Past Folk Play Performances - Devon

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Devon, England

Date Group Time Venue Contact
15 Dec 01
North Devon Mummers 21:15 Brendon, Staghunters Inn
[In aid of North Devon Hospice]
Francis & Barbara Verdigi
01271 813843
17 Dec 01
North Devon Mummers 21:15 Berrynarbor, The Globe Francis & Barbara Verdigi
01271 813843
19 Dec 01
North Devon Mummers 21:15 Yarde Down, Poltimore Arms Francis & Barbara Verdigi
01271 813843
20 Dec 01
North Devon Mummers 21:15 Ossaborough, The Mill Francis & Barbara Verdigi
01271 813843
- - 21:15 Westleigh, Westleigh Inn -
23 Dec 01
North Devon Mummers 21:15 West Down, The Crown Francis & Barbara Verdigi
01271 813843
28 Dec 01
North Devon Mummers 21:15 Goodleigh, New Inn Francis & Barbara Verdigi
01271 813843
03 Jan 02
North Devon Mummers 21:15 Barnstaple, Reform Inn, Pilton Francis & Barbara Verdigi
01271 813843
05 Jan 02
North Devon Mummers 21:15 Combe Martin, Top George Inn Francis & Barbara Verdigi
01271 813843
15 Dec 02
Dartmoor Border Morris 14:00 Yelverton, Buckland Abbey
[Seasonal Mummers Play featuring St. George slaying a dragon. With local heroes Sir Francis Drake & King Arthur]
Steve Newland
01822 610412
21 Jun 03
Ragged Heroes Mummers - Teignmouth, Tynmouth Folk Festival Mike Slater
0117 9492860
13 Dec 03
North Devon Mummers 21:15 Combe Martin, Top George Inn
[This is the 34th season for the North Devon Mummers. Performance of play usually followed by song & music session.]
Barbara & Francis Verdigi
01271 813843
14 Dec 03
Dartmoor Border Morris 14:00 Yelverton, Buckland Abbey
[Traditional Mummers Play in the Great Barn at Buckland Abbey]
Lis Richards
- - 14:00 Yelverton, Buckland Abbey
[Buckland Abbey is the home of Sir Francis Drake and this play adapted from a 1990 version, features Drake battling against the King of Spain.]
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15 Dec 03
North Devon Mummers 21:15 Chulmleigh, Old Court House Inn
[This is the 34th season for the North Devon Mummers. Performance of play usually followed by song & music session.]
Barbara & Francis Verdigi
01271 813843
17 Dec 03
North Devon Mummers 21:15 Barnstaple, Reform Inn, Pilton
[This is the 34th season for the North Devon Mummers. Performance of play usually followed by song & music session.]
Barbara & Francis Verdigi
01271 813843
20 Dec 03
North Devon Mummers 21:15 Brendon, Staghunters Inn
[This is the 34th season for the North Devon Mummers. Performance of play usually followed by song & music session.]
Barbara & Francis Verdigi
01271 813843
22 Dec 03
North Devon Mummers 21:15 West Down, Crown Inn
[This is the 34th season for the North Devon Mummers. Performance of play usually followed by song & music session.]
Barbara & Francis Verdigi
01271 813843
23 Dec 03
North Devon Mummers 21:15 Yarde Down, Poltimore Arms
[This is the 34th season for the North Devon Mummers. Performance of play usually followed by song & music session.]
Barbara & Francis Verdigi
01271 813843
26 Dec 03
Dartington Morris Men 12:00 Totnes, Steam Packet
[The Dartington Morris Men will be dancing and performing the Dartington Mummers Play.]
Brian Marks
01803 360990
27 Dec 03
North Devon Mummers 21:15 Ossaborough, Old Mill
[This is the 34th season for the North Devon Mummers. Performance of play usually followed by song & music session.]
Barbara & Francis Verdigi
01271 813843
28 Dec 03
North Devon Mummers 21:15 Goodleigh, New Inn
[This is the 34th season for the North Devon Mummers. Performance of play usually followed by song & music session.]
Barbara & Francis Verdigi
01271 813843
30 Dec 03
North Devon Mummers 21:15 Heddon's Mouth, Hunters Inn
[This is the 34th season for the North Devon Mummers. Performance of play usually followed by song & music session.]
