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Tuesday, 13 December 2011

Events: Anonymous Morris Mummers Play at Poole

Anonymous Morris as the PooleMummers
Anonymous Morris (Border Morris side based in Poole) double up as Poole Mummers and perform their own version of the traditional 250 year old Christmas Mummers Play.

Mumming plays last around ten minutes and historically were performed by working men in pubs and private houses in order to raise a bit of money for Christmas. They're played for laughs and involve sword fights and people being raised from the dead!

This feastive season the Anonymous Morris are going mumming around Poole's Pubs:

16th December
8:00pm - Spotted Cow 
8:30pm - Queen Mary 
9:00pm - King Charles (basement) 
9:30pm -  Portsmouth Hoy
23rd December
8:00pm - Brewhouse 
8:30pm - Lord Wimborne (Weatherspoons) 
9:00pm - Cockleshell 
9:30pm - Foundry Arms
Visit the website at www.anonymousmorris.co.uk for more information about the group and upcoming events.

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