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Spring Grove Morris Men, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey (UK)

Year founded: 1977
Gender: Men
Organization(s): Morris Ring
Dance type(s): Cotswold Morris, Sword
Tradition(s) / style(s): Adderbury, Fieldtown, Headington, Bampton, Bidford, Bucknell, Lichfield, Brackley, Upton upon Severn, The White Boys Sword Dance from the Isle of Man
Kit/Livery: White shirt with white trousers and coloured neckerchief. Crossed baldrics of two inch green with a central one inch yellow stripe. Rosettes on front and back showing a small grove of trees with a spring flowing from them. Black shoes and socks, bell pads with green and yellow ribbons and a straw hat decorated with personal badges, flowers and yellow and green ribbons. The side's name, Spring Grove Morris Men is taken from the small Victorian backwater between Kingston and Surbiton, just outside London, UK where the side was formed and centred on the local Young's Public House of the same name.

Primary contact: Colin Messer - Bagman (Tel.: +44 (0)7979 806168; Email:
Secondary contact: Robert Muller - Squire (Tel.: +44 (0)208 541 4674; Email:
Practice Day, Time & Location: Mondays at 20:00 - 22:00, St John's Church, Grove Lane, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2SU

Web site:
Web site maintainer: Colin Messer - Webmaster (

Miscellany: Morris was first mentioned in Kingston in 1507 in church wardens records, and was revived in 1911 for the coronation of King George V and Queen Mary. We have an associated mixed side called Off-Spring also based in Kingston. Website:

Last modified: 2010/06/10 07:08

sides/spring_grove_morris_men.txt · Last modified: 2010/06/10 07:08 by colinmesser