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Slideshow: Warding off the evil spirits

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There was plenty of colour and noise in the village of Long Itchington for the annual Plum Jerkum Wassail Tour.

The Morris dancers were joined by members of the Hereburgh Morris and Anstey Morris Men.

Keeping with tradition, a boy was sent up the tree to plant a slice of toast to ward off evil spirits and ensure a good harvest.

To see more of these pictures, or to buy a photo, log onto northamptonnewspapers.newsprints.co.uk and type in the picture code - which is MHLC-18-01-14 Morris Jerkum Jan04 - into the search option.

 

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