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England

Lancashire

Rossendale Mummers

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Whitworth, Grid Ref.: SD8818, Lat.& Long.: 53.6629, -2.1755

Description:

The group perform three plays. The main play being the Christmas Play, featuring The Black Ram, Saint George, Bessy Brown Bags, The Doctor, Old Father Christmas and The M.C. being performed at local markets, pubs and clubs in the week running up to Christmas. There are also two Summer plays

Established:

1978

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered

 

Past events: 2010 (2), 2011 (2), 2012 (4), 2013 (2), 2014 (2), 2015 (1), 2016 (2), 2017 (2)

Media Links:

1. Rossendale Mummers The Trials Of Everyman @ The Crown 7th July 2013 - Unverified link
You Tube - Video , 28-Feb-2014
2. The Trials Of Everyman - Unverified link
YouTube - Video , 27-Jun-2010
3. Christmas Play at Whitworth Band Club Dec. 2008 - Unverified link
You Tube - Photo(s) , 22-Dec-2008
4. Christmas Play - Unverified link
YouTube - Video , 21-Dec-2008

Contact:

Mark Ambrose (ambie55@hotmail.com)

Part of:

Whitworth Rushcart Men

Notes:

Re-established 2007 following a break of several years due to lack of performers

Update: Directory entry / Performances / Media Links

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