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Goathland Plough Stots Long Sword Tradition

This page contains brief details about the video recording; the video (embedded in the page); an abstract for the talk; links to additional resources;  speaker biography and a summary.

Video recording of talk

Recording of a Morris Federation talk on “Goathland Plough Stots Long Sword Tradition” by xxx  held on Zoom on 10 January 2021. The #MorrisFedvideo lasts for 1 hour 23 minutes.



Keith Thompson will talk about the history of the Goathland Plough Stots Long Sword tradition in North Yorkshire.  Including a tour of their Hut (The Reading Room) where the Plough Stots rehearse and keep their uniforms and ephemera: swords, competition cups, photographs, papers.  There will be time for Q&A.

Additional resources

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Speaker biography

Keith Thompson is the Honorary President of Goathland Plough Stots to which he has belonged for some 40 years – a novice compared with some team members who are younger than him.


  • Title: Goathland Plough Stots Long Sword Tradition
  • Speaker: Keith Thompson
  • Facilitator: Pauline Woods-Wilson
  • Type: talk
  • Date of talk: 10 January 2021
  • Date page published: 25 April 2023

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