January: Generation Game, Harpur Hill College
March: Chapel MM Accepted into the Morris Ring
Roy Dommett Workshop on Hinton and Lichfield
April: Mansfield MM Day of Dance walking tour – more ale!
May: Pott Shrigley Caravan Rally – Shrigley Hall
June: Ledbury Ring Meeting. Proud moment as Jim (Squire) went up to receive the staff of office from Ivor Allsop (Squire of the Ring). Moment immortalised as Jim’s sleeves caught fire as they dangled over the candles on the top table!
September: Chapel MM first ever Day of Dance and Feast Guests included: Chesterfield MM, Derby MM, Eascafeld MM, Mansfield MM and Thelwall MM + Kenneth Loveless, Squire of the Morris Ring. Kenneth Loveless satyed at Jim’s house with Arthur acting as butler. The evening entertainment was captured in an audio file here: featuring (amongst others) Toast to Cecil Sharp by Father Ken, songs by John Newton (Chapel MM) Ian Wordsworth (Derby MM), Mansfield MM, and Father Ken.
December: CMM Christmas Dinner – Crown and Mitre. Tankard presented to Mel who is leaving the area but remains an Hon. Member
Squire: Jim Hirst
Foreman: Ged Morten
Bagman: Mel Gould
Treasurer: Randall Dawson