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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 16-Dec-2010

1. - 21:45

Village Hall, Back St, Broadmayne, Dorset, DT2 8EW, England

Notes:

Sunray Folk Club Christmas Night - carols, songs, stories and the play

 

GMap 13-Dec-2010

1. - 18:15

Victoria Square, Chiswell, Portland, Dorset, DT5 1AL, England

Notes:

Christmas Event - play to be performed in open and then possibly in local pubs

 

GMap 12-Dec-2010

1. - 13:00

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

Notes:

Christmas Fair with stalls etc. Play performance at various times in open and the Albert pub

 

GMap 11-Dec-2010

1. - 16:00

St Georges Centre, Reforne, Portland, Dorset, DT5 2AN, England

Notes:

Community Choir Christmas Concert

 

GMap 10-Dec-2010

1. - 18:00

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

Notes:

Christmas Shopping evening - play to be performed several times in church halls, shopping centre and in the open

 

GMap 04-Dec-2010

1. - 20:30

St Michael's Church, Church Lane, Stinsford, Dorset, DT2 8PT, England

Notes:

Hardy Society Going the Rounds - recreation of carol singing in Under the Greenwood Tree. All welcome to sing carols from the Hardy songbook. Meet Thornecombe Woods 6.30, finish in church with singing and the play

 

GMap 08-Jan-2010

1. - 19:30

Bothenhampton Village Hall, Main St, Bothenhampton, Dorset, DT6 4BL, England

Notes:

Evening entertainment with plays, songs, dances, stories. Free entry, all welcome

 

Other past years: 2001 (2), 2002 (4), 2003 (6), 2004 (7), 2005 (3), 2006 (7), 2008 (4), 2009 (5), 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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