9.00 – 9.30 Registration and Coffee
9.30 – 9.40 Welcome and Housekeeping – Steve Rowley
9.40 – 10.00 Introduction to the Symposium – Peter Harrop
10.00 – 11.00 Panel One
Mark Gowers Bisociated Identities and Playful Joking Relationships
Peter Millington Manning and Mumming
Helen Marshall So you want to be a Mummer? An Artist talk and visual presentation.
11.00 – 11.30 Coffee and refreshments
11.30 – 1.00 Panel Two
Matt Fletcher Southampton Urban Mummers.
Jim Birch Wantage Mummers: every year’s performance is the same – but different.
Tim Chatham Stoneleigh Mummers Play 1975 to 2014: Revival or Creation of a Tradition?
David Lock John Barleycorn – a suitable case for mumming.
1.00 – 2.00 Lunch
2.00 – 3.00 Panel Three
Lynn Lunde Anonymity and Strangers: Three versions of the unknown in Newfoundland Christmas visiting.
Mat Levitt New Folk Old Lore: The Coventry Mummers and the Alberta Avenue Mummers Collective.
Randall Fraser The Alberta Avenue Mummers Collective and the Albertavia Mumming Trilogy.
3.00 – 4.00 Performance, Open Forum and Close
Mark Gower You’re Gonna Die! A ten minute performance piece based on the mumming Doctor.