|Rockhopper Morris at Haddenham|
Later in the month we were guests of Phoenix Morris for the Rickmansworth Day of Dance, where we mostly got very wet. When rain stopped play, some of New Moon stayed to dance in the hall with Phoenix and other sides.
|New Moon and Whitethorn dancers join in with Phoenix.|
The following weekend the band played at the Linslade Canal Festival, as the surfaces were not suitable for dancing. This was great fun, and we hope to do it again in future years.
|Playing in the dog show arena|
|Apparently quarantined - in the dog show arena|
In August we didn't perform publically, but due to the sterling efforts of Louise, we continued with the Slow and Steady Session - for beginner/intermediate musicians, or for musicians learning a new instrument, and the increasingly popular New Moon Folk Nights, that moves every month to a different pub. These have been going for around 6 months now, and attract an interesting mix of music and styles.
|A blur of hands|
In September some of us went to dance in Swanage - always an excellent event.
|Photobombed by Wicket Brood|
Then on the 23rd of September we danced in Tring with many other sides to celebrate Whitethorn Morris's 40th Anniversary.
|Martin and Darryl sweep up - the broom dance|
|Tring Church Square|
On into October, when we will celebrate Tring's Apple Day at Jeacock's Orchard playing music on Sunday 8th, and will dance again in Tring for the Apple Fayre, with other morris sides, from 10 am on Saturday 14th and have another of our roving music sessions from 7 pm in the Robin Hood.