Old Hogwrangler's Mumming Forecast 2019 / 2020

Mumming in Surrey and Hampshire  2019  /  2020  

Sunday November the 10th
Godalming Band Remembrance Parade, Godalming High Street 10am.
Singaround Session Night Woolston and Bursledon Folk Club. Details

Saturday November the 16th
IntoFolk IntoFolk Session - “American Night” at the W.I. Hall in Datchet, 5 - 7pm. Details.
Godalming Band Challengers 40th Anniversary Concert, 6:30pm, with the Muzaria Ensemble.

Friday - Sunday November the 22-24th
Downland & Weald Museum Christmas Market, 10:30 - 4pm.

Saturday November the 23rd
Berkshire Bedlam Annual Bunfight Ceilidh, which usually sells out. “Bunfight on Broadway” with The Diatonics and Nick Walden.
Yesterday's Shadow before Christmas New Romantic/Synthpop/Goth/Post-Punk. Not the usual fare - vivé la difference! Details.

Sunday November the 24th
Rampant Rooster Morris Dorking Christmas Festival, West Street 2 - 4pm. Details.

Tuesday November the 26th
Prize Old Mummers “Details to be added soon” . . .
I'd suggest “A bunch of plays done at various venues.” No-one will mind if one is a pub.
Oh - turns out to be The Wheelwrights Arms in Havant, which is a pub.

Wednesday November the 27th - January 11th
Sinders “Adult Panto” at The Star, by Guildford Fringe. Details.

Friday November the 29th
Grayshott Folk Club Some Celtic/Irish folk called cua, supported by Zoë Wren.

Saturday November the 30th
Godalming Band Godalming Christmas Lights, the Pepperpot, 4 - 5:30pm.
Ash (Vale?) Music, singing and stalls at Fantasia. Details.

Sunday December the 1st
Haddenham Mummers On the Chinnor Railway Santa Specials, 10:15am. Details.
Downland & Weald Museum Tree Dressing 10:30-4:30pm. Details.

Prize Old Mummers Midmorning - midafternoon tour, encompassing the Selham, Elstead Marsh, South Harting & Petersfield area. Details.

Tuesday December the 3rd
The Mellstock Band “Never Mind The Frolics”? Much festive Mellstockery at Lord Leycester Hospital, Warwick. Details.

Wednesday December the 4th
The Mellstock Band “Christmas Frolics”: more festive Mellstockery at Unicorn Theatre, Abingdon. Details.
Godalming Band Carols at The Masonic Lodge, from 8pm.
Hook Eagle Morris Christmas on the Green at The Phœnix, Hartley Wintney – 7pm . Details.

Thursday December the 5th
Halsway Manor Belshazzars’ Feast. Details.

Friday December the 6th
Steyning Tipteerers Cotswold Dancing and the Steyning Tipteerers' Play in Henfield High Street ‘around 6:30’. If not, in The George Hotel (Rain!), maybe there after, for the play again (bloody repeats . . . ) followed by carols (weather invariant). (See Boxing Day for my Fast Show Reference.) Details.

December the 6th - 8th
Victoria Inn
(West Marden)
Festival of Christmas Ales, with the Prize Old Mummers on the 8th. Details.

Haddenham Xmas Tree Festival at St Mary's Church. Details.
The Mellstock Band Christmas In Mellstock In Halsway? Halsway Manor host a long weekend. Details.

Saturday December the 7th
Datchet Morris Christmas on The Green, noon.
Ditchling Morris Performing at Ditchling Christmas Fair, 14:45(!) and The White Horse Inn 16:00. No play?
Prize Old Mummers On the Chinnor Railway Santa Specials, 10:15am. Details.
Godalming Band Carols in the High Street, 'morning'.

Sunday December the 8th
Godalming Band Carols at the United Reform Church's Festival of Christmas Trees, 4pm.
Prize Old Mummers Selbourne, Wesbourne, Liss Forest, Greatham, Compton and West Marden.
Not neccessarily in that order, 11:30am - 4pm.

