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Jockey MM 70th / Shakespeare MM 60th Ring Meeting

Jockey MM 70th / Shakespeare MM 60th Ring Meeting

Event date: 
Friday, July 19, 2019 - 18:00 to Sunday, July 21, 2019 - 15:00

Jockey Men's Morris and Shakespeare Morris are hosting a weekend of dance from the 19th-21st July 2019 as part of their respective 70th and 60thanniversary celebrations. Based at Henley-in-Arden School in Warwickshire, coach tours will run across the county showcasing the beautiful countryside (and pubs!). Dance spots include the city of the Birmingham and the historic towns of Warwick, Leamington Spa and Stratford upon Avon. We also intend to include the traditional morris villages of Ilmington and Bidford-upon-Avon. Details have been finalised including tour itineraries  and are being regularly promoted on their facebook page

Tour 1 (Blue markers)
Jockey Men's MorrisMartlet Sword & MorrismenSweyns Ey MorrisLetchworth Morris MenWhitchurch Morris MenThe Chalice Morris MenFlowers of Ilmington Women's Morris
10am - Midday, Stratford upon Avon
12.30 - 2.30pm, The Red Lion, Ilmington
3-4.15 pm, Bidford upon Avon

Tour 2 (Green Markers)
Faithful City Morris MenPlymouth MorrisTrigg Morris team pageMersey Morris Men
10 - 11.30 am Leamington Spa (Parade and Jephson Gardens)
12.00 - 12.45 Kenilworth Castle
1.00 - 2.30 pm The Gauntlet Kenilworth
3.00 - 4.15pm Market Square, Warwick

Tour 3 (Red Markers)
Alvechurch MorrisShakespeare Morris (men's side), Thaxted Morris MenDevil's Dyke Morris MenRipley Morris
10.00 - 11.30am - Alvechurch Village Square (outside Gin and Pickles shop and Co-op)
12.00 - 2.00pm - British Oak, Stirchley, Birmingham
2.15 - 3.30pm - OldMoseley Arms, Moseley, Birmingham

Tour 4 (Grey Markers)
Shakespeare Morris (women's side), Dartington Morris MenRavensbourne Morris MenPeterborough MorrisThe Rutland Morris Men
10.00 - 11.30am - National Trust - Baddesley Clinton
12.00 - 2.15pm - The Prince of Wales Moseley, Birmingham
2.30 - 3.30pm - The Jewellers Arms, Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham

All tours will meet between 4 and 6 pm outside The Masons Arms Solihull (Official) (Sun symbol) for a massed display.