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Folk Plays - Winter 2004/2005 - Minstead Mummers

Roger Twitchin


Minstead Mummers in the bar of the Trusty Servant, Minstead, Hampshire, England, 18th Dec.2004

Minstead Mummers, The Doctor has 'cured' the bent over Old Woman who has thrown off her cloak and is chasing him around the bar.
Having been 'cured' by the Doctor, the bent over Old Woman has thrown off her cloak and is chasing him around the bar.
Minstead Mummers, Johnny Jack (with family on his back) & Father Christmas with his traditional multi pointed staff topped with greenery.
Johnny Jack (with family on his back) & Father Christmas with his traditional multi pointed staff topped with greenery.
Minstead Mummers, Left to right: King George, Doctor, Johnny Jack, Turkish Knight (in background) & Father Christmas
Left to right: King George, Doctor, Johnny Jack, Turkish Knight (in background) & Father Christmas

The Minstead Mummers traditionally perform on the Saturday before Christmas. They did the play on the village green before going inside the village pub and then on to other local pubs.


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