On our recent evening out on & around the South Bank with our West Londony chums The World Famous Hammersmith Morris Men we were lucky enough to find ourselves in front of the lens of Sandra Fontano, who took a few action snaps for a street photography blogpost.
Not strictly a Westminster press mention, but about 2 minutes into this clip from Room 101 Paul Merton is trying to convince Julian of reasons why he shouldn’t dismiss The Countryside, and a couple of chaps we know from Headington Quarry make an appearance…
On the eve of the 2013 Westminster Day of Dance, our indefatigable bagman Lewis Elliot was interviewed for the London City Hall blog:
Our event was also featured in their calendar:
Scan of article in The Times by Debra Craine, featuring a picture of our Colin III.
ITN Productions were onsite at the Westminster Day of Dance in 2010 to capture a few moments:
There was much interest in morris dancing to accompany the release of UK comedy film “Morris: A Life With Bells On”. To accompany its Leicester Square premiere, we were visited at practice by Chaz Oldham and Lucy Akers for London Tonight (ITV).
Blogger, author & expat Mitzi Szereto met us on our Baker Street Tour, and filmed this documentary piece – in which, among other things, she uncovers just how many IT workers do morris dancing.
In the leadup to our 2009 Day of Dance, one of our men (Jason B. Standing) was interviewed by London-centric news website, Londonist.
Following the press release by The Morris Ring that morris was in danger of becoming extinct, our foreman David Seaborne was invited in to The Guardian office to talk to them a little about morris dancing:
And also give a little demonstration of some of the moves: