Neil Hartwell

Date of Birth:

24th August

Place of Birth:



Jeweller (it sounds better than Personnel)

Year began the Morris:


What was it that made you try the Morris?

The offer of a free pint

Are you a Dancer, Musician, Both or other?


What made you persevere with it?

The hope of yet more free pints

Who you have danced with except Trigg?

Cumberland MM, Hexham MM, Ancient Men

What is your preferred Dance Tradition?


What is your favourite Dance?

Princess Royal Abingdon/Lucy of Lyne Horsham

What 'High Spot' do you remember since you started?

Having three different morris sides dancing on the day of our wedding (including "Haste to the Wedding" of course)

A bit about yourself:

I met my wife through Morris dancing (she was a Hexhamshire Lass). My son Paul gets about a bit - he has danced with Brighton, Golden Star, Gloucester and Isca MM.

Why Hokey Cokey 42 ? 
Well - according to the song - the Hokey Cokey that's what it's all about 
42 as Hitch-hikers will know is the answer to the ultimate question of Life the Universe and Everything