Lymm Rushbearing
9th August 2015

Poster

Lets kick off with the team photo

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In true Lymm Morris Dance fashion, some members are distracted by other things
L-R (standing): Ian, Andrew, Rob, Pierre, Alex, Martin, Tony, Peter, Rick, Dave, Geoff
L-R (kneeling): Steve, Del

Before the event proper, we met up at The Brewery Tap, and danced there, too

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The figure called The Star

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The end of the dance - well about one second after the end - the hankies have drooped

Then on to the Lower Dam

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The Music Men: Alex, Del, Pierre and Peter

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Last pair set off in the figure Cast Up

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Set to dance a second tim for the benefit of the local magazine photographer

Short break then off to the Village Hall to prepare for the procession

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Walkers (and dancers) gather at Pepper Street Car Park before setting off...

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...led by the Lymm Town Crier...

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Followed by walkers and us, with more behind

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The route is shortened courtesy of the Council, so turn right into Rectory Lane instead of processing through the village

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Thelwall Morris join the procession with home made Garland made from rushes

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Lymm May Queen followed by Lymm Morris, the WI groups and Bollin Morris at the back (honest)

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Crossing the main road to the Church

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Bollin arrive at the Church

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Lymm depart for the Church Green
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Others do a quick kit check

A swift pint and the teams dance - first up are Bollin

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Music...
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...and Dance...

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...whilst the Lymm Lads watch

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A bit of Still Life

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Raring to go

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Going

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Music...
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...and dance

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The first photograph, I think, of the most recent "new" figure "Outside Square"

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No limp hankies here

Then it is back down to the Church to process back to the Village Hall, again, only down Rectory Lane

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We line up again as though we'd never been away

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Brisk walk - hand movements only. The sequence known as "Hands"

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Chris Limb, counted them all out and counts them all back

Back at the car park, cars want to come out and we want to get in

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Left file, left, and right file, right
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The band are on their own full of indecision

A last performance in the Village Hall

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Tea an cake at the Village Hall

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The bottom four perform "The Star"

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It's all over for another year

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Photographs 2015 Ruth and Rosie Bibby
The Lymm Morris
Last updated 9 January 2016