Old Hogwrangler's Mumming Forecast 2024

Mumming in Surrey and Hampshire  2023    /  2024  

Tuesday November the 28th

Prize Old Mummers 21:00 The Wheelwrights Arms, Havant -

Friday December the 1st
Melrose Quartet Stapleford Granary, Cambridgeshire: sold out
Prize Old Mummers 18:15 The Sussex Brewery, Emsworth -

Saturday December the 2nd
Prize Old Mummers 11:30 Gilbert White's House, Selbourne; 13:00 Langham Brewery Mid Winter Festival; 16:00 Petersfield Museum: Carols in the Courtyard -

Haddenham Wreath-Making, six-thirty pm, at the village hall - where you can 'browse the market'?

Witchert Chorale Xmas Concert, seven-thirty pm, at St Mary's Church.
Spirit of Christmas Great Bookham 14:00 – 17:00. Rampant Rooster Morris dance at 14:30 & 15:40. Details.
Farnborough Craft Fayre Queensmead 9am - 4pm; featuring live music Details.

Head North Folk Night at the Holybourne Theatre. Details.
Melrose Quartet A Bright New Year, Harrogate Folk Club, Yorkshire
'maltings monthly market' Farnham, from 9:00am - 4:00pm. Details.
Butser Ancient Farm Midwinter's Magical Quest 10:30am - 3pm. Details.
Phyllis Tuckwell Christmas Concert Hart Male Voice Choir with Milford U3A Singers. Holy Trinity Church (Guildford), 6:30pm
Phyllis Tuckwell Christmas Concert

Out of the Shadows present Sounds of the Sixties. Ash Victoria Hall, 7:30pm

Sunday December the 3rd
Melrose Quartet A Bright New Year, Hexham Queen's Hall
Santa Fun Run 'Fun Run' for Phyllis Tuckwell. Book in advance for your Santa suit (bring your own matches). 11am at the Wavell School, Farnborough
Haslemere Christmas Market Haslemere Town Centre, 10am. - 4pm. Visit Santa at the Museum 11am. - 3pm. Details.
Downland & Weald Museum Tree Dressing 10:30 - 4:30pm. Details.
Butser Ancient Farm Midwinter's Magical Quest 10am - 3:30pm. Details.

Monday December the 4th
Sompting Village Morris Highdown Hotel Craft Market, Worthing, 4pm+. -

Wednesday December the 6th
The Fo'c'sle F C First Wednesday music night at The Wellington Arms, Freemantle. Details

Sompting Village Morris The Murrell Arms, Barnham, 7:30pm+. -

Thursday December the 7th
Lions Christmas Fayre 5 - 8:30pm, Burnham High Street with Datchet Morris 6 - 7:15. Details.

Halsway Manor Felting Workshop 9:45am–4pm: Create a Christmas Mouse. Details.

Hook Eagle Morris Hartley Wintney Christmas Market, from 4:00pm; Morris from 7:30pm. Details.
Guildford Institute Make Your Own Decorative Christmas Baubles, 10am.


Friday December the 8th
Halsway Manor 9:30am–12:30pm morning Wreath Making Workshop, Afternoon Wreath Making from 1pm. Details.
Prize Old Mummers 19:30 Queens Head, Sheet; 20:15 The Five Bells, Buriton; 21:00 Butser Ancient Farm (see below). Details.

Butser Ancient Farm Midwinter's Magical Quest: 10am - 3:30pm. Details.
Butser Ancient Farm Kings of the Winter Woodland - fireside family story-telling 4:30am - 6pm. Details.

Butser Ancient Farm Tales of Winter Magic: Storytelling and Mummers Play 7 - 9:30pm. Details.

Saturday December the 9th
Butser Ancient Farm Midwinter's Magical Quest: 10am - 3:30pm. Details.
Phyllis Tuckwell TEN – Fundraising Ball: Warbrook House, Eversley, 7:00pm
Godalming Band Godalming Band Christmas Concert, 7pm at Godalming United Church.
Haddenham Winterfest Noon - six pm, 40 beers . . . still no Haddenham Mummers? Details.
Hartlebury Castle, Kidderminster Sing Along with Santa at 9:45am and 11:30am. Details.

