The National Association of Men's Morris & Sword Dance Clubs

Bagman's Newsletters

The latest newsletter is Minutes of the Annual Representatives Meeting 2017 , published March 2017. File size is 1.46 MB.

Highlights include:

Attendees, Officers' Reports, Recruitment and Morris Ring Attendance, Future events, a summary of Any Other Business and Appendices on Membership numbers and the Morris Ring's Safeguarding Policy

All Newsletters

2017
Title Publication Size Summary
Minutes of the Annual Representatives Meeting 2017 March 2017 1.46 MB Minutes of the Annual Representatives’ Meeting of the Morris Ring, 4th March 2017, Oak Farm Lodge, HathertonMore
Newsletter 104 ARM Special February 2017 2.06 MB Newsletter 104 ARM SpecialMore
Newsletter 103 January 2017 1.36 MB Future Events, Ring Meeting Applications and details of the ARM 2017More
2016
Title Publication Size Summary
Newsletter 102 November 2016 1.73 MB Details on application for 2017 Ring Meetings and the JMO Day of DanceMore
Newsletter 101 September 2016 2.21 MB Adam Garland has now danced out from the position of Squire of the Morris Ring and we welcome Eddie Worrall of Saddleworth MM to the position. ...More
Newsletter 100 July 2016 1.78 MB As this is the 100th Newsletter in current format, I have taken the liberty of including a copy of the first of the series, from John Frearson, as an...More
Newsletter 99 April 2016 871.28 KB With immediate effect, all weekends of dance put forward for official Ring support: the grant, and the official meeting number, will henceforth be...More
Newsletter 98 ARM Special January 2016 661.02 KB ARM Special including application form.More
2015
Title Publication Size Summary
Newsletter 97 December 2015 1.43 MB At the 2016 ARM we shall be electing a new Squire of the Morris Ring and several Area Representatives are due for triennial election/re-election...More
Newsletter 96 October 2015 1.97 MB The Squire's massed dances for 2016 announced...More
Newsletter 95 July 2015 2.69 MB A new Ring Bagman writes…. Charlie Corcoran danced out at Thaxted after ten years in the role of Bagman. The Ring and all its members owe a massive...More
Newsletter 94 May 2015 1.27 MB Charlie Corcoran's final newsletter before he takes a well deserved bow out...More
eNewsletter 93a February 2015 114.61 KB ARM e--news updateMore
Newsletter 93 ARM Special February 2015 1.11 MB ARM Special. Subject to ratification at the ARM Jon Melville of Anker Morris Men will take over from Charlie Corcoran in the Spring. Following a ‘...More
2014
Title Publication Size Summary
Newsletter 92 December 2014 859.57 KB 24 page bumper edition. You will have already received information about and application form for attending the 2015 ARM on Sat 7th March. This is...More
Newsletter 91 September 2014 667.21 KB Robin Springett danced out and Adam Garland dances in at DartingtonMore
Newsletter 90 June 2014 781.6 KB This Newsletter contains a real mixture of good news and bad. The positive includes the information of the JMO Census and the development of the now...More
Newsletter 89 April 2014 1.08 MB The Minutes of the 2014 ARM are now available from the website (or electronically upon request from bagman@themorrisring.org). From them you will...More
Newsletter 88 ARM Special February 2014 1.77 MB ARM Special and introducing Shaun Lambley, the new Shop KeeperMore
2013
Title Publication Size Summary
Newsletter 87 December 2013 1.24 MB Steve BFB Adamson, all round good bloke, Keeper of the Morris Shop, Ex Treasurer of the Morris Ring, skilled whistle / pipe player for Boar’s Head...More
Newsletter 86 October 2013 2 MB Again the publication and distribution of this Newsletter has been delayed originally due to a lack of content (there is no point publishing for the...More
Newsletter 85 July 2013 903.22 KB There has been no Newsletter since March because I have received so little news to include! While in some ways this is positive as it shows that the...More
Newsletter 84 March 2013 1.08 MB A huge Thank You to John Bush, Nigel Cox and Whitchurch MM who so successfully hosted the ARM. Could your side do it next year? ...More
Newsletter 83 ARM Special February 2013 715.37 KB ARM SpecialMore
2012
Title Publication Size Summary
Newsletter 82 December 2012 675.32 KB It has been another busy year and there is a great deal of information in this final Newsletter of 2012. Please share it with the members of your...More
Newsletter 81 October 2012 1 MB This Newsletter is rather later than anticipated but I delayed publication waiting for information about the meeting organised under the auspices of...More
Newsletter 80 July 2012 851.77 KB You will see that there are new photos in the header of the Morris Ring website. Martin Jones (of Natty Web Development Ltd) has struggled to find...More
Newsletter 79 May 2012 1.37 MB Have you missed your Morris Ring Newsletter? This is the first edition since the ARM Special in February. If your answer is “no” then let me know as...More
Newsletter 78 February 2012 1.47 MB ARM SpecialMore
Newsletter 77 January 2012 1.55 MB Massed dances for 2012 Morris Ring Meetings announcedMore
2011
Title Publication Size Summary
Newsletter 76 December 2011 703.2 KB We dedicate the launch of our new website to the memory of our dear departed John Maher, former Overseas Bagman of the Morris Ring, Webmaster of our...More
Newsletter 75 October 2011 797.38 KB Please accept my apologies for the delayed distribution of this Newsletter – originally because of a lack of content but more recently due to a...More
Newsletter 74 July 2011 662.67 KB Along with the majority of our membership it was a joy for me to be able to put months of circular „political‟ debates leading up to the ARM behind...More
Newsletter 73 March 2011 840.43 KB Draft Minutes of 2011 ARMMore
Newsletter 72 February 2011 685.73 KB Please read this in conjunction with Newsletter No 71More
Newsletter 71 ARM Special January 2011 381.97 KB

