The Morris Ring: Welcome!

The Morris Ring was formed over 80 years ago to encourage the performance of the Morris, to maintain its traditions and to preserve its history; to bring into contact all the Men's Morris Clubs or Teams. It is now an association of 150 Men's Morris, Sword and Mummers Clubs and Teams. 

Within these pages you will find all you need to know about our rich historyofficers and contacts, member sides, music, events and much, much more. Take time to browse our newsletters and announcements, publications and reports and spend your money freely in the Morris Shop

Looking for a morris side near you?  Try our Find a Side page.
 
For "live" updates, many more photos and chat, visit our more informal Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/TheMorrisRing.

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Morris Matters

News

News and views from elsewhere in the Morris Ring world

Just published by the bagman - Newsletter No. 102 December 2016 including application details for Ring Meetings and the A.R.M.
9 Jun 2017
The Hartley Morris Men have decided to enlarge our annual world famous weekend Ale in order to invite and accommodate up 120 friends who wish to join us in celebration of the side’s 65th anniversary for the Morris Ring Meeting 354.
12 May 2017
This meeting of Morris Ring sides is based at a Jan Visser Museum on the edge of the city of Helmond in the south of the Netherlands. Our aim is to provide a real Dutch experience with tours taking in some of the most beautiful villages in Brabant.

Over to you

Eddie Worrall - Ring Squire Elect 2016

Handsworth Traditional Sword Dancers

Moulton MM at Thaxted 2014 by John Savill

The Morris Dancer - Volume 5:2 (2014)

Adam Garland - Squire 2014

Rapper at the Martlets Ring Meeting 2013

Jon Melville plays for son Toby at Thaxted Ring Meeting 2013

Harthill Vandals at Manchester MM DoD - note parallel sticks

Thaxted Centenary Meeting 2011. Photograph by Mike Stevens.

Kennet MM - Dawn May Morning 2012 Forbury Gardens , Reading

Manchester MM Oxford May Morning 2012 (photo: P Rutter)

The Original Welsh Border Morris Men, Xmas Tour 2011

Fools and Beasts at the 2012 Unconvention in Reading

Stafford MM and Jockey MM

Chapel-en-le-Frith MM

Adlington MM

Britannia Coconut Dancers

Saddleworth Morris Men

Dartington MM at Thaxted, June 2011

More news

27 Jan 2017
The Morris Ring invites member sides to send delegates to its annual Jigs Instructional; the event is led by Geoff Jerram (of fame, renown and Winchester Morris Men) and offers Morris men of varying levels of competence a weekend of high-quality dance coaching – even those who have no ambition to perform jigs in public.
28 Oct 2016
Deadline day is fast approaching - there's already going to be a good turnout so book soon to avoid disappointment! Hosted by Wyvern Jubilee,Castle Cary, Somerset
18 Aug 2017
The Australian Morris Ring in conjunction with the annual National Ale is organising a tour to commence in Adelaide, travel to Melbourne, and then concluding in the Australian national capital, Canberra. They would like to invite sides to visit Australia to take part in their 2017 National Ale and Tour.

Find a Morris team

Looking for details of a Morris Ring side near you, or anywhere else in the world? Go straight to our Find a Side page.

 

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