Past Folk Play Performances - Buckinghamshire

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Buckinghamshire, England

Date Group Time Venue Contact
13 Dec 01
Towersey Morris Men 20:00 High Wycombe area
[Christmas Programme 2001 : Mummers]
David Goddard
20 Dec 01
Towersey Morris Men - Aylesbury
[Christmas Programme 2001 : Mummers]
David Goddard
21 Dec 01
Stony Stratford Mummers 21:00 Hanslope, Globe
[to be confirmed]
Vicki Shakeshaft
- - 21:45 Castlethorpe, Navigation -
- - 22:30 Stony Stratford, Fox & Hounds -
22 Dec 01
Stony Stratford Mummers 11:00 Stony Stratford Vicki Shakeshaft
26 Dec 01
Datchet Border Morris 10:45 Datchet, The Green
[Mummer's Play & Longsword]
John Wagg
01753 715627
26 Dec 01 Ellington Morris 12:30 Burnham Beeches, Blackwood Arms
[Morris, Rapper and Mumming]
Simon Shaw
- - 13:30 Littleworth Common, Royal Standard
[Morris, Rapper and Mumming]
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13 Dec 02
Haddenham Mummers 20:15 Dinton, Seven Stars
[Next year's performances will follow this year's pattern very closely. £700 was raised & will be shared between the Haddenham Methodist Church Restoration Fund and the Society for Mucopolysaccharide Diseases.]
Andy Hardy
01844 291173
- - 20:50 Chearsley, The Bell -
- - 21:30 Gibraltar, Bottle & Glass -
- - 22:10 Ford, The Dinton Hermit -
- - 22:45 Cuddington, The Crown -
13 Dec 02 Towersey Morris Men - Bolter End, The Peacock
[Christmas Mummers play]
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- - - Cadmore End, Blue Flag -
- - - Stokenchurch, Royal Oak -
18 Dec 02
Towersey Morris Men - Aylesbury, The Watermead
[Christmas Mummers play]
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- - - Aston Clinton, The Oak -
- - - Aylesbury, Queen's Head -
- - - Aylesbury, The Rockwood -
- - - Weston Turville, Five Bells -
20 Dec 02
Haddenham Mummers 18:45 Haddenham, Carol Service
[Next year's performances will follow this year's pattern very closely. £700 was raised & will be shared between the Haddenham Methodist Church Restoration Fund and the Society for Mucopolysaccharide Diseases.]
Andy Hardy
01844 291173
- - 20:00 Haddenham, King's Head -
- - 21:00 Haddenham, Rising Sun -
- - 21:25 Haddenham, Peking Rendezvous -
- - 22:00 Haddenham, Rose & Thistle -
- - 22:20 Haddenham, Green Dragon -
- - 22:45 Haddenham, Red Lion -
20 Dec 02 Stony Stratford Mummers 20:15 Thornborough, The Two Brewers Vicki Shakeshaft
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- - 22:15 Castlethorpe, The Navigation -
20 Dec 02 Towersey Morris Men - Saunderton, Golden Cross
[Christmas Mummers play]
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- - - Booker, The Squirrel -
- - - Downley, Le de Spencer's Arms -
- - - Handy Cross, Blacksmith's Arms -
- - - West Wycombe, George and Dragon -
21 Dec 02
Stony Stratford Mummers 11:30 Stony Stratford, Town Tour Vicki Shakeshaft
01908 562169
24 Dec 02
Crendon Morris 19:00 Long Crendon, All pubs
[A traditional play with topical overtones. All monies raised go to local charities - Christmas/New Year 2002/3 we raised over £1300 which will go to the Thames Valley & Chiltern Air Ambulance. Photos of the play can be found on our website - script may be posted after vetting (please note, anyone of a politically correct disposition should avoid it at all costs!!)]
Pete Summerskill
01844 291172
26 Dec 02
Datchet Border Morris 11:00 Datchet, The Green
[Includes a Mummers' Play]
John Wagg
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26 Dec 02 Owlswick Morris 13:00 Marsh, Prince of Wales
[Mummers' play performance]
Mary Walter
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01 Jan 03
Crendon Morris 12:00 Brill, Both pubs
[A traditional play with topical overtones. All monies raised go to local charities - Christmas/New Year 2002/3 we raised over £1300 which will go to the Thames Valley & Chiltern Air Ambulance. Photos of the play can be found on our website - script may be posted after vetting (please note, anyone of a politically correct disposition should avoid it at all costs!!)]