ARM 2011 Special

2010
Title Publication Size Summary
Newsletter 70 December 2010 681.08 KB Thank You again to those who have contributed news and information for inclusion in this Newsletter. I asked for details of your Christmas / New Year...More
Newsletter 69 October 2010 1.27 MB After months of work, coordinated by the immediate Past-Squire of the Morris Ring Brian Tasker the long talked of revised displays are almost ready...More
Newsletter 68 July 2010 773.34 KB Young ... The Morris Ring Youth Fund is there to help with some of the costs of setting up and running sides of young dancers. If you are interested...More
Newsletter 67 May 2010 664.05 KB This is your Newsletter. It is your means of getting information to all members of all sides within our organisation. It is distributed in paper...More
Newsletter 66 April 2010 497.37 KB

Minutes of ARM 2010

Newsletter 65 March 2010 930.23 KB

ARM 2010  Special

Newsletter 64 February 2010 301.53 KB News of ARM 2010More
2009
Title Publication Size Summary
Newsletter 63 December 2009 540.75 KB ARM 2010 Friday 26th to Sunday 28th March 2010 Hosted by Stafford Morris Men at the Abbots Bromley School for Girls, WS15 3BW Reminder: We...More
Newsletter 62 October 2009 1.72 MB As I explained at the beginning of this Newsletter and every other one I have edited I need to have your news. I aim to provide information and...More
Newsletter 61 July 2009 572.82 KB It has been four months since the last Newsletter (No 60 ARM Special) because I have received no NEWS to share with you. I need you to let me have...More
Newsletter 60 ARM Special February 2009 540.3 KB ARM 2009 SpecialMore
2008
Title Publication Size Summary
Newsletter 59 December 2008 633.88 KB On behalf of my fellow Officers of the Morris Ring may I wish you a Happy Christmas and a peaceful 75th Anniversary of the Morris Ring 2009. Charlie...More
Newsletter 58 October 2008 1.16 MB Brian Tasker , of Hartley Morris Men & Castleford Longsword became the Squire of the Morris Ring, taking the Staff of Office over from Paul Reece...More
Newsletter 57 June 2008 1.26 MB Following a suggestion made at the ARM if you are prepared to receive the Newsletters ONLY in electronic form please email me to let me know. It...More