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Winterbourn Down Mummers' Play [Website]


Folk Play-acting Sub-Group

Home Town:

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


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




Forthcoming: None registered


Past events:


GMap 26-Dec-2003

1. - 10:30

Stone Lane, Winterbourne Down, Gloucestershire, BS36 1DH, England

2. - 11:00

Post Office, Church Rd, Winterbourne Down, Gloucestershire, BS36 1BX

3. - 11:45

Colston Close, Winterbourne Down, Gloucestershire, BS36 1EW

4. - 12:15

Cross Hands, Down Rd, Winterbourne Down, Gloucestershire, BS36 1BZ


GMap 20-Dec-2003

1. - 21:00

Goldern Heart, Kendalshire, Gloucestershire, England

2. - 21:30

Live and Let Live, Frampton Cotterell, Gloucestershire

3. - 22:00

Mason's Apron, Winterbourne, Gloucestershire

4. - 22:30

The Wheatsheaf, Winterbourne, Gloucestershire


Other past years: 2008 (1)

Media Links:

1. Winterbourn Down Christmas Boys from north Bristol, England perform their mummers play on Boxing Day around the village - Validated link
Folk Play Research - Photo(s) [2 images], Steve Slade, 26-Dec-2003


Part of:

Winterbourn Down Border Morris


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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