Rutland Horseshoe




Rutland Morris Men

  • One of the earliest photographs of Rutland Morris, from 1975 at Rutland Water
  • 'Dancing In' to the Morris Ring at Thaxted in 1978
  • 46th stop in the 1983 Rutland Morris Journey, where we danced at every village in Rutland over one weekend
  • Playing the melodeon from the back of a tandem on the 1985 bike tour, piloted by John Dawtrey
  • Group photograph at the Dartington Ring meeting, 1989
  • Impressively coordinated (and high) jumps at the Trigg Ring meeting in 1996
  • High altitude dancing in the London Eye in 2001
  • Greeting the Queen on her visit to Uppingham in June 2001
  • One of the more photogenic dance spots - a Red Cross event at Holywell Hall in Lincolnshire in 2008
  • Morris Dancing on Carisbrooke castle wall during the 2009 Isle of Wight Ring meeting
  • North Luffenham Hall, June 2010
  • Another Trigg Ring meeting, this time in August 2010
  • Impressively straight lines for a massed 'Vandals of Hammerwich' in Uppingham Market Square at the start of the Rutland Ring meeting July 2011
  • The group photograph of Rutland Morris Men and guests at the Rutland Ring meeting July 2011 (at the Uppingham Community College)

Rutland Morris on Tour!
Saturday 17 June

Dancing at the Rutland Show, 2017
Photograph thanks to and © Sally Harnett

Rutland Morris will be touring the environs of our county on our annual 'Day of Dance' on Saturday 17 June 2017. We will be continuing our plan of visiting villages just outside the Rutland boundary to 'spread the word of Rutland Morris and our beautiful county of which we are the proud representatives'.

Our itinerary is:

Oakham: Gaol Street 10.00am; Church Street 10.30am

Uffington: Bertie Arms 11.30am

Ufford: White Hart 12.25pm

Helpston: Blue Bell 1.10pm

Yarwell: the Angel 2.45pm

Nassington: Black Horse 3.40pm

Woodnewton: White Swan 4.45

Glaston: Old Pheasant 5.51pm

All times are approximate!! We hope to welcome old friends and new to join us to continue the tradition of Morris Dancing in villages.