The Newsletter - No. 18 – March 2001. With Foot and Mouth threatening events, we are sure you do not need reminding to consider the implications of any Tours or Dance Outs. Whilst our own “animals” may not have cloven hooves, we would not wish them [and their Sides] to give rise to any concerns...

The Newsletter - No. 18 – March 2001 - SUMMARY 

IN MEMORIAM - David Edgley, sometime Bristol, previously White Horse and Jockey, died of a heart attack on 1st March 2001. The Funeral was on March 8th . Welcome to Lincoln and Mickleborough, the merged Lincoln and Mickleborough Sides. 
FORTHCOMING EVENTS – As well as the four Ring Meetings, there is a Cotswold Tour [arranged by the Midlands and North Area - 16th June 2001. Instructionals - Green Man host tutor Bert Cleaver on Fieldtown - 21st -23rd September 2001. Dolphin host next year's Jigs Instructional – 18th -20th January 2002. WHAT INSTRUCTIONALS DO YOU WANT? 
WEB - English Folk Play Research Home Page of the Traditional Drama Research Group can be found at 
ARCHIVES – Re-found: the Ring’s “proof photo-sets” for the Thaxted Ring Meetings of 1965 and 1966. The Emberton Scrapbook - missing for some 20 years – has also reappeared [Emberton were one of the early revival Sides in the 1920s]. Bedford have just acquired a short video of some 1947-ish 6.5mm film. It includes Past Squire Fred Hamer and Headington’s Fool dancing the Fool’s Jig to William Kimber’s [silent] accompaniment. 
ANNIVERSARIES - Harthill celebrate their Silver Jubilee in 2001. Pilgrim will be celebrating their 30th Anniversary next year. Sunday 1st July 2001 is the centenary of the last performance by the traditional Abram Morris. They will also dance on the 30th June 2001. 
PUBLICATIONS and REVIEWS – of “THE WRAGGLE TAGGLE GYPSIES”, The story and notations of the Lichfield Dances by Jack Brown; and of “EIGHT DAYS WONDER”, commemorating last April’s re-dancing of Kemp’s “Nine Daies Wonder” from London to Norwich. 
THE MEDIA - Mersey on the Jonathan Meade show: Mendip on HTV; interviewed on the BBC Breakfast Show, and on “Points West”. - - Film: Pilgrim in "Tales of the Pilgrims Way". - - Sound: The Jockey CD advertised on the Japanese HMV site!! 
NEWS – Reports of Feasts at Ripley, Uttoxeter, Leicester, Winchester and Lichfield, and Instructionals hosted by Dartington, Lichfield and Coventry. With mentions of: - Adlington, Anker, Anstey, Bedford, Boar’s Head, Brackley, Bristol, Broadwood, Cam Valley, Chanctonbury Ring, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Coventry, Darlington Mummers, Dartington, Dolphin, Ebor, First Sedgely, Green Man, Green Oak, Harthill, Icknield Way, Ilmington, Isca, Jockey, John O’Gaunt, Kennet, Leicester, Letchworth, Lincoln and Micklebarrow, Man Friday, Mersey, Northampton, Packington, Peterborough, Plymouth, Richmond on Swale, Ripley, Rose and Castle, Royal Preston, Rumford, Rutland, Saddleworth, St.Albans, Shakespeare, Stafford, Standon, Stockport, Sweyn’s Ey, Thaxted, Uttoxeter, Winchester, Whitchurch and White Hart. 
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March 2001