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Hook Eagle Morris Men

What a fine bunch of men!

A Quick round up of the Hook Eagle clips on YouTube

All The Bells 2012, Rotherwick Church, Hampshire

Hook Eagles Morris perform What a Lovely Day for Knob Cracking

Performed prior to the screening of 'Morris - A Life With Bells On', at the Gill Nethercott Centre, Whitchurch, Hampshire, Thursday 19th March 2009

Watercress festival 2008, Alresford, Hampshire

2 more from HOOK EAGLE at Dartmoor Festival

South Zeal, West Devon, England. August 2008

HOOK EAGLE Dance FAR CANAL (tune: Kingston Black)

Hook Eagle Morris caught in the act at Rochester 'Sweeps' festival, Kent, England (2004), dancing Far Canal to the tune 'Kingston Black' by Derek Tarrant. August 2007

Hook Eagle at 'Sweeps' 2007 (What a Lovely Day!)

Hook Eagle Border Morris dancing at Rochester Sweeps Festival (Kent UK) May 2007

Hook Eagle Border Morris dance 'The White Hart'

Hook Eagle Morris dance The White Hart at the Rochester Sweeps Festival to the tune of the Buddy Holly classic song (written by Paul Anka) 'It Doesn't Matter Anymore' played as a hornpipe. Wonderful stuff! May 2005.

Hook Eagle at 'Sweeps.

Kent, UK May 2007 (Nice stick work!)

thedexmaniac presents Hook Eagle Morris vs Eminem vs Scott Joplin

Watch this Morris Dancer Mash Up!!! Let battle commence!!! Hoohah!!! January 2009


Traditional May Bank Holiday folk fun at the Rochester Sweeps Festival (Kent, UK), featuring dances from Hook Eagle and the Witchmen. A REALLY GREAT EVENT! Not to be missed! See you next year! May 2007


3 dances from the Dartmoor Festival (South Zeal, West Devon, England) (10 August 2008) Featuring the Exeter Morris Men and Hook Eagle Morris from Hampshire. Can't recall the name of the last group of dancers. Please let me know and I'll credit. Lovely event!!

LOVELY DAY for 'Knob-Cracking'

Hook Eagle Border Morris demonstrate the art of Knob-Cracking (yes! That really is what it's called) Filmed at the Rochester 'Sweeps' Festivals of 2006 & 2007
The tune has a number of names but Ashley Hutchings (founder of Fairport Convention, Steeleye Span & The Albion (Band) calls it Ricketts Hornpipe (or so I am informed). Best not try this at home!

Winchester Folk Festival (Mayfest) 2006

(a short movie)

Traditional English Border Morris dancing at the Rochester Sweeps Festival 2006


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