Past Folk Play Performances - Lancashire

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Lancashire, England

Date Group Time Venue Contact
07 Apr 01
Bury Pace Eggers 10:45 Bury, Ramsbottom -
- - 12:00 The Rock, Bury, The Umbrella -
- - 12:15 Bury, Market Square -
- - 12:30 Bury, Knowsley Hotel -
- - 12:50 Bury, O'Neills -
- - 13:10 Bury, White Lion -
- - 13:30 The Rock, Bury, The Umbrella -
- - 13:45 Bury, Showboat -
- - 14:20 Bury, Market Square -
- - 14:30 The Rock, Bury, The Umbrella -
- - 14:45 Bury, Two Tubs -
08 Apr 01
Bury Pace Eggers 12:30 Walshaw, White Horse -
- - 12:45 Walshaw, Victoria Hotel -
- - 13:05 Hawkshaw, Red Lion -
- - 13:20 Hawkshaw, Waggon & Horses -
- - 13:45 Summerseat, Waterside -
- - 14:15 Nangreaves, Lord Raglan -
- - 14:45 Summerseat, Hamers Arms -
- - 15:00 Summerseat, Footballers Arms -
09 Apr 01
Abram Pace Eggers 20:45 Swinton, White Swan enquiries@abram-morris-dancers.org.uk
- - 21:30 Swinton, Park Inn -
- - 22:15 Swinton, White Lion -
11 Apr 01
Bury Pace Eggers 21:10 Shuttleworth, Eagle & Child -
- - 21:30 Ramsbottom, Rose & Crown -
- - 21:45 Holcombe, Shoulder of Mutton -
- - 22:15 Affetside, Pack Horse -
- - 22:30 Tottington, Dungeon Inn -
12 Apr 01
Abram Pace Eggers 21:00 Westhoughton, Bridge Inn, Wigan Road enquiries@abram-morris-dancers.org.uk
- - 21:30 Westhoughton, Hart Common, Wigan Road -
- - 22:00 Dangerous Corner, Railway -
- - 22:30 Dangerous Corner, Bull & Butcher -
12 Apr 01 Bury Pace Eggers 20:45 Tottington, The Royal, Bury Road -
- - 21:00 Woolfold, Lamb Inn -
- - 21:20 Woolfold, Waggonmakers -
- - 21:40 Woolfold, Swan Hotel -
- - 22:00 Woolfold, Globe Inn -
- - 22:45 Woolfold, Oddfellows Arms -
13 Apr 01
Bury Pace Eggers 13:30 Entwistle, Strawbury Duck -
- - 14:00 Edgworth, Rose & Crown -
- - 14:20 Edgworth, White Horse -
- - 14:45 Chapeltown, Chetham Arms -
- - 15:15 Edgworth, Black Bull -
13 Apr 01 Stockport Pace Eggers pm Stockport -
14 Apr 01
Lancaster Pace Eggers 12:30 Lancaster, Maritime Museum
[Pace Egging Play]
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- - 14:00 Lancaster, John O'Gaunt -
- - 14:30 Lancaster, John O'Gaunt -
- - 15:00 Lancaster, Maritime Museum -
15 Apr 01
Stalmine Parish Men's Group 12:00 Stalmine, Stalmine Parish Church
[Lancaster Pace Egg Play]
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16 Apr 01
Middleton Pace Egg Play 12:30 Middleton, Dusty Miller
[Pace Egging Play]
-
- - 13:00 Middleton, Roebuck -
- - 13:30 Middleton, Brittania -
- - 14:00 Middleton, Wetherspoons -
- - 14:30 Middleton, Assheton Arms -
- - 15:00 Middleton, Boar's Head -
- - 15:30 Middleton, Ring O'Bells -
16 Apr 01 Mossley Pace Egg Boys 12:00 Mossley, Dysarts Arms, Huddersfield road -
- - 12:30 Mossley, Royal George, Manchester Road -
- - 13:00 Mossley, Tollemache Arms, Manchester Road -
- - 13:30 Mossley, Wood End Tavern, Manchester Road -
- - 14:00 Mossley, Britannia Inn, Manchester Road -
- - 14:30 Mossley, Church Inn, Stockport Road -
- - 20:30 Mossley, Church Inn, Stockport Road -
23 Mar 02
Bury Pace Eggers 10:30 Ramsbottom, Ramsbottom Market -
- - 11:00 Ramsbottom, Ramsbottom Station -
- - 11:45 Bury, Bury Station -
- - 12:05 Bury, Umbrella, The Rock -
- - 12:20 Bury, Market Square -
- - 12:35 Bury, Knowsley Hotel -
- - 12:55 Bury, O'Neill's -
- - 13:15 Bury, The White Lion -
- - 13:35 Bury, Two Tubs -
- - 14:00 Bury, The Umbrella -
- - 14:15 Bury, Market Square -
- - 14:30 Bury, The Umbrella -
- - 14:45 Bury, Two Tubs -
24 Mar 02
Bury Pace Eggers 12:30 Walshaw, White Horse -
- - 12:45 Walshaw, Victoria -
- - 13:10 Hawkshaw, Red Lion -
- - 13:30 Hawkshaw, Waggon and Horses -
- - 13:55 Summerseat, Hamer's Arms -
- - 14:20 Summerseat, Footballers Arms -
- - 15:00 Nangreaves, Lord Raglan -
