Folk Plays - Winter 2004/2005 - Leominster Morris
Leominster Morris performing their play on the 6th Jan.2005 at a Wassail in local orchards, Herefordshire, England
The Leominster Morris are a traditional Welsh Border Morris side who maintain the local tradition of Wassail (blessing the cider apple orchards with an ancient bonfire ceremony), part of which is a Mummers play. We always do this on January 6th, and the play is done at a nearby pub. There is always a torchlit procession from pub to orchard.
The recommended URL for this web page is www.folkplay.info/Gallery/Leominster2005.htm