2000 Calendar

2000
  Ruth Brown and David Burrows join, Jacqui Bennett drops out for a year and Paul Dennis left in May
March
25th Stratford-upon-Avon  Fund raising for Savoy trip.  Cold but profitable trip.
? Queen’s Oak Ale?  
April
23rd Easter Sunday AND St George’s Day Stoke Bruerne from lunchtime on
May
1st May Day celebrations at Brackley Market Place, then to Croughton, Kings Sutton and Evenley.  
11th The Old Coach House at Ashby St. Ledgers. Resurrected ‘Not for Joe’, Royal Oak's own Border Dance.
14th Stratford-upon-Avon  Another fund raising trip. Not as good as before.
18th Navigation, Cosgrove With Old Mother Redcaps and Stony Steppers
21st Chipping Warden Street Party To launch their street sign.  Almost sign up two new members.
June
7th The George at Kilsby with Paragon Pit.
10th Wedding reception at Holdenby House. For Steve Stringfellow of Heyford Morris.
15th The Bartholomew Arms at Blakesley. Jill’s Birthday Bash
24th Eydon Fete, then Byfield Fete then Eydon Fete!! With Oakham Morris – Millennium tea party in street.
July
1st Old Mother Redcaps Day of Dance, Newport Pagnell  
6th The Red Lion at Evenley  with Masons Apron and Aynho Apricots.
Later the band was joined by an anonymous crumphorn player.
no rain!
9th Weedon Millenium Fete at Lower Weedon Village Hall. KJL has this on the 8th
10th Soulden Hill House.  
13th The Butchers Arms at Greens Norton  with Queens Oak.
19th The Narrow Boat at Stowe Hill,  with Heyford.
27th Stick gathering party at South Place, Daventry dance on playing field.  A short practice session for Savoy.
August
10th -17th Visit to Aix-Les-Bains with Los P’tous Savoyards  dancing at 'Fete de l'Alpage au Mont Revard'.
September
2nd The Avon at Avon Dassett and then Warmington Fete.  
8th – 10th Isca Morris Family Weekend, South Wales I’m getting rain and mud and a small tent, but lots of fun, plus Ripley Morris..
October
14th Heyford Morris Ale With Thirsty Work
November
9th AGM at the Royal Oak All officers re-elected.  (written up as ‘Murder in the Morris)
December
26th Boxing Day, The Fox and Hounds at Wardington and The Royal Oak at Eydon.