Morris team is looking to the future with its newest recruit

Harrison Brown, three, joins in the dancing outside the Ashmolean Musuem

Harrison Brown, three, joins in the dancing outside the Ashmolean Musuem

First published in News

YOU’RE never too young to take up an age-old hobby.

Miniature Morris man Harrison Brown, three, showed off his skills to a crowd at Oxford’s Ashmolean Museum on Sunday.

Icknield Way Morris Men toured the county over the weekend with Spanish folk dancers Bajo Duero from Zamora.

Oxford Mail:

Meeting up again, from left, Peter McLoughlin, Squire of Icknield Way Morris Men, Carmen Ramos, of Bajo Duero, and Robin Gravestock, of the Gloucestershire Morris Men

The Wantage side met the Spanish dancers when they visited Spain last year.

Icknield Way squire Peter McLoughlin, 65, who lives in Cirencester, said: “The Sunday in Oxford was fabulous, and the whole weekend was excellent.

“We got some big crowds and lots of attention from tourists.

“It gave Oxfordshire a chance to see some top-quality Spanish folk dancing and singing.”

On Saturday, the sides performed in Cheltenham and Cirencester, then Wantage and Oxford on Sunday.

In Wantage, the Spanish visitors were charmed when mayor Fiona Roper greeted them in Spanish.

Do you want alerts delivered straight to your phone via our WhatsApp service? Text NEWS, SPORT and JAYDEN depending on what services you want, and your full name to 07767 417704. Save our number into your phone as Oxford Mail WhatsApp and ensure you have WhatsApp installed.

Our top stories

Woman raped in Headington flat

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

3:24pm Saturday 20th September 2014

A WOMAN was followed into a Headington flat and raped this morning. 

Police manhunt after teenager raped in city centre

Oxford Mail:

11:57am Saturday 20th September 2014

A TEENAGER was raped in central Oxford this morning by a man she met in a nightclub.

Referendum vote gives PM a spring in his step

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Saturday 20th September 2014

WITNEY MP David Cameron has congratulated the people of Burford for organising a mock “referendum” on the issue of Scottish independence – but has admitted he was more relieved to find out the result of the actual poll.

Oxford United Wright issues warning

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Saturday 20th September 2014

Jake Wright believes it will be key for Oxford United to avoid getting dragged into a physical contest if they are to build on a midweek win when Stevenage visit today.

It's off - three-day city festival is cancelled

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

A THREE-day festival set to take place on Oxford’s South Park next weekend has been cancelled due to poor ticket sales and rumours that one of its big name stars had pulled out.

Google wipes search results for 20 people's convictions after just one person's 'Right To Be Forgotten' request

Oxford Mail:

8:40am Saturday 20th September 2014

THE convictions of 20 people have been wiped from Google search results because of a single complaint in the latest controversy caused by a controversial European privacy ruling.

Comments (1)

Please log in to enable comment sorting

9:40am Tue 22 Jul 14

Shaun the Faun says...

Hmmm.... obviously a Morris Minor....
Hmmm.... obviously a Morris Minor.... Shaun the Faun
  • Score: 0

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree