Traditional Easter Monday Tour
Warburton, Little Bollington and Thelwall
28th March 2016

Lets start with the team photo for the day

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L-R (standing): Malcolm, Alan (past member), Rick, Geoff, Del, Andrew, Pierre, Henry, David, Rob, Kevin, Bill
L-R or R-L (kneeling) Steve

Traditional Easter Monday Tour starting at
The Saracen's Head, Warburton

Today was the debut of our new boy, Bill

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Capering
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That's Bill under the sar in Saracen's

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View across to Warburton Church (rear view of Bill, too)

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A good example of two parallel line converging to a vanishing point

Swan with 2 Nicks, Little Bollington

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That's us, putting the Ring in Ring 'O Bells (a dance from Lichfield)

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Bev joins in with us...
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...then, perhaps, wishes she hadn't

The Pickering Arms, Thelwall

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Galopede in the dancing tradition of Oddington

The Oddington Dances end with...

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...a Galley, followed by...
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...a Hook Leg

As you can see above, despite the generally not great weather...   ...the sun always shines on the morris.

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Constant Billy, Headington

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Looking up the set to...

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...The Musicians

After the dancing, a presentation of a much coveted award
An Honourable Members Tankard
presented to Henry

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Henry, of left, receiving the tankard from the Squire

A celebratory cake?
courtesy of the Squire

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Aerial view of the cake
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The cutting of the cake

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The newly acquired team spoon - nestled among the tomatoes

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Last updated 30 March 2016