25 Mar 02
Abram Pace Eggers 20:00 Swinton area, White Lion
[Starting venue]
enquiries@abram-morris-dancers.org.uk
27 Mar 02
Abram Pace Eggers 20:00 Coppull & Standish Tony Dann
01257 424415
27 Mar 02 Bury Pace Eggers 09:00 Shuttleworth, Eagle & Child -
- - 09:25 Ramsbottom, Rose & Crown -
- - 09:40 Holcombe, Shoulder of Mutton -
- - 09:55 Bury, Mason's Arms -
- - 10:20 Affetside, Pack Horse -
- - 10:45 Tottington, Dungeon Inn -
28 Mar 02
Abram Pace Eggers - Westhoughton & Dangerous Corner Peter Bearon
01942 816569
28 Mar 02 Bury Pace Eggers 09:00 Tottington, The Royal, Bury Road -
- - 09:15 Woolfold, Lamb Inn -
- - 09:35 Woolfold, Waggonmakers -
- - 09:55 Woolfold, The Swan Hotel -
- - 10:20 Woolfold, Oddfellows Arms -
29 Mar 02
Abram Pace Eggers - Lancaster enquiries@abram-morris-dancers.org.uk
29 Mar 02 Bury Pace Eggers 13:30 Entwistle, Strawbury Duck -
- - 14:00 Edgworth, Rose & Crown -
- - 14:20 Edgworth, White Horse -
- - 14:45 Chapeltown, Chetham's Arms -
- - 15:15 Edgworth, Black Bull -
29 Mar 02 Stockport Pace Eggers pm Stockport -
30 Mar 02
Lancaster Pace Eggers 12:30 Lancaster, Maritime Museum
[Lancaster Maritime Festival]
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- - 14:00 Lancaster, John O' Gaunt -
- - 14:30 Lancaster, John O' Gaunt -
- - 15:00 Lancaster, Maritime Museum -
31 Mar 02
Curtain Theatre Players 14:00 Rochdale, Spring Inn, Balderstone -
- - 15:00 Rochdale, Spring Inn, Balderstone -
31 Mar 02 Stalmine Parish Men's Group 12:00 Stalmine, Parish Church
[Lancaster Pace Egg Play]
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01 Apr 02
Middleton Pace Egg Play 12:30 Middleton, Dusty Miller -
- - 13:00 Middleton, Roebuck -
- - 13:30 Middleton, Brittania -
- - 14:00 Middleton, Wetherspoons -
- - 14:30 Middleton, Assheton Arms -
- - 15:00 Middleton, Boar's Head -
- - 15:30 Middleton, Ring O'Bells -
01 Apr 02 Mossley Pace Egg Boys 12:00 Mossley, Rising Sun, Stockport Road -
- - 12:30 Mossley, Church Inn, Stockport Road -
- - 13:30 Mossley, Dysarts Arms, Huddersfield Road -
- - 14:00 Mossley, Tollemache Arms, Manchester Road -
- - 14:30 Mossley, Britannia Inn, Manchester Road -
- - 15:00 Mossley, Best of Brass, Manchester Road -
11 Dec 02
Alderley Mummers Play 19:00 Manchester, Manchester Museum, Victorian Christmas Celebration Duncan Broomhead
17 Dec 02
Rochdale Morris, and Stone The Crows Border Morris - Leyland, RAFA Club
[Self-written plays]
Michael Jackson
19 Dec 02
Horwich Prize Medal Morris Men - Bolton, Bolton Folk Dance Club
[Play based on the Lancaster Pace Egg]
Michael Jackson
- - - Bolton, Sweet Green Tavern -
22 Dec 02
Horwich Prize Medal Morris Men - Horwich, various pubs
[Play based on the Lancaster Pace Egg]
Michael Jackson
12 Apr 03
Bury Pace Eggers 15:00 Bury, O'Neills -
- - 10:30 Ramsbottom, Ramsbottom Market -
- - 12:00 Bury, Umbrella, The Rock -
- - 12:20 Bury, Market Square -
- - 12:35 Bury, The Knowsley -
- - 12:55 Bury, Umbrella, The Rock -
- - 13:15 Bury, The White Lion -
- - 13:45 Bury, Two Tubs -
13 Apr 03
Bury Pace Eggers 13:00 Walshaw, The White Horse -
- - 13:15 Walshaw, Victoria -
- - 13:40 Hawkshaw, Red Lion -
- - 14:00 Hawkshaw, Wagon and Horses -
- - 14:25 Summerseat, Hamer's Arms -
- - 14:50 Summerseat, Footballer's -
- - 15:30 Nangreaves, Lord Raglan -
14 Apr 03
Abram Pace Eggers 20:30 Swinton, White Swan
[Early because they have a quiz about 9-ish]
enquiries@abram-morris-dancers.org.uk
- - 21:00 Swinton, Staff of Life
[Could be a long job if ladies darts are in again!]
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- - 21:45 Swinton, Park Inn
[Best beer]
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- - 22:30 Swinton, White Lion
[Lounge or folk club? Or both?]
