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

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

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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.

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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.

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9:40am Tue 22 Jul 14

Shaun the Faun says...

Hmmm.... obviously a Morris Minor....
Hmmm.... obviously a Morris Minor.... Shaun the Faun
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