Upcoming Morris Folk Choir Performances

Saturday 10th December, afternoon: King Henry's Walk Garden's Winter Fair. Information on their website.

Sunday 11th December, 4pm: Carol Service, St Andrew's N16. Information on church website.

Sunday 11th December, evening: Christmas singing, St Anne's Care Home, N16.

Tuesday 13th December, evening: Christmas charity busking in aid of Hackney Night Shelter.

Past Morris Folk Choir Performances

Sunday 13th November, 10.15am-11.15am: Abney Park Remembrance Sunday event, at the Abney Park cemetery war memorial. Morris Folk Choir will be singing as part of this event, which will combine traditional elements of a Remembrance Sunday ceremony with a variety of music, including classical music and peace songs from different traditions. More information on this page on the Abney Park website.

Saturday 16th July, 7pm-10.15pm:
 Sing! A concert and ceilidh dance with Morris Folk Choir and the SOAS Ceilidh Band. An evening of songs about singing, with plenty of chances to join in, and then to dance. Join us to celebrate a return to singing together.
Venue: St Paul's West Hackney, 184 Stoke Newington Road N16 7UY. 
Admission: £10 / £5 concessions. Pay on door, by cash or card.
There will be a bar.

Sunday 24th July 3pm:
Fundraising concert with The Shanty Collective in aid of St Anne's care home. Venue: St Andrew's Church, 106 Bethune Road N16 5DU. Tickets £10 (£5 concession). All funds raised will go to St Anne’s heating repairs.

Saturday 7th May, 3pm: Sang at Victoria and Robert's wedding!

Tuesday 14th December, 6pm: Charity Christmas busking at Dalston Junction station for Hackney Winter Night Shelter.

Sunday 12th December, 4pm: Singing at the carol service at St Andrew's N16.

Saturday 23rd October, 5.45pm: There are several Walk With Amal events ('a travelling festival of art and hope in support of refugees') in London this weekend, and a number from our choir are joining with members of other choirs to welcome Little Amal in song outside the National Theatre on the South Bank.

Thursday 7th October: performance at the Mall Galleries on The Mall, where we sang sea songs from our repertoire. 

Saturday 11th July: our own summer concert and ceilidh was one of our Covid cancellations.

Saturday 16th May: singing at the Abney Park Spring Fayre was one of our Covid cancellations.

Sunday 8th March, 1.30pm: singing in Whitehall Place with Women For Refugee Women before #March4Women.

Tuesday 17th December, 6pm: Christmas busking at Dalston Junction station in aid of Hackney Winter Night Shelter.

Sunday 15th December: singing at St Andrew's N16 carol service.

Tuesday 10th December: supporting the Finsbury Park Singers, at St James Islington. Some info here.

Saturday 19th October: Performing at the Abney Park Autumn Fayre; the Fayre runs 11am-4pm, we are singing at 12.30pm in the chapel.

Saturday 22nd June, 7.30pm: Morris Folk Choir Summer Concert. Go, Move, Shift - Songs of Migration. St Barnabas Mission Hall, Shacklewell Row, Dalston E8 2EA. Special guest performance by the Women For Refugee Women Drama Group. Free entry, donations taken for Hackney Migrant Centre, marking Refugee Week; suggested donation £5. Bar!

Saturday 11th May, 2pm: Abney Park Spring Open Day, Stoke Newington, N16 0LH. We are one of several choirs performing through the day - 2pm is our slot! Abney Park event page.

2018. Saturday 15th December, afternoon: performing in Abney Park cemetery, Stoke Newington. Event runs 1.45pm-3.45pm. More info.
Tuesday 18th December, evening: charity carol singing at Dalston Junction (6pm-7pm) and Dalston Kingsland (7.15pm-8.15pm) stations.
Saturday 30 June, 2018, 7.30pm, Cecil Sharp House: 10th Birthday Concert and Ceilidh (with The Beltonas ceilidh band - plus Special Guests Tim Jones and the Dark Lanterns). Join us to celebrate 10 years of Morris! More info and tickets.

2017. Saturday 14 October, 1.30pm-2.30pm: Sea Songs, at the Mall Galleries. Mall Galleries event page. Facebook event.
Thursday 21st September, 6-6.30am (!): Dawn Chorus, at Elephant Park, Elephant Road SE17 1LB. Eventbrite pageUAL page.
Saturday 20 May, afternoon: performing at Abney Park Spring Open Day, Stoke Newington. Open Day 12-4pm; four choirs performing 2pm-3pm, Morris on 2.45pm. Event info.
Saturday 13 May, 7.30pm: Morris Folk Choir Spring concert and ceilidh, at The Old Church, Stoke Newington Church Street N16 9ES. Special ceilidh band guests: The Muckers! Bar! Tickets £8 / £5 concessions. Facebook Event.

2016. Monday 18 July, 7-9pm: Shacklewell Choir summer concert & BBQ, St Barnabas Church, Shacklewell Row, Dalston E8. Entry by charity donation. Facebook post here.
Saturday 17 September, afternoon: singing at Cut Craft, a day of canal-life workshops and events at The Village Butty, a canal boat cafe and community centre, on the River Lea.
Sunday 11 December, 6.30pm: Christmas singing at St Andrew's carol service, Bethune Road, Stamford Hill N16.
Friday 16 December, evening: part of the Gillett Square Christmas Evening (N16), 6.30-8.30pm.
Saturday 17 December, 5-5.30pm: at the central bar in the Royal Festival Hall, as part of the Winter Choirs festival at the South Bank Centre. Event page.
Tuesday 20 December, 6.30pm: charity carol singing (for Health Poverty Action) at Angel tube station.

