Past Folk Play Performances - Lincolnshire

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Lincolnshire, England

Date Group Time Venue Contact
15 Dec 01
(No name)[now Ketton Mummers] - Stamford, Pubs & Streets
[An ad hoc once a year group of mummers performing a hero combat type play]
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21 Dec 02
(No name)[now Ketton Mummers] - Stamford, Pubs & Streets
[An ad hoc once a year group of mummers performing a hero combat type play]
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21 Dec 02 The Melstock Band - Stamford, Stamford 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
01780 763203
26 Dec 02
Allington Morris 12:00 Allington, Welby Arms Rob Kearsley Bullen
04 Jan 03
Coleby Plough Jag 11:00 Gainsborough, Market Place
[All timings are subject to change without notice]
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- - 11:35 Gainsborough, Lords -
- - 12:50 Gainsborough, Eight Jolly Brewers -
- - 13:45 Messingham, The Horn -
- - 15:15 Broughton, Red Lion -
- - 16:45 Ashby, Malt Shovel -
- - 18:30 Brigg, Nelthorpe Arms (Scanlon's) -
- - 20:00 Scotton, Three Horse Shoes -
- - 21:30 Winterton, Lion's Head -
13 Dec 03
(No name)[now Ketton Mummers] - Stamford, Various
[Various times. An ad hoc once a year group of mummers performing a hero combat type play.]
Adam Cade
26 Dec 03
Allington Morris 12:00 Allington, Welby Arms
[A collection for the local Gifts Hospice will be taken after the mummers' play performance and in the Welby Arms afterwards. Last year raised 200.]
Ashley Jones
01400 281738
10 Jan 04
Coleby Plough Jag 11:00 Gainsborough, Market place
[Times may be approximate. Performed annually since 1973. So this is 30 years!!! Booklet/ journal of 1st 25 years available - contact Steve Hindley.]
Steve Hindley
01724 864957
- - 11:30 Gainsborough, The Lords, Lord Street -
- - 12:30 Gainsborough, Eight Jolly Brewers -
- - 13:30 Messingham, Horn Inn -
- - 16:00 Ashby, Malt Shovel, High Street -
- - 19:00 Scotton, Three Horse Shoes -
- - 20:15 Brigg, Nelthorpe Arms -
- - 21:30 Winterton, Lion's Head -
16 Dec 04
Brian Dawson 19:30 Sleaford, St.Denys' Church Hall
["Plough Plays" - Talk to the Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology]
SLHA
01522 521337
18 Dec 04
Ketton Mummers [was no name] 12:00 Stamford, Various
[12:00 noon until 12:00 midnight in and around Stamford. We are an ad hoc once a year group of mummers performing a hero combat type play.]
Adam Cade
26 Dec 04
Allington Morris 12:30 Allington, Welby Arms
[Traditional Mummers Play, sometimes modified to reflect topical events. Collection for GIFTS Hospice after the mummers' performance]
Ashley Jones
01733 350670
08 Jan 05
Coleby Plough Jag 11:00 Gainsborough, Market Place
[Times are approximate. Contact Steve on mobile 07711550513]
Steve Hindley
01724 864957
- - 11:30 Gainsborough, The Lords, Lord Street -
- - 12:30 Gainsborough, Eight Jolly Brewers -
- - 14:00 Scotter, The Gamekeeper -
- - 16:30 Winterton, Lion's Head -
- - 19:00 Scotton, Three Horse Shoes -
- - 20:00 Ashby, Malt Shovel -
- - 21:30 Brigg, Nelthorpe Arms -
17 Dec 05
Ketton Mummers [was no name] 12:00 Stamford, Various
[12:00 noon until 12:00 midnight in and around Stamford. We are an ad hoc once a year group of mummers performing a hero combat type play.]
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26 Dec 05
Allington Morris 13:00 Allington, Welby Arms
[Performance will include a folk play. Annual collection taken for Gifts Hospice in Grantham.]
Ashley Jones
020 7848 3181
07 Jan 06
Coleby Plough Jag 11:00 Gainsborough, Market Place
[All times are approximate but we are usually later rather than early. Depends how difficult it is to remove the cast from previous venue. Contact Steve 07711550513]
Steve Hindley
0771 1550513
- - 11:45 Gainsborough, The Lords, Lord Street -
- - 12:45 Gainsborough, Eight Jolly Brewers -
- - 14:00 Scotter, The Gamekeeper -
- - 16:00 Holme, Pink Pig Farm, Holme Lane -
- - 19:00 Scotton, Three Horse Shoes -
- - 20:00 Ashby, Malt Shovel -
- - 21:15 Winterton, Lion's Head -
- - 22:00 Winterton, Lion's Head -
09 Jan 10
Coleby Ploughjag 11:00 Gainsborough, Market Place
[There will be additional performances throughout the day but venues are yet to be confirmed. The Market Place performance in Gainsborough is likely to be the only outdoor performance of the tour and definitley affords the best photo opportunities.]
Steve Hindley
0771 155 0513
- - 11:45 Gainsborough, The Lords -
- - 12:30 Gainsborough, Eight Jolly Brewers -
- - 21:30 Burton upon Stather, The Ferry House -
10 Jan 11
Grimsby Morris Men 20:00 Barnoldby le Beck, Ship Inn, Main Road, DN37 0BH Steve@Grimsby-MM.fsnet.co.uk
- - 20:45 Swinhope, Click 'Em Inn, LN8 6BS -
- - 21:40 Market Rasen, The Red Lion, King Street, LN8 3BB -
- - 22:15 Market Rasen, Aston Arms, Market Place, LN8 3HL -
12 Jan 13
Coleby Plough Jag 11:00 Gainsborough, Market Place, DN21 2BP -
- - 11:45 Gainsborough, The Lords, 35 Lord Street, DN21 2DD -
- - 12:30 Gainsborough, Eight Jolly Brewers, Silver Street, DN21 2DW -
- - 14:00 Holme, Pink Pig Farm, Holme Hall, DN16 3RE -
- - 15:30 Scotter, The Sun & Anchor, 54 High Street, DN21 3RX -
- - 18:45 Ashby, The Malt Shovel, High Street, DN16 2ST -
- - 19:45 Scotton, The Three Horseshoes, Westgate, DN21 3QX -
- - 20:30 Gunness, Ironstone Wharf, Station Road, DN15 8SX -
- - 21:30 Burton upon Stather, The Ferry House, Stather Road, DN15 9DJ -

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