Nor'West Arch Morris Dancers

Morris Dancing - in Christchurch, New Zealand

Who We Are

Nor'West Arch Morris Dancers are a Christchurch (NZ) based morris dancing side focussing on dances from the North West of England and the English/Welsh border region. We are a mixed side who practise weekly in preparation for performances at various venues in Christchurch and the Canterbury region. 

Have A Go In 2015...

Morris Madness 2015

We invite all interested in having a go at Morris Dancing to come along and join us on our regular practice night... any Thursday evening.

There is no cost for your first couple of vistis ...just bring along yourself, your sense of rhythm and your enthusiasm.... you'll be very welcome!

Venue: Waimairi Community Hall, Waimiri Rd, Ilam, Christchurch. 7.45-9pm

NOTE: Hibernating for the month of practices in July.

Where you can see our performances

Sorry...not much going on over winter!  But don't are welcome to come along on our regular practice nights...most Thursdays!

See updates and additional information on our Facebook page

Where and when we practise

We practise at Waimairi Community Hall, Waimairi Road, Ilam on Thursday evenings, 7.45 - 9pm.

Interested dancers (and musicians) are welcome on any practise evening, come along and try out our dances, no cost involved and no partners required.  If you'd like more information please phone either Graham 021 069 5066 or Eileen 021 045 2896 or email

Any morris dancers or musicians who are visiting Christchurch from overseas are also very welcome to join our practises.



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