Celebrate St George's Day with the Morris Men!

John King, Whitchurch Morris Men  |  Published: Mar 17th 2016

The Whitchurch Morris Men – St George’s Day Free Barn Dance

This year, St George’s Day (23rd April) falls on a Saturday and to celebrate, all of the local Morris sides are dancing out and finally congregate in Friars Square, Aylesbury at 4 p.m.  At the end of the Day, everyone is invited to a FREE BARN DANCE at Wilstone village hall.  It’s an opportunity for everyone to come along and have a go at English Folk Dancing.  You’ll have to buy your own food and refreshments when you’re there but the hall and music come gratis.


The Whitchurch Men’s programme looks like this:-

11 o’clock;           The Angler’s Retreat in Marsworth

12 o’clock;           The Half Moon in Wilstone

1 o’clock;             Jansel Square and the Bucks Yeoman in Bedgrove

4 o’clock;             Friars Square, Aylesbury – massed dance display

7 – 11 o’clock;    Wilstone Village Hall – Free Barn Dance



The other local sides:- Towersey MM, Aldbury MM, Three Horseshoes Morris Dancers and New Moon Morris will tour the Vale for the day and will join us in Friars Square.

7 – 11 p.m. 23 April 2016

FREE BARN DANCE at Wilstone Village Hall

39 Tring Road, Wilstone, Nr Tring, Hertfordshire, HP23 4PE


The food is anticipated to be a Fish and Chip van on site and the refreshments will come from Tring Brewery.  All you have to do is turn up on the evening but if you want to know more, please contact us through our website:- www.whitchurchmorris.org.uk   Please do contact us because we’d like to gauge some numbers.

Meanwhile our normal practice nights continue on Tuesday evenings at 8:15pm in Wilstone Village Hall.  All men and boys are welcome to join us and the 2016 WMM’s programme of regular events is now available on our website. 

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