Photo Gallery - the 1960's  

 

 

Ellis Tinsley fooling on the Dales Tour in 1965.

This is the Leeds Morris Men's team at the Inter-varsity Folk Festival in 1963. The team includes Bill Barrett, Keith Constable, Ted Laughton and Ken Wroe.

A mixed set dancing Ring o'Bells, Lichfield on the grass at Burnsall on 18 May 1964. Amongst the Leeds Men in the set are Ellis Tinley, Keith Constable, Jim Hobart, Ted Laughton and Ken Wroe.

Left and above: a double jig during the 1968 Dales Tour. Left: Ellis Tinsley solo; above, Ellis and (we think) Chris Hillier bring "I'll Go and enlist for a Sailor" (Sherborne) to an end.

The piper is Bill Barrett. Chris is currently (2009) bagman of St Albans Morris Men

Leeds Morris Men dancing in the massed show at the Handsworth Ring Meeting in 1965.

Bill Barrett plays for a mixed Leeds/White Rose side on the Dales Tour in 1966. Visible in the set are Cliff Barstow and Bill Smith.

A mixed set at Threshfield during the Dales Tour in either 1965 or 1966. During these lean years for the club the Dales Tour could only continue because so many of our friends from other clubs came to shore the weekend with us.

These are virtually the only photographs we have of the Leeds Morris Men  dancing in the 1960's. If you have any in your collection that you are willing to share with us please let us know by emailing contact@leedsmorris.org.uk

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