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1. On Christmas 1066, when William the Conqueror was crowned king of England, people cheered so loudly that the guards outside attacked people and houses near to Westminster Abbey were burned down in a riot. 2. During Christmas time in Newfoundland, people called mummers dress up in crude disguises and go from house to house. At each house they visit, they start dancing, playing music, and get wasted drunk while the hosts try to discover their true identities.

The ugly stick is a traditional Newfoundland musical instrument made out of a mop, bottle caps, tin cans and small bells. Newfoundland Canada, Newfoundland And Labrador, Instrument Craft, Musical Instruments, Meanwhile In Canada, Wild Weather, Atlantic Canada, Man On The Moon, Tin Cans

The ugly stick is a traditional Newfoundland musical instrument made out of a mop, bottle caps, tin cans and small bells.

Newfoundland Mummer's that come around dressed in costumes during the Christmas holiday season for a drink to neighbor's houses. Newfoundland Canada, Newfoundland And Labrador, Christmas Holidays, Christmas Ideas, Canada Travel, Christmas Traditions, Tis The Season, Time Travel, Harajuku

Newfoundland Mummer's that come around dressed in costumes during the Christmas holiday season for a drink to neighbor's houses.

Look at the lovely Mummers... These are handmade and come with a card about mummering. Mummers hold various things...Ugly Sticks, Screech Bottles, Purity Syrup Bottles, Spoons, Fiddles, Washboards, Buckets, Accordions and Lanterns etc. This is a great gift for family members. These mummers can be picked up in St. John's at various times between now and December. Old Christmas, 12 Days Of Christmas, Outdoor Christmas, Christmas Ideas, Hobbies And Crafts, Arts And Crafts, Throw Pillow Cases, Throw Pillows, Newfoundland And Labrador

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The annual Mummers Festival held in St. John’s aims to revive the many different traditions associated with mummering all across the province, and to adapt them for modern-day Newfoundland and Labrador. Winter Holidays, Holidays And Events, Heritage Foundation, Newfoundland And Labrador, Travel Oklahoma, Montreal Canada, Canadian Rockies, New York Travel, 12 Days Of Christmas

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Many Canadians got their first introduction to mummering during the federal election when some Newfoundlanders and Labradorians pledged to vote with their...

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Hi This year I added something new to my Christmas decorating. I made a Mummer Tree. And I think I’ll be leaving it out long after the season is over. I love it. I’ve collected mummers …

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