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About this issue of "Rattle Up My Boys"

Summary: Series 27 Issue 3

Published: July 2020

Editor: Jeff Lawson

Featured in this issue:

  • Photo: Fylingdales Primary School (p1)
  • Junior Longsword Tournament – Goathland (p2-3)
  • Renaat van Craenenbroeck’s Speurtocht (p4-8)
  • Editorial (p8)
  • Pat Pickles – Obituary (p9)
  • Caistor, Lincolnshire: A New Sword Play? (p10-12) 


Highlights of this issue include a comprehensive translation of Renaat van Craenenbroeck’s Speurtocht, delving into the history of sword dancing in Flanders, and an in-depth report on the Junior Longsword Tournament in Goathland. The issue also covers a tribute to the late Katie Howson, co-author of “The Brightest of Entertainers,” and offers insights into the impact of COVID-19 on dance events. Additionally, it explores the Flemish folk-dance movement and the Morris Ring Film Archive’s online availability.

Featured sides

Featured sides include Byron Wood Academy; Grenoside Community Primary School; Fylingdales and Goathland Plough Stots. 

Featured events

Featured events include the Junior Longsword Tournament held in Goathland and the Flemish folk-dance movement’s historical research in Flanders.


#Editor: Jeff Lawson
#Citation: Rattle Up My Boys (RUMB), 27(3),


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