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syale

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Seen this on BBC news today: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-39065775

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Re: BBC News: Hankies and sticks: Why do people take up Morris dancing?
« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2017, 11:23:15 AM »

Good to see a sympathetic media coverage of this fine English tradition (in which I participated for over 20 years). And Celia (the featured melodeon player) is someone who puts a lot into maintaining folk events.
Cheers
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Re: BBC News: Hankies and sticks: Why do people take up Morris dancing?
« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2017, 12:39:00 PM »

Good to see a sympathetic media coverage of this fine English tradition (in which I participated for over 20 years). And Celia (the featured melodeon player) is someone who puts a lot into maintaining folk events.
Cheers
Steve

This is my side and yes, Celia is a wonderful bagman/box player. (:)
I play for the ladies btw - I don't dance!!
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Re: BBC News: Hankies and sticks: Why do people take up Morris dancing?
« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2017, 01:58:28 PM »

For any locals, try going along to Kieran and Cathy's wonderful and very friendly music session in the Ale House, Colchester, (where I'm afraid chat sometimes takes over from the seriously good singing and playing).  I don't think he'll mind if I send you his fb link:  https://www.facebook.com/kieran.fitzgerald.182
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