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England

Dorset

Frome Valley Morris Mummers

Category:

Folk Play-acting Sub-Group

Home Town:

Weymouth, Grid Ref.: SY6779, Lat.& Long.: 50.6137, -2.4594

Description:

Plays performed currently are: Hero Combat - text from a village near Weymouth (Broadwey) from DCRO, 1934 - played at Midwinter in pubs, streets in South and West Dorset - and a Hoodening play we wrote c. 2005, based on Kentish examples (also played at festivals) and performed 2005-2014, waiting for more players to start again.

Established:

1978

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered

 

Past events:

 

GMap 20-Dec-2009

1. - 14:00

Portland Museum, 217 Wakeham, Portland, Dorset, DT5 1HS, England

Notes:

Museum event plus possibly some pubs tbc

 

GMap 17-Dec-2009

1. - 19:45

Wise Man Inn, West Stafford, Dorset, DT2 8AG, England

Notes:

Foodie pub but our local

 

GMap 11-Dec-2009

1. - 18:30

Easton Square, Easton, Dorset, DT5 1BX, England

Notes:

Christmas Fair with shops open and Christmas entertainment. Performances in the street, church halls and possibly pubs

 

GMap 06-Dec-2009

1. - 13:30

Wyke Regis Fair, Wyke Regis, Dorset, DT4 9XP, England

Notes:

Performance in the street at a village Christmas fair

 

GMap 09-Jan-2009

1. - 19:30

Bothenhampton Village Hall, Main St, Bothenhampton, Dorset, DT6 4BL, England - Party/randy. Small village hall, restricted parking nearby

Notes:

Village annual social and all welcome to join in. Entertainment by members of Frome Valley Morris and friends. Songs, recitations, social dancing, etc. Light refreshments. Free, collection in aid of village facilities

 

Other past years: 2001 (2), 2002 (4), 2003 (6), 2004 (7), 2005 (3), 2006 (7), 2008 (4), 2010 (7), 2011 (4), 2012 (1), 2013 (5), 2014 (3), 2016 (3), 2017 (1), 2018 (5)

Media Links:

1. Frome Valley Morris Men Mummers Play - Validated link
YouTube - Video [9min 21sec], darkdorset, 24-Feb-2007

Contact:

David Milner (davmilner@gmail.com), Phone: 01305 880154
Address: 3 Hope Terrace, Martinstown, Dorset, DT2 9JN

Part of:

Frome Valley Morris

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