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16 Apr 03
Abram Pace Eggers - Standish
[Details yet to be confirmed]
enquiries@abram-morris-dancers.org.uk
- - 22:00 Coppull, Alison Arms -
16 Apr 03 Bury Pace Eggers 21:00 Shuttleworth, Eagle and Child Francis Roe
- - 21:25 Ramsbottom, Rose and Crown -
- - 21:40 Holcombe, Shoulder of Mutton -
- - 21:55 Ramsbottom, Mason's Arms -
- - 22:20 Affetside, Pack Horse -
- - 22:45 Tottington, Dungeon Inn -
17 Apr 03
Abram Pace Eggers 21:00 Westhoughton, The Bridge
[These times are very "ish"]
enquiries@abram-morris-dancers.org.uk
- - 21:30 Westhoughton, The Hart Common -
- - 22:10 Dangerous Corner, The Railway -
- - 22:35 Dangerous Corner, The Bull and Butcher -
17 Apr 03 Bury Pace Eggers 21:00 Tottington, The Royal Francis Roe
- - 21:15 Woolfold, Lamb -
- - 21:35 Woolfold, Waggonmaker's -
- - 21:55 Woolfold, The Swan -
- - 22:15 Woolfold, The Globe -
- - 22:40 Woolfold, The Oddfellows -
18 Apr 03
Abram Pace Eggers 12:30 Lancaster, Behind the Maritime Museum enquiries@abram-morris-dancers.org.uk
- - 13:45 Lancaster, Behind the Museum once again -
- - 14:30 Lancaster, Outside the Three Mariners
[and then inside various hostelries.]
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18 Apr 03 Bury Pace Eggers 13:30 Entwistle, Strawbury Duck Francis Roe
- - 14:00 Edgworth, Rose and Crown -
- - 14:20 Edgworth, White Horse -
- - 14:45 Chapeltown, Chetham Arms -
- - 15:15 Edgworth, Black Bull -
18 Apr 03 Stockport Pace Eggers pm Stockport
[The Pace Eggers will be out in central Stockport on the evening of Good Friday.]
Tony Lepp
0161 456 4471
19 Apr 03
Lancaster Pace Eggers 12:30 Lancaster, Maritime Museum
[Lancaster Maritime Festival]
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- - 14:00 Lancaster, John O' Gaunt
[Lancaster Maritime Festival. There is an additional performance at about 2.00pm to 2.30pm in the town centre, usually outside the John O' Gaunt.]
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- - 15:00 Lancaster, Maritime Museum
[Lancaster Maritime Festival]
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20 Apr 03
Curtain Theatre Players 14:00 Rochdale, Spring Inn, Balderstone -
- - 15:00 Rochdale, Spring Inn, Balderstone -
20 Apr 03 Stalmine Parish Men's Group 12:00 Stalmine, Parish Church
[Lancaster Pace Egg Play performed outside the church gates immediately after the Easter Day service which starts at 10.30 am.]
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21 Apr 03
Middleton Pace Egg Play 12:30 Middleton, Dusty Miller
[The first six venues are in the town centre, the Ring O'Bells is by the Parish Church.]
Martin Gittins
- - 13:00 Middleton, Roebuck -
- - 13:30 Middleton, Brittania -
- - 14:00 Middleton, Wetherspoons -
- - 14:30 Middleton, Assheton Arms -
- - 15:00 Middleton, Boar's Head -
- - 15:30 Middleton, Ring O'Bells -
21 Apr 03 Mossley Pace Egg Boys 12:00 Luzley, Hair & Hounds Keith Jordan
01457 832177
- - 12:45 Mossley, Church Inn, Stockport Road -
- - 13:30 Mossley, Dysarts Arms, Huddersfield Road -
- - 14:15 Mossley, Tollemache Arms, Manchester Road -
- - 15:00 Mossley, Roach's Lock -
- - 15:45 Mossley, Britannia Inn, Manchester Road -
11 Jul 03
Bury Pace Eggers - Ormskirk, Ormskirk Folk Day Francis Roe
01204 852922
22 Aug 03
The (Insert Name Here) Mummers - Saddleworth, Saddleworth Rush Cart Mick McTiernan
020 8640 5898 (H)
020 8946 9151 (W)
23 Aug 03
The (Insert Name Here) Mummers - Saddleworth, Saddleworth Rush Cart Mick McTiernan
020 8640 5898 (H)
020 8946 9151 (W)
24 Aug 03
The (Insert Name Here) Mummers - Saddleworth, Saddleworth Rush Cart Mick McTiernan
020 8640 5898 (H)
020 8946 9151 (W)
06 Nov 03
Warburton Souling Play 21:00 Hollinfare, Black Swan Laurence Armstrong
- - 21:30 Urmston, The Roebuck -
- - 22:00 Flixton, The Church -
19 Dec 03
Alderley Mummers Play 22:00 Heaton Moor, Stockport, The Nursery, Green Lane Duncan Broomhead
19 Dec 03 Thelwall Mummers 22:15 Glazebury, The Raven Kevin Farrell
0793 231 6798
03 Apr 04
Bury Pace Eggers 10:30 Ramsbottom, Market Francis Roe
01204 852922
- - 12:00 Bury, Market Square -
- - 12:30 Bury, Knowsley -
- - 13:35 Bury, Two Tubs -
- - 14:00 Bury, White Lion -
- - 14:15 Bury, Trackside -
04 Apr 04
Bury Pace Eggers 12:30 Walshaw, White Horse Francis Roe
01204 852922
- - 12:45 Walshaw, Victoria -
- - 13:20 Hawkshaw, Red Lion -
- - 13:30 Hawkshaw, Waggon and Horses -
- - 13:55 Summerseat, Hamers Arms -
- - 14:20 Summerseat, Footballers -
- - 15:00 Baldingstone, Masons -
- - 15:20 Nangreaves, Lord Raglan -
05 Apr 04
Abram Pace Eggers 20:30 Swinton, White Swan enquiries@abram-morris-dancers.org.uk
- - 21:15 Swinton, Staff of Life
[Depending upon the whims of the Ladies' Darts Team]
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- - 22:00 Swinton, Park Inn -
- - 22:45 Swinton, White Lion
[Folk Club Room]
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06 Apr 04
Abram Pace Eggers pm Manchester, Portico Library
[Dr.Eddie Cass will be giving a talk on the Lancashire Pace Egg Play followed by our performance. An evening to remember! Details of the event can be found on the Portico Library Website.]
