Anstey at White Horse, Seagrave Anstey Morris Men were founded in September 1983. Since that time they have gone from strength to strength. They perform dances from the Cotswold tradition and have gained an enviable reputation locally for their energetic stick dances. Their costume is based on that of a 19th Century "Navvie" or farm worker, the type of person most likely to perform Morris dances in that era.
Although there is no long established tradition of Morris dancing in Leicestershire, there are records of Morris dancers performing at Bradgate Park in the 16th Century and being watched by Lady Jane Grey's sister - so Anstey could be termed a "Revivalist" side. Anstey Men in action

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