Most Thursdays: Practice sessions in Burton Road Methodist Hall, Burton Road, Lincoln. 19:45 – 21:30. Come along and join us, new dancers and musicians always welcome. Experienced or beginner it would be lovely to see you. During the summer danceout season, practices at the hall are more sporadic… Please get in touch first to check we are meeting.
2018 Danceout dates…
May 06 (Sun) Bluebell Wood Goat Sanctuary & Farm Shop Mayday Shenanigans, Scothern Rd, Nettleham. LN2 2TU
May 12 (Sat) Holmfirth Festival of Folk. Nestled deep in the Pennines, a cosy little festival in the centre of town.
May 19 (Sat) Joint Morris Organisation (JMO) Day of Dance, Peterborough. Many, many, Morris sides of many traditions from all over the UK – should be a good day.
Jun 09 (Sat) Southwell Festival. A welcome return to one of our favourite festivals.
Jun 16 (Sat) Beverley Folk Festival. Poacher Morris are delighted to representing Border Morris at this great festival
Jun 17 (Sun) Beverley Folk Festival. If you didn’t catch us on Saturday, then another chance today!
Jun 23 (Sat) Epworth Music Day, N. Lincs. All day the entire village operates as one large base for a very wide range of music, dance and song.
Jul 07 (Sat) Lincoln Busking Festival, unsurprisingly in Lincoln! We will be performing throughout the day somewhere around Castle Square and/or the Cathedral Yard. Come and say ‘Hello!’
Jul 21 (Sat) Newark Traditions Festival. In only it’s 2nd year, this is new festival for us and we’re looking forward to it.
Aug 04 (Sat) Worlaby Village Day, North Lincolnshire.
Aug 25 (Sat) Lincoln SteamPunk Asylum. Splendid! (Provisional)
Sep 01 (Sat) Lincoln BIG Morris Festival. It’s big and it’s Morris-y and it’s in Lincoln…. of course we’ll be there. You should come along too!
Sep 22 (Sat) Morris Federation Day of Dance, in ‘that’ London. (Provisional)
More dates are now being added all the time as bookings and invites come in. Be sure to check back often.
Recent Past Events
Monday 06 November 2017: On this day 1217 the Charter of the Forest came into being; to mark the 800th anniversary of this historic event, the Charter for Trees, Woods and People was launched at Lincoln Castle. Poacher Morris were pleased to be part of the celebratory torchlight procession. (Tree Charter Photos 2017)
Sunday 29 October 2017: Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, Ludborough. Dancing into the dusk at the Halloween steam day (Wolds Railway Photos 2017).
Saturday 23 September 2017: Morris Federation Day of Dance, Hull – City of Culture 2017. (MF DoD Hull Photos 2017)
Sunday 17 September 2017: Pre-show performance for the Demon Barbers ‘Lock Inn Remixed‘ dance show at Lincoln’s New Theatre Royal (Lock Inn Show Photos 2017)
Saturday 02 September 2017: in Lincoln, big, & Morris-y …Poacher Morris at the Lincoln BIG Morris Festival! (Lincoln BIG Morris Photos 2017)
Saturday 26 August 2017: Lincoln Steampunk Asylum, Lincoln. A welcome return to one of our favourite events of the year. (Steampunk Asylum Photos 2017)
Saturday 08 July 2017: Ely Folk Festival. Parade and dance spots. (Ely Photos 2017).
Saturday 24 June 2017: Bourne Borderers 25th Anniversary Weekend of Morris. Dancing with multiple sides from across the region in Stamford Town centre. (Stamford Photos 2017)
Saturday 10 & Sunday 11 June 2017: Gate to Southwell Festival. (Southwell 2017 Photos)
Sunday 04 June 2017: “Picnic on the Green” in Nocton. (Nocton 2017 Photos)
Friday 02 June 2017: A joint danceout at the Bottle and Glass in Harby with our friends from Rattlejag and Bishops Morris at the Bottle and Glass in Harby. (Harby 2017 Photos)
Saturday 13 May 2017: Joint Morris Organisation (JMO) Day of Dance. Massed Morris in lovely Leicester! (JMO 2017 Photos)
Saturday 06 May 2017: Holmfirth Festival of Folk. A welcome return for Poacher Morris to this great folk festival nestled in the Pennines. (Holmfirth 2017 Photos)
Sunday 30 April 2017: Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, Ludborough. Family Fun Day.
Saturday 08 April 2017: Busking in Lincoln. Starting in St Paul’s Yard around 11:00, and taking in the Cathedral Yard, the Victoria Pub, and back to St Paul’s Yard again. A great day in the lovely sun, and a fine start to the danceout season (Busking in Lincoln Photos 2017).
Older Poacher Morris events are in the Events Archive