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Nine Daies Morris - the route

Where to be if you want to witness the re-enactment of Will Kemp's dance from London to Norwich between 15 and 22 April, 2000.

Note: Times are as given by the organisers and are of Displays and/or of the all-the-way dancers. Road numbers are mainly as guessed!

Saturday, April 15: 10.15 Dance starts from the Royal Exchange, City of London; 10.20 Aldgate; 11.00 Mile End (Flautist & Firkin); 11.45 Stratford Broadway; 12.45 Ilford Precinct; 2.45 Tollgate Tavern (A118/A1112); 3.00 Romford Market Place; 4.55 Harold Wood (Shepherd & Dog); 5.45 Brook Street; 6.00 - 7.30 Brentwood, various sites.

Sunday, April 16: 11.05 Mountnessing (George & Dragon) (B1002); 11.45 Ingatestone (Star) (B1002); 12.45 Margaretting (Black Bull) (B1002); 2.25 Widford (White Horse) (A1016); 2.30 Chelmsford & Essex Museum, Oaklands Park; 3.10 Chelmsford Town Centre; 4.15 Broomfield (Angel) (B1008)

Monday, April 17: 12.05 Great Leighs (Dog & Partridge) (A131); 1.05 Braintree; 2.35 High Garrett (Hare & Hounds) (A131); 3.25 Gosfield (A1017); 5.10 Sible Hedingham (A1017); 5.15 & 7.00 Castle Hedingham (to 8.00)

Tuesday, April 18: 10.30 Bulmer Tye (B1058/A131); 11.30 Sudbury; 12.30 Long Melford (B1064); 2.30 Kentwell Hall; 3.45 Glemsford (B1065); 4.20 Cavendish (Five Bells); 5.30 & 7.00 Clare (The Globe) (to 8.00)

Wednesday, April 19: 11.45 Wickham (A143); 1.30 Depden lay-by (A143); 3.05 Horringer lay-by (A143); 3.45 Ickworth House (Horringer); 4.50 Bury St. Edmunds Suffolk College & 5.00 town centre; 6.00 Fornham (B1106) (to 6.45); 7.35 Timworth Hall (off A134)

Thursday, April 20: 9.35 Great Livermere; 10.00 Troston (both between A134 & A1088); 10.30 Honington (The Fox) (A1088); 12.25 Euston Hall; 1.30 Thetford; 3.10 Croxton (off A11 by-pass); 4.20 Corkmere junction; 5.00 East Wretham (Dog & Partridge) (off A1075); 6.15 Great Hockham (to 7.15)

Friday, April 21: 10.00 Great Hockham crossroads; 11.00 Little Ellingham (via Rockland Saints); 12.00 Hingham (B1108); 2.35 Hackford/Wicklewood; 3.45 Wymondham; 5.45 Hethersett (to 6.45)

Saturday, April 22: 10.10 Eaton (Red Lion) (off A11); 11.30 & 1.30 Norwich, Chapelfield Gardens; 2.00 Procession to City Hall, with displays and presentation of scroll from the Lord Mayor of London to the Lord Mayor of Norwich; 3.20 Maddermarket Theatre - final leap over churchyard wall and Dedication of Plaque.

links:
Press Release from organisers
Re-enactment of The Nine Daies' Wonder

2000 Simon Pipe, Mark Rogers, The Outside Capering Crew

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