Confessions of a Mummer
A Virtual Presentation



Thursday, December 2

7:00 - 8:30 pm NL Time


Online presentation via Zoom


A few days before the event, you will be sent a Zoom link to access the event.

We will also be streaming on Facebook Live - no registration required for that platform.

Mummers, Hobby Horses, Morris Dancing, Mummers Plays and Wassailing are embedded in English folk traditions.


Come meet Stephen Rowley as he joins us from the Cotswold Hills region of England and delivers a fascinating talk on his experiences!

























Join us online for this fascinating presentation!

Stephen Rowley with his hobby horse, Coppin

(Photo: Rick Pony)

Stephen has been involved in mumming since the early 1970s.  He makes hobby horses, beasts of disguise and giants using traditional methods.  He is the master of the Hobby Horse of the Year Show held at the Sidmouth Folk Festival. 


Stephen founded the Mummers Symposium in 2011 – an annual meeting of mummers, folklorists and academic researchers from around the world.  He is also a musician and dancer, founder of the International Mummers Festival, the International Pipe and Tabor Festival, and The Taborers Society.