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Sussex Spinning Jenny, Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex (UK)

Gender: women
Organization(s): Morris Federation
Dance type(s): Northwest clog morris
Kit/Livery: Purple, slit 4-panel skirts -mid-calf length with very full white petticoats. White Short-sleeve open neck blouses with purple, lilac and gold ribbon trim. Black clogs, purple laces. Garlands bound in purple and gold, bobbins in dark wood with purple/gold ribbon trim. Musicians wear Turqoise/Purple paisley pattern waistcoats, white shirts, black pants (trousers) and black Breton hats.

Primary contact: Judy Mann (Hon. Secretary) (Tel.: +44 1424 218059; Email: rich@rmdes.demon.co.uk)
Secondary contact: Christine Moore (Squire) (Tel.: +44 1424 216744)
Additional contact(s) Colin Underhill (musicians/ceilidh band) (Tel.: +44 1424 215258)
Practice Day & time: Thursday at 8.00pm

Miscellany: The side was formed in 1985 and has performed at Sidmouth, Scarborough, Bray (Co. Wicklow), Wimborne, Swanage and Faversham Folk Festivals, and numerous one-day, charity and fund-raising events, mainly in the South East of England.

The dancers are supported by a thriving band which performs regularly for ceilidhs/barn dances. The Spinning Jenny Band is bookable for charity/fundraising events, weddings, parties and festivals. Fees negotiable.



Last modified: 2002/11/25 20:12

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