“A monster with six eyes, three mouths, four arms, eight legs, five on one side and three on the other.
A riddle for man on horseback, with a woman side saddle behind him.”
According to the Grose's 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue. A Dictionary of Buckish Slang, University Wit and Pickpocket Eloquence.
200 years later Rackaback Morris was formed in Hull bringing mixed border morris to the streets and pubs.
We dance in black with purple and a splash of gold reflecting the association of past Royalty with Hull - Kingston Upon Hull, the Kings Town of Hull.
Our Rackaback logo is based loosely on the pirate's skull and crossbones, as Hull is a city associated with sailing and all things watery.