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England

Gloucestershire

Tewkesbury Mummers

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Tewkesbury, Grid Ref.: SO8932, Lat.& Long.: 51.9904, -2.1529

Description:

Tewkesbury Mummers are a 'living tradition' group, with a flexible and constantly evolving play. It is performed on Boxing Day in several hostelries in Tewkesbury.

Established:

1990

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2003 (1), 2004 (2), 2005 (2), 2006 (2), 2009 (1), 2012 (1), 2013 (1), 2016 (1)

Media Links:

2 links to Photo(s)

Contact:

Steve Goodchild (mannscourt@argonet.co.uk), Phone: 01684 294939

Part of:

Tewkesbury Medieval Festival

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Waterley Bottom Mummers

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Waterley Bottom, Grid Ref.: ST7695, Lat.& Long.: 51.6573, -2.3398

Description:

[None provided]

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2002 (2), 2003 (2), 2013 (1)

Media Links:

[None registered]

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Winchcombe School Mummers

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

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

Description:

[None provided]

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2004 (2)

Media Links:

[None registered]

Contact:

David Jones, Phone: 01242 602233

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Winterbourn Down Mummers' Play [Website]

Category:

Folk Play-acting Sub-Group

Home Town:

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

Description:

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

Established:

1979

Performances:

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

Media Links:

1 link to Photo(s)

Contact:

info@winterbourndownbordermorris.co.uk

Part of:

Winterbourn Down Border Morris

Notes:

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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Hampshire

Broadside Mummers [Website]

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Portsmouth, Grid Ref.: SU6501, Lat.& Long.: 50.8088, -1.0703

Description:

[None provided]

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2005 (1), 2010 (5)

Media Links:

[None registered]

Contact:

Phone: 01730 263584

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Crookham Mummers

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Crookham Village, Grid Ref.: SU7952, Lat.& Long.: 51.2656, -0.8604

Description:

Fairly uninterupted performances since around 1880. Fixed on Boxing Day in 1963. Renown for breaking lots of swords in the fights and ad libs around the script.

Established:

1880

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2002 (1), 2003 (1), 2004 (1), 2005 (1), 2006 (1), 2008 (1), 2009 (1), 2010 (1), 2011 (1), 2013 (1), 2014 (1), 2015 (1), 2016 (1), 2017 (1)

Media Links:

1 link to News article, 2 links to Photo(s), 2 links to Video

Contact:

Tom Dommett (tnrb@btinternet.com), Phone: 01249 660528

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Farnborough Mummers

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Farnborough, Grid Ref.: SU8753, Lat.& Long.: 51.2734, -0.7455

Description:

[None provided]

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2003 (1), 2004 (1), 2005 (1), 2006 (1), 2009 (1), 2010 (2), 2011 (1)

Media Links:

1 link to Photo(s)

Contact:

Phil Gorton (phil.gorton@virgin.net), Phone: 01483 420763

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Hilltop Mummers

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Hill Top, Grid Ref.: SU4003, Lat.& Long.: 50.8296, -1.4263

Description:

[None provided]

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2009 (1)

Media Links:

2 links to News article

Contact:

Roger Twitchin (janeandrogertwitchin@hotmail.com)

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King John's Morris Men [Website]

Category:

Dancers who perform Plays

Home Town:

Southampton, Grid Ref.: SU4213, Lat.& Long.: 50.9188, -1.3953

Description:

King John's Morris Men perform their own play around Southern Hampshire over the Christmas period.

Established:

1975

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2002 (5), 2003 (5), 2004 (6), 2005 (6), 2006 (4), 2008 (5), 2009 (6), 2010 (7), 2011 (7), 2012 (11), 2013 (12), 2014 (8), 2015 (10), 2016 (6), 2017 (4)

Media Links:

1 link to Photo(s)

Contact:

John Miller (jd.miller@sky.com), Phone: 023 8055 2302

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Milestones' Mummers

Category:

Folk Play-acting Sub-Group

Home Town:

Basingstoke, Grid Ref.: SU6352, Lat.& Long.: 51.2676, -1.0897

Description:

[None provided]

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2002 (3), 2003 (11)

Media Links:

[None registered]

Contact:

Godfrey Thomas (godfrey@pensdell.freeserve.co.uk), Phone: 01256 403900

Part of:

Milestones Living History Museum

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Minstead Mummers

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Minstead, Grid Ref.: SU2811, Lat.& Long.: 50.9017, -1.5947

Description:

[None provided]

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2005 (1)

Media Links:

2 links to Photo(s)

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New Forest Mummers [Website]

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Totton, Grid Ref.: SU3513, Lat.& Long.: 50.9199, -1.4963

Description:

The New Forest Mummers have been performing the East Boldre Mummers play for over 50 years. The original script was recorded in 1924 by Eric Jones-Evans and published in the Hampshire Magazine in 1966.

