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England

Essex

Mayflower Morris Men [Website]

Category:

Dancers who perform Plays

Home Town:

Billericay, Grid Ref.: TQ6794, Lat.& Long.: 51.6239, 0.4201

Description:

[None provided]

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2005 (1)

Media Links:

[None registered]

Contact:

Ross Holland (rosswholland@btinternet.com)

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Thameside Mummers (The Fabulous Thameside Mummers) [Website]

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Leigh-on-Sea, Grid Ref.: TQ8485, Lat.& Long.: 51.5377, 0.6607

Description:

Thameside Mummers have performed traditional Mumming Plays at fairs and festivals thoughout this fair land. We are famed for our plays; for the quality of our performance and for our thirst. We don't collect for Charity (except in the run up to Christmas) we make it quite clear that whatever the Public choose to give and whatever we get paid for performances will be invested in beer!

Established:

1971

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2002 (4), 2003 (19), 2004 (10), 2005 (5), 2006 (3), 2013 (4), 2014 (5), 2015 (1)

Media Links:

2 links to Photo(s)

Contact:

Dr. Derek Oliver, Foreman (Oliver@ravenswood.co.uk), Phone: +44 (0)1268 794556
Address: Ravenswood, 148 Essex Way, South Benfleet, Essex, SS7 1LN

Notes:

Yes, we are still going! Getting older but beer is a great lubricant in old age.

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Gloucestershire

Artension [Website]

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Pitchcombe, Grid Ref.: SO8508, Lat.& Long.: 51.7745, -2.2102

Description:

[None provided]

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered

Media Links:

[None registered]

Contact:

Steve Rowley (steve@artension.com), Phone: 01453 763181

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Ashchurch Mummers [Website]

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Ashchurch, Grid Ref.: SO9233, Lat.& Long.: 51.9995, -2.1093

Description:

[None provided]

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2003 (1)

Media Links:

[None registered]

Contact:

Stephen Rowley (steve@artension.com), Phone: 01453 763181

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Avening School

Category:

Folk Play-acting Sub-Group

Home Town:

Avening, Grid Ref.: ST8897, Lat.& Long.: 51.6757, -2.1663

Description:

[None provided]

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2001 (1)

Media Links:

[None registered]

Contact:

Steve Rowley (steve@artension.com)

Part of:

GlosFolk Education

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Bisley Mummers [Website]

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Bisley, Grid Ref.: SO9006, Lat.& Long.: 51.7567, -2.1377

Description:

[None provided]

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2003 (1), 2004 (1)

Media Links:

[None registered]

Contact:

Colin Hassall (colinhassall@bearsfield.fsnet.co.uk), Phone: 01452 770335

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Cheltenham Mummers

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Cheltenham, Grid Ref.: SO9422, Lat.& Long.: 51.9006, -2.0799

Description:

[None provided]

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2009 (1)

Media Links:

4 links to Video

Contact:

Keith Glover, Phone: 01242 529138

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City of Gloucester Mummers

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Gloucester, Grid Ref.: SO8318, Lat.& Long.: 51.8644, -2.2396

Description:

[None provided]

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2002 (1), 2003 (1), 2004 (1), 2005 (1), 2006 (1), 2008 (1), 2009 (1), 2010 (1), 2011 (1), 2012 (1), 2013 (1)

Media Links:

[None registered]

Contact:

Chris Burge (chris@folker.demon.co.uk), Phone: 01453 759921

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Clearwell Mummers [Website]

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Clearwell, Grid Ref.: SO5708, Lat.& Long.: 51.7731, -2.6160

Description:

[None provided]

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2003 (1)

Media Links:

[None registered]

Contact:

Stephen Rowley (steve@artension.com), Phone: 01453 763181

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Cultural Pathways [Website]

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Pitchcombe, Grid Ref.: SO8508, Lat.& Long.: 51.7745, -2.2102

Description:

[None provided]

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2003 (3)

Media Links:

[None registered]

Contact:

Steve Rowley (steve@artension.com), Phone: 01453 763181

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Forest of Dean Morris Men [Website]

Category:

Dancers who perform Plays

Home Town:

Whitecroft, Grid Ref.: SO6106, Lat.& Long.: 51.7554, -2.5578

Description:

[None provided]

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2001 (4), 2004 (3)

Media Links:

[None registered]

Contact:

Dave Evans, Phone: +44 594 563354

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Gloucestershire Morris Mummers [Website]

Category:

Folk Play-acting Sub-Group

Home Town:

Churchdown, Grid Ref.: SO8720, Lat.& Long.: 51.8825, -2.1816

Description:

[None provided]

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2003 (2), 2004 (3), 2005 (3), 2006 (2), 2008 (3), 2010 (2), 2011 (3), 2013 (4)

Media Links:

[None registered]

Contact:

Stephen Rowley (steve@artension.com), Phone: 01453 763181

Part of:

Gloucestershire Morris Men

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Happenstance Mummers and Players (Winchcombe Mummers and Players) [Website]

Category:

Folk Play-acting Sub-Group

Home Town:

Winchcombe, Grid Ref.: SP0228, Lat.& Long.: 51.9546, -1.9636

Description:

Happenstance Mummers and Players incorporates Mad Moll Mummers and Mayers with fresh locations, ideas and scripts without losing any of the old doggerel and cheesey puns. Mad Moll moved west from Hitchin, Herts to Winchcombe and are now creating seasonal mayhem and over acting in Gloucestershire! Our next new project is to recreate celebrations of our local saint, St Kenelm with a miracle play and procession on July 17th 2010.

