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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 21-Dec-2018

1. - 19:30

Three Compasses, The Square, Charminster, Dorset, DT2 9QT, England

2. - 20:15

Poet Laureate, Pummery square, Poundbury, Dorset, DT1 3GW

3. - 20:30

Black Dog, 50 Main St, Broadmayne, Dorset, DT2 8ES

 

GMap 20-Dec-2018

1. - 20:45

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

2. - 21:30

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

 

GMap 18-Dec-2018

1. - 21:00

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

Notes:

Private party performance

 

GMap 15-Dec-2018

1. - 19:45

Tom Browns, 47 High Street East, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1HU, England

2. - 20:15

Convivial Rabbit, 1 Trinity House, Trinity Street, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1TT

3. - 21:00

New Inn, Highgate Lane, West Knighton, Dorset, DT2 8PE

 

GMap 14-Dec-2018

1. - 18:00

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

2. - 19:15

Methodist Church Hall, Easton Square, Easton, Dorset, DT5 1BX

Notes:

Late night Christmas shopping event - play to be perfomed in the Square, halls and shopping centre

 

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), 2014 (3), 2016 (3), 2017 (1)

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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