Item BCA - 2018.1481 - Colin Bathe, musician with the Bampton Morris Men

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Colin Bathe, musician with the Bampton Morris Men


  • 1972-2000 (Creation)

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Colin Bathe was a musician with the Bampton Morris Men for many years, but occasionally he would dance. He also went to Bra in Italy with the Bampton Traditional Morris Men in 1980. He was very good friends with 'Curly', John Titchener.
MO768B Bampton Traditional Morris men's annual party in Bampton WI Hall (later called the Village Hall) in 1976. Musicians left to right on the stage:- Trevor Hewitt (bell-bottom trousers only showing), Mathew Green, Andrew Bathe, Frank Purslow, Colin Bathe, Curly (John) Titchener and Rod Straddling.
MO1904 Bampton Morris Men 1999. Back row left to right:- Richard Buckingham, Mathew Green, Colin Knight, Anthony Wixey, Bruce Piercy, Gareth Knight, Colin Bathe, Roly Brown, Alec Wixey, Chris Truman (Chad), Ian Packer, Paul Wixey. Front row left to right:- Jeff Dando, Mark Booty, Richard Wixey, Matthew Howes, Steven Wixey, Robin Knight, Rob Fidler.
MO1BED Bampton Morris Men. Back row left to right:- Colin Bathe on melodeon, Colin Knight, Mark Booty, Paul Wixey, Gareth Knight, Steven Wixey, Mathew Green, Alec Wixey, Chris Truman (Chad), Richard Wixey. Front row L-R:- Rob Fidler, Jeff Dando, Robin Knight and Alistair Cook (Fred). Circa 1990/1
MO1CA1 Musicians with the Bampton Morris Men L-R Colin Bathe on melodeon, Mathew Green on fiddle, Roly Brown on fiddle and Alistair Cook (Fred) on melodeon. 1992.
MO2607 Colin Bathe playing the accordion for the Bampton Morris Men c2000
MO2B26 The Bampton Morris Men. Back L-R Colin Knight, Ernie Hunt, Robin Knight, Gareth Knight, Steven Wixey, Roly Brown, Alistair Cook (Fred).
front.. Collin Bathe, Alec Wixey, Paul Wixey, Jeff Dando, Richard Wixey (Leaning). Ernie became the self-appointed coat carrier kitted out by Dora Townsend. Late 80s.
MO2B99 Roly Brown on fiddle and Colin Bathe on melodeon.
MO39D2 Morris musicians; Arnold Woodley, Frank Purslow and Andrew Bathe in Glebelands playing for the Bampton Morris Men
MO3B22 Back row L-R:- Mark Booty, Richard Buckingham, Colin Knight, ??, Paul Wixey, ??, Chris Truman (Chad), Roly Brown, Mathew Green, Jeff Dando. Front row L-R:- Alec Wixey, Colin Bathe melodeon, Robin Knight cake, Alistair Cook (Fred) melodeon.
MO3E1F Back row L-R: Richard Buckingham, Collin Knight, Gareth Knight, Paul Wixey, Richard Wixey, Chad Truman, Roly Brown, Mathew Green on fiddle, Jeff Dando. Robin Knight. Front...Collin Bathe on melodeon, Clive Stevens, Alec Wixey, Joanna Stevens, Alistair Cook (Fred) on melodeon. Late 1990s.
Untit110 Bampton Morris Men. musicians 1999. L-R Roly Brown, Mathew Green and Chad Truman, front row L-R Jeff Dando and Colin Bathe.
a122 Article in 'Witney Gazette' January 20th 1972. 'Morris Men of Bampton'. Robin Connaughton, Bernie Basson, Fred Scott, Colin Bathe, Andrew Carruthers, Colin Knight, Arnold Woodley (Fiddler and Squire), Frank Purslow (melodeon).
B0010 Traditional Bampton Morris Men. Whitsun 1988. Back row L-R:- Robin Knight cake carrier, Mathew Green, Bruce Piercy, Gareth Knight, Ian Packer, Chad Truman, Mark Booty, Colin Knight, Richard Wixey, Paul Wixey. Front row L-R:- Colin Bathe melodeon, Jeff Dando, Rob Fidler fool, Alec Wixey and Alistair 'Fred' Cook.

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