Old Hogwrangler's Mumming Forecast 2011/12.

Dates for the current season.

Mumming in Surrey and Hampshire 2011/ 2012

Saturday December the 17th
Hilltop Mummers On top of a Hill? Actually East Boldre, in the New Forest. Look for The Turfcutters Arms, The East End Arms, The Royal Oak and Monty’s at Beaulieu (Montagu's?) - all traditional website/information-free places? -
"The Hoodeners" 3 - 9 pm: Ramsgate Brewery, Margate Museum, The Lifeboat (Margate),
Monkton Village Hall & Wantsum Sports Association.
GBH Ceilidh Not strictly Mumming (wonder if there's a TV show in that?), but it's The Bursledon Village Band and caller Nick Walden. Details.

Monday December the 19th
Godalming Guisers The Sun, 8:30pm, Kings Arms 9.00pm, Jack Phillips 9:30 and The Star 10.00pm. Godalming in Surrey. Details

Tuesday December the 20th
"The Hoodeners" TBA. Details.

Wednesday December the 21st
"The Hoodeners" 7:30 - 10pm: St Nicholas at Wade Village Hall, The Crown (Sarre) & Boyden Gate, Marshside. Details.
Farnham Mummers The Nelson and The Marlborough Head

Friday December the 23rd
"The Hoodeners" The Sun Inn (6:30), The Bell Inn (9:30), private performance in between. St Nicholas At Wade, Kent. Details.

Saint Stephen's Day - that's Monday December the 26th in the old money! (Boxing Day to the rest of you.)
Crookham Mummers Crookham Village. Starting noon, last performance at 2pm. Northeast Hampshire, near Fleet. Details
Cup Hill Mummers Lunchtime (noon) at The Anchor, Godalming. Unless it's an Indian restaurant.
Hook Eagle Morris Coach and Horses, Rotherwick, lunchtime. Not Mumming, just drinking. Maybe dancing? Details
Odiham Mummers Starting noon at The Bell? Details
Rampant Rooster Morris Mumming & Morris Dancing at The Royal Oak, Brockham, RH3 7JS. Starts 1pm. Details
Wantage Mummers Starting 10am(!), Faringdon Market, then The Bear Hotel, Wantage (12.00pm), & The Hatchet, Childrey (1.00pm). Details

Yateley Mummers Starting noon at The Dog & Partridge (12.00pm) & The Frog & Wicket, Eversley (1.15pm). Details

27th December
Chiddingfold Tipteerers Starting 1pm at The Crown, followed by The Swan and The Winterton Arms, last performance at ~3.30pm
Jackstraws Starting noon at The Crown (not the one in Chiddingfold), Badshot Lea, GU9 9JS - "Including Mummers Play!". Details

Friday December the 30th
Farnborough Mummers Weald and Downland Open Air Museum, Singleton, Sussex. Between 11.00am and 3.00pm. Details.

Brighton Mummers Weald and Downland Open Air Museum, Singleton, Sussex. Between 11.00am and 3.00pm. Details.

Sunday January the 1st
Yateley Mummers Starting 12.30pm at The Cricketers, Hartley Wintney: RG27 8QB. Details
Rampant Rooster Morris Mumming & Morris Dancing at The Half Moon, Charlwood, RH6 0DS. Details

Monday January the 2nd
Farnborough Mummers Gilbert White's House, noon, The Selborne Arms 12.30pm, Selborne, and 1.30pm The Hawkley Inn, Hawkley.


Friday January the 6th - Twelfth Night
Pilgrim Tiptearers Mummers, tipteerers - wish they'd make their minds up! Starting at The Star 7:15, and finishing at The Royal Oak from ~10:00. Details

Saturday January the 7th
Brighton Mummers A Sussex Howl: 4pm Hollingdean - 6pm plus some Stanmer, ending at Home Farm Orchard. Details.

January the 13 - 15th Pantomime
The Dymchurch Players Snow White (and Seven Persons of Diminished Responsibility?)


January the 20 - 22nd Pantomime
The Dymchurch Players Snow White. Not exactly mumming, but they did do a Mummers play once, and got paid for it!
The 22nd is a charity performance. Costs a quid more, but includes tea, scone and cake. Bargain!


Friday February the 17th
Deal Hoodeners Astor Theatre, Deal – East Kent Hoodening, 7:30 - 10 pm. Details.

Saturday February the 25th
Deal Hoodeners Blean ‘Raise the Roof’ ceilidh, Tyler Hill Hall, Canterbury, 7:30 - 11 pm. Details.

Saturday March the 17th
Deal Hoodeners Broadstairs Barndance Club Ceilidh, St Peters Memorial Hall, 6: - 10 pm. Details.

Saturday April the 21st
Deal Hoodeners Eastry Beer Festival, Five Bells Public House, 13:00 - 15:00 pm. Details.

Monday April the 23rd
Saint Georges Day in Odiham. Hook Eagle celebrate St. Georges Day, with guest Morris sides Jackstraws and Pilgrim, and the Odiham Mummers.


Saturday May the 26th
Deal Hoodeners Newington May Ceilidh, Newington, near Folkestone, 19:30 - 23:00 pm. Details.

Monday June the 4th
Jubilee in Odiham The Odiham Mummers at the procession and beacon-lighting.


Saturday June the 23rd
Deal Hoodeners St Andrew’s Church Fête. Golf Road (Deal), 14:00 - 17:00 pm. Details.

Saturday June the 30th
Deal Hoodeners Blean Midsummer Folk Fest, Blean Village Hall & Recreation ground, 18:00 - 23:00 pm. Details.

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