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England

Bedfordshire

Brafront Guizers

Category:

Folk Play-acting Sub-Group

Home Town:

Ampthill, Grid Ref.: TL0338, Lat.& Long.: 52.0348, -0.4910

Description:

The group performs at pubs etc around Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire during Dec & Jan, collections are for charity. Traditional performances on Boxing Day (outside The George, Silsoe approx 12.30pm) and on Plough Monday (Cross Key, Pulloxhill approx 9.00pm).

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered

 

Past events:

 

GMap 26-Dec-2013

1. - 12:15

Old George Hotel, High St, Silsoe, Bedfordshire, MK45 4EP, England - With Morris and virtual Boar's Head

Notes:

Traditional Boxing Day performance, now without the goat or boar’s head. Morris dancing from Redbornstoke, Bedfordshire Lace and Hemlock precede the play.

 

GMap 12-Jan-2013

1. - 18:00

Church Farm, Church St, Dunton, Bedfordshire, SG18 8RR, England

Notes:

Part of the Dunton Wassail. http://www.duntonfolk.co.uk/whats-on-2013.php

 

GMap 07-Jan-2013

1. - 20:30

Cross Keys, High St, Pulloxhill, Bedfordshire, MK45 5HB, England

Notes:

Annual Plough Monday bash, with Redbornstoke Morrs, Bedfordshire Lace and Hemlock plus Life and Times. Jim usually guests. Arrive earlry to get a seat!

 

Other past years: 2002 (5), 2003 (5), 2004 (2), 2005 (5), 2006 (6), 2007 (1), 2008 (1), 2009 (1), 2010 (4), 2011 (4), 2012 (6), 2014 (2), 2015 (5), 2016 (5), 2017 (4)

Media Links:

1. Brafront Guizers at the Old George, Hotel, Silsoe, Bedfordshire, England, 26th Dec.2004 - Validated link
Folk Play Research - Photo(s) [3 images], Julia North-Lewis, 26-Dec-2004
2. Brafront Guizers performing the Upper Brafront-in-the-Hedges Play on Boxing Day 2003 outside the George Hotel, Silsoe, Bedfordshire, England - Validated link
Folk Play Research - Photo(s) [2 images], Joan Sharp, 26-Dec-2003

Contact:

Phil Perlin (bagman_redbornstoke@yahoo.com)

Part of:

Redbornstoke Morris

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