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Whitethorn Morris At The Winchester May Fest 08 - a Memory of Winchester.

May 2008, and the city of Winchester hosted a festival of music and dance, with the streets closed to traffic and thronged with entertainers, market stalls and happy crowds.

I was part of the band playing for Whitethorn Morris at this event and enjoyed my visit to Winchester. As I walked from the station I passed by the clock in the High Street shown in this Francis Frith view of 1896. Its still there and exactly the same!

My wife Elizabeth danced, and I played my piano accordian for most of the day, including a long procession of all the entertainers from the Cathedral Green and up the High Street.  It was a really happy and fun day out and a pleasure to entertain so many people in the crowded streets.


A memory shared by John Howard Norfolk on May 18th, 2008.
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