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England

Cambridgeshire

Midwinter Mummers

Category:

Folk Play-only Group

Home Town:

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

Description:

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.

Established:

1990

Performances:

Forthcoming: None registered

 

Past events: 2003 (1), 2010 (1)

Media Links:

[None registered]

Notes:

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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