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England

Nottinghamshire

Sullivan's Sword [Website]

Category:

Sword Dance Group

Home Town:

Nottingham, Grid Ref.: SK5739, Lat.& Long.: 52.9495, -1.1441

Description:

Perform the play from Farnsfield, Notts on Plough Sunday after a plough blessing service at Morton, Notts and on Plough Monday in Nottingham. Occasionally perform a Pasche Egging play which is a compilation from the texts of the plays from Ambleside, Dalton and 5 other towns.

Established:

1975

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered

 

Past events:

 

GMap 11-Jan-2015

1. - 13:45

Full Moon Inn, Main St, Morton, Nottinghamshire, NG25 0UT, England

Notes:

Sullivan's Sword as the Owd Oss Mummers performing the Farnsfield Plough Play on Plough Sunday, with outdoor performances by various local dance sides. Plough blessing at the St Denis's church in the morning, and dancing at Southwell in between

 

Other past years: 2003 (1), 2004 (1), 2005 (3), 2006 (2), 2009 (1), 2012 (1), 2014 (1), 2017 (1), 2019 (1)

Media Links:

1. Sullivan's Sword 2009 - Validated link
Master Mummers - Photo(s) [3 images], Peter Millington, 11-Jan-2009
2. Sullivan's Sword at The Plough Inn, Radford, Nottingham, England, 9th Jan.2006 - Validated link
Folk Play Research - Photo(s) [2 images], Brian Howes, 09-Jan-2006
3. Sullivan's Sword at The Plough Inn, Radford, Nottingham, England, 10th Jan.2005 - Validated link
Folk Play Research - Photo(s) [1 image], Alistair Bloomfield, 10-Jan-2005
4. Sullivan's Sword of Nottingham perform the Farnsfield plough play at Morton, Nottinghamshire, England on the 11th January 2004 - Validated link
Folk Play Research - Photo(s) [1 image], Peter Millington, 11-Jan-2004

Contact:

Alistair Bloomfield, Events organiser (SullivansSword@hotmail.co.uk), Phone: 07946 584298 (Mob.)
Address: 18 Endsleigh Gardens, Beeston, Nottingham NG9 2HJ

Notes:

An off-shoot of the now disbanded Owd 'Oss Mummers

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