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Ashdown Mummers, The World Famous, Ashdown Forest, East Sussex (UK)

Year founded: 1973
Gender: men
Organization(s): Morris Ring (associate member)
Dance type(s): border morris, mumming
Kit/Livery: Variable with knee breeches, waistcoat and single row of bells under knee, no fixed colours.

Primary contact: Adrian Norman (Tel.: +44 1483 502040; Email: wfam@mummers.org.uk)
Secondary contact: Andrew Norman (Tel.: +44 1825 713551)
Practice Day & time: varies

Web site: http://www.mummers.org.uk/
Web site maintainer: Jon Checkley (jon@checkley.co.uk)

Miscellany: We have been going since 1973 and have performed every year since at Christmas time. The play uses a traditional script that has been allowed to develop slowly over the years.
The traditional format even includes a “Green” Father Christmas and the usual suspects.
The World Famous Ashdowm Mummers also perform Border Dances from the Welsh Marshes and other parts of the country.



Last modified: 2001/11/06 11:26