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Robin Springett and Peter Halfpenney

Out with the old, in with the new at the excellent Hartley Ring Meeting this weekend.

Clayton Francis

Clayton Francis, East Surrey Morris Men's bagman is rightly proud of this Gulf Times article. We'd only ever noticed that he's just a great morris dancer!

Charles Michael Hammond, a dancer with Green Man’s Morris, died on July 29th 2012, having finally lost his six year battle with cancer.

Mike’s funeral was held on 6th August in the Sacred Heart Church Sutton Coldfield

The Morris Dancer is the most academic of Morris Ring publications, setting out to explore Morris history and the customs, practices and exploits of its exponents. It is a focal point for retrieving, recording and making public the glory of our pageant, researching and publishing material that might otherwise languish in the dusty corners of inaccessible archives.
The latest issue (5:2) of the Morris Dancer is now out and online under publications.

Morris is now as famous worldwide as Monty Python, starring in Eric Idle's "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life" show stopper for the Olympic closing ceremony.

TheJoint Morris Orgs are determined to demonstrate what the concerted power of the Morris can achieve by pooling our talents for the national good. Never before have our three great Organisations pulled together to raise funds for charity but this year we should like to encourage a nationwide effort to collect for Children in Need and bank acount details are now available..

Chalice Morris Men celebrated their estimated 40th birthday this weekend, the orginal date apparently having been lost in the mists of time.

5 Apr 2013

Adelaide Morris Men announce their Dance Meeting - 5th April to 7th April 2013.
The Adelaide Morris Men are pleased to invite morris teams and individual dancers to their Dance Meeting on the weekend after Easter 2013.

Morris aficionado Phil Carmichael has put together in one 400+ volume an archive of lyrics to many of the best songs and ditties sung at ‘post dancing’ sessions, ales and other occasions.

The Funeral will be at 1.35pm at Crewe Crematorium, Badger Avenue, Crewe CW1 2NA , just off road B5076 near junction with A532 in Crewe centre.

Dartmouth Today has carried an article on Robin Springett's election. We are not certain whether it featured on page 3.

Steven Archer - Treasurer of The Morris Ring

Steven Archer’s election as Treasurer of The Morris Ring was ratified at The Sheffield Annual Representatives' Meeting last weekend.  He replaces Eddie Worrall who, after a valuable and much appreciated tenure, is really leaving to spend more time with his family.

Robin Springett - Squire Elect

The next Squire of The Morris Ring will be Robin Springett, a member of Dartington Morris Men since 1980. Proposed by Plymouth Morris Men, he was elected at today’s Annual Representatives’ Meeting to succeed Peter Halfpenney whose term of office will be completed at The Hartley Ring Meeting at the end of August.

Congratulations to the Devil's Dyke Morris Men from the Newmarket area of West Suffolk and North British Sword. Both were previously Morris Ring associates and were accepted as members of The Morris Ring at this afternoon's ARM in Sheffield.

Who is performing where on St George’s Day; May Day; Early May Bank Holiday; Spring Bank Holiday and the Diamond Jubilee Holiday?

A new website for the Morris Ring is launched today.

This month, two Morris Ring sides from Lancashire celebrate 125 years membership of the Morris Ring.

Lack of interest shown in Morris dancing by the coordinators of the London Olympics.

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