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Traditional Treasures [Video]

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 “Traditional Treasures” by Gill and Barry Goodman held on Zoom on 22 January 2022. The #MorrisFedvideo lasts for 1 hour 1 minute.



An illustrated talk on some more unusual English customs with songs and pictures presented by Gill and Barry Goodman. “Traditional Treasures” leads you through the magic, mystery and madness of English traditional customs in story, live songs and visual images.
The customs covered include: House Wassailing, The Olney Pancake Race, Tavistock Goosey Fair, Helston Flora Day, The Whitby Penny Hedge, The Haxey Hood Game, Apple Tree Wassailing.

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Speaker biography

Gill and Barry Goodman have been involved in the folk scene since 1971 and have experienced, or been involved with, many of the customs featured in the presentation.

Gill has been a volunteer at the British Schools Museum in Hitchin since 2007 and was founder member of Bedfordshire Lace Morris.

Barry is a folk singer, songwriter and musician, ex-member of Redbornstoke Morris and The Outside Capering Crew, as well as an ex-President of the Morris Federation!

Find out more at Gill & Barry’s web site:


  • Title: Traditional Treasures
  • Speakers: Gill and Barry Goodman
  • Facilitator: Pauline Woods-Wilson
  • Type: talk
  • Date of talk: 22 January 2022
  • Date page published: 22 May 2023

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