Events Archive

Here are links to older Poacher Morris 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).


Monday 31 October 2016:  Joint danceout with the Grimsby Morris Men at Caistor and Market Rasen (Halloween with GMM Photos 2016)

Sunday 30 October 2016: Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, Ludborough.  Dancing into the dusk at the Halloween steam day… (Wolds Railway Photos 2016)

Saturday 03 September 2016: Lincoln BIG Morris Festival.   The day was cut short by torrential rain, but we found and danced with in tent.  (Lincoln BIG Morris Photos 2016).

Saturday 27 August 2016: Lincoln Steampunk Asylum (Steampunk Asylum Photos 2016).

Thursday 28 July 2016:  Pub Dance Out, Jolly Brewer, Lincoln (Jolly Brewer Photos 2016)

Thursday 14 July 2016:  Pub Dance Out, The Struggler Inn, High St, Eagle, LN6 9DG

Saturday 09 July 2016Ely Folk Festival.  Another return visit for Poacher Morris… (Ely Festival Photos 2016)

Saturday 02 July 2016:  Family Funday, Welton Sports & Social Club, Welton.  Poacher spots at 13:00, 14:30, and 16:00.  (Welton Photos 2016)

Thursday 30 June 2016:  Pub Dance Out, The White Hart, Ludford.

Tuesday 21 June 2016.   Pub Danceout, The Three Kings Inn, Threekingham.  Poacher Morris joined with Bourne Borderers & Kesteven Morris in Deepest Mid-Lincolnshire to celebrate the Mid-Summer Solstice.  (Threekingham Photos 2016)

Saturday 18 June 2016:  Epworth Music Day.  All types of music and dance on display to the ears and eyes, Poacher Morris was one of  ’em!  (Epworth Photos 2016)

Sunday 12 June 2016. Harmston Village Day.  It rained, but we still had fun.  (Harmston Photos 2016)

Saturday 11 June 2016. Southwell Festival.  Another visit to one of our favourite local festivals.  (Southwell Photos 2016)

Friday 03 June 2016.   Pub Dance Out, The Bottle and Glass, Harby.  Poacher Morris once again joined Bishops Morris as guests of Rattlejag Morris at Harby.  It was good to be out and dancing with our Morris friends.   A big thank you to Rattlejag for the invite, and to the pub for sausage & chips afterward.  A pleasant 3-side danceout to start the weekend – smashin’!  (Harby Photos 2016)

Thursday 26 May 2016.   Pub Dance Out, The Victoria, Lincoln.  First pub danceout of the year, small but perfectly formed audience 12 people, 2 dogs and a bicycle chained to the railings… (Victoria Photos 2016)

Saturday 14 May 2016:  Nottinghamshire County Show, Newark Showground.  This, the 133rd Nottinghamshire County Show was augmented by Poacher Morris! Saturday 07 May 2016:  Holmfirth Folk Festival.  A great little festival with a wonderful atmosphere…. (Holmfirth Photos 2016) Saturday 23 April 2016: JMO Day of Dance, York.   A great start to the danceout season… (JMO Photos 2016).  … and Poacher Morris appear twice(!) in a video of the JMO Day of Dance at York.  Look out for our Cuckoos Nest at 1:26 and Hunting the Hare at 11:33. Plus Poacher snippets at 0:10 and 7:30, aaand oft lurking in the background too.


