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Hook Eagle Morris Men

What a fine bunch of men!

"Speak softly....and carry a big stick" - Theodore Roosevelt

"Cooler than a snowman's nadgers!" - comment on YouTube

Morris Dancing Starts Here

Friday October 9th from 7:45p.m.

Our taster evening gives new-comers a chance to sample the delights of Morris Dancing (and free beer).

All welcome; simply turn up at The Raven Hotel before eight and be transported . . . across the road a bit.

The handsome poster above is available as a pdf or a jpg for printing. Please distribute and display abundantly.

Hampshire Octoberfest

Sunday October 11th from two o'clock.

Basingstoke Cricket & Sports Ground, Fairfields Rd, Basingstoke, RG21 3DR

(Or is that 'Oktoberfest'? Anyway, it's also on the Saturday.)

Recent outing: Andwell's Family Fun Day.

Less recent: our Twenty-first.

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Last updated 2nd September 2015.

Hook Eagle Morris is a men's Border Morris Team based in Hook, Hampshire, UK.

Practice night is Friday in the winter (October to April) at Elizabeth Hall, Hook .
Afterwards you can usually find us at the Crooked Billet alehouse under the care of Richard and Sally Sanders,
purveyors of fine beer and chips to the gentry.


Call or Email one of the officers below for details of the venue. 


The Squire Jonathon Buisson squire@hookeagle.org.uk
The Foreman Steve Wilson foreman@hookeagle.org.uk
The Bagman
John Ellis
    +44 (0)1252 642444
The Webmaster Tony webmaster@hookeagle.org.uk


Newcomers are always welcome, be they novice, dancer or musician, just call one of the chaps above to confirm where we'll be on any specific Friday night.

Rain dispelled, Wars won, Tyrants vanquished, Sunrises Guaranteed, Crops fertilised, Earthquakes quietened, Floods mopped up, Virgins cured, most plumbing contracts executed. Beer and Donations actively encouraged.

Bookings accepted for Major Events, Festivals, Weddings and other festive occasions.

This site recommended in the Winter 1996 Edition of the Morris Federation Newsletter
but nobody has said a good word since.

Hook Eagle Morris are members of the Morris Federation for reasons that have been lost in the oral tradition.

Hook Parish Council

Visit our Home Village's homepage

We also appear regularly in neighbouring villages, including Hartley Wintney and Odiham:

Odiham Parish Council

Odiham Community Hart District Council

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