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Boxing Day Morris dancing at pubs across Kent 2017

By Angela Cole

Christmas is all about tradition - so indulge in a true English tradition and head to a Kent pub to watch Morris dancing this Boxing Day. Here are some to try:

Hartley Morris Men have been performing on Boxing Day since 1969. They will be outside the Black Horse, Stansted, at noon and at the Rose and Crown, Wrotham at 1.15pm. At both venues there will be a performance of the ancient Firle mumming play. Visit hartleymorrismen.org.uk.

Hartley Morris will be out on Boxing Day
Hartley Morris will be out on Boxing Day

Boughton Morris and other guest Morris sides will be performing at The Chequers, Loose on Boxing Day, between 12.30pm and 3pm. The Boughton side have danced there every year since 1979. details at boughtonmorris.uwclub.net

Another longstanding side, Headcorn Morris, will be in action from noon at the George & Dragon in Headcorn High Street, and then from 2pm at the King’s Head in Grafty Green. Check headcornmorris.co.uk for more information.

The Seven Champions, who are molly dancers, who black their faces, will be staging their traditional Boxing Day Dance Out at an as yet undisclosed location in the heart of Kent - check thesevenchampions.weebly.com for details.

Whitstable-based Dead Horse Morris, which features the Dead Horse Morris Men and the Broomdashers ladies' team, will be staging their Mince Pie Tour on Boxing Day at various venues around Whitstable. For more, go to deadhorse.org.uk

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