Sunday December the 10th
Haddenham Mummers At the Santa Special, at the Chinnor And Princes Risborough Railway. Details.
Prize Old Mummers Aprês-lunch tour of Westbourne, East Ashling, Compton and Krakatoa, West of Marden. Details.

Friday December the 13th
Halsway Manor Murder at the Manor, by Dedanu. Details.

Saturday December the 14th
Carols on the Green 4pm, on the green by Bushy Hill Community Centre; Mulled pies and minced wine!
Haddenham Winterfest Beer, Christmas Party, mulled wine (or Gin . . .) and the Haddenham Mummers. Details.

“The Hoodeners” The Crown, Sarre; 8:00 - with an honest “ish”. Details.

Sunday December the 15th
King John's Morris Grange Farm, Little Woodham 5pm. Details
King John's Morris The Woolston and Bursledon Folk Club, from 9pm. Details

Wednesday December the 18th
“The Hoodeners” The Crown, Sarre; 8:00 - with an honest “ish” and “TBC”. Details.
King John's Morris The Roll Call, Butlock's Heath, with carols and music from 9pm. Details
Steyning Tipteerers Cotswold Dancing and the Steyning Tipteerers' Play at the Red Oaks care home. Part of Henfield Advent Celebrations. (The only part I can find.) Details.
Walkhampton Inn Carol Singing Evening, 7:30 - 9. Yelverton, to those that know it. Details.
Christmas Wreath Making Making Wreaths at Christmas in Yelverton. Details.

Wednesday, Thursday December the 18, 19th
Martyn Wyndham Read Maypoles-to-Mistletoe at the The Hawth, Crawley, with Broadwood Morris, Magog,
The Maypole Band and The Rusper Mummers.

Thursday December the 19th
“The Hoodeners” Monkton Village Hall, Kent; 7:30 and The Crown, Sarre; 8:00 - with an honest “ish” and “TBC”. Details.

Friday December the 20th
King John's Morris The Vine Inn, Old Bursledon, 8:45pm, Samuel's Rest, Shedfield, 9:25,
The Wheatsheaf Inn, Shedfield, from 10:15.
“The Hoodeners” St Nicholas Village Hall, 7:00, Wantsum Brewery Tap Room, 8:00, and Boyden Gate, Marshside; 10:00 - wot no Crown? Details.

Saturday December the 21st - The Solstice!
Haslemere Mummers Haslemere Educational Museum, 11am. Details.
Rampant Rooster Morris Winter Solstice Wassail, Walliswood 7pm. Late Sunrise? Details.
“The Hoodeners” Sun Inn, St Nicholas: 10:00. (P.M. I'm assuming.) Details.
IntoFolk IntoFolk Carols and Wassails - at Datchet WI Hall. Details.
King John's Morris Southampton tour: The Hop Inn, 9pm, The Guide Dog 9:40,
The Waterloo Arms from 10:15.
Christmas Garland Making Making Garlands at Christmas in a reservoir? Oh, at Burrator Reservoir, Devon. Details.

Saturday December the 21st & 22nd
Ashdown Mummers The World Famous Ashdown Mummers make a weekend of it?.

Monday December the 23rd
Godalming Guisers Around the town from 8-10pm. Details.

King John's Morris The Pear Tree, Boorley Green, 8:30pm, The Brushmaker's Arms, 9:30; The Hampshire Bowman, Dundridge from 10:15. Details

“The Hoodeners” The Bell Inn, St Nicholas: 10:00. Details.

Monday December the 23rd - Friday 27th
Halsway Manor Christmas House Party 2019. Details.

Saint Stephen's Day - Thursday December the 26th
Broadwood Morris The Rusper Mummers play at The Black Horse, Nuthurst 11am,
The Star Inn, Rusper 12:30 and The Frog & Nightgown, Faygate 1:30pm.
Chiddingfold Tipteerers Noon at the Swan and 12:30 at the Crown? No idea - maybe!  -
Crookham Village Mummers The Exchequer at noon, The Spice Merchant (also the The Black Horse), The Crescent Green and outside The Queens Head. Details.

