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Midwinter Mummers


Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

Peterborough, Grid Ref.: TL1999, Lat.& Long.: 52.5798, -0.2362


Our play is a quack doctor play, given to us 1989 by a man from the Whittlesea area, he was 92 at the time, and remembered doing it as a boy in the scouts and in the church youth group in the '20s and '30s. He said it was written down by his grandfather in the Black Bull pub in Whittlesea sometime in the 1880's.




Forthcoming: None registered


Past events:


GMap 26-Nov-2010

1. - 18:00

Market Square, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4LS, England - Christmas light switch on


After the switch on, we will be visiting local pubs, putting on the play and collecting money.


Other past years: 2003 (1)

Media Links:

[None registered]


We put the play on at various pubs, collecting money for charity, which we give to local charities only. During our 20 years of existence, we have given away approximately £10,000.

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