Established:

1967

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2017 (5)

Media Links:

[None registered]

Contact:

Keith Petty (familypetty@outlook.com)

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Odiham Mummers

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Odiham, Grid Ref.: SU7451, Lat.& Long.: 51.2573, -0.9323

Description:

[None provided]

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2006 (1), 2009 (1)

Media Links:

[None registered]

Contact:

Roger Twitchin (janeandrogertwitchin@hotmail.com)

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Otterbourne Mummers

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Otterbourne, Grid Ref.: SU4522, Lat.& Long.: 50.9995, -1.3515

Description:

[None provided]

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2003 (1)

Media Links:

1 link to Photo(s)

Contact:

Paul Marsh (amarsh@ndirect.co.uk), Phone: 01962 713608

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Overton Mummers

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Overton, Grid Ref.: SU5149, Lat.& Long.: 51.2418, -1.2621

Description:

[None provided]

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2002 (2), 2003 (2), 2004 (4), 2005 (2), 2009 (1), 2012 (1), 2013 (1), 2014 (1)

Media Links:

1 link to Photo(s)

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Prize Old Mummers [Website]

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Portsmouth, Grid Ref.: SU6501, Lat.& Long.: 50.8088, -1.0703

Description:

We perform self-written plays in the traditional hero/dragon mould.

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2004 (1), 2005 (4), 2006 (1), 2008 (3), 2009 (4), 2010 (5), 2011 (4), 2012 (5), 2013 (4), 2014 (6), 2015 (2), 2017 (5)

Media Links:

[None registered]

Contacts:

Mark Taylor (md_taylor@live.co.uk)

 

chris gunns (chris.gunns@tiscali.co.uk)

Notes:

N.b. The website uses Flash.

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Red Stags Morris [Website]

Category:

Dancers who perform Plays

Home Town:

Southampton, Grid Ref.: SU4213, Lat.& Long.: 50.9188, -1.3953

Description:

We are predominantly a morris side, performing our own style of border dances. We take out various adaptations of Hampshire plays in the period leading up to Christmas and sometimes perform Pace Egg and other plays when the occasion presents. Costumes vary according to each player's presentation of their character.

Established:

1968

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2008 (2), 2009 (1), 2010 (3)

Media Links:

[None registered]

Contact:

Nicki Rose, Bagman (info@redstagsmorris.org)

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Southampton University Players

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Southampton, Grid Ref.: SU4213, Lat.& Long.: 50.9188, -1.3953

Description:

[None provided]

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2002 (1), 2003 (1)

Media Links:

[None registered]

Contact:

Meri Mackney, Phone: 02380 551494

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Yateley Mummers (Yateley Village Mummers) [Website]

Category:

Folk Play-acting Sub-Group

Home Town:

Yateley, Grid Ref.: SU8161, Lat.& Long.: 51.3462, -0.8297

Description:

The Mummers perform Boxing Day, New Year's Day, 12th Night, St. George's day and Trafalgar Day. Yateley MM dance in the Cotswold tradition.

Established:

1975

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2002 (1), 2003 (4), 2004 (3), 2005 (2), 2006 (1), 2009 (1), 2010 (2), 2011 (1)

Media Links:

3 links to Photo(s)

Contact:

Mike Musgrove, Publicity Officer (mikewvmusgrove@hotmail.com)

Part of:

Yateley Morris Men

Notes:

Text based on that performed in early 1900s at Bramshill House. Modern add-libs sneak into the text.Text also adapted to include Dragon for St.George's day (April)and various captains & Bonaparte for Trafalgar Day in October.

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Herefordshire

Foxwhelp Morris

Category:

Dancers who perform Plays

Home Town:

Moccas, Grid Ref.: SO3542, Lat.& Long.: 52.0744, -2.9366

Description:

[None provided]

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered
Past events: 2004 (1), 2005 (1)

Media Links:

[None registered]

Contact:

John Edgecombe (broadsworde@btinternet.com), Phone: 01544 340780

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