This page contains an index of illustrated reports on some of our more memorable events.

Chester City Morris Chasing the Dragon

Team for the Weekend:Bryan Jackson, Peter Brown, Andrew Morris, John McDermott, Rob Skeates, Allan Rawe, Jim Nicohson, Paul Nicholson, Dave Bloomfield   Time: 21:00 Friday 22nd April 2005Location:    The Commercial, ChesterWhen asking for directions to the pub one person said just follow your nose. It wasn't till we got there that we understood what he meant. The builders next door had broken the sewer and the place has a distinctive atmosphere. We were just thankful it was not the lamb stew that smelt like that.Returned to the Staley Palace for more beer and, you guessed it, Dominoes [singlepic id=410 w=400 h=300 ... Continue Reading »

Weekend of Dance 2004 10th – 12th September

Judging from the comments that we have received from the teams that attended, I think we can say that it was a resounding success. The only thing that slightly spoilt things was the weather, but I don't think that there were many events, run this year where that couldn't be said. The following teams attended: Claro from Yorkshire Thaxted from Essex Redcar Sword form Cleveland Saddleworth from Yorkshire Southport Sword form Merseyside Westminster form London Winchester from way down south Due to the good response we were able to run two tours this year, as last year, the details of which will be shown below.   Tour 1 SaddleworthWinchesterClaroSouthport   Tour 2WestminsterRedcarThaxtedMonkseaton FRIDAY 10th ... Continue Reading »

Furness Weekend of Dance 40th Anniversary

Team for the Day: Bryan Jackson, Peter Brown, Andrew Morris, John McDermott, Rob Skeates, Paul Nicholson, Jim Nicholson, Allan Rawe, Simon Boak, John Gibson Date: Friday 2th September 2003Time: 9:30pm Arrival at Ulverston was uneventful and the chip shop was soon located, before heading off to the Swan Inn for a fine selection of weird and wonderful sounding beers such as Tag Lag and Shifting Sands. Then it was back to the chippy for the more hollowed legged of the team. It is not often that we get two goes at the chippy. Time: 10:30 SaturdayLocation: Broughton-in-Furness Nice little village and square ... Continue Reading »

Weekend of Dance 2003 6th – 8th June

We were delighted with the response we had from the invitations to this years weekend of dance. The following teams confirmed their attendance: Anstey from Leicestershire Moulton from Northampton Oakworth form Yorkshire Saddleworth from Yorkshire Yateley from way down south Due to the good response were able to run two tours this year, the details of which are shown below. All teams joined up for a massed show at the Keelmans Pub, Newburn country park at lunch time on the 7th June. This a brew pub for the Big Lamp Brewery . We also be performed massed shows outside the Ship Inn, Front Street, Monkseaton at 6:30pm ... Continue Reading »

Westminster Morris Men 50th Anniversary Day of Dance

Team for the Day: Bryan Jackson, Peter Brown, Andrew Morris, , John McDermott, Steve Johnson, Rob Skeates, Paul Nicholson, Allan Rawe and guest appearance from Ben Hobby Date : Time: Friday 9th May 2003 6:30pm Off to the smoke on Great North Eastern Railways, letting the train take the strain. Until Peter gets the Doms out (thats dominoes to those unfamiliar with the phrase). It has become a tradition that dominoes is played on the Friday night of a weekend away. There are very specific rules and it involves playing for money. You can always spot the winners, on the Saturday, ... Continue Reading »

Yateley Morris Men Day of Dance

[singlepic id=390 w=400 h=300 float=right]Team for the Day: Bryan Jackson, Peter Brown, Andrew Morris, John McDermott, Rob Skeates, Allan Rawe, Paul Nicholson, Jim Nicholson Time: 22:30 Friday 20th September 2002Location: Dog and Partridge Pub Yateley The Dog and Partridge, as well as being the Yateley Morris Men's local, is also the HQ of the Monster Raving Looney Party. Coincidence or what? Rob's car got there first in a very impressive average speed including a high speed blow out on the M1. Second car arrived just in time for the last of the Young's beer to go off which left some very ... Continue Reading »

Boars Head Day of Dance

Team for the Day: Bryan Jackson, Peter Brown, Andrew Morris, Ben Hobby, John Gibson, John McDermott, Matthew Cowan, Steve Johnson, Rob Skeates, Paul Nicholson, Allan Rawe Date: Saturday 20th April 2002Time: 6:30 Outside Allan Rawe's House Team all present and correct, except for our leader, Jackson, who was apparently still running on Alnwick time. The run down to Bradford, where we were due to pick up our tour bus, was uneventful apart from a stop to assist with the bladder comfort of some of the older members of the team. Bradford appeared to be shut, but then Morris and Clog dancers materialized from ... Continue Reading »

289th Morris Ring Meeting

Richmond on Swale Team for the Day: Bryan Jackson, Peter Brown, Andrew Morris, John McDermott, Rob Skeates, John Gibson, Allan Rawe, Matthew Cowan, Ben Hobby, Time: 20:00 Friday 10th May 2002 Location: Wetherspoons Pub, Richmond Excellent beer and an excellent price and quite nice views. Met up with some other teams and the ring Bagman John Frearson, nick name Denis Norden for his ever present clip board. Would have stayed was it not for the lure of a fish supper. Returned to the beer at the Black Lion until the early hours of the morning. Time : 10:00 Saturday ... Continue Reading »