Back in time: Standon & Puckeridge

I was sent a link to a youtube film recently that was so interesting from a local social history perspective that I wanted to share it on the blog – it is a British Pathe film showing the village vicar, Rev. Ross Sage delivering milk around Puckeridge in 1963 with…

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Dancing the sun up

Each year at dawn on the 1st May, Standon Morris ‘dance the sun up’, starting at The Puddingstone in Standon, Hertfordshire.This sound recording records the performance – a magical moment that celebrated the turning of the season and the arrival of spring in one small country village’s cultural year.

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