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The Morris Ring: Welcome!

The Morris Ring was formed over 80 years ago to encourage the performance of the Morris, to maintain its traditions and to preserve its history; to bring into contact all the Men's Morris Clubs or Teams. It is now an association of 150 Men's Morris, Sword and Mummers Clubs and Teams. 

Within these pages you will find all you need to know about our rich history, officers and contacts, member sides, music, events and much, much more. Looking for a morris side near you?  Try our Find a Side page. Take time to browse our newsletters and announcements, publications and reports and spend your money freely in the Morris Shop. For "live" updates, many more photos and chat, visit our more informal Facebook page
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Latest news

News and views from elsewhere in the Morris Ring world
A Reminder For Member Sides
Organised by the Morris Federation and Minster Strays Morris In York on Saturday 23rd April 2016 from 10 am to 5 pm
Together with his many friends, we were saddened to learn of Roy Dommett’s death on Monday evening and our thoughts go out to Marguerite and his family. The Morris world has for many years had the pleasure of Roy's research and teachings and his legacy will live on for many years to come.

We shall remember them - Saddleworth Rushcart 2014

Moulton MM at Thaxted 2014 by John Savill

The Morris Dancer - Volume 5:2 (2014)

Adam Garland - Squire 2014

1934 - 2014

Steve BfB Adamson taken by Donald Reid at Thaxted

Rapper at the Martlets Ring Meeting 2013

Jon Melville plays for son Toby at Thaxted Ring Meeting 2013

The Derby Tup Mummers of Harthill

Harthill Vandals at Manchester MM DoD - note parallel sticks

Thaxted Centenary Meeting 2011. Photograph by Mike Stevens.

Kennet MM - Dawn May Morning 2012 Forbury Gardens , Reading

Manchester MM Oxford May Morning 2012 (photo: P Rutter)

The Original Welsh Border Morris Men, Xmas Tour 2011

Fools and Beasts at the 2012 Unconvention in Reading

Stafford MM and Jockey MM

Chapel-en-le-Frith MM

Adlington MM

Harthill MM

Britannia Coconut Dancers

Saddleworth Morris Men

Dartington MM at Thaxted, June 2011

More news

Jigsational! The Morris Ring invites member sides to send delegates to its annual Jigs Instructional; the event is led by the renowned Geoff Jerram and offers Morris men at ALL levels of competence a full weekend of high-quality dance coaching – even those who have no ambition to perform jigs in public.
The October 2015 Bagman's Newsletter, including nomination forms for the next Squire of the Morris Ring, has now been published
Adam Garland
New to our organisation? The Squire would appreciate hearing from you if you have constructive thoughts about your views on the Morris Ring.