Here are all recent news articles in reverse date order.

Updated: 8 September 2020
We know many of us can't wait to get back out dancing, playing tunes, meeting old mates and entertaining - but please , we urge you, continue to resist the temptation to do so in any breach of the "...Read more
Updated: 29 August 2020
My last official act. Today I stand down as Squire of the Morris Ring to make way for Simon Newman to take the reins. It has been a blast & I would not have missed it for the world except for the...Read more
Updated: 25 August 2020
2020 has been a non-event as far as the Morris Ring membership is concerned as a result of the social distancing measures that are in place to stem the spread of Covid-19. This is the first time that...Read more
Updated: 18 August 2020
After some hard thinking, deliberating and procrastination, we have decided to POSTPONE, rather than cancel, this year's event for the following reasons: 1) Social distance Morris, although possible...Read more
Updated: 13 August 2020
From the Squire of the Morris Ring, Peter Simpson: Greetings All, The last few months have been ‘interesting’ to say the least. While we may not have been dancing there has been plenty going on. As...Read more
Updated: 7 August 2020
Aimee Frank is a postgraduate student at the University of York who has asked us to share the following with all of our members and with other groups who may be interested in participating in...Read more
Updated: 16 July 2020
Next Tuesday we at Screen Archive South East, in collaboration with our partners at the West Sussex Record Office, will make available a variety of archives, which we think will greatly interest you...Read more
Updated: 13 July 2020
Any solid full face coloured make up which could be taken by an observer as likely to imitate or parody a skin colour different from your own. ‘Make up’ is used here as a general term to mean any...Read more
Updated: 3 July 2020
This matter has been under review for some years, with statements and advice to sides being issued by successive squires. These have increasingly asked sides to consider their continued use of such...Read more
Updated: 2 July 2020
A statement from the Morris Ring in conjunction with our fellow morris organisations: The Joint Morris Organisations (JMO) wholly condemns and disassociates themselves from the sentiments expressed...Read more
Updated: 30 June 2020
The Morris Shop has suspended operations in the current situation. We are aware of continuing problems receiving goods from The Morris Shop, an operation independent of The Morris Ring. Whilst much...Read more
Updated: 22 June 2020
I have been asked to write a note to all Sides in the Morris Federation, Morris Ring and Open Morris regarding the effect Covid19 has on Morris activity. The simple answer is almost none. Perhaps I...Read more
Updated: 11 June 2020
Note to Morris Ring sides on the use of black face make-up in Morris (originally issued in March 2020)Read more
Updated: 11 June 2020
Does Black Face Paint Matter? We are sure all of our members will be well aware of the tragic murder of George Floyd and the breadth of the protests demanding that black lives are truly valued. They...Read more
Updated: 5 June 2020
Greetings All from the (current) Squire The world of Morris Dancing is facing new and unprecedented challenges as a result of Covid-19. It has given me great joy to see the positive way in which the...Read more
Updated: 29 May 2020
Colin Andrews, our New Dance Coordinator, has asked we bring you up to date on some recent changes to the Morris Dance Database . The site is now more secure following some restructuring by webmaster...Read more
Updated: 21 May 2020
Digital Copies were made of most of the Morris Ring Film archive in 2016 by Garland Films from originals in the Essex Record Office. Many remain covered by copyright but we have now uploaded to...Read more
Updated: 16 May 2020
25 May 2020 Bampton Whit Monday Morris Cancelled The Bampton Morris sides regret to announce that the traditional Whit Monday dancing will not take place this year, and Morris enthusiasts should not...Read more
Updated: 12 May 2020
A message from Dan Baker, Bagman, White Rose Morris Men.Read more
Updated: 28 April 2020
A message from Mike Grant - Bagman of Peterborough Morris: We have come to the conclusion that it won't be viable to hold our Ring Meeting feast this year on 26 Sep. I'm sure the number of sign-ups...Read more