset Wagon in Chilcompton with Tatters and Tails, a brand new border side from Bath. Tatters and Tails may be new, having only formed in January 2012, but along with their colourful rag jackets and stunning painted faces, they come with a hearty dose of sticking and a staggering […]

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Getting hot and stickie with Wyvern Jubilee, Beetlecrushers and Knights of King Ina

Dancers and musicians from Priston Jubilee, Wyvern Jubilee, Beetlecrushers and Knights of King Ina

It was the big one! Our 10th date on the Grand Jubilee Tour and everything was well and truly stepped up a notch. Alongside the only other Jubilee Morris side in the country, Wyvern Jubilee Morris, this was the perfect opportunity for a 35th anniversary/Jubilee shindig and it all happened at The Horseshoe Inn, Shepton Mallet. As […]

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