In this incredible music video we get a glimpse into Circassian culture … More Circassian Mummers?
European mumming customs come in seasonal clusters … More Carnival in Hungary
Once more we gathered on New Year’s Eve to chase away the spirits of darkness and winter and welcome in a fresh start … More Perchtenlauf, Eugene, Oregon, New Year’s Eve 2021
Nigerian low-budget film The Lost Okoroshi delves into the complex personal and societal ramifications of modernization as traditional animistic customs are lost or forgotten. … More The Lost Okoroshi
Discovered this artist, Ben Edge, who specializes in folkloric themes (with lots of mumming!) … More Ben Edge
Once more, this past New Year’s Eve, we laufed throughout the city – a group of about nine monsters of various, mostly traditional types (including our very first Schnabelpercht!). … More Perchtenlauf, Eugene, Oregon, New Year’s Eve 2019
Yet in recent years the Krampus has developed to become an altogether very modern bogeyman, with a rising number of complaints about the demons acting in a drunkenly and disorderly fashion … More Krampus “gone rogue”
By Our Selves retraces John Clare’s journey on foot from Epping Forest up into Northamptonshire. The film will feature Iain Sinclair, Alan Moore, Toby Jones and a Straw Bear. … More Straw Bear on a Walk
Two photographs of modern mummers decked out in costumes made of straw. … More Straw
The magical fairy-tale world of Alexandra Dvornikova includes some familiar mummers and other masked folk.