The Advisory Council is made up the three officers, officers elect and all past officers of the Morris Ring, for a maximum of six years following the conclusion of their term of office, together with the elected members representing the nine regional areas. The duty of the Council is to advise and assist the Squire and the other elected officers to further the objects of the Morris Ring and to take action in an emergency.


Peter Simpson - Jockey Men's Morris Club

Elected Officers

Squire Nigel Strudwick -  Devil's Dyke Morris Men

Bagman Peter Austin - Jockey Men's Morris Club

Treasurer Clayton Francis - East Surrey Morris Men

Elected Area Representatives

Area Rep. East Matt SImons - Peterborough Morris

Area Rep. North Darren Nugent - Harthill Morris

Area Rep. North West David Loughlin - Mersey Morris Men & Chester Morris Men

Area Rep. South West & Wales Paul Reece - Plymouth Morris & Trigg Morris

Area Rep. West Midlands Matthew Turvey - Shakespeare Morris 

Area Rep. North East Brian Pollard - Benfieldside Morris & Sword Dancers

Area Rep. East Midlands Charlie Corcoran - Leicester Morris Men

Area Rep. South Midlands Roger Comley - Letchworth Morris Men

Area Rep. South East Lewis-Augustus Elliott - Westminster Morris Dancers

Past Officers


2016 - 2018 Eddie Worrall - Saddleworth Morris Men

2018 - 2020 Peter Simpson - Jockey Men's Morris Club

2020 - 2022 Simon Newman - Earlsdon Morris

Retired Bagmen

2015 - 2021 Jon Melville - Anker Morris Men

Retired Treasurer

2012 - 2018 Steve Archer - Ravensbourne Morris Men

Co-opted by Squire

None at present

Note. The MR Squire can co-opt to the Advisory Council or consult with and take advice from anyone who he sees fit. Obviously this includes all previous holders of MR Offices.