enquiries@abram-morris-dancers.org.uk
07 Apr 04
Bury Pace Eggers 21:00 Shuttleworth, Eagle and Child Francis Roe
01204 852922
- - 21:25 Ramsbottom, Rose and Crown -
- - 21:55 Ramsbottom, Masons Arms -
- - 22:15 Woolfold, Bury, Oddfellows -
- - 22:20 Affetside, Pack Horse -
- - 22:30 Woolfold, Pleasant View -
- - 22:45 Tottington, Dungeon Inn -
08 Apr 04
Abram Pace Eggers 20:45 Westhoughton, The Bridge enquiries@abram-morris-dancers.org.uk
- - 21:15 Westhoughton, Hart Common -
- - 21:45 Hindley Green, The Railway -
- - 22:15 Dangerous Corner, Bull and Butcher -
08 Apr 04 Bury Pace Eggers 13:30 Entwistle, Strawbury Duck Francis Roe
01204 852922
- - 14:00 Edgworth, Rose and Crown -
- - 14:20 Edgworth, White Lion (tbc) -
- - 14:45 Chapeltown, Chetham Arms -
- - 15:15 Edgworth, Black Bull -
- - 21:00 Tottington, The Royal -
- - 21:15 Woolfold, Lamb Inn -
- - 21:30 Woolfold, Waggonmakers -
- - 21:45 Woolfold, Swan -
- - 22:00 Woolfold, Globe Inn -
09 Apr 04
Abram Pace Eggers 12:30 Lancaster, Behind the Maritime Museum
[Usual approximate schedule]
enquiries@abram-morris-dancers.org.uk
- - 13:30 Lancaster, Behind the Museum once again -
- - 14:45 Lancaster, Outside the Three Mariners
[and then inside various hostelries along St George's Quay.]
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11 Apr 04
Curtain Theatre Players 13:00 Rochdale, The Fairview
[This will be our third annual performance. All proceeds from the performance go to Springhill Hospice, Rochdale]
Kevin Grocock
- - 14:00 Rochdale, Spring Inn, Balderstone -
- - 15:00 Rochdale, Spring Inn, Balderstone -
- - 16:00 Rochdale, The Fairview -
11 Apr 04 Stalmine Parish Men's Group 12:00 Stalmine, Parish Church/Seven Stars
[Lancaster Pace Egg Play performed outside the church gates immediately after the Easter Day service which starts at 10.30 am.]
Steve Spencer
01253 883221
12 Apr 04
Middleton Pace Egg Play 12:00 Middleton, Dusty Miller
[Pace Egging Play. All times approximate]
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- - 12:30 Middleton, The Roebuck -
- - 13:00 Middleton, Brittania -
- - 13:30 Middleton, Wetherspoons -
- - 14:00 Middleton, Assheton Arms -
- - 14:30 Middleton, Boar's Head -
- - 15:00 Middleton, Ring O'Bells -
04 Nov 04
Warburton Souling Play 21:15 Hollinfare, The Windmill Laurence
0161 969 0215
- - 21:45 Urmston, The Roebuck -
- - 22:15 Flixton, The Church -
17 Dec 04
Thelwall Mummers 20:45 Kenyon, The Plough Kevin Farrell
0793 231 6798
- - 21:45 Glazebury, The Raven -
22 Dec 04
Horwich Prize Medal Morris Men 20:00 Horwich, Town pub tour Steve Hampson
- - 21:00 Westhoughton, Pub performance -
19 Mar 05
Bury Pace Eggers 10:30 Ramsbottom, Market Francis Roe
01204 852922
- - 12:00 Bury, Market -
- - 12:30 Bury, Knowsley -
- - 13:00 Bury, The Rock -
- - 13:35 Bury, Two Tubs -
- - 14:00 Bury, White Lion -
- - 14:15 Bury, Trackside -
20 Mar 05
Bury Pace Eggers 13:00 Walshaw, White Horse Francis Roe
01204 852922
- - 13:15 Walshaw, Victoria -
- - 13:40 Hawkshaw, Red Lion -
- - 14:00 Hawkshaw, Waggon and Horses -
- - 14:30 Summerseat, Hamers Arms -
- - 14:50 Summerseat, Footballers -
- - 15:20 Baldingstone, Masons Arms -
- - 15:50 Nangreaves, Lord Raglan -
23 Mar 05
Abram Pace Eggers - Swinton
[Exact details might be posted on the Abram website if they can confirm them in advance so please check, just in case.]
enquiries@abram-morris-dancers.org.uk
23 Mar 05 Bury Pace Eggers 21:00 Shuttleworth, Eagle and Child Francis Roe
01204 852922
- - 21:20 Ramsbottom, Rose and Crown -
- - 21:40 Holcombe, Shoulder of Mutton -
- - 22:15 Affetside, Pack Horse -
- - 22:45 Tottington, Dungeon Inn -
24 Mar 05
Abram Pace Eggers 20:45 Westhoughton, The Bridge enquiries@abram-morris-dancers.org.uk
- - 21:15 Westhoughton, Hart Common -
- - 22:00 Hindley Green, The Railway -
- - 22:30 Dangerous Corner, Bull and Butcher -
24 Mar 05 Bury Pace Eggers 21:00 Tottington, The Royal Francis Roe
01204 852922
- - 21:15 Woolfold, Bury, Lamb -
- - 21:30 Woolfold, Bury, Waggonmakers -
- - 21:40 Woolfold, Bury, Swan -
- - 22:15 Woolfold, Bury, Oddfellows -
- - 22:30 Elton, Bury, Pleasant View -
25 Mar 05
Abram Pace Eggers 12:30 Lancaster, Behind the Maritime Museum
[Lancaster Maritime Festival. There may be other performances in the Town centre.]
