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Dancing in the streets

Leamington Editorial 25th Jan, 2016 Updated: 28th Oct, 2016   0

THEY were dancing in the streets in Long Itchington at the weekend.

Warwick-based Plum Jerkum Border Morris were joined by friends from Alvechurch, Anstey and Royal Oak for a wassail around the village on Saturday (January 23).

Fun it may have been for all concerned, but it also had a serious purpose – to ensure a good crop in the coming year for local farmers.

They danced their way round the village pubs, enjoying a little refreshment along the way.

Formed in 1986, Plum Jerkum are Warwick’s very own mixed Border Morris side.

They practice every Monday evening in Northgate Methodist Church Hall.

Visit www.plumjerkum.co.uk for further details.

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