During the summer months we dance Cotswold Morris and the occasional dance from other traditions. You can find us in some unspoiled corner of the Chilterns near the borders of Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire, in close proximity to a pub. We also go on trips, so you may even be lucky enough to stumble upon us somewhere else in England... or even abroad! But usually in close proximity to a pub. We're also well known for cracking a tune or two in the bar afterwards...
Squire - >>Tony Smith
Bagman - >>John Farthing - the man to contact about bookings, diary dates and stuff. If you're polite, pleasant & patient, the Bagman may be able to help you.
Treasurer - >>Chris Pearce
Webmaster - >>Tony Smith
||"Ah, something for your diaries - we're going somewhere - but I haven't got a date yet"
Badger - Philosopher-in-Residence
"Seeing you dance has been an unforgettable experience"
*he responded well to counselling but still has occasional flashbacks.
Videos on the Interweb Thingy
>>A Typical Thursday Night in July 2015
>>The Invisible Stick Dance
>>Bonnie Green Garters
>>Morris v Rave*
*This film, commissioned by the ICA as part of the Dance School event explores the comparisons between traditional British Morris dancing and contemporary Rave dancing. Stick with it - it includes the incomparable philosophy of our very own Badger near the beginning and again near the end!
What's Happening Next?
The next time to see us properly dancing out in all our splendour is New Year's Day, which next year will be on the 1st January apparently - 12 noon at The Valiant Trooper and 1pm at The Greyhound. But during the winter you will always find us in the Memorial Hall on a Thursday night continuing our quest for perfection!
For Google lovers, we now have an online Google Calendar with all known dates, times and locations. Just follow this link >> Google Calendar for Aldbury Morris Men
Our home village, Aldbury, lies not far from Tring in the far North-West of Hertfordshire, very near the Bucks border (and quite close to Bedfordshire, too). The village stands at the foot of the Chiltern hills, with the magnificent woods of Ashridge climbing above. It remains very picturesque, centred around its pond and green, the latter indulgently equipped with whipping post and stocks. >>click here for a map.