Making Magic

The varied traditions of mumming throughout Europe (and now here in North America as well) all use masks, costumes and theatre-in-motion to embody the spiritual forces and changes occurring in the land and the community at special, liminal times of year. … More Making Magic

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Straw

Two photographs of modern mummers decked out in costumes made of straw. … More Straw

Horn Dance

Just popping in to present this lovely video by Stick in the Wheel of their version of the Abbots Bromley Horn Dance. This English tradition in its complete form involves many mumming elements … More Horn Dance