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Greensleeves Morris Men

2nd of July 2008

Greensleeves Morris Men will be holding their annual weekend of dance in Chipperfield from Friday 11 to Sunday 13 July. As always the village is thanked for the welcome the dancers always receive and equally cordially invited to watch the performances.
The first of these takes place on the Common opposite the Two Brewers at 9pm on Friday 11 July. The dancers will perform in remembrance of Chipperfield resident Leslie Nichols, the squire of Greensleeves who began these weekends in the 1960s.
On Saturday 12 the clubs will be out in Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire dancing in towns and villages, and return to dance at The Windmill, Chipperfield and at The Plough, Belsize, both at 5pm.
The main show in the village takes place on the morning of Sunday 13. At 10.30am the dancers will attend an open-air church service on the car park. Just after the service at 11.10am there will by a display by the five visiting sides plus Greensleeves. Just before 12 noon the dancers form up to process to The Windmill, where there will be more dancing.
Visiting clubs this year are: Anker Morris Men from Warwickshire; Bathampton Morris Men from the County of Avon; Dolphin Morris Men from Nottingham; Moulton Morris Men from Northamptonshire; and Wath upon Dearne Morris Men from Yorkshire.
Anyone needing more details, please contact John Box 01494 718274 or Roy Fenton 0208 879 3527.

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