Barbara & Francis Verdigi
01271 813843
01 Jan 04
Dartington Morris Men 12:00 Hope Cove, Hope and Anchor
[The Dartington Morris Men will be dancing and performing the Dartington Mummers Play.]
Brian Marks
01803 360990
12 Dec 04
Dartmoor Border Morris 14:00 nr Yelverton, Buckland Abbey
[Sir Francis Drake rises again in the Great Barn of his former home to do battle once more with the King of Spain. Look out for The Winter King, Mother Dolly, Mother Christmas and Johnny Cunny. National Trust property.]
Steve Newland
- - 15:30 nr Yelverton, Buckland Abbey -
15 Dec 04
North Devon Mummers 21:15 Pilton, Reform Inn Francis Verdigi
01271 813843
16 Dec 04
North Devon Mummers 21:15 Combe Martin, Bottom George Francis Verdigi
01271 813843
18 Dec 04
North Devon Mummers 21:15 Brendon, The Staghunters Francis Verdigi
01271 813843
20 Dec 04
North Devon Mummers 21:15 Heddon's Mouth, Hunter's Inn Francis Verdigi
01271 813843
22 Dec 04
North Devon Mummers 21:15 Yarde Down, Poltimore Arms Francis Verdigi
01271 813843
26 Dec 04
Dartington Morris Men 12:30 Totnes, The Plains
[The Traditional Dartington Mummers play performed by the Dartington Morris Men]
bagman
26 Dec 04 Dartmoor Border Morris 13:00 Walkhampton, Walkhamton Inn
[Sir Francis Drake battles the King of Spain at the inn. Look out for stock characters the Winter King, Mother Dolly and the Doctor.]
Steve Newland
01822 610412
26 Dec 04 Tarka Morris Men 12:30 Monkleigh, Bell Inn
[Our bi-annual rendition of a play collected in a West Country Book of St George and the Dragon, Winter version with Old Father Christmas. Usually ends up with Morris Dancing afterwards and a Song and Music session.]
Phil Heming
0788 547 8282
28 Dec 04
North Devon Mummers 21:15 Goodleigh, New Inn Francis Verdigi
01271 813843
01 Jan 05
Dartington Morris Men 12:30 Hope Cove, Hope & Anchor Inn
[The Traditional Dartington Mummers play performed by the Dartington Morris Men]
bagman
02 Jan 05
North Devon Mummers 21:15 Sandyway, Sportsman's Inn Francis Verdigi
01271 813843
05 Jan 05
Dartmoor Border Morris 21:30 Walkhampton, Walkhampton Inn
[Sir Francis Drake battles the King of Spain in the Buckland Abbey Play for a requested repeat performance.]
Steve Newland
01822 610412
06 Jan 05
North Devon Mummers 21:15 Lee, The Grampus Francis Verdigi
01271 813843
31 Jul 05
Sidmouth Mumming Play 13:00 Sidmouth, Volunteer Inn -
21 Oct 05
Sidmouth Mumming Play - West Hill, Village Hall
[We think this is a private function.]
Mike Painter
01404 815619
23 Oct 05
Sidmouth Mumming Play 15:45 Sidmouth, Ambulance Hall
[This follows a Church Service (15:00) with civic dignataries.]
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11 Dec 05
Dartmoor Border Morris 14:00 Yelverton, Buckland Abbey
[In our mummers' play, Sir Francis Drake rises again to take on his old foe the King of Spain in the Great Barn. Look out for the Doctor, Winter King and Mother Dolly.]
Heather Newland
01822 610412
- - 15:30 Yelverton, Buckland Abbey -
15 Dec 05
North Devon Mummers 21:15 Pilton, Reform Inn
[Each performance of the play is followed by music and songs, including seasonal ones.]
Francis Verdigi
01271 813843
17 Dec 05
North Devon Mummers 21:00 Landkey, Ring O' Bells
[Each performance of the play is followed by music and songs, including seasonal ones.]
Francis Verdigi
01271 813843
19 Dec 05
North Devon Mummers 21:15 West Down, Crown Inn
[Each performance of the play is followed by music and songs, including seasonal ones.]