Friday 27 November 2015: St Chad’s School, Dunholme.  Poacher Morris performed for the School’s Winter Fayre – the mince pies and mulled wine were much appreciated. Sunday 01 November 2015: Oscar’s Inn, Newark.  Nice to be out dancing the in the November sun today with fellow teams from Rattlejag, Bishops Morris, and Lincoln & Micklebarrow.  The Green Hop ale was mighty fine too.  (Oscar’s Inn Photos 2015) Saturday 31 October 2015: Lincolnshire Wolds Railway. We had a great day dancing on platforms at both ends of the line and at the New Inn, North Thoresby.   Great fun and we stayed on to light the bonfire & watch the fireworks. (Wolds Railway Photos 2015) Saturday 03 October 2015: Dunholme Community Day.  We had a wonderful time at St Chads Church, Community Day today! A fine appreciative audience, who joined in with gusto to dance Tinner’s Rabbits with us!  Lots of big grins everywhere that made for a great danceout!   Dunholme Photos 2015 Thursday 10 September 2015:  Come-and-try-it taster session.  Photos Saturday 05 September 2015: Lincoln BIG Morris Festival.  Poacher Morris joined 20 or so Morris Sides for an all day event dancing at various venue around town, culminating in a massed Morris in front of the Cathedral.  BIG Morris Photos & Vids 2015 Saturday 29 August 2015: Uphill Lincoln.  ‘The Asylum’ Steampunk Festival.  An excellent day, and we danced our socks off…  Sunshine, dancers, musicians, an appreciative audience wherever we danced and someone bought a new hat. Huzzah!!  Steampunk Photos 2015 Thursday 20 August 2015: The White Hart, North Scarle.  A lovely cosy location in a great village pub garden.  A fine finish (in the gathering gloom) to our evening danceout season 2015.  White Hart Photos 2015 Thursday 06 August 2015: The Blacksmiths Arms, Rothwell.   A quiet little danceout on the top of the Lincolnshire Wolds.  Blacksmiths Arms Photos 2015 Thursday 23 July 2015:  The Jolly Brewer, Lincoln.  Pub Dance Out. Jolly Brewer Photos 2015 Saturday 11 July 2015: Ely Folk Festival – We processed, danced in a bandstand, and outside 2 separate coffee shops and the cathedral.  We drank beer, ate chips and engaged in a simultaneous Morris with Bourne Borderers.  And to cap it off we bumped into a founder member of Poacher.  A good day.  Ely Photos 2015 Sunday 05 July 2015: Harmston Village day Poacher were delighted to be dancing at Harmston Village day.  Thanks for having us! Thursday 02 July 2015: The White Hart, Ludford.  Pub Dance Out – a lovely pub and a warm welcome.  We’ll be back… Saturday 20 June 2015: Epworth Music Day.  We were pleased to be part of the entertainment at Epworth Music Day.  Poacher Morris danced at 3 spots around the town during the day whilst dodging the rain!  A fun day.  Epworth Photos 2015 Friday 19 June 2015: Bottle and Glass, Harby.  Another of our joint dance outs with our friends at Rattlejag Morris and Bishop’s Morris Longsword Team.  Bottle&Glass Photos 2015 Saturday 06  June 2015: Southwell Folk Festival.  We had a great day dancing in the sun at Southwell Folk Festival.  Poacher Morris performed at various spots around the town along with another dozen or so teams.  Photos Wednesday 01 April 2015: Reopening of Lincoln Castle.  We were very pleased to be dancing as part of the celebrations for the Reopening of Lincoln Castle after it’s £22M refit.  – Photos Friday 06 February 2015: IMPArt Ceilidh in Lincoln.  The interval spot contained Poacher Morris doing our thing.  We had a a grand night out – Photos


Saturday 01 November 2014: Lincolnshire Wolds Railway. Poacher Morris had a great time dancing out at the Lincolnshire Wolds Railway Halloween Bonfire & Fireworks Steam Day. – Photos Thursday 09 October 2014: Lincoln University International Students freshers ceilidh.  Poacher Morris performed at the, along with Bishop’s Morris Longsword team. – Photo Saturday 06 September 2014: – Lincoln BIG Morris Festival :  An all day event dancing at various venue around town, culminating in a massed morris in front of the Cathedral.  Poacher Morris spots: 10:30 in St Pauls Yard, Westgate, LN1 3AS  (with Greenwood Clog & Kesteven Morris) 11:15 outside the Victoria Pub, Union Road, LN1 3BJ  (with Rhubard Tarts & Greenwood Clog) 12:00 outside the Museum of Lincolnshire Life, Burton Road, LN1 3LY (with Kesteven Morris & Beverley Garland) 14:00 in St Pauls Yard, Westgate, LN1 3AS (with Bourne Borderers, Lincoln & Micklebarrow Morris, Maids of Clifton) 15:00 outside The Cathedral, in Minster Yard, LN2 1PX (with all the other Teams at the Festival).  Poacher opened the show! – Photos PoacherLogo_100314193803images

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