enquiries@abram-morris-dancers.org.uk
- - 13:45 Lancaster, Behind the Museum once again -
25 Mar 05 Bury Pace Eggers 13:30 Entwistle, Strawbury Duck Francis Roe
01204 852922
- - 14:00 Edgworth, Rose and Crown -
- - 14:20 Edgworth, White Horse -
- - 14:45 Edgworth, Black Bull -
- - 15:15 Chapeltown, Turton, Chetham Arms -
26 Mar 05
Lancaster Pace Eggers 12:30 Lancaster, Behind the Maritime Museum
[Lancaster Maritime Festival. There may be other performances in the Town centre.]
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- - 14:45 Lancaster, Behind the Museum once again -
26 Mar 05 Stalmine Parish Men's Group 12:00 Stalmine, Parish Church/Seven Stars
[Lancaster Pace Egg Play performed outside the church gates immediately after the Easter Day service which starts at 10.30 am.]
Steve Spencer
01253 883221
27 Mar 05
Curtain Theatre Players 14:00 Rochdale, Spring Inn Kevin Grocock
- - 15:00 Rochdale, Spring Inn -
28 Mar 05
Middleton Pace Egg Play 12:00 Middleton, Dusty Miller
[The first six venues are in the town centre, the Ring O'Bells is by the Parish Church.]
Martin Gittins
- - 12:30 Middleton, Roebuck -
- - 13:00 Middleton, Brittania -
- - 13:30 Middleton, Wetherspoons -
- - 14:00 Middleton, Assheton Arms -
- - 14:30 Middleton, Boar's Head -
- - 15:00 Middleton, Ring O'Bells -
28 Mar 05 Mossley Pace Egg Boys 12:00 Mossley, Church Inn, Stockport Road
[All times approximate. This is the Mossley Pace Egg Boys' 30th year.]
Roy
0161 292 3794
- - 12:45 Mossley, The Brittania, Manchester Road -
- - 13:30 Mossley, Roach's Lock, Manchester Road -
- - 14:15 Mossley, Tollemache Arms, Manchester Road -
- - 15:00 Mossley, Royal George, Manchester Road -
- - 15:45 Mossley, Dysarts Arms, Huddersfield Road -
13 Apr 05
Bury Pace Eggers 21:30 Woolfold, Bury, Waggonmakers Francis Roe
01204 852922
09 Jul 05
Bury Pace Eggers - Ormskirk, Ormskirk Comes Alive
[A rare out-of-season performance, mainly outdoors but at least one in a pub. (See also Ormskirk Comes Alive Programme.]
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15 Oct 05
Bury Pace Eggers 14:30 Bury, Topping Fold Library
[Possibly another performance at 3:30 and another at the Lord Raglan, Nangreaves, afterwards.]
Francis Roe
01204 852922
- - 15:30 Bury, Topping Fold Library
[Possibly another performance at 3:30 and another at the Lord Raglan, Nangreaves, afterwards.]
-
- - - Nangreaves, Lord Raglan
[Possibly another performance at 3:30 and another at the Lord Raglan, Nangreaves, afterwards.]
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03 Nov 05
Warburton Souling Play 20:30 Hollinfare, Black Swan Laurence Armstrong
- - pm Urmston, TBC -
- - 22:00 Urmston, The Roebuck -
- - 22:30 Flixton, The Church -
16 Dec 05
Horwich Prize Medal Morris Men 20:30 Bolton, Bolton Folk Dance Club Steve Hampson
- - 21:00 Bolton, Sweet Green Tavern -
16 Dec 05 Stone the Crows - Chorley
[Mumming play]
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17 Dec 05
Horwich Prize Medal Morris Men 20:30 Rivington, Rivington Village Hall Steve Hampson
21 Dec 05
Horwich Prize Medal Morris Men 20:00 Horwich, Horwich Pub Tour Steve Hampson
26 Dec 05
Stone the Crows - Croston
[Mumming play]
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12 Apr 06
Bury Pace Eggers 21:20 Ramsbottom, Rose and Crown Francis Roe
01204 852922
- - 21:45 Holcombe, Shoulder of Mutton -
- - 22:15 Affetside, Pack Horse -
- - 22:45 Tottington, Dungeon Inn -
13 Apr 06
Bury Pace Eggers 21:00 Tottington, The Royal Francis Roe
01204 852922
- - 21:15 Woolfold, Bury, The Lamb -
- - 21:45 Woolfold, Bury, The Swan -
- - 22:00 Woolfold, Bury, The Globe -
- - 22:15 Woolfold, Bury, Oddfellows -
14 Apr 06
Bury Pace Eggers 13:30 Entwistle, Turton, Strawbury Dock Francis Roe
01204 852922
- - 14:00 Edgworth, Rose and Crown -
- - 14:20 Edgworth, White Horse -
- - 14:45 Edgworth, Black Bull -
- - 15:15 Chapeltown, Chetham Arms -
09 Nov 06
Warburton Souling Play 22:00 Urmston, The Roebuck -
- - 22:20 Flixton, The Church -
04 Apr 09
Bury Pace Eggers 10:30 Ramsbottom, Market/East Lancs. Railway
[Two or three performances.]
Francis Roe
01204 852922
- - 12:00 Bury, Bury Market, Millgate and The Rock
[Two or three performances.]