Sunday December the 10th
FASH Winter Gathering, from 10:30am. Plus King John's Morris at 1:30pm. Flyer

King John's Morris The Woolston and Bursledon Folk Club. Details
Prize Old Mummers 12:15 The Portcullis Taphouse, Portchester; 13:00 West Street Ale House, Fareham 14:00 The 4 Ale Taproom, Gosport; 15.00 The Seafire, Lee On Solent; 16.00 The Queens Hotel, Gosport. Details.

Surrey Hills Christmas Market Viewpoint Cafe, Box Hill 12:30 – 14:00pm. Rampant Rooster Morris dance at 12:30 & 1:30.


Tuesday December the 12th
King John's Morris The Fo'c'sle F C. Details

Wednesday the 13th
Ewell Morris The Willoughby, Kingston: 7:30pm.

Saint Nicholas Church U3A Choir Carol Concert: 2pm.

Thursday the 14th
Ewell Morris (Wassail?) The Running Horse, Leatherhead, singing traditional songs: 8pm.

Friday December the 15th
Prize Old Mummers 19:30 The Lawrence Arms, Southsea; 20:15 The Aukland Arms, Southsea; 21:00 The Hole in The Wall, Southsea; 21.30 The Barley Mow, Southsea. Details.
Datchet Morris Mincing at the Dance Pie Night . . . no, sorry . . . Dancing at the Mince Pie Night, WI Hall, Datchet Green, 8 - 10pm.


Saturday December the 16th
Dartmoor Border Morris The Dolphin Hotel Christmas Dance Party. Details.
Haslemere Mummers Haslemere Educational Museum, 11am; outside The Swan, 12pm. Details.
Hampstead Comedy Club Ivor Dembina: Milwall Jew.

Prize Old Mummers 12:00 Hepworth Brewery, Pulborough; 13:00 The Greyhound Brewery Woolly Jumper (12 - 5), West Chiltington. Details.

Sunday December the 17th
Surrey Police Band Christmas Matinée (2:30) & Evening (6:30) Concerts at Normandy Village Hall. Details.

Monday December the 18th
The Godalming Guisers Around Godalming (pubs!) from 7:30 Details
“The Hoodeners” St Nicholas Village Hall, 7:30ish! Details.
Datchet Morris Windsor Christmas Dance, The Swan in Clewer, from 8pm. Details.

Wednesday December the 20th

Grayshott Folk Club Annual Christmas Special with Johnny Coppin's "All on A Winter's Night"
Broadside Mummers Southsea Tour - 20:00 The Pembroke; 20:30 King Street Tavern; 21.00 The Phœnix; 21.30 The Golden Eagle (Broadside Folk Club); 22.00 The Northcote Hotel.

Hook Eagle Morris Carols and Morris Dancing at The Cooked Billet, from 8:00pm. Details.
Knaresborough Mummers Knaresborough Knightmares Ghost Walk - 'spooky tales and traditions of Knaresborough', from 7:00pm.


Thursday December the 21st
Ewell Morris Wassail The Wheatsheaf, singing traditional songs . . . sometime.
Farnborough Mummers At the Downland & Weald Museum, 'daytime' - between 11 and 4? -
Yateley Mummers Wokingham Mummers Tour 7:30 - 10pm Details.
King John's Morris The Junction 8:30; Bookshop Alehouse 9:15 and the Guide Dog 10pm. Details

Friday December the 22nd
“The Hoodeners” 6ish Wantsum Brewery Tap Room, St Nicholas, 7.30ish Monkton Village Hall (must be booked) and 9.00ish The Crown, Sarre.
Prize Old Mummers 22.30 Fox and Hound, Denmead; 20.15 Vine, Hambledon; 21.00 The Bakers Arms, Droxford; 21.45 The Bucks Head, Meonstoke; 22.30 Hampshire Bowman, Dundridge. Details.

King John's Morris The Cottage Inn 8:15; The Wheatsheaf 10pm. Details

Saturday December the 23rd
“The Hoodeners” 7.30ish Margate Arts Club; 9:30ish The Bell Inn, St Nicholas. Details.

