Extracts from the Press Report
The rush-bearing, so far as the village was concerned, was ushered in very quietly last week.
At an early hour, two sets of morris dancers, one
hailing from Sandy Lan and the other from Newfield made their appearance
enrobed in the gayest of bright ribbons with hats representing a bouquet
of roses and "flirts" of some white material to crack to the
strains of a concertina.
As there was no rush cart, the proceedings of the day were all very tame...
...The old people who took a lively interest in keeping up the customs of their fathers are rapidly disappearing, and the young people do not enter into the traditions which formed a large part of the lives and pastimes of their ancestors.
The Press Report
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