-
- - 13:00 Bury, Two Tubs Inn, The Wylde -
- - 13:15 Bury, (The Old) White Lion, Bolton Street -
- - 13:45 Bury, Knowsley, Haymarket -
- - 14:15 Bury, The Trackside, Bolton Street Station, (ELR) -
05 Apr 09
Bury Pace Eggers 12:30 Walshaw, White Horse, Hall Street Francis Roe
01204 852922
- - 12:50 Affetside, Pack Horse Inn, Watling Street -
- - 13:20 Hawkshaw, Red Lion, Ramsbottom Road -
- - 13:40 Hawkshaw, Wagon & Horses, Bolton Road -
- - 14:05 Nangreaves, Lord Raglan, Mount Pleasant -
- - 14:35 Summerseat, Footballers Inn, Higher Summerseat -
- - 14:45 Summerseat, Hamers Arms, Higher Summerseat -
10 Apr 09
Curtain Theatre Players 11:00 Littleborough, Coach House, Lodge Street -
10 Apr 09 Stockport Pace Eggers 19:30 Stockport, The Queens, Gt Portwood Street
[Meet 19:00.]
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- - 20:15 Stockport, Railway, Avenue Street/Gt Portwood St -
- - 21:15 Stockport, Crown Inn, Heaton Lane -
- - 22:00 Stockport, Ye Old Vic, Chatham Street, Edgeley -
12 Apr 09
Curtain Theatre Players 14:00 Birtle, Pack Horse Inn, Elbut Lane -
- - 15:00 Birtle, Pack Horse Inn, Elbut Lane -
12 Apr 09 Stalmine Parish Men's Group 12:00 Stalmine, Parish Church/Seven Stars
[Lancaster Pace Egg Play performed outside the church gates immediately after the Easter Day service which starts at 10.30 am.]
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13 Apr 09
Middleton Pace Egg Play 12:00 Middleton, Dusty Miller, Middleton Gardens
[The first six venues are in the town centre, the Ring O Bells is by the Parish Church.]
Martin Gittins
- - - Middleton, Old Roebuck Inn, Middleton Gardens -
- - - Middleton, Britannia Inn, Middleton Gardens -
- - - Middleton, The Harbord Harbord, Long Street -
- - - Middleton, Assheton Arms, Market Place -
- - - Middleton, The Olde Boars Head, Long Street -
- - - Middleton, Ring O Bells, St Leonards Square -
13 Apr 09 Mossley Pace Egg Boys 12:30 Mossley, Church Inn, Stockport Road -
- - - Mossley, Blazing Rag, George Street -
- - - Mossley, The Britannia Inn, Manchester Road -
- - - Mossley, New Bridge Inn, Micklehurst Road -
- - - Mossley, Tollemache Arms, Manchester Road -
- - - Mossley, Royal George, Manchester Road (provisional) -
- - 17:00 Mossley, Dysarts Arms, Huddersfield Road
[This time is very approximate.]
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19 Apr 09
Abram Pace Eggers 19:30 Manchester, The Angel, Angel Street -
19 Apr 09 Curtain Theatre Players 12:00 Whitworth, Civic Hall, The Riverside, Market Street -
05 Nov 09
Warburton Souling Play 22:00 Urmston, Roebuck Hotel, Church Road, M41 6HD
[Please check website for more information. Times indicated are the earliest they expect to perform. This years charity is The MS Society in Altrincham.]
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- - 22:30 Flixton, Church Inn, The Village, M41 6HR -
27 Mar 10
Bury Pace Eggers 10:45 Ramsbottom, Ramsbottom Market,, BL0 9AN, -
- - 11:10 Ramsbottom, Ramsbottom Market, BL0 9AN, -
- - 12:00 Bury, Market Square, BL9 0BD -
- - 12:20 Bury, The Rock, BL9 0JP -
- - 12:40 Bury, Market Square, BL9 0BD -
- - 13:00 Bury, Two Tubs, BL9 0LA -
- - 13:15 Bury, White Lion, BL9 0LQ -
- - 13:30 Bury, The Knowsley, BL9 0AY -
- - 13:45 Bury, Trackside, BL9 0EY -
27 Mar 10 Curtain Theatre Players 12:00 Rochdale, Touchstones Museum, The Esplanade, OL16 1AQ -
- - 13:00 Rochdale, Touchstones Museum, The Esplanade, OL16 1AQ -
28 Mar 10
Bury Pace Eggers 12:30 Walshaw, White Horse, BL8 3BD
[The 3:15 pm performances in Ramsbottom will continue for about an hour, during the Chocolate Festival.]
