The team performs a style of morris dancing known as “North West” morris, originating in Lancashire in the late 19th century where teams were formed to take a central role in the annual village carnival processions. Some of the dances that Wakefield Morris perform were traditionally used in such processions in the early 20th century, but over time the team has also written dances of its own, taking their inspiration and dance names from landmarks in and around Horbury. These team-written dances are now collectively known as the Horbury Suite. The team colours of blue and gold are taken from the crest of Wakefield City.
JANUARY AND FEBRUARY
Practice Sessions each Monday evening at the Cluntergate Centre, Horbury, WF4 5DA from 8pm - 10pm
OPEN SUNDAY PRACTICE
Sun 22 March
Open Sunday Practice for experienced dancers and musicians.
10am - 12pm at the Cluntergate Centre, Horbury, WF4 5DA