2015. Saturday 7 March, 7pm: Spring concert and ceilidh, St Barnabas Church hall, Shacklewell Row, Dalston E8. £6. Cash bar. Singing starts at 7pm, followed by ceilidh. Ceilidh band - The BeltonasFacebook Event page here.
Saturday 9 May, 5pm-ish: InHouse Festival's Mayday at the Manor at Catwalk Place, N15 6RH.
Sunday 7 June, 4.40pm: performing as part of a day-long Amnesty fundraiser (and birthday bash!) at New Cross Inn. (Facebook Event page here.)
Saturday 27 June, 1pm: St Vedast alias Foster (as part of the City of London Festival's Wren Choral Marathon). Our Facebook Event page here
Saturday 28 November, 7pm (music from 7.30pm): Railway Songs concert, St Barnabas Mission hall, Shacklewell Row, Dalston E8. £5 entry. Cash bar. Facebook Event page here.
Saturday 5 December, 6.30pm: Christmas concert with Shacklewell Community Choir, in St Barnabas Mission hall.
Tuesday 8 December, 6-7pm: Christmas busking - carols and more - for RNIB at Waterloo railway station.

2014. Saturday 5 April, 8pm: part of the 'epic choir' at the special performance of The Events at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, South Bank Centre.
Saturday 17 May, midday-2pm: part of the line-up at the Daylight Music lunchtime concert at Union Chapel. Free entry (suggested donation £3.50). Facebook Event page here.
Sunday 18 May, midday-4pm: part of the line-up at Sunday Afternoon on the Battersea Barge. Charity gig, £5 minimum suggested donation.
Saturday 7 June, 5pm: the Morris Folk Choir summer concert, Dalston Curve GardenFacebook Event page here.
Sunday 20 July: performing at the Vintage Summer Fayre, Belmont House, Throwley, near Faversham. Facebook Event page.
Sunday 3 August: part of Acoustic Sundays line-up at St Peter De Beauvoir's Crypt, Northchurch Terrace N1. We're on at 2.55pm in this all-afternoon event. Facebook Event page.
Thursday 4 December, 8pm: Bang Said The Gun Christmas event.
Saturday 6 December, between 11.30ish and 2.30ish: Christmas fair at St Andrew's Islington, Thornhill Square N1.
Sunday 7 December, 7pm: concert with Shacklewell Community Choir at St Barnabas Dalston.
Wednesday 17 December, 5-6pm: Christmas busking - carols and more - for RNIB at Charing Cross railway station.
Sunday 21 December, 1.30pm-2pm and 2.30pm-3pm: Performing Christmas carols and more at the Chatsworth Road Christmas market.

2013. May: a 30-minute set at Chorus Weekend, Southbank Centre. June: St Andrews Church fete, Barnsbury. June: Concert and ceilidh at Hargrave Hall (with songs on a London theme). September: The Cally Festival.
Thursday 3 October, 5.30pm: Sea Songs, at the Southbank Centre (part of the National Poetry Day Live event).
Tuesday 15 October, 7.45pm: The Events, at The Young Vic. (The on-stage choir for this performance of David Grieg's play.)
Saturday 19 October, 2.45pm: The Events, at The Young Vic.  (The on-stage choir for this performance of David Grieg's play.)
Thursday 21 November: Bang Said the Gun poetry evening.
Saturday 7 December, 12-12.30pm and 1.30-2pm: Christmas fair at St Andrew's Islington, Thornhill Square N1. (Facebook event page here.)
Saturday 14 December, 6.30pm: Christmas concert and ceilidh, Gainsborough School, Hackney Wick E9. (Facebook event page here.)
Tuesday 17 December, 6.30-8pm: Christmas busking in Euston station (at the Christmas tree) for Marie Curie Cancer Care.

2012. May: War songs gig at The Royal Sovereign pub, Hackney. May: Weekend away at Earl's Hall in Cockfield, Suffolk. July: a set at the Horniman Museum as part of the Horniman picnic, organised by Trinity Laban. September: Stockwell Festival. November: Spooky concert at St Pancras Old Church.

2011. May: Work songs gig at The Royal Sovereign pub, Hackney. May: Weekend away at Earl's Hall in Cockfield, Suffolk, and concert at Lavenham Hall. June: Bandstand performance at Clapham Common. July: Set at Lambeth Country Show, Brockwell Park. November: Guests at St. Andrews Church Choir concert, Boreham, Essex. December: Christmas concert/ceilidh at Hargrave Hall.

2010. April: Folk Against Fascism gig at Pangea Project, Stamford Hill. November: Guests at St. Andrews Church Choir concert, Boreham, Essex. December: Christmas concert with special guests at St. Pancras Old Church.

2009. Our first public performance, at Islington Folk Club.

Over the years we have also sung in open spots at folk clubs, including Sharp's, and done some busking for charity, including at Paddington and Liverpool Street stations.