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Maypoles to Mistletoe

Author: Martyn Wyndham-Read & Chris Brown

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Maypoles to Mistletoe


The show, Maypoles to Mistletoe, has been performed every year for over thirty-five years in various regions in U.K. It has featured on BBC Radio 2 and there have been two original cast recordings released. This heart-warming show is a colourful entertaining journey in music, story, dance and song through the traditional calendar customs of England - from Candlemas to Christmas via spring and May Day, Harvest and Halloween.


This book of the show sets out everything any school, college or drama group might need to create their own, locally customized version of Maypoles to Mistletoe to stage at any time in the cycle of the year. In addition it is a splendidly varied and entertaining anthology of seasonal anecdote, verse and folklore to inform any reader in an entertaining manner, as well as being an unusual collection of terrifically singable songs.



Key points:



  • Cross-curricular

  • Information on Folk culture & tradition

  • Includes audio CD with all the songs from the show


 


Suitable for 10 years to adult

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Maypoles to Mistletoe

The show, Maypoles to Mistletoe, has been performed every year for over thirty-five years in various regions in U.K. It has featured on BBC Radio 2 and there have been two original cast recordings released. This heart-warming show is a colourful entertaining journey in music, story, dance and song through the traditional calendar customs of England - from Candlemas to Christmas via spring and May Day, Harvest and Halloween.

This book of the show sets out everything any school, college or drama group might need to create their own, locally customized version of Maypoles to Mistletoe to stage at any time in the cycle of the year. In addition it is a splendidly varied and entertaining anthology of seasonal anecdote, verse and folklore to inform any reader in an entertaining manner, as well as being an unusual collection of terrifically singable songs.


Key points:

  • Cross-curricular
  • Information on Folk culture & tradition
  • Includes audio CD with all the songs from the show

 

Suitable for 10 years to adult

Additional Information

Additional Information

Author Martyn Wyndham-Read & Chris Brown
Reading Age / Interest Age No
Notes No
Age Range 10 - 16
Genre Drama

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