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Did you watch these Morris dancers as they travelled through Felixstowe in 1991?

PUBLISHED: 07:00 27 February 2017

Were you a member of the parade? Email our picture desk at suffolkpicturedesk@archant.co.uk

Were you a member of the parade? Email our picture desk at suffolkpicturedesk@archant.co.uk

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It is not a pastime that is enjoyed quietly, and the people of Felixstowe were certainly aware when this parade of Morris dancers travelled through the town in 1991.

Groups of onlookers watch as a Morris dancers perform in Felixstowe in 1991Groups of onlookers watch as a Morris dancers perform in Felixstowe in 1991

Recognised as an early English cultural tradition, Morris dancing is a type of folk dancing where the members rhythmically step whilst wearing and carrying bells.

The parade travelled through FelixstoweThe parade travelled through Felixstowe

Young and old turned out to watch the spectacle, with the dancers accompanied by circus performers and live percussionists who moved with the display.

Floral decorations on the Morris dancing paradeFloral decorations on the Morris dancing parade

A group of female Morris dancers in the paradeA group of female Morris dancers in the parade

Morris dancers are known for their traditional costumesMorris dancers are known for their traditional costumes

Can you see yourself among the crowd in these photographs from the parade in 1991?

Dancing their way through FelixstoweDancing their way through Felixstowe

Have you watched or been a part of the parade since?

People in the town stopped to watch as the parade passed throughPeople in the town stopped to watch as the parade passed through

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Circus performers were also part of the parade in Felixstowe in 1991Circus performers were also part of the parade in Felixstowe in 1991

Unicyclist's helped to entertain the crowd as part of the Morris dancing paradeUnicyclist's helped to entertain the crowd as part of the Morris dancing parade

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Here, you can find a community of people sharing stories, experiences and nostalgic images from around the town. You might find an old school friend or neighbour on the group.

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