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Folk Plays - Winter 2004/2005 - Galleries on Other Websites


We do not wish to duplicate photographs of folk plays that appear on other websites, but we are happy to provide samples and links for these sites that have been submitted by the performers. Please visit the relevant sites for further pictures and details of photographers and copyright.

Galleries on Other Websites, Hammingden Tipteerers Mummers performing at the Sloop Inn, Freshfield, West Sussex, England, 18th Dec.2004. King George fights the Turkish Knight
Hammingden Tipteerers Mummers (follow their link to "2004 photos"). Performing at the Sloop Inn, Freshfield, West Sussex, England (near Haywards Heath) 18th Dec.2004. King George fights the Turkish Knight
The group performed in nine pubs during the evening and raised £480 for the Royal George Road Day Centre in Burgess Hill.
Galleries on Other Websites, Finstock Mummers outside the Bell, Charlbury, Oxfordshire, England, 19th Dec.2004
Finstock Mummers outside the Bell, Charlbury, Oxfordshire, England, 19th Dec.2004
Drawing the tooth
Galleries on Other Websites, St.Nicholas-at-Wade Hoodeners' play at the Bell, St.Nicholas-at-Wade, Kent, England, 23rd Dec.2004
St.Nicholas-at-Wade Hoodeners' play at the Bell, St.Nicholas-at-Wade, Kent, England, 23rd Dec.2004
Dobbin the horse
Galleries on Other Websites, Dartmoor Border Morris performing the Buckland Abbey Play at  Walkhampton, Devon, England on the 26th Dec.2004.
Dartmoor Border Morris performing the Buckland Abbey Play at Walkhampton, Devon, England on the 26th Dec.2004. (Photo: Heather Newland)
The page also features a Windows Media clip approx 3mb for download featuring the death of Sir Francis Drake and arrival of the Doctor - which was unusual in that the performer who played the Doctor was in fact a genuine doctor and used a siren from his Ambulance Response vehicle to surprise the audience.
Galleries on Other Websites, Woodside Mummers outside the Coach & Horses, Croxley Green, Hertfordshire, England, Boxing Day 2004 - The Doctor revives St.George
Woodside Mummers outside the Coach & Horses, Croxley Green, Hertfordshire, England, Boxing Day 2004 - The Doctor revives St.George. (Photo: Alison Gee)
Left to right: Doctor (Mike Broughton), Queen of Egypt's Daughter (Geoff Roberts), St George (Roger Bangs), Slasher (Pete Flanagan), Jack Finney (David Dunham)
Galleries on Other Websites, Wantage Mummers' Play sponsored by Icknield Way Morris Men, Wantage, Oxfordshire, England, performed on the 26th Dec.2004. King Alfred is slain by Beau Slasher.
Wantage Mummers' Play sponsered by Icknield Way Morris Men, Wantage, Oxfordshire, England, performed on the 26th Dec.2004. King Alfred is slain by Beau Slasher.
The Mummers Play was performed at Farringdon, Wantage and Childrey, collecting £650 in aid of the Children's Brain Injury Trust. The play is based on an old tradition from nearby Steventon.
Galleries on Other Websites, Vancouver Morris Men performing the Bassingham Wooing Play in Vancouver, 9th Jan.2005 - The Old Dame and the Fool get it together...
Vancouver Morris Men performing the Bassingham Wooing Play in Vancouver, 9th Jan.2005 - The Old Dame and the Fool get it togetherů (Photo: Steve Edge)
The play was performed as part of the Vancouver Morris Men's 13th Annual Plough Sunday "ritual". There was a few inches of snow on the ground and the temperature was hovering around zero (Centigrade) - mild by general Canadian standards (but cold for Vancouver).

The recommended URL for this web page is www.folkplay.info/Gallery/OthersXmas2004.htm