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Hastings Jack in the Green

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 “Hastings Jack in the Green” by Keith Leech & Fee Lock held on Zoom on 8 November 2020. The #MorrisFedvideo lasts for 1 hour 9 minutes.



Keith Leech starts with the history of the annual Hastings Jack in the Green event on the May Day Bank Holiday, with the background to how it started and has evolved, and includes Q&A with Keith Leech and Fee Lock on how to manage this type of event.

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Speaker biography

Keith Leech and Fee Lock are long-time members of Mad Jack’s Morris. Keith was instrumental in reviving the Jack in the Green tradition in Hastings and is a usually seen dressed as a “bogie” or green man, one of Jacks’ attendants, during the procession on the May Bank Holiday.


  • Title: Hastings Jack in the Green
  • Speaker: Keith Leech & Fee Lock
  • Facilitator: Pauline Woods-Wilson
  • Type: talk
  • Date of talk: 8 November 2020
  • Date page published: 23 April 2023

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