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Frome Valley Morris Mummers


Folk Play-acting Sub-Group

Home Town:

Weymouth, Grid Ref.: SY6779, Lat.& Long.: 50.6137, -2.4594


Plays performed currently are: Hero Combat - text from a village near Weymouth (Broadwey) from DCRO, 1934 - played at Midwinter in pubs, streets in South and West Dorset - and a Hoodening play we wrote c. 2005, based on Kentish examples (also played at festivals) and performed 2005-2014, waiting for more players to start again.






GMap 12-Dec-2023

1. - 19:30

St Edmunds Church,, Ludlow Road, Wyke Regis, Dorset, DT4 0HB, England


Play as part of Island Voices Choir Christmas Concert - time is concert start


GMap 17-Dec-2023

1. - 19:30

Tom Browns, 47 High Street East, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1HU, England

2. - 20:30

Convivial Rabbit, 1 Trinity House, Trinity Street, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1TT


Two lovely supportive pubs


GMap 19-Dec-2023

1. - 19:30

Drax Arms, High Street, Bere Regis, Dorset, BH20 7HH, England

2. - 20:00

Drax Arms, High Street, Bere Regis, Dorset, BH20 7HH


Times very approximate - one performance in the pub bar and one in the folk club in the back room


Past events:


GMap 16-Dec-2010

1. - 21:45

Village Hall, Back St, Broadmayne, Dorset, DT2 8EW, England


Sunray Folk Club Christmas Night - carols, songs, stories and the play


GMap 13-Dec-2010

1. - 18:15

Victoria Square, Chiswell, Portland, Dorset, DT5 1AL, England


Christmas Event - play to be performed in open and then possibly in local pubs


GMap 12-Dec-2010

1. - 13:00

Wyke Square, Wyke Regis, Dorset, DT4 9XP, England


Christmas Fair with stalls etc. Play performance at various times in open and the Albert pub


GMap 11-Dec-2010

1. - 16:00

St Georges Centre, Reforne, Portland, Dorset, DT5 2AN, England


Community Choir Christmas Concert


GMap 10-Dec-2010

1. - 18:00

Easton Square, Easton, Dorset, DT5 1BX, England


Christmas Shopping evening - play to be performed several times in church halls, shopping centre and in the open


GMap 04-Dec-2010

1. - 20:30

St Michael's Church, Church Lane, Stinsford, Dorset, DT2 8PT, England


Hardy Society Going the Rounds - recreation of carol singing in Under the Greenwood Tree. All welcome to sing carols from the Hardy songbook. Meet Thornecombe Woods 6.30, finish in church with singing and the play


GMap 08-Jan-2010

1. - 19:30

Bothenhampton Village Hall, Main St, Bothenhampton, Dorset, DT6 4BL, England


Evening entertainment with plays, songs, dances, stories. Free entry, all welcome


Other past years: 2001 (2), 2002 (4), 2003 (6), 2004 (7), 2005 (3), 2006 (7), 2008 (4), 2009 (5), 2011 (4), 2012 (1), 2013 (5), 2014 (3), 2016 (3), 2017 (1), 2018 (5), 2019 (5), 2020 (1), 2022 (5), 2023 (1)

Media Links:

1. Frome Valley Morris Men Mummers Play - Validated link
YouTube - Video [9min 21sec], darkdorset, 24-Feb-2007


David Milner (, Phone: 01305 880154
Address: 3 Hope Terrace, Martinstown, Dorset, DT2 9JN

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