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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-2014

1. - 10:30

Various, Melcombe Regis, Dorset, England

2. - 12:40

Chapelhay Tavern, Franchise St, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 8JU

Notes:

Street performances. Probably three, in various locations, probably including outside Debenhams/White Hart, the Old Maypole cross and South end of St Mary Street. Finish for the morning at the Chapelhay, a genuine old fashioned public house.

 

GMap 18-Dec-2014

1. - 20:45

Belvedere Inn, High Street, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 8JH, England

2. - 21:30

Boot Inn, High Street, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 8JH

Notes:

Likely to be a music session (trad English tunes) at the Boot following the play performance. All musicians and listeners welcome

 

GMap 07-Dec-2014

1. - 15:00

Wyke Regis Christmas Fair, High St, Wyke Regis, Dorset, DT4 9NZ, England

 

Other past years: 2001 (2), 2002 (4), 2003 (6), 2004 (7), 2005 (3), 2006 (7), 2008 (4), 2009 (5), 2010 (7), 2011 (4), 2012 (1), 2013 (5), 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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