Morris dancers raise hundreds of pounds for Ely charities

09:49 26 August 2014

Gog Magog Molly charity collection during the Ely Folk Festival.

Gog Magog Molly charity collection during the Ely Folk Festival.

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Morris dancers at the Ely Folk Festival raised hundreds of pounds for charity.

Rockingham Rapper. Charity collection during the  Ely Folk Festival.Rockingham Rapper. Charity collection during the Ely Folk Festival.

The Ely Morris Dancers raised £649.74 on behalf of local charities ,Home Start and the Lisa Barnes Memorial Trust, which supports the Arthur Rank Hospice.

Rockingham Rapper, a Morris side which comes from Peterborough, raised £164.51 while Gog Magog from Cambridge collected £107.58.

The Ely Folk Festival committee have sent a huge thankyou to everybody who contributed and enjoyed the spectacle of Morris dancers performing around the city.

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