Pete Summerskill
01844 291172
12 Dec 03
Haddenham Mummers 18:45 Haddenham, Village Hall (Carols) Andy Hardy
01844 291173
- - 19:30 Dinton, Seven Stars -
- - 20:15 Askett, Three Horseshoes -
- - 20:50 Lower Cadsden, Plough -
- - 21:30 Longwick, Red Lion -
- - 22:10 Cuddington, Crown -
19 Dec 03
Haddenham Mummers 20:00 Haddenham, King'S Head Andy Hardy
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- - 20:35 Haddenham, House Of Spice -
- - 21:00 Haddenham, Rising Sun -
- - 21:25 Haddenham, Peking Rendezvous -
- - 22:00 Haddenham, Rose &Amp; Thistle -
- - 22:20 Haddenham, Green Dragon -
- - 22:45 Haddenham, Red Lion -
24 Dec 03
Crendon Morris 19:00 Long Crendon, All pubs
[A traditional play with topical overtones. All monies raised go to local charities.]
Pete Summerskill
01844 291172
26 Dec 03
Datchet Border Morris 10:45 Datchet, Datchet Green
[We perform a mummers play every Boxing Day in conjunction with our display of morris dancing. The play depicts King George's triumph over evil in the form of Old Helzibub.]
Bradley Seel
01784 454027
26 Dec 03 Owlswick Morris 12:30 Steeple Claydon, Prince of Wales
[Mummers' play performance]
Mary Walter
01494 481459
01 Jan 04
Crendon Morris 12:00 Brill, Both pubs
[A traditional play with topical overtones. All monies raised go to local charities.]
Pete Summerskill
01844 291172
10 Dec 04
Haddenham Mummers 19:00 Haddenham, Carol Service, VH
[This play was published in 1941 & we've been performing it for some 30 years now around our village on the 2 Fridays before Chrismas Eve. We collect hundreds of pounds for charity every year & this years beneficiaries will be The MPS Society & our local Red Cross branch.]
Andy Hardy
01844 291173
- - 20:00 Princes Risborough, The Plough, Cadsden -
- - 20:45 Dinton, Seven Stars -
- - 21:30 Kingswood, Crooked Billet -
- - 22:30 Cuddington, The Crown -
14 Dec 04
Owlswick Morris 20:30 Twyford, The Crown
[We are primaraily a dance group but perform our play annually over the Christmas season.]
Delly Blane
01608 658127
17 Dec 04
Haddenham Mummers 20:00 Haddenham, Kings Head
[This play was published in 1941 & we've been performing it for some 30 years now around our village on the 2 Fridays before Chrismas Eve. We collect hundreds of pounds for charity every year & this years beneficiaries will be The MPS Society & our local Red Cross branch.]
Andy Hardy
01844 291173
- - 20:35 Haddenham, House of Spice -
- - 20:50 Haddenham, Rising Sun -
- - 21:25 Haddenham, Peking Rendezvous -
- - 22:00 Haddenham, Rose & Thistle -
- - 22:20 Haddenham, Green Dragon -
- - 22:45 Haddenham, Red Lion -
17 Dec 04 Stony Stratford Mummers 20:15 Thornborough, Two Brewers Vicki Shakeshaft
01908 562169
- - 22:15 Calverton, Shoulder of Mutton -
18 Dec 04
Stony Stratford Mummers 11:00 Stony Stratford Vicki Shakeshaft
01908 562169
26 Dec 04
Datchet Border Morris 10:45 Datchet, Datchet Green
[Seasonal Mummers play and Morris Dancing]
Bradley Seel
01784 454027
26 Nov 05
Stony Stratford Mummers 12:15 Stony Stratford, Christmas Lights
[The times given are approximate start times, and performances will take place as and when over several hours. Some performances include molly dancing.]
