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England

West Yorkshire

Midgley Pace Eggers (Calder High Pace Eggers) [Website]

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Midgley, Grid Ref.: SE0226, Lat.& Long.: 53.7347, -1.9621

Description:

The Midgley Pace-Eggers are one of the oldest traditional folk play groups in England. This youth team is based at Calder High School, and they perform at street locations throughout the Calder Valley, West Yorkshire on Good Fridays.

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered

 

Past events: 2001 (1), 2002 (1), 2003 (1), 2004 (1), 2005 (1), 2009 (1), 2010 (1), 2011 (1), 2012 (1), 2013 (1), 2014 (1), 2015 (1), 2016 (1), 2017 (1), 2018 (1), 2019 (1)

Media Links:

1. Calder High students perform the Midgley Pace Egg play - Validated link
Hebweb - News article , Billy Painter, 25-Mar-2009
2. Calder High tours its Pace Egg play - Validated link
Hebden Bridge Times - News article , Todmorden News, 20-Mar-2008
3. Pace Egg play 2008 - Validated link
Hebweb - Photo(s) [15 images], Hebden Bridge Web, 2008
4. Boys from Calder Valley High School, West Yorkshire, England perform the Midgley Pace Egg Play on Good Friday 9th April 2004 - Validated link
Folk Play Research - Photo(s) [3 images], Duncan Broomhead, 09-Apr-2004
5. Good Friday, 18th April 2003, Yorkshire, England - Validated link
Folk Play Research - Photo(s) [4 images], Pete Coe, 18-Apr-2003
6. Boys from Calder Valley High School perform the Midgley Pace Egg Play at Weavers Square, Heptonstall, Good Friday 2002 - Validated link
Folk Play Research - Photo(s) [3 images], John Frearson, 2002
7. Boys from Calder Valley High School perform the Midgley Pace Egg Play at Walkley Clogs, Hebden Bridge, Good Friday, 13 April, 2001 - Validated link
Folk Play Research - Photo(s) [3 images], John Frearson, 13-Apr-2001
8. The Pace-Egg - Validated link
Yorkshire Film Archive - Video [26min 15sec], Peter Boocock & Halifax Cine Club, 1960
9. Midgley Pace Eggers 1932 1932 - Validated link
Folk Play Research - Photo(s) [1 image], Ron Eastwood

Contact:

Billy Painter, Manager/Press Officer/Player (billy.painter@sky.com), Phone: 07768863233 (Mob.)
Address: 24 Old Mill Ridge, Wadsworth, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, HX7 8RT

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