Rise of the Phoenix

This afternoon Phoenix held their first face to face practice since the beginning of lockdown.

Some of had become a bit too used to Zoom practices from the comfort of our armchairs!

All precautions were taken to stick within the Covid guidance – sets of 6 became bubbles of 6, all equipped with Visors and with a few adjustments to our dances.

Our fabulous foreman, Sue, took us through Shepherds Hey, Saturday Night, The Bell, Black Joker, Bluebells of Scotland and Upton upon Severn Stick.

We were all a bit rusty but a great time was had by all!

We even had a special guest join us.
And TWO birthday gift presentations for side members who have had ‘big’ birthdays recently.

Covid 19 update

Following the latest government statement and acting on advice from the Morris Federation, Phoenix have decided to suspend all practice at the current time. We look forward to seeing you all in a few months time. Stay well everyone.

A Wassailing Phoenix Morris Did Go!

This ancient tradition seems to have made a comeback all over England this year so Apple crops should be plentiful.

Phoenix performed at 2 Wassails this January. Our local Wassail was an evening event at Croxley Green on the 17th. It was our best yet & very popular with the locals. Phoenix lit9 up the sky with Our Star Wars Dance which made its debut and attracted the crowds.

As Guests of OBJ along with Mayflower Morris we Wassailed at lunchtime in Wokingham on Sunday 19th.

The weather was kind to us for both events. We danced to entertain the public followed by the Ceremony then into the pub for some music and fun.