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- - 12:50 Affetside, Pack Horse, BL8 3QW -
- - 13:20 Hawkshaw, Red Lion, BL8 4JS -
- - 13:40 Hawkshaw, Wagon and Horses, BL8 4JL -
- - 14:30 Summerseat, Hamers Arms, BL0 9UG -
- - 14:50 Summerseat, Footballers Inn, BL0 9UG -
- - 15:15 Ramsbottom, various -
- - 17:00 Nangreaves, Lord Raglan, BL9 6SP -
02 Apr 10
Curtain Theatre Players 11:00 Littleborough, Coach House, Lodge Street, OL15 9AE -
- - 12:30 Littleborough, Leonard Cheshire, Halifax Road, OL15 0JF -
02 Apr 10 Stockport Pace Eggers 19:00 Stockport, The Queens, 11 Gt Portwood St
[Meet]
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- - 20:00 Stockport, The Railway, Avenue Street/Gt Portwood St -
- - 21:00 Stockport, Crown Inn, 154 Heaton Lane -
- - 22:00 Stockport, Ye Old Vic, 1 Chatham Street, Edgeley -
04 Apr 10
Curtain Theatre Players 12:30 Rochdale, Healy Hotel, 172 Shawclough Road, OL12 6LW -
- - 14:00 Birtle, Pack Horse Inn, BL9 7TU -
- - 15:00 Birtle, Pack Horse Inn, BL9 7TU -
04 Apr 10 Stalmine Pace Eggers 12:00 Stalmine, Parish Church/Seven Stars -
05 Apr 10
Middleton Pace Egg Play 12:30 Middleton, Dusty Miller, 34 Middleton Gardens, M24 4DF
[Followed by egg rolling on St Leonard's Church hill]
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- - 13:00 Middleton, Last Orders (formerly The Old Roebuck), 18 Middleton Gardens, M24 4DF -
- - 13:30 Middleton, Britania Inn, 6 Middleton Gardens, M24 4DF -
- - 14:00 Middleton, Harbord Harbord, 17-19 Long Street, M24 6TE -
- - 14:30 Middleton, Assheton Arms, 1 Market Place, M24 6AE -
- - 15:00 Middleton, Old Boar's Head, 111 Long Street, M24 6UE -
- - 15:30 Middleton, Ring O' Bells, St Leonard's Square, M24 6DJ -
05 Apr 10 Mossley Morris Men 12:00 Top Mossley, Church Inn, Stockport Road, OL5 0RF -
- - 12:45 Bottom Mossley, Commercial Hotel, 58 Manchester Road, OL5 0AA -
- - 13:30 Mossley, Britannia Inn, 217 Manchester Road, OL5 9AJ -
- - 14:15 Mossley, Roaches Lock Inn, 387 Manchester Road, OL5 9BB -
- - 15:00 Mossley, Tollemach Arms, 415 Manchester Road, OL5 9BG -
- - 15:45 Greenfield, Royal George Hotel, Manchester Road, OL3 7HX -
- - 16:30 Greenfield, Dysarts Arms, Huddersfield Road, OL5 9BT -
18 Apr 10
Curtain Theatre Players 12:00 Whitworth, Civic Hall, Market Street, OL12 8DP -
25 Apr 10
Mossley Pace Egg Boys 12:00 Upper Mossley, Highland Laddie, 1 Market St, OL5 0ES
[This is the 35th annual performance since the revival of the Mossley play.]
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- - 12:45 Upper Mossley, Butchers Arms, 7 Stockport Rd, OL5 0QX -
- - 13:30 Upper Mossley, Rising Sun, 235 Stockport Rd, OL5 0RQ -
- - 14:15 Lower Mossley, Roaches Lock Inn, 387 Manchester Rd, OL5 9BB -
- - 15:00 Lower Mossley, Tollemach Arms, 415 Manchester Rd, OL5 9BG -
- - 15:45 Greenfield, Royal George Hotel, Manchester Rd, OL3 7HX -
- - 16:30 Mossley, Dysarts Arms, Huddersfield Rd, OL5 9BT -
12 Jun 10
Curtain Theatre Players - Rochdale, Cronkeyshaw Common, OL12 0QR -
25 Jul 10
Curtain Theatre Players 15:00 Littleborough, Littleborough Rushbearing -
11 Nov 10
Warburton Souling Play 21:30 Urmston, Roebuck Hotel, Church Road, M41 6HD
[Collection in aid of Cotebrook House, Oughtrington.]
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- - 22:30 Flixton, Church Inn, The Village, M41 6HS -
- - 21:00 Urmston, The Steamhouse, Station Road, M41 9SB -
16 Apr 11
Bury Pace Eggers 10:45 Ramsbottom, Market Place, (between Railway St and Bridge St) -
- - 11:00 Ramsbottom, Market Place, (between Railway St and Bridge St) -
- - 12:00 Bury, outside Katsouri's Delicatessens, 24-26 The Square, BL9 0QD -
- - 12:20 Bury
[Provisional Listing - see their website.]
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- - 12:40 Bury
[Provisional Listing - see their website.]
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- - 13:00 Bury, Flying Shuttle, Clerke Street, BL9 0PN . -
- - 13:20 Bury, Market Square, BL9 0BD -
- - 13:40 Bury, The Robert Peel, 5/10 Market Place, BL9 0BL -
- - 14:00 Bury, The Two Tubs, 19 The Wylde, BL9 0LA -
- - 14:40 Bury, The Knowsley, 46 Haymarket St, BL9 0AY -
- - 15:00 Bury, The Trackside, Bolton Street Station, BL9 0EY -
17 Apr 11
Bury Pace Eggers 12:00 Walshaw, The White Horse, 18 Hall St, BL8 3BD -
- - 12:25 Affetside, The Pack Horse, 52 Watling St, BL8 3QW -
- - 12:50 Edgeworth, The White Horse, 2 Bury Rd, BL7 0AY -
- - 13:15 Hawkshaw, The Red Lion, 81 Ramsbottom Rd, BL8 4JS -
- - 13:30 Hawkshaw, The Wagon and Horses, Bolton Rd, BL8 4JL -
- - 14:00 Ramsbottom, various
[between 2:00pm and 3:30pm.]