Crookham seem prepared for kick-off.

Dartmoor Border Morris Royal Oak Inn, Meavy. Details.
Datchet Morris ‘Mummers play and dance’ - SL3 9EH, from 10:40am. That's east of the War Memorial and south of St. Mary's. Details.
Dead Horse Morris The Mince Pie Tour, place: Whitstable Harbour (Kent), time: “PM” . . . Details.
Ditchling Mummers Performing “a play from Sussex” (Ovingdean?) at The Bull Hotel some time? No confirmation yet.
East Surrey Morris Men Noon at The Fox, Coulsdon Common; 1pm The Harrow, Caterham;
2pm The Hare & Hounds, Godstone.

Ewell St. Mary's Morris The Boxing Day Tour has its 37th birthday, starting at The Green Man at noon. Details.

Hook Eagle Morris Boxing Day Bash Coach and Horses at Rotherwick, noon. No play, some dance. Details.
King John's Morris Border Morris and Mummers’ Play at The Vine Inn, Old Bursledon, from noon. Details
Marshfield Mummers The 'Old Time Paper Boys' at 11am in the Market Place. Unconfirmed. Details
Odiham Mummers Odiham tour starting at The Bell - sorry, The Bury (outside the bell) 12:30,
The Waterwitch 1:15 and The Poachers (South Warnborough) 2.00.
Rampant Rooster Morris Dancing & Mumming at The Royal Oak, Brockham Lane, starting at 1pm. Details .

SVM (AKA Sompting Tipteerers?) 1:30 at The George, Burpham (not the one in Surrey!).
With Dancing, Christmas Music (Jona Lewie?) . . . and Mummer's Play.
Steyning Tipteerers Cotswold Morris Dancing and the Steyning Tipteerers' Play. The Farmers Arms, Lancing 11.00am;
The White horse, Steyning 12.30pm, followed by a spot of trad. Nice! Oh, trad Carols.

Thames Valley Morris Men Boxing Day tour of Claygate. From 11:30am at Platform 3, 12:15pm The Foley, 1pm The Hare and Hounds, 1:45pm The Winning Horse and 2:15 The Peter Griffin. Details.

Wantage Mummers Starting 10am at Faringdon Market Place, followed by 12:00 Wantage at
The Bear Hotel & 13:15 Childrey Village Hall.

Yateley Mummers Starting noon at The Queens Oak, Finchampstead; 1.00pm Dog & Partridge,
Yateley. In both Surrey AND Berkshire!

Wednesday the 27th of December
Farnborough Mummers At The Weald & Downland Museum. Details.

 2020  Events

Wednesday January the 1st - New Year's Day
Hair of the Dog Tour Hook Eagles Morris 12:00pm start at The Hogget, The Old House at Home and The Crooked Billet. Details.

Sompting Tipteerers The Richard Cobden, Worthing, at noon. Details.

Rampant Rooster Dancing and Mumming at The Bell, Fetcham, starting 1pm.

Wickham Morris The The Bugle Hotel, Titchfield, noon til three. Details.

Yateley Morris Men 1.00 til 2.00pm at The Cricketers - ‘with Mummers Play’ - Hartley Wintney. Details.

Sunday January the 5th - Twelfth Night(?)
Hook Eagle The Jubilee Allotments Wassail, Farnborough Abbey, from noon.

Sompting Tiptearers Starting 8.00pm in Tarring High Street with Prize Old Mummers, followed by The Vine in Tarring. Details.

Monday January the 6th - Another Twelfth Night(?)
Pilgrim Mummers Pubs around Guildford from seven o'clock at The Star: 7:00 massing for 7:30. Details.

Friday January the 17th
Hartley Wintney Wassail Starting 7.00pm at the Waggon and Horses. Details.

January the 17 - 26th
Dymchurch Players 2020 Pantomime: Jack & the Beanstalk. Details.

January the 23 - 25th
Merrow Dramatic Society Pantomime: Beauty & The Beast.


Saturday February the 1st
Godalming Ceilidh GBH return with a vengance Banter and Fee Lock.


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