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Latest news & information about what we’re up to, or about our dancing events.

Practice season 2021 – new venue

September 22nd 2021 will see Wesminster Morris commence practices in our new venue. It’s a short stagger from a nice Fullers pub and from Paddington station. Here’s what Richard (our baggy bagman) has to say about it… Our new practice venue will be in the church hall at St Johns Church, 18 Hyde Park Crescent, […]

In memoriam: Dr Denis Smith

Long time musician to Westminster Morris, Dr Denis Smith died in November 2017. His funeral in December was well attended but, being in Scotland, there were many more who were unable to make the trip. Lynda has arranged a memorial service to be held in the church at Thaxted on 9th June 2018 at 2:30 […]

Sticky subject matter

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.

Westminster Day of Dance 2014 Programme

Here is the day’s dancing programme for this year’s Westminster Day of Dance. We’ve got a couple of interesting new spots, as well as some of our old favourites. And once again we’re delighted to be joined by some of our friends from around the UK, and this time even further afield!

9th October: Come & try Morris Dancing!

It’s an age-old story – you’re out at a pub one summer evening when your evening is unexpectedly enhanced by the appearance of a set of morris dancers, and you say to yourself, “I’d really like to give that a try – it looks like fun!”.  Well, the excellent news is that it is, and […]

A Diamond of an evening!

We’re very proud to be celebrating the team’s 60th anniversary this year – it’s widely known that Westminster first danced out in public on the Queen’s Coronation Day (which also makes it a lot easier to remember significant milestones). One of the celebrations therefore was to hold a grand dinner of team members past and present…

Unicorns

Unicorns are a topic close to our hearts, and news this week surfaced of an exhibition in New York featuring 16th century tapestry, “The Hunt of the Unicorn”.  From the article in The Economist: The most moving work on view is “The Unicorn in Captivity”, a tapestry from the Rockefeller series. A unicorn rests inside […]