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England

Gloucestershire

City of Gloucester Mummers

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Gloucester, Grid Ref.: SO8318, Lat.& Long.: 51.8644, -2.2396

Description:

[None provided]

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2002 (1), 2003 (1), 2004 (1), 2005 (1), 2006 (1), 2008 (1), 2009 (1), 2010 (1), 2011 (1), 2012 (1), 2013 (1)

Media Links:

[None registered]

Contact:

Chris Burge (chris@folker.demon.co.uk), Phone: 01453 759921

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Clearwell Mummers [Website]

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Clearwell, Grid Ref.: SO5708, Lat.& Long.: 51.7731, -2.6160

Description:

[None provided]

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2003 (1)

Media Links:

[None registered]

Contact:

Stephen Rowley (steve@artension.com), Phone: 01453 763181

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Cultural Pathways [Website]

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Pitchcombe, Grid Ref.: SO8508, Lat.& Long.: 51.7745, -2.2102

Description:

[None provided]

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2003 (3)

Media Links:

[None registered]

Contact:

Steve Rowley (steve@artension.com), Phone: 01453 763181

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Forest of Dean Morris Men [Website]

Category:

Dancers who perform Plays

Home Town:

Whitecroft, Grid Ref.: SO6106, Lat.& Long.: 51.7554, -2.5578

Description:

[None provided]

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2001 (4), 2004 (3)

Media Links:

[None registered]

Contact:

Dave Evans, Phone: +44 594 563354

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Gloucestershire Morris Mummers [Website]

Category:

Folk Play-acting Sub-Group

Home Town:

Churchdown, Grid Ref.: SO8720, Lat.& Long.: 51.8825, -2.1816

Description:

[None provided]

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2003 (2), 2004 (3), 2005 (3), 2006 (2), 2008 (3), 2010 (2), 2011 (3), 2013 (4)

Media Links:

[None registered]

Contact:

Stephen Rowley (steve@artension.com), Phone: 01453 763181

Part of:

Gloucestershire Morris Men

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Happenstance Mummers and Players (Winchcombe Mummers and Players) [Website]

Category:

Folk Play-acting Sub-Group

Home Town:

Winchcombe, Grid Ref.: SP0228, Lat.& Long.: 51.9546, -1.9636

Description:

Happenstance Mummers and Players incorporates Mad Moll Mummers and Mayers with fresh locations, ideas and scripts without losing any of the old doggerel and cheesey puns. Mad Moll moved west from Hitchin, Herts to Winchcombe and are now creating seasonal mayhem and over acting in Gloucestershire! Our next new project is to recreate celebrations of our local saint, St Kenelm with a miracle play and procession on July 17th 2010.

Established:

2008

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2010 (4)

Media Links:

[None registered]

Contact:

Cressida Pryor, Happenstance Squire (zenziallink@hotmail.com), Phone: 01242 604120 (Home) or 07791004649 (Mob.)
Address: 12 Cheltenham Rd, Winchcombe, Glos., GL54 5ND

Part of:

Happenstance Border Morris

Notes:

We welcome new members and anyone interested in watching or being part of our performance whether as audience or players. Wassail!

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Lassington Oak Mummers [Website]

Category:

Folk Play-acting Sub-Group

Home Town:

Gloucester, Grid Ref.: SO8318, Lat.& Long.: 51.8644, -2.2396

Description:

Performers of the Christmas play last performed by the traditional Highnam Mummers in either 1901, 1904 or 1918, and revived by the Lassington Oak Mummers in 1996.

Established:

1996

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2002 (1), 2003 (2), 2004 (2), 2005 (1), 2013 (4), 2014 (4)

Media Links:

[None registered]

Contact:

Steven Rule (ruler@btinternet.com), Phone: 01452 501432 (Home) or 07530 313599 (Mob.)
Address: 29 Robinson Road, Gloucester, GL1 5DL

Part of:

Lassington Oak Morris Men

Notes:

Previously know as Lassington Oak Morris Mummers we played from 1977-95. In 1996 the decision was made (when presented with our local text the Highnam Mummers' Play by Roy Palmer) to re-enact this play on an annual basis.

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Mad Moll Mummer and Mayers [Website]

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Winchcombe, Grid Ref.: SP0228, Lat.& Long.: 51.9546, -1.9636

Description:

We offer traditionally inspired folk theatre combining old with new, celebrating the changing seasons and updated for topicality. Our interactive performance includes songs, lively dialogue and audience participation. Our repertoire consists of Christmas Mummers and Wassailing, May and Michaelmas plays. Each lasts about 15 minutes, suitable for all ages.

Established:

2005, Ceased: 2008

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2005 (2), 2006 (6)

Media Links:

[None registered]

Contact:

Cressida Pryor, Presenter (zenziallink@hotmail.com), Phone: 0779 1004649
Address: 12 Cheltenham Road, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, GL54 5ND

Part of:

Bumpstart

Notes:

Formerly based in Hitchin, Hertfordshire. Now renamed Happenstance Mummers and Players (Winchcombe Mummers and Players).

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Marshfield Mummers (Old Time Paper Boys) [Website]

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Marshfield, Grid Ref.: ST7773, Lat.& Long.: 51.4595, -2.3239

Description:

Performing the Ancient Marshfield Mumming Play every Boxing Day at 11am in the Market Place.

