CMM 1980

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