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England

Dorset

Frome Valley Morris Mummers

Category:

Folk Play-acting Sub-Group

Home Town:

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

Description:

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.

Established:

1978

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered

 

Past events:

 

GMap 21-Dec-2019

1. - 18:30

Upwey Village Hall, Church St, Upwey, Dorset, DT3 5QE, England

2. - 19:30

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

3. - 20:00

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

4. - 20:30

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

Notes:

Upwey Hall is Upwey Solstice celebration. Then two pubs. The church is part of Going The Rounds, a carol singing evening of West Gallery carols sung around Bockhampton and Stinsford (meet 6.30pm at Thornecombe Woods car park) followed by singing in the church. Please book for the church via Thomas Hardy Society

 

GMap 19-Dec-2019

1. - 21:15

Red Lion Inn, Hope Square, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 8TR, England

2. - 21:45

Chapelhay Tavern, Franchise St, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 8JU

Notes:

In pub bars - probably followed by a music session at the Chapelhay - all welcome, no charge

 

GMap 18-Dec-2019

1. - 21:00

Sailors Return, Harbourside, Weymouth, Dorset, England

Notes:

Sailors Music Session Christmas party - all welcome, no fee, could be crowded

 

GMap 17-Dec-2019

1. - 20:00

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

2. - 20:30

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

Notes:

One performance in the pub bar and one in the Drax Folk Club. All welcome, no admission charge

 

GMap 13-Dec-2019

1. - 17:30

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

Notes:

Easton Sparkle late night Christmas shopping. Play to be performed in a number of venues in and around the square until about 20.00

 

Other past years: 2001 (2), 2002 (4), 2003 (6), 2004 (7), 2005 (3), 2006 (7), 2008 (4), 2009 (5), 2010 (7), 2011 (4), 2012 (1), 2013 (5), 2014 (3), 2016 (3), 2017 (1), 2018 (5), 2020 (1)

Media Links:

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

Contact:

David Milner (davmilner@gmail.com), Phone: 01305 880154
Address: 3 Hope Terrace, Martinstown, Dorset, DT2 9JN

Part of:

Frome Valley Morris

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