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Morrisdansgroep Helmond
Helmond Morris Men

Morris Ring Meeting

Date: Friday 22 – Sunday 24 June 2018

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The Saturday tour will visit the market, the harbour, the castle and shopping streets. On Sunday there will be an indoor show at another museum (this time for barrel organs).
The Saturday walking tour will be supported by car(s) to carry sticks, instruments and needy dancers.
On the Sunday (after a late breakfast/brunch) cars can be taken to a large free car park near the other museum where a show will be given.
The meeting is open to all Ring sides. Numbers are limited to 100.

Scroll down for map of Helmond showing locations.

Most recent change: 19-01-2018

Closing date 30 April 2018


Latest news:

The following teams are coming:
Saddleworth (18)
Greensleeves (13)
Thelwall (13)
31 places reserved by others


The Morris Weekend will be based at the Jan Visser Museum (a museum of farm implements from before mechanisation).
Outdoor camping in the museum grounds, indoor camping (men only) in one of the exhibition rooms. Toilets and showers will be provided.
All meals will be taken in the museum (except Saturday lunch on the tour).
This all follows the pattern of the Ring Meeting three years ago except that now there is certainty about indoor camping.
For those who prefer hotel accommodation, there is a list of suitable hotels on the right.
Helmond has a mainline station with half-hourly trains from The Hague, Rotterdam, Eindhoven and good connections to all other parts of the Netherlands. It is easily reached from Schiphol Airport and the port of Ijmuiden (sailings from Newcastle). There is an airport in Eindhoven with RyanAir flights from Stansted.

The cost of the Ring Meeting will be €75 per person.
Numbers are limited so early booking (or an indication of interest) is recommended.

Hotels (with walking distance)

Prices are per double room and many hotels have special offers, it’s worth haggling!
Hotel St. Lambert from € 74.50 a night.
10 min. from station, 15 min. from museum.
Fitland Hotel from € 89 a night.
15 min. from station, 30 min. from museum.
Golden Tulip Hotel (not available this weekend).
15 min. from station, 20 min. from museum.
Frank's Tango Hotel has dormitory accommodation for € 15 a night. Book through Booking.com.
10 min. from station, 15 min. from museum.

The location of the hotels is shown on the map below

Sponsors
Jan Visser Museum
Gaviolizaal
Helmond Council
Stichting Morrisdansgroep Helmond

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