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- - 15:45 Ramsbottom, The Hamer's Arms, 23 Higher Summerseat, BL0 9UG -
- - 16:00 Ramsbottom, The Footballers Inn, 28 Higher Summerseat, BL0 9UG -
- - 17:00 Ramsbottom, Masons Arms, 241 Walmersley Old Rd, BL9 6RU -
- - 17:20 Nangreaves, The Lord Raglan, Mount Pleasant, BL9 6SP -
17 Apr 11 Curtain Theatre Players - Whitworth, Civic Hall, Market Street, OL12 8DP -
22 Apr 11
Curtain Theatre Players 11:00 Littleborough, Coach House, Lodge Street, OL15 9AE
[The performances on April 22 and 24 will be of the Priestnall & Mitchell version of the Pace Egg Play, as performed for years at Rochdale Grammar School for Boys, later Balderstone High School.]
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22 Apr 11 Stockport Pace Eggers 20:00 Stockport, The Railway, Avenue St / Gt Portwood St, SK1 2BZ
[Provisional Listing]
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- - 21:00 Stockport, Crown Inn, 154 Heaton Lane, SK4 1AR
[Provisional Listing]
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- - 22:00 Stockport, Ye Old Vic, 1 Chatham St, Edgeley, SK3 9ED
[Provisional Listing]
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23 Apr 11
Abram Pace Eggers 12:00 Wigan, Museum of Wigan Life, Library St, WN1 1NU -
- - 13:30 Wigan, Museum of Wigan Life, Library St, WN1 1NU -
24 Apr 11
Curtain Theatre Players 14:30 Birtle, Pack Horse Inn, BL9 7TU
[The performances on April 22 and 24 will be of the Priestnall & Mitchell version of the Pace Egg Play, as performed for years at Rochdale Grammar School for Boys, later Balderstone High School.]
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24 Apr 11 Stalmine Pace Eggers 11:45 Stalmine, Parish Church / Seven Stars Hotel, Hall Gate Lane, Poulton-le-Fylde, FY6 0LA
[Lancaster Pace Egg play performed in the pub car park, next to the church, immediately after the Easter Day service which starts at 10.30 am.]
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25 Apr 11
Middleton Pace Egg Play 12:30 Middleton, Dusty Miller, 34 Middleton Gardens, M24 4DF -
- - 13:00 Middleton, Last Orders (formerly The Old Roebuck), 18 Middleton Gardens, M24 4DF -
- - 13:30 Middleton, Britannia Inn, 6 Middleton Gardens, M24 4DF -
- - 14:00 Middleton, Assheton Arms, 1 Market Place, M24 6AE -
- - 14:30 Middleton, Harbord Harbord, 17-19 Long Street, M24 6TE -
- - 15:00 Middleton, Old Boar's Head, 111 Long Street, M24 6UE -
- - 15:30 Middleton, Ring O' Bells, St Leonard's Square, M24 6DJ
[The 3:30pm performance at the Ring O' Bells will be followed by egg rolling on St Leonard's Church hill.]
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29 Apr 11
Bury Pace Eggers - Affetside, The Pack Horse, 52 Watling St, BL8 3QW -
15 May 11
Bury Pace Eggers - Prestwich, St Mary’s Flower Park, Prestwich Clough, Bury New Rd -
- - - Prestwich, Church Inn, 40 Church Lane, M25 1AJ -
31 Jul 11
Curtain Theatre Players 15:00 Littleborough, Coach House, Lodge Street, OL15 9AE -
10 Nov 11
Warburton Souling Play 21:45 Urmston, Roebuck Hotel, Church Road, M41 6HD -
- - 22:15 Urmston, Steamhouse, Station Road, M41 9SB -
- - 22:45 Flixton, Church Inn, The Village, M41 6HR -
06 Apr 12
Curtain Theatre Players 11:00 Littleborough, Coach House, Lodge Street, OL15 9AE
[We collect for Springhill Hospice at each performance.]
Kevin Grocock
08 Apr 12
Curtain Theatre Players 14:00 Birtle, Pack Horse Inn, BL9 7TU
[We collect for Springhill Hospice at each performance.]
Kevin Grocock
- - 15:00 Birtle, Pack Horse Inn, BL9 7TU -
09 Apr 12
Middleton Pace Egg Play 12:30 Middleton, Dusty Miller, 34 Middleton Gardens, M24 4DF -
- - 13:00 Middleton, Last Orders (formerly The Old Roebuck), 18 Middleton Gardens, M24 4DF -
- - 13:30 Middleton, Britannia Inn, 6 Middleton Gardens, M24 4DF -
- - 14:00 Middleton, Harbord Harbord, 17-21 Long Street, M24 6TE -
- - 14:30 Middleton, Assheton Arms, 1 Market Place, M24 6AE -
- - 15:00 Middleton, Olde Boars Head, 111 Long Street, M24 6UE -
- - 15:30 Middleton, Ring O' Bells, St Leonard's Square, M24 6DJ
[The 3:30pm performance at the Ring O' Bells will be followed by egg rolling on St Leonard's Church hill.]
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22 Apr 12
Curtain Theatre Players 14:15 Whitworth, Civic Hall, Market Street, OL12 8DP
[We collect for Springhill Hospice at each performance.]
Kevin Grocock
22 Jul 12
Curtain Theatre Players 13:30 Littleborough, King William IV Inn
[We collect for Springhill Hospice at each performance.]
Kevin Grocock
- - 15:00 Littleborough, Littleborough Rushbearing -
15 Sep 12
Curtain Theatre Players 15:00 Shaw, Dunwood Park
[We collect for Springhill Hospice at each performance.]
Kevin Grocock
08 Nov 12
Warburton Souling Play 21:30 Urmston, Roebuck Hotel, Church Road, M41 6HD -
- - 22:15 Urmston, Steamhouse, Station Road, M41 9SB -
- - 22:45 Flixton, Church Inn, The Village, M41 6HR -

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