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2001 (1), 2002 (1), 2003 (1), 2004 (1), 2005 (1), 2008 (1), 2009 (1), 2010 (1), 2012 (1), 2013 (1), 2014 (1), 2015 (1), 2016 (1)

Media Links:

1 link to Photo(s), 5 links to Video

Contact:

Mr D.Bond, Phone: 01225 891228

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Petty Hegler's Mummers

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Gloucester, Grid Ref.: SO8318, Lat.& Long.: 51.8644, -2.2396

Description:

Performing the Hetty Pegler's mummers play - a traditional hero-combat play based on a number of Gloucestershire plays

Established:

2011

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2011 (3), 2013 (2), 2014 (1)

Media Links:

[None registered]

Contact:

Steven Rule (ruler@btinternet.com), Phone: 07530 313599

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Ragged and Old [Website]

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Bussage, Grid Ref.: SO8803, Lat.& Long.: 51.7296, -2.1665

Description:

[None provided]

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2003 (2), 2008 (1)

Media Links:

[None registered]

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Rowanfield Mummers [Website]

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Rowanfield, Grid Ref.: SO9222, Lat.& Long.: 51.9006, -2.1090

Description:

[None provided]

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2003 (1)

Media Links:

[None registered]

Contact:

Stephen Rowley (steve@artension.com), Phone: 01453 763181

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Stroud Mummers [Website]

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Stroud, Grid Ref.: SO8505, Lat.& Long.: 51.7476, -2.2101

Description:

Performing on a Friday and Sunday before Christmas in and around Stroud district.

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2002 (1), 2004 (2), 2014 (3)

Media Links:

1 link to Photo(s)

Contact:

Martin Phillips, Boney Part (martin@douglas-phillips.org.uk), Phone: 01453 860133

Notes:

Stroud Mummers were loosely connected to Stroud Morris Dancers - but now tend to run separately since the men's half of the side folded. Some of us dance with Chalford Stick Company, and some are normal people.

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Tewkesbury Mummers

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Tewkesbury, Grid Ref.: SO8932, Lat.& Long.: 51.9904, -2.1529

Description:

Tewkesbury Mummers are a 'living tradition' group, with a flexible and constantly evolving play. It is performed on Boxing Day in several hostelries in Tewkesbury.

Established:

1990

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2003 (1), 2004 (2), 2005 (2), 2006 (2), 2009 (1), 2012 (1), 2013 (1), 2016 (1)

Media Links:

2 links to Photo(s)

Contact:

Steve Goodchild (mannscourt@argonet.co.uk), Phone: 01684 294939

Part of:

Tewkesbury Medieval Festival

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Waterley Bottom Mummers

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Waterley Bottom, Grid Ref.: ST7695, Lat.& Long.: 51.6573, -2.3398

Description:

[None provided]

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2002 (2), 2003 (2), 2013 (1)

Media Links:

[None registered]

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Winchcombe School Mummers

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Winchcombe, Grid Ref.: SP0228, Lat.& Long.: 51.9546, -1.9636

Description:

[None provided]

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2004 (2)

Media Links:

[None registered]

Contact:

David Jones, Phone: 01242 602233

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Winterbourn Down Mummers' Play [Website]

Category:

Folk Play-acting Sub-Group

Home Town:

Winterbourne Down, Grid Ref.: ST6579, Lat.& Long.: 51.5129, -2.4972

Description:

This is an original play discovered by Terry Martin ( The Doctor) back in the early 1970s. a death and resurrection play

Established:

1979

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2003 (2), 2008 (1)

Media Links:

1 link to Photo(s)

Contact:

info@winterbourndownbordermorris.co.uk

Part of:

Winterbourn Down Border Morris

Notes:

The play is preformed every Boxing Day around Winterbourn Down, ending at the Cross Hands Pub at 12.00 mid=day

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Hampshire

Broadside Mummers [Website]

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Portsmouth, Grid Ref.: SU6501, Lat.& Long.: 50.8088, -1.0703

Description:

[None provided]

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2005 (1), 2010 (5)

Media Links:

[None registered]

Contact:

Phone: 01730 263584

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Crookham Mummers

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Crookham Village, Grid Ref.: SU7952, Lat.& Long.: 51.2656, -0.8604

Description:

Fairly uninterupted performances since around 1880. Fixed on Boxing Day in 1963. Renown for breaking lots of swords in the fights and ad libs around the script.

Established:

1880

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2002 (1), 2003 (1), 2004 (1), 2005 (1), 2006 (1), 2008 (1), 2009 (1), 2010 (1), 2011 (1), 2013 (1), 2014 (1), 2015 (1), 2016 (1)

Media Links:

1 link to News article, 2 links to Photo(s), 2 links to Video

Contact:

Tom Dommett (tnrb@btinternet.com), Phone: 01249 660528

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Farnborough Mummers

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Farnborough, Grid Ref.: SU8753, Lat.& Long.: 51.2734, -0.7455

Description:

[None provided]

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2003 (1), 2004 (1), 2005 (1), 2006 (1), 2009 (1), 2010 (2), 2011 (1)

Media Links:

1 link to Photo(s)

Contact:

Phil Gorton (phil.gorton@virgin.net), Phone: 01483 420763

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