King John's Morris The Pear Tree 8:15; Brushmakers Arms 9pm and the Hampshire Bowman 10pm. Details

Saint Stephen's Day - Tuesday December the 26th
Crookham Village Mummers The Exchequer at noon, The Spice Merchant (formerly The Black Horse), The Crescent Green and outside The Queens Head (Dogmersfield). Details.
Dartmoor Border Morris Royal Oak Inn, noon. Details.
Datchet Morris ‘Datchet Boxing Day Show’ 10:40am. The Green, Datchet. Details.
Dead Horse Morris The Mince Pie Tour of Whitstable Harbour, from noon. Details.
Ditchling Morris Annual Extravaganza - “Boxing Day with the Ditchling Mummers”!
East Surrey Morris Men Noon at The Fox, Coulsdon Common; 1:15 The Harrow, Caterham;
2:30 The Hare & Hounds, Godstone.

Ewell St. Mary's Morris Their Boxing Day Tour starts at The Famous Green Man at noon. Details
Hook Eagle Morris Boxing Day Bash at the Coach and Horses, Rotherwick, noon. No play, some dance, more mince pies? Details.
Jackstraws Mummers Dancing & Play at The Alfred, 1pm. Details
King John's Morris At The Vine, Bursledon, lunch-time. Details
Hastings RX Morris (Mad Jack's) From 12:00 on Winkle Island (Hastings Old Town). Details.
Marshfield Mummers The Ancient Marshfield Mumming Play: 11am in the Market Place, SN14 8NP. Details
Odiham Mummers The Bury at 12:30, The Waterwitch 13:15, and The Poachers (Warnborough) 14:15. Details.
Sompting Village Morris And Tipteerers: 11:30 at The Black Horse, Findon; 1:30 at The George, at the other Burpham. -
Steyning Tipteerers Cotswold Morris and the Steyning Tipteerers: 11am at The Castle Inn Hotel and The Frankland Arms from 12:30. Details.
Thames Valley Morris Men “Boxing Day tour of Claygate”. So there. Details.
Wantage Mummers Starting 10am at Faringdon Market Place, followed by 12:00 The Bear Hotel, Wantage & 13:15 Childrey Village Hall. Details.
Yateley Mummers Starting noon at The Queens Oak, Finchampstead; 1.15pm Dog & Partridge,
Yateley. In both Surrey AND Berkshire!

 2024  Events

Monday January the 1st - New Year's Day
Cornwood Wassail With folk music and Dartmoor Border Morris from 3pm - postponed -
Hook Eagles Morris Hair of the Dog Tour: 12:00pm start at the Coach and Horses, Rotherwick; 12:45 The Leather Bottle, Mattingley & 13:30 The Crooked Billett, Hook. Details.
Sompting Tipteerers The Richard Cobden, Worthing, at noon. Details.
Rampant Rooster Dancing and Mumming at The Royal Oak, Brockham Green.

Wickham Morris From noon, Dancing at ? 'TBA'. Details.

Yateley Morris Men 1 - 2pm at The Cricketers, Yateley - with Mummers Play? Details.

Friday January the 5th
Sompting Morris Tarring Wassail, at the High Street and The Vine: 8pm. with the Prize Old Mummers Details.

Saturday January the 6th - Twelfth Night
Pilgrim Mummers Around Guildford at The Star: 7:00 massing for 7:15; followed by
The Keep 8:00; The Angel Hotel 8:30; Three Pigeons at 9:30 and The Royal Oak from 10:15.
Aldershot Beer Festival 6 - 10pm at the West End Centre, with Hook Eagle Morris at 2pm. Details.

(Monday) January the 8th
Dead Horse Morris Plough Monday. Starting 7.00pm. at Bouncing Barrel, Herne Bay. Details.

Friday January the 12th
Hook Eagle Morris Hartley Wintney Wassail starting 7.00pm at the Waggon and Horses. Details.

Saturday January the 13th
Datchet Morris Hedgerley Wassail, 2pm, The White Horse. Details.

Sunday January the 14th
Cornwood Wassail With folk music and Dartmoor Border Morris from 3pm -

Friday January the 19th
Prize Old Mummers Butser Ancient Farm Orchard Wassail : 6:30pm - ticketed event. Well, 6:30 or 7pm. - take your choice. Details.

Saturday January the 20th
Bere Ferrers Wassail With folk musicby the Tavy Tars and Dartmoor Border Morris from 6pm -

January the 25 - 27th
Merrow Dramatic Society Pantomime: Jack and the Beanstalk at the Village Hall.


Friday January the 26th
Swan Barn Wassail - Haslemere 6 - 9pm. Bring cash!


January the 27th - February 4th
Dymchurch Players 2024 Pantomime: Rapunzel at the Village Hall. Details.

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