Vicki Shakeshaft
01908 562169
04 Dec 05
Stony Stratford Mummers 12:30 Olney, A Dickens of a Christmas (town fair)
[The times given are approximate start times, and performances will take place as and when over several hours. Some performances include molly dancing.]
Vicki Shakeshaft
01908 562169
16 Dec 05
Haddenham Mummers 19:30 Haddenham, Clerkenwell Cottages
[The play was handed down by word of mouth until local man Walter Rose recorded it in his book ‘Good Neighbours’ (1942). The Mummers will be collecting for two medical charities. Times approximate and subject to change. Performances last about 10 minutes - so pay attention!]
David Lyons
01844 296174
- - 20:00 Dinton, Seven Stars -
- - 20:40 Lower Cadsden, The Plough -
- - 21:20 Haddenham, Football Club -
- - 21:40 Haddenham, Peking Rendezvous Restaurant -
- - 22:10 Cuddington, The Crown -
23 Dec 05
Haddenham Mummers 20:00 Haddenham, Kings Head
[The play was handed down by word of mouth until local man Walter Rose recorded it in his book ‘Good Neighbours’ (1942). The Mummers will be collecting for two medical charities. Times approximate and subject to change. Performances last about 10 minutes - so pay attention!]
David Lyons
01844 296174
- - 20:35 Haddenham, House of Spice Restaurant -
- - 21:00 Haddenham, Rising Sun -
- - 21:25 Haddenham, Peking Rendezvous Restaurant -
- - 22:00 Haddenham, Rose & Thistle -
- - 22:20 Haddenham, Green Dragon -
- - 22:45 Haddenham, Red Lion -
23 Dec 05 Stony Stratford Mummers 19:00 Calverton, Shoulder of Mutton
[The times given are approximate start times. Some performances include molly dancing.]
Vicki Shakeshaft
01908 562169
- - 19:45 Beachampton, The Bell
[The times given are approximate start times. Some performances include molly dancing.]
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- - 20:15 Thornborough, Two Brewers
[The times given are approximate start times. Some performances include molly dancing.]
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26 Dec 05
Datchet Border Morris 10:45 Datchet, Datchet Green
[Festive Morris Dance and Mummers Play. All monies collected will be donated to a local charity. This event is always well supported but if you haven't been before, come along and join in the festive fun.]
Bradley Seel
01784 454027
25 Jan 06
Stony Stratford Mummers 19:45 Stony Stratford, The Crown
["Meet the Mummers" - part of the 'Stony In So Many Words' Literary Festival.]
Vicki Shakeshaft
01908 562169
02 Jul 06
Stony Stratford Mummers 11:00 Wolverton, Town Square
[The July 2nd event will include several performances during the day, starting at around 11.00. But the timings are flexible! The event is the Wolverton Summer Festival.]
Vicki Shakeshaft
01908 562169
02 Dec 06
Stony Stratford Mummers 11:30 Stony Stratford, High Street
[2nd December - Stony Stratford Lights Festival, 11.30 to 13.30, then 14.30 onwards]
Vicki Shakeshaft
01908 562169
10 Dec 06
Stony Stratford Mummers 12:00 Olney, High Street
[10th December - Dickens of a Christmas Fayre, Olney, 12 noon until about 16.30]
Vicki Shakeshaft
01908 562169
22 Dec 06
Stony Stratford Mummers 19:15 Calverton, Shoulder of Mutton Vicki Shakeshaft
01908 562169
- - 19:45 Beachampton, The Bell -
- - 20:15 Thornborough, Two Brewers -
19 Dec 08
Stony Stratford Mummers 19:30 Thornborough, The Two Brewers Jeremy Cooper
01908 226118
- - 20:15 Beachampton, The Bell -
- - 21:00 Calverton, The Shoulder of Mutton -
- - 22:15 Hanslope, The Globe -
28 Nov 09
Stony Stratford Mummers 14:00 Stony Stratford, Stony Lights Barbara Evans Rees
01908 226118
06 Dec 09
Stony Stratford Mummers 13:00 Olney, Dickens of a Christmas Fair Barbara Evans Rees
01908 226118
18 Dec 09
Stony Stratford Mummers 19:30 Various, Village pubs tour Barbara Evans Rees
01908 226118

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