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Here is the complete interview of WILLIAM KIMBER conducted by Dr Maud Karpeles recorded by her nephew, Peter Kennedy, at Kimber's home, Headington Quarry, Oxford on the 4th December 1951. A complete transcript of the interview accompanies the CD.

Beginnings - Whitsun Morris - Percy Manning - Mrs Birch - Sandfield Cottage - Boxing Day - First meeting with Cecil Sharp - Going up to London - Meeting with McIlwaine - Mary Neal and The Esperance Club - Trouble between the two pioneers - Lectures, Shows & Teaching - Resting before work - Good Show at the Queens Hall - Meeting the Royals - The Gold Badge - Death Stalks - The Fatal Blow - The Sense of loss - Never failed him - On trial with parents - May Day - Handbells & Bands - Christmas Mummers - Women dancing Morris - Tips for dancers - . The Lamb ale in Oxfordshire - Decline of Morris - Other dances - Whitsuntide - Romany Gypsies - The Handkerchief or Ribbon Dance - May Garlands - Headington Morris - Training dancers - Best foot forward


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