Hundreds line up as morris dancers filled the streets of Mid Sussex

Morris dancers took to the streets of Mid Sussex to give a traditional welcome to the early May Bank Holiday.

Wednesday, 15th May 2019, 4:53 pm

Ditchling Morris were accompanied by London-based side Hammersmith Morris Men for a weekend of dancing at various locations in Sussex.

Saturday saw them dancing through Lewes, and on Sunday they started at Oldland Windmill in Hassocks before ending the weekend on a high at the South Downs Heritage Centre.

Craig Brookwell, branch manager said: “Ditchling Morris are always an eagerly anticipated date on our calendar and Hammersmith were a fabulous addition this year.”

Ditchling Morris and Hammersmith Morris Men at the South Down Heritage Centre
Ditchling Morris and Hammersmith Morris Men at the South Down Heritage Centre