Morris dancers take to Long Itchington streets - The Leamington Observer

Morris dancers take to Long Itchington streets

Leamington Editorial 25th Jan, 2017 Updated: 25th Jan, 2017   0

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

Warwick-based Plum Jerkum Border Morris were joined by friends from Ansty, Shakespeare and Hereburgh Morris for a jig around the village.

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


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.

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