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Past Home Page Pictures


The Okalolies of Tristan da Cunha, Old Year's Night 2006/07.

Tristan da Cunha Okalolies 2006, The Okalolies approach up the steps of the Residency Garden.

Photo by Janice Hentley


Antrobus Horse and Driver 2004

Antrobus Horse and Driver 2004, Antrobus Horse and Driver 2004

Photo by Duncan Broomhead.


Fylingdales Guizers, Dec.2005

Fylingdales Guizers 2005, Fylingdales Guizers, Dec.2005, making good use of veils and old neck ties.

Making good use of veils and old neck ties. Photo by Doc Rowe


Wolfville Mummers Troupe, Nova Scotia, Canada

Wolfville Mummers Troupe 2004, Left to right: Dragon (Wendy Elliott), St.George (Jan Buley), the Princess (David Buley), and the Turkish Knight (Steven Slipp)

Acting a play in the Newfoundland tradition, New Year's Eve 2004. Photo by Alan Slipp


Sidmouth Mumming Play with Lord Nelson, July 2005

Sidmouth Mumming Play 2005, The cast includes Lord Collingwood and Lord Nelson, Doctor Ben & Prince of Orange

Photo by Duncan Broomhead.


North Curry Mummers, Somerset, England

North Curry Mummers, Left to right: Back Row - Doctor Goode (Dr.James Hickman), Old Father Time (John Mathias), St.George’s Mother (Don Church), Devil Doubt (Adam Bushell), Beezlebob (Stuart Lydon), Johnny Jack (Michael Highfield). Front Row: The Black Knight (Jules Bushell), The Guiser (David Lawrence),  St.George (Steve Dyer)

Photo by David Lawrence, Christmas 2004


Pace Eggers at the Fountain, Dent, Cumbria, England

Pace Eggers at the Fountain, Dent, 1920s, Pace Eggers at the Fountain, Dent

Undated photograph, possibly 1920s, courtesy of Stuart Manger


Christmas Mumming in the Summer Sun, Auckland, New Zealand

Past Home Page Pictures, Christmas Mumming in the Summer Sun, Auckland, New Zealand

Green Man Mummers' children's workshop. Photo by Margaret Pye


The Horse of the Halton Soulers 2002

Past Home Page Pictures,

Photo by Duncan Broomhead.


Midgley Pace Eggers at the bus terminus 2004

Past Home Page Pictures, Performing in Midgley at the Bus Terminus - The ending, with the Fool mutated into Toss Pot

Photo by Duncan Broomhead.


Ripon Sword Dancers, Boxing Day 2002

Past Home Page Pictures, Ripon Sword Dancers, 2002

Photo by Heather Hazell
Courtesy of Chas Marshall's website.


D.H.Lawrence's A Prelude

Past Home Page Pictures, Guysers making up from D.H.Lawrence's short story <i>An Enjoyable Christmas: A Prelude</i> (1907)

Guysers making up from D.H.Lawrence's short story An Enjoyable Christmas: A Prelude (1907)
Reprinted in Traditional Drama Forum, No.8.


Bampton Mummers

Past Home Page Pictures, Bampton Mummers

Photo from the James Madison Carpenter Collection.
Its online catalogue is reviewed in Traditional Drama Forum, No.7.


Bury Pace Eggers' collector in traditional costume

Past Home Page Pictures, Bury Pace Eggers' Collector, 2002

Photo by Catherine Pearce
See our Special Bury Gallery for more pictures.


Who is the guy on the left?

Past Home Page Pictures, Illustration of Mummers from W.Sandys (1852)

For a bigger image and a surprise answer, see our article in Traditional Drama Forum, No.6.


Comberbach Soulcakers, Cheshire, England.

Past Home Page Pictures, Comberbach Soulcakers, Cheshire, England, 2001

See our Gallery of Cheshire folk plays for a larger image, and their website at www.soulcakers.com/.
Photo by Duncan Broomhead.


Aughakillymaude Community Mummers, Co. Fermanagh

Past Home Page Pictures, Aughakillymaude Mummers, Co. Fermanagh, Northern Ireland

A visit by the group to Cheshire is described with pictures in Traditional Drama Forum, No.5.
Photo by Pat Lunny.


Costumes from Cropwell, Nottinghamshire, 1893.

Past Home Page Pictures, Costume from Cropwell, Nottinghamshire, 1893 - Front Past Home Page Pictures, Costume from Cropwell, Nottinghamshire, 1893 - Back

Front and back of one of the oldest known English folk play costumes.
For further information see Traditional Drama Forum, No.4.


The Mummers of Drinagh, Wexford

Past Home Page Pictures, The Mummers of Drinagh, Wexford

Performing at the Fleadh Cheoil na h'Eireann, Enniscorthy 2000.
Photo by kind permission of wexford-online.com, from an article by Paddy Berry in "Treoir".


The Pace Eggers of Midgley, West Yorkshire, Easter 2001

Past Home Page Pictures, The Midgley Pace Egging Play 2001

Photo by John Frearson - More pictures.


The Marshfield Paper Boys, Gloucesterhire

Past Home Page Pictures, The Marshfield Paper Boys

Photo by kind permission of the History Hunters website.


Cast of the Plough Play from Calverton, Notts., 1994

Past Home Page Pictures, The Calverton Ploughboys, Nottinghamshire 1994

Back row (left to right): Musician, Ribonner, Lady Bright and Gay, Hopper Joe/Sankey Benny, Farmer's Man, Dame Jane, Bold Tom, Doctor, Recruiting Sergeant. Kneeling (Left to right): Beelzebub, Threshing Blade.
Photo by Peter Millington


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