In the small West Oxfordshire town of Bampton (Bampton-in-the-bush) Morris dancing has a very long history, and the Morris is taken quite seriously. Bampton is one of the very few English towns or villages with a unique Morris tradition that has an unbroken history stretching back centuries. The Bampton Morris dances are among the most popular of the dances favoured by revival Morris sides in England and throughout the world. Today Bampton has no fewer than three Morris sides (or teams) representing the tradition.

Welcome to the web home of the Traditional Bampton Morris Dancers where you can learn about the Bampton Morris as embodied in the history and dances of our side.

Next Appearances

July 7, 2018 Mr Hemmings Morris Day of Dance. We join a host of dancers (Morris and others) as guests of Mr Hemmings Morris for their Day of Dance around Abingdon. Starting on the Market Place at 11am and ending towards the end of the afternoon at The Royal British Legion on Spring Road.

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