Folk Play Links - Yorkshire, England

Compiled by C. Little

Groups listed may be folk club, morris dance or amateur drama groups, as well as traditional performers. Publications listed may be cited, extracted or summarised publications, as well as full text.


001 * Folk Plays [index to N. Peacock, in Transactions of the Yorkshire Dialect Society, Vol.9 Pt.55, p.48]
002 * Longsword Dances from Traditional and Manuscript Sources as Collated and Notated by Ivor Allsop [Book for sale: ed. by Anthony G. Barrand, 1996 - includes texts]
003 * Peace Egg [index to J. Mason, in Yorkshire Notes and Queries, Vol.I No.1, Apr. 1904, pp.36-37 - chapbook text; (citation of Dendron : The History of a Furness Village [Concluded], by [A.J. Humphris] Vicar of Dendron, in Barrow Herald, No.4167, 5th Mar. 1904, p.7bcd - text [- see also Barrow Naturalists' Field Club])]
004 * Three Folk Plays [index to H. Askew, in Transactions of the Yorkshire Dialect Society, Vol.4 Pt.27, Apr. 1926, pp.29-35 - Sword Dancers unloc; Guisers, Durham Co; Guisers, Border]
005 * Yorkshire Christmas Play [index to Yorkshire Notes and Queries, Vol.II No.10, Jan. 1906, pp.291-293 - Seven Champions chapbook text]


006 * Comex 3. The Yorkshire Diary. [Mention of 1969 performance of the Derby Tup by Commonwealth Expedition members while camping in Greece.]

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