• Morris Men: Documenting One of England's Most Misunderstood Subcultures

    13 days ago - By AnOther

    Despite being a 500-year-old folk tradition in the UK, morris dancing is widely misunderstood. The practice - which is characterised by its ritualistic routines and loud, cultish outfits - has often been dismissed as an eccentric hobby for rural Englanders. “It is seen as a novelty or a nuisance,” says Bob Pierce, who has been pracising with Gloucestershire's Morris Men for the last 46 years. “People are very happy to accept that the Irish, Scottish and Welsh can have their traditions. Buthellip;
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