Past Folk Play Performances - Berkshire

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Berkshire, England

Date Group Time Venue Contact
13 Dec 02
Cold Ash Mummers 20:30 Curridge, Bunk Inn
[Collecting for local charity]
Richard Marshall
01635 200907
- - 21:00 Hermitage, White Horse Inn -
- - 21:30 Cold Ash, Castle Inn -
14 Dec 02
The Melstock Band - Windsor, Windsor Arts Centre
[Christmas Tour 2002. A professional stage show of seasonal festivities of the English Countryside, with stories, dances, mummers, wassailers, carol singers, and humstrums, drawing on Thomas Hardy and country poets.]
Dave Townsend
01753 859421
19 Dec 02
Cold Ash Mummers 20:30 Longlane, Lamb Inn
[Collecting for local charity]
Richard Marshall
01635 200907
- - 21:00 Ashmore Green, Sun in the Wood -
- - 21:30 Cold Ash, Spotted Dog Inn -
20 Dec 02
Aldworth Mummers (unofficial name) 20:15 Yattendon, Store/Square
[This group has no official name, but The Bell, Aldworth has always been its spiritual home. It has been appearing at these venues since 1998 and, previously, with changes to some, since 1976: The ritual is based on local research, details of which are lodged with NATCECT, Sheffield.]
Roly Brown
- - 21:00 Frilsham, Pot Kiln -
21 Dec 02
Aldworth Mummers (unofficial name) 20:15 Aldworth, Four Points
[This group has no official name, but The Bell, Aldworth has always been its spiritual home. It has been appearing at these venues since 1998 and, previously, with changes to some, since 1976: The ritual is based on local research, details of which are lodged with NATCECT, Sheffield.]
Roly Brown
- - 21:00 Aldworth, The Bell -
12 Jan 03
Hummers' Mummers 12:50 Hurst, Jolly Farmer
[Wassail including mummers' play]
Mary Esslemont
0118 987 4346
18 Dec 03
Cold Ash Mummers 20:30 Curridge, The Bunk
[Collecting for Macmillan Fund for Cancer Care]
Richard Marshall
01635 200907
- - 21:00 Longlane, The Lamb -
- - 21:30 Ashmore Green, Sun in the Wood -
19 Dec 03
Cold Ash Mummers 20:20 Curridge, The Bunk
[Collecting for Macmillan Fund for Cancer Care]
Richard Marshall
01635 200907
- - 20:50 Ashmore Green, Sun in the Wood -
- - 21:20 Cold Ash, Spotted Dog -
- - 21:40 Cold Ash, The Castle -
19 Dec 03 Yateley Mummers 20:00 Hampshire/Berkshire borders, Various
[Yateley Mummers play is a variant of the Bramshill & other north Hants texts & is being performed for it's 28th year.]
Paul 'Monty' Montague
01276 20817
26 Dec 03
Yateley Mummers 13:15 Finchampstead, The Queen's Oak
[Yateley Mummers play is a variant of the Bramshill & other north Hants texts & is being performed for it's 28th year.]
Paul 'Monty' Montague
01276 20817
11 Jan 04
Hummers' Mummers 13:30 Binfield, Stag & Hounds
[Doing our own version of Atkinson's 'St George & the Turkish Knight' (1898)]
Jerry Moreton
10 Dec 04
Cold Ash Mummers 20:30 Cold Ash, The Lamb
[Supported by members of Cold Ash Brass Band. Collection for charity after each performance.]
Richard Marshall
01635 200907
- - 21:00 Curridge, The Bunk -
- - 21:30 Ashmore Green, Sun in the Wood -
17 Dec 04
Aldworth Mummers (unofficial name) 20:00 Yattendon, Village square
[Wise to arrive early to view]
Roly Brown
- - 21:00 Frilsham, Pot Kiln -
17 Dec 04 Cold Ash Mummers 20:30 Ashmore Green, Sun in the Wood
[Supported by members of Cold Ash Brass Band. Collection for charity after each performance.]
Richard Marshall
01635 200907
- - 21:00 Cold Ash, Spotted Dog -
- - 21:30 Cold Ash, The Castle -
18 Dec 04
Aldworth Mummers (unofficial name) 20:00 East Ilsley, The Star
[Wise to arrive early to view]
Roly Brown
- - 21:00 Aldworth, The Bell -
26 Dec 04
Yateley Mummers 13:15 Finchampstead, Queen's Oak, nr Church Paul 'Monty' Montague
01276 20817
16 Dec 05
Aldworth Mummers (unofficial name) 20:00 Yattendon, Village Square Roly Brown
- - 21:00 Stanford Dingley, The Bull -
16 Dec 05 Cold Ash Mummers 20:30 Hermitage, White Horse
[Supported by Cold Ash Brass. Collection for Macmillan Cancer Care]
Richard Marshall
01635 200907
- - 21:00 Curridge, The Bunk -
- - 21:30 Ashmore Green, Sun in the Wood, Stoney Lane -
17 Dec 05
Aldworth Mummers (unofficial name) 20:00 Stockcross, Rising Sun Roly Brown
- - 21:00 Aldworth, The Bell -
23 Dec 05
Cold Ash Mummers 20:00 Curridge, The Lamb, Long Lane
[Supported by Cold Ash Brass. Collection for Macmillan Cancer Care]
Richard Marshall
01635 200907
- - 20:30 Ashmore Green, Sun in the Wood, Stoney Lane -
- - 21:00 Cold Ash, Spotted Dog -
- - 21:30 Cold Ash, The Castle -
15 Dec 06
Cold Ash Mummers 20:30 Curridge, The Bunk
[Collection for charity]
Richard Marshall
01635 200907
- - 21:00 Hermitage, The Fox -
- - 21:30 Ashmore Green, Sun in the Wood, Stoney Lane -
22 Dec 06
Cold Ash Mummers 20:30 Ashmore Green, Sun in the Wood, Stoney Lane
[Collection for charity]
Richard Marshall
01635 200907
- - 21:00 Cold Ash, Spotted Dog -
- - 21:30 Cold Ash, The Castle -
12 Dec 08
Cold Ash Mummers 20:30 Cold Ash, The Spotted Dog Richard Marshall
01635 200907
- - 21:00 Curridge, The Bunk -
- - 21:30 Ashmore Green, The Sun in the Wood -
19 Dec 08
Cold Ash Mummers 20:30 Hermitage, The Fox Richard Marshall
01635 200907
- - 21:00 Ashmore Green, The Sun in the Wood -
- - 21:30 Cold Ash, The Castle -
26 Dec 10
Yateley Morris Men 13:15 Finchampstead, The Queen's Oak
[Traditional "Bramshill" Play - approx 20 minutes]
Mike Musgrove
01252 676982

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