Francis Verdigi
01271 813843
21 Dec 05
North Devon Mummers 21:15 Yarde Down, Poltimore Arms
[Each performance of the play is followed by music and songs, including seasonal ones.]
Francis Verdigi
01271 813843
23 Dec 05
North Devon Mummers 21:15 Combe Martin, Top George
[Each performance of the play is followed by music and songs, including seasonal ones.]
Francis Verdigi
01271 813843
26 Dec 05
Dartington Morris Men 12:30 Totnes, The Plains
[The Dartington Morris Men are the only people to currently perform the traditional Dartington Mummers Play.]
John Culf
01803 863468
26 Dec 05 Dartmoor Border Morris 13:00 Walkhampton, Walkhampton Inn
[The Buckland Abbey Play - Sir Francis Drake battling the King of Spain with an assortment of peculiar characters.]
Heather Newland
01822 610412
26 Dec 05 Tarka Morris Men - Westleigh, nr Bideford, Westleigh Inn
[Heroic St.George is the character who symbolically defeats Winter's evil and upholds the good in the Tarka play. Like many other Mummers' troupes, we also include Father Christmas who brings good cheer to all and passes the hat round at the end. When we perform the play on St. George's Day, Father Christmas is replaced by 'Jack in the Green', the Spirit of Spring.]
Daemon Billing
0123 747 8300
28 Dec 05
North Devon Mummers 21:15 Goodleigh, New Inn
[Each performance of the play is followed by music and songs, including seasonal ones.]
Francis Verdigi
01271 813843
01 Jan 06
Dartington Morris Men 12:30 Hope Cove, Hope & Anchor
[The Dartington Morris Men are the only people to currently perform the traditional Dartington Mummers Play.]
John Culf
01803 863468
01 Jan 06 Sidmouth Mumming Play - Sidmouth
[Provisional: Venue to be confirmed.]
Nick Lambert
01404 813787
04 Jan 06
North Devon Mummers 21:15 Chulmleigh, Old Courthouse
[Each performance of the play is followed by music and songs, including seasonal ones.]
Francis Verdigi
01271 813843
06 Jan 06
North Devon Mummers 21:15 Lee, The Grampus
[Each performance of the play is followed by music and songs, including seasonal ones.]
Francis Verdigi
01271 813843
30 Mar 06
Frome Valley Morris Mummers - Crediton, Crediton Festival Weekend
[A Hoodening Play based on one from East Kent but written by members of Frome Valley Morris. Performed since 2002 and still being developed. Performance style is "in the tradition".]
David Milner
01305 852773
01 Apr 06
Shakespeare Mummers 00:30 Cheriton Fitzpaine, Folk Festival
[Broadway (Miss Antoinette Taylor) Play]
Alan Whitbread
- - 13:00 Cheriton Fitzpaine, Folk Festival -
- - 14:30 Cheriton Fitzpaine, Folk Festival -
10 Dec 06
Dartmoor Border Morris 14:00 Yelverton, Buckland Abbey
[Sir Francis Drake rises in the Great Barn once again to take on his old foe the King of Spain. Look out for the Winter Queen, Mother Dolly, Horse, Groom and Doctor. Plenty of Morris Dancing too!]
Steve Newland
- - 15:30 Yelverton, Buckland Abbey -
14 Dec 06
North Devon Mummers 21:00 Barnstaple, Reform Inn, Pilton
[The North Devon Mummers were established for the 1970/71 Christmas season, and have maintained their tradition in village pubs every year since, collecting for a selected local charity. 2006/7 will be thirty-seventh performance season. Each performance is followed by a session of tunes and songs fit for Christmas time.]
Barbara & Francis Verdigi
01271 813843
17 Dec 06
Dartmoor Border Morris 14:00 Yelverton, Buckland Abbey
[Sir Francis Drake rises in the Great Barn once again to take on his old foe the King of Spain. Look out for the Winter Queen, Mother Dolly, Horse, Groom and Doctor. Plenty of Morris Dancing too!]
Steve Newland
- - 15:30 Yelverton, Buckland Abbey -
18 Dec 06
North Devon Mummers 21:00 Combe Martin, Top George
[The North Devon Mummers were established for the 1970/71 Christmas season, and have maintained their tradition in village pubs every year since, collecting for a selected local charity. 2006/7 will be thirty-seventh performance season. Each performance is followed by a session of tunes and songs fit for Christmas time.]