Established:

2008

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2010 (4)

Media Links:

[None registered]

Contact:

Cressida Pryor, Happenstance Squire (zenziallink@hotmail.com), Phone: 01242 604120 (Home) or 07791004649 (Mob.)
Address: 12 Cheltenham Rd, Winchcombe, Glos., GL54 5ND

Part of:

Happenstance Border Morris

Notes:

We welcome new members and anyone interested in watching or being part of our performance whether as audience or players. Wassail!

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Lassington Oak Mummers [Website]

Category:

Folk Play-acting Sub-Group

Home Town:

Gloucester, Grid Ref.: SO8318, Lat.& Long.: 51.8644, -2.2396

Description:

Performers of the Christmas play last performed by the traditional Highnam Mummers in either 1901, 1904 or 1918, and revived by the Lassington Oak Mummers in 1996.

Established:

1996

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2002 (1), 2003 (2), 2004 (2), 2005 (1), 2013 (4), 2014 (4)

Media Links:

[None registered]

Contact:

Steven Rule (ruler@btinternet.com), Phone: 01452 501432 (Home) or 07530 313599 (Mob.)
Address: 29 Robinson Road, Gloucester, GL1 5DL

Part of:

Lassington Oak Morris Men

Notes:

Previously know as Lassington Oak Morris Mummers we played from 1977-95. In 1996 the decision was made (when presented with our local text the Highnam Mummers' Play by Roy Palmer) to re-enact this play on an annual basis.

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Mad Moll Mummer and Mayers [Website]

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Winchcombe, Grid Ref.: SP0228, Lat.& Long.: 51.9546, -1.9636

Description:

We offer traditionally inspired folk theatre combining old with new, celebrating the changing seasons and updated for topicality. Our interactive performance includes songs, lively dialogue and audience participation. Our repertoire consists of Christmas Mummers and Wassailing, May and Michaelmas plays. Each lasts about 15 minutes, suitable for all ages.

Established:

2005, Ceased: 2008

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2005 (2), 2006 (6)

Media Links:

[None registered]

Contact:

Cressida Pryor, Presenter (zenziallink@hotmail.com), Phone: 0779 1004649
Address: 12 Cheltenham Road, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, GL54 5ND

Part of:

Bumpstart

Notes:

Formerly based in Hitchin, Hertfordshire. Now renamed Happenstance Mummers and Players (Winchcombe Mummers and Players).

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Marshfield Mummers (Old Time Paper Boys) [Website]

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Marshfield, Grid Ref.: ST7773, Lat.& Long.: 51.4595, -2.3239

Description:

Performing the Ancient Marshfield Mumming Play every Boxing Day at 11am in the Market Place.

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2001 (1), 2002 (1), 2003 (1), 2004 (1), 2005 (1), 2008 (1), 2009 (1), 2010 (1), 2012 (1), 2013 (1), 2014 (1), 2015 (1), 2016 (1), 2017 (1)

Media Links:

1 link to Photo(s), 5 links to Video

Contact:

Mr D.Bond, Phone: 01225 891228

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Petty Hegler's Mummers

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Gloucester, Grid Ref.: SO8318, Lat.& Long.: 51.8644, -2.2396

Description:

Performing the Hetty Pegler's mummers play - a traditional hero-combat play based on a number of Gloucestershire plays

Established:

2011

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2011 (3), 2013 (2), 2014 (1)

Media Links:

[None registered]

Contact:

Steven Rule (ruler@btinternet.com), Phone: 07530 313599

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Ragged and Old [Website]

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Bussage, Grid Ref.: SO8803, Lat.& Long.: 51.7296, -2.1665

Description:

[None provided]

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2003 (2), 2008 (1)

Media Links:

[None registered]

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Rowanfield Mummers [Website]

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Rowanfield, Grid Ref.: SO9222, Lat.& Long.: 51.9006, -2.1090

Description:

[None provided]

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2003 (1)

Media Links:

[None registered]

Contact:

Stephen Rowley (steve@artension.com), Phone: 01453 763181

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Stroud Mummers [Website]

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Stroud, Grid Ref.: SO8505, Lat.& Long.: 51.7476, -2.2101

Description:

Performing on a Friday and Sunday before Christmas in and around Stroud district.

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2002 (1), 2004 (2), 2014 (3)

Media Links:

1 link to Photo(s)

Contact:

Martin Phillips, Boney Part (martin@douglas-phillips.org.uk), Phone: 01453 860133

Notes:

Stroud Mummers were loosely connected to Stroud Morris Dancers - but now tend to run separately since the men's half of the side folded. Some of us dance with Chalford Stick Company, and some are normal people.

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