Ban on a Morris Dance tradition splits opinion in England

SHROPSHIRE, England — A row has erupted after the organisers of the Shrewsbury Folk Festival (SFF) decided to ban morris dancers from wearing blackface at this year’s event. The annual festival is one of the biggest of its kind in England, and it celebrates folk music and traditions from across the

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2 Comments

  1. hampshirehog on September 8, 2016 at 10:27 pm

    The story is interesting, but the headline is twaddle. Very few people will have heard of this tradition outside of Shropshire.

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