Barbara & Francis Verdigi
01271 813843
20 Dec 06
North Devon Mummers 21:00 Yarde Down, Poltimore Arms
[The North Devon Mummers were established for the 1970/71 Christmas season, and have maintained their tradition in village pubs every year since, collecting for a selected local charity. 2006/7 will be thirty-seventh performance season. Each performance is followed by a session of tunes and songs fit for Christmas time.]
Barbara & Francis Verdigi
01271 813843
22 Dec 06
North Devon Mummers 21:00 Ilfracombe, Private Function
[The North Devon Mummers were established for the 1970/71 Christmas season, and have maintained their tradition in village pubs every year since, collecting for a selected local charity. 2006/7 will be thirty-seventh performance season. Each performance is followed by a session of tunes and songs fit for Christmas time.]
Barbara & Francis Verdigi
01271 813843
23 Dec 06
North Devon Mummers 21:00 Landkey, Ring O' Bells
[The North Devon Mummers were established for the 1970/71 Christmas season, and have maintained their tradition in village pubs every year since, collecting for a selected local charity. 2006/7 will be thirty-seventh performance season. Each performance is followed by a session of tunes and songs fit for Christmas time.]
Barbara & Francis Verdigi
01271 813843
26 Dec 06
North Devon Mummers 21:00 Brendon, The Staghunters
[The North Devon Mummers were established for the 1970/71 Christmas season, and have maintained their tradition in village pubs every year since, collecting for a selected local charity. 2006/7 will be thirty-seventh performance season. Each performance is followed by a session of tunes and songs fit for Christmas time.]
Barbara & Francis Verdigi
01271 813843
27 Dec 06
North Devon Mummers 21:00 Goodleigh, New Inn
[The North Devon Mummers were established for the 1970/71 Christmas season, and have maintained their tradition in village pubs every year since, collecting for a selected local charity. 2006/7 will be thirty-seventh performance season. Each performance is followed by a session of tunes and songs fit for Christmas time.]
Barbara & Francis Verdigi
01271 813843
29 Dec 06
North Devon Mummers 21:00 Heddon's Mouth, Hunters' Inn
[The North Devon Mummers were established for the 1970/71 Christmas season, and have maintained their tradition in village pubs every year since, collecting for a selected local charity. 2006/7 will be thirty-seventh performance season. Each performance is followed by a session of tunes and songs fit for Christmas time.]
Barbara & Francis Verdigi
01271 813843
30 Dec 06
North Devon Mummers 21:00 West Down, The Crown
[The North Devon Mummers were established for the 1970/71 Christmas season, and have maintained their tradition in village pubs every year since, collecting for a selected local charity. 2006/7 will be thirty-seventh performance season. Each performance is followed by a session of tunes and songs fit for Christmas time.]
Barbara & Francis Verdigi
01271 813843
03 Jan 07
North Devon Mummers 21:00 Chulmleigh, Old Courthouse
[The North Devon Mummers were established for the 1970/71 Christmas season, and have maintained their tradition in village pubs every year since, collecting for a selected local charity. 2006/7 will be thirty-seventh performance season. Each performance is followed by a session of tunes and songs fit for Christmas time.]
Barbara & Francis Verdigi
01271 813843
05 Jan 07
North Devon Mummers 21:00 Lee, The Grampus
[Twelfth Night. The North Devon Mummers were established for the 1970/71 Christmas season, and have maintained their tradition in village pubs every year since, collecting for a selected local charity. 2006/7 will be thirty-seventh performance season. Each performance is followed by a session of tunes and songs fit for Christmas time.]
Barbara & Francis Verdigi
01271 813843
17 Mar 07
Shakespeare Mummers 12:30 Cheriton Fitzpaine
[Folk Festival]
Alan Whitbread
- - 13:30 Cheriton Fitzpaine -
- - 21:30 Cheriton Fitzpaine -
21 Dec 11
Plymouth Mummers 21:00 Bittaford, Horse and Groom
[An Elizabethan Theme.]
Andy King
01752 300758
26 Dec 11
Plymouth Mummers 14:00 Plymouth, Morley Arms
[An Elizabethan Theme.]
Andy King
01752 300758

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