abingdon mummers play

Around Town

Centuries-old traditional mummers' play. Performed this year in aid of Abingdon Food Bank. Brings good luck to all involved!

Abingdon mummers

Around Town

Mummers plays have had a traditional place in Christmas festivities for centuries.  They tell of the struggle between light and darkness, as Autumn turns to Winter, then Spring.  They plays have been passed on by word of mouth, so they are altered, ill-remembered and often almost incomprehensible.  No Abingdon play is remembered so the Abingdon […]