Of course, before the purists among you jump down my throat, I am well aware that our celebration of the Horkey in December was totally inappropriate, as the occasion is meant to mark the end of the harvest.
Other obligations made it very difficult to hold our Horkey celebration earlier in the Autumn, so we opted instead for a Barn Dance in the Village Hall on 1 December.
It was another great success: thanks to all who helped, and to all who attended, but in particular to:
The Spirit of the Horkey was evinced by this character. Quite what (or who) it represents, we are not sure, but we were a little worried when an insistent chant was raised, calling "Burn him, burn him".
|The Horkey band worked hard throughout the evening|
|Fred and George guested for several toons|
|Versatile as ever, the Band doubled up as Morris Musicians|
|While members of the Morris demonstrated their art|
|New recruits Dave and Bill With-an-impossible-surname pondered what they had let themselves in for|